Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge 4.75 2:53
2 My Girl
The Temptations 4.75 2:58
3 Baby I'm Yours
Barbara Lewis 2:33
4 Baby Baby
The Miracles 2:45
5 Cara Mia
Jay & the Americans 2:35
6 How Sweet It Is (to Be Loved by You)
Marvin Gaye 3:01
7 I'm Your Puppet
James & Bobby Purify 3:02
8 See You in September
The Happenings 2:35
9 I've Been Loving You Too Long
Otis Redding 2:56
10 Sweet Dreams
Tommy McLain 3:26
11 You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
Dusty Springfield 4 2:51
12 Thrill Me, Kiss Me
Mel Carter 2:29
13 What the World Needs Now Is Love
Jackie DeShannon 3.65 3:15
14 Cherish
The Association 3 3:28
15 Yes, I'm Ready
Barbara Mason 5 3:05
16 (You're My) Soul & Inspiration
The Righteous Brothers 3:07
17 A Groovy Kind of Love
The Mindbenders 2:02
18 What Becomes of the Brokenhearted
Jimmy Ruffin 5 3:04
19 Hurt So Bad
Little Anthony & The Imperials 2:19
20 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
B.J. Thomas 3:09

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Benny Benjamin (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
strings:
Detroit Symphony Orchestra (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
membranophone:
Roger Hawkins (1966-02-17) (track 1)
farfisa [farfisa organ]:
Spooner Oldham (1966-02-17) (track 1)
guitar:
Robert White (US funk/soul guitarist) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (1966-02-17) (track 1)
bass:
James Jamerson (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
double bass:
Albert Lowe Jr. (1966-02-17) (track 1)
background vocals:
Eddie Kendricks (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
Otis Williams (US baritone singer, member of The Temptations & The Distants) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
Paul Williams (member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 13)
Pino Donaggio (Italian composer) (track 11)
Lamont Dozier (track 6)
Don Gibson (track 10)
Brian Holland (Motown producer & songwriter) (track 6)
Van McCoy (track 3)
Vito Pallavicini (track 11)
R.White (track 2)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (tracks 20, 20)
S.Robinson (track 2)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
lead vocals:
David Ruffin (soul singer, member of The Temptations) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
lyricist:
Don Gibson (track 10)
Van McCoy (track 3)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (tracks 20, 20)
Hal David (track 13)
Eddie Holland (Motown songwriter, lyricist of Holland‐Dozier‐Holland songwriting team) (track 6)
Simon Napier-Bell (track 11)
S.Robinson (track 2)
Vicki Wickham (track 11)
performer:
The Temptations (Motown soul vocal group) (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
producer:
John Franz (track 11)
Marlin Greene ('60s teen artist, writer & engineer) (track 1)
Quin Ivy (track 1)
S.Robinson (track 2)
vocals:
Percy Sledge (1966-02-17) (track 1)
writer:
Carole Bayer Sager (track 17)
James Dean (US soul songwriter) (track 18)
Terry Kirkman (track 14)
Lee Lange (track 5)
Calvin Lewis (track 1)
Barry Mann (track 16)
Spooner Oldham (tracks 7, 7)
Dan Penn (tracks 7, 7)
Paul Riser (track 18)
Tulio Trapani (track 5)
Cynthia Weil (track 16)
Toni Wine (track 17)
Andrew Wright (US keyboardist) (track 1)
Jerry Butler (soul singer) (1965) (track 9)
Otis Redding (1965) (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 1)
Arista Records (not an imprint, use "Arista" for release labels) (1966) (track 7)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 1)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 1)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 1)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 1)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 6)
Casa David LP (track 13)
EMI Music Publishing Germany GmbH (2008-today) (track 17)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 6, 18)
East (US publishing company affiliated with BMI) (track 9)
Jobete Music (UK) (track 18)
Mijac Music (track 1)
Screen Gems-EMI (USA, affiliated with BMI) (track 17)
Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music (tracks 20, 20)
Sony/ATV Music Publishing (tracks 20, 20)
Sony/ATV Music Publishing (Germany) GmbH (2002-today) (tracks 20, 20)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (tracks 20, 20)
Stone Agate Music (track 6)
Time (US publishing entity affiliated with BMI) (track 9)
Van McCoy Music (track 3)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (tracks 1, 7, 7)
Warner/Chappell (track 1)
Pronto Music (1966 –) (track 1)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (1966 –) (track 1)
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
Norala Studio in Sheffield, Alabama, United States (1966-02-17) (track 1)
edits:
Cherish (single edit) by The Association (track 14)
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 54) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 491) (track 11)
cover recording of:
I’m Your Puppet (track 7)
Sweet Dreams (track 10)
A Groovy Kind of Love (1965-12) (track 17)
is the basis for:
Vü föd ned (tracks 20, 20)
later parody versions:
Mummo (track 2)
later translated versions:
Geloof me (track 11)
愛を求めて (track 13)
跳進你心窩 (track 2)
later versions:
Tant que tu seras (track 13)
medley of:
Waiting for Jody (track 2)
recording of:
Baby, I'm Yours (track 3)
Cherish (The Association song) (track 14)
I’m Your Puppet (track 7)
My Girl (1964-09-25 – 1964-11-17) (track 2)
Cara Mia (1965) (track 5)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1966-02-17) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:

Release

ASIN:US: B000E1RPEY [info]

Release Group

part of:The Heart of Rock 'n' Roll (Time-Life Music) (number: 18)