Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Adventures of Flash on the Wheels of Steel
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five 7:12
2 Get Out of My Life Woman
Lee Dorsey 2:28
3 Tramp
Lowell Fulson 5 3:06
4 Itch and Scratch (Part 1)
Rufus Thomas 3:13
5 In the Whole
The Bar‐Kays 2:56
6 No Strings Attached
The Mad Lads 2:32
7 Give It Up or Turnit a Loose
James Brown 4 6:28
8 Lucretia Mac Evil
Blood, Sweat & Tears 3:07
9 The Grunt (Parts 1 & 2)
The J.B.’s 3:33
10 Get Up & Get Down
The Dramatics 3:12
11 Here I Am (Come & Take Me)
Al Green 5 4:17
12 Gotta Get Away
Flaming Ember 4:24
13 It’s Just Begun
The Jimmy Castor Bunch 3:44
14 NT
Kool & The Gang 6:28
15 Bra
Cymande 5 5:06
16 Flash Light
Parliament 3 5:48
17 King Tim III
Fatback Band 4:09
18 That’s the Joint
Funky 4 + 1 7:51

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Leroy Hodges (track 11)
trumpet:
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (track 11)
strings arranger:
Charles Chalmers (track 11)
James Mitchell (US saxophonist/arranger) (track 11)
membranophone:
Howard Grimes (track 11)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 11)
organ:
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (track 7)
organ and piano:
Charles Hodges (Soul Organist) (track 11)
piano:
Archie Turner (track 11)
baritone saxophone:
James Mitchell (US saxophonist/arranger) (track 11)
tenor saxophone:
Ed Logan (track 11)
Andrew Love (track 11)
trombone:
Jack Hale (trombone) (track 11)
guitar family:
Mabon Hodges (track 11)
arranger:
Dick Halligan (track 8)
background vocals:
Charles Chalmers (track 11)
Donna Rhodes (track 11)
Sandra Rhodes (track 11)
composer:
Charles Bobbitt (track 7)
Tony Hester (track 10)
Jerry Plunk (track 12)
Allen Toussaint (American musician, songwriter, arranger and record producer) (track 2)
engineer:
Roy Halee (track 8)
Willie Mitchell (US soul/R&B & funk producer, trumpeter & singer) (track 11)
Jim Vitti (track 16)
lyricist:
Charles Bobbitt (track 7)
Jerry Plunk (track 12)
Allen Toussaint (American musician, songwriter, arranger and record producer) (track 2)
performer:
Al Green (track 11)
producer:
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 16)
Al Green (track 11)
John Schroeder (track 15)
Willie Mitchell (US soul/R&B & funk producer, trumpeter & singer) (track 11)
recording engineer:
Lou Waxman (track 8)
solo guitar:
Steve (guitarist for Blood, Sweat & Tears) (track 8)
writer:
James Alexander (bassist, singer and songwriter) (track 5)
Linda Andrews (songwriter) (track 6)
Keith Caeser (track 18)
Jimmy Castor (track 13)
Randle Catron (track 6)
Clifton "Jiggs" Chase (tracks 1, 18)
Gwendolyn Chisolm (track 1)
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 16)
Bootsy Collins (US funk musician & songwriter) (track 16)
William Curtis (The Fatback Band) (track 17)
John Deacon (track 1)
Frederick Demery (track 17)
Bernard Edwards (track 1)
Lowell Fulson (track 3)
Master Gee (track 1)
Melvin Glover (Melvin Glover aka Melle Mel) (track 1)
Al Green (track 11)
Sharon Green (track 18)
Deborah Harry (track 1)
Ronald Hayes (track 4)
Mabon Hodges (track 11)
Allen Jones (producer/songwriter/musician/engineer) (track 5)
Kevin Smith (track 18)
Ronald LaPread (track 1)
Jimmy McCracklin (track 3)
Jeffrey Myree (track 18)
Willia Dean Parker (track 6)
Patrick Patterson (track 15)
Johnny L. Pruitt (track 13)
Sylvia Robinson (tracks 1, 18)
Nile Rodgers (track 1)
Joseph Saddler (track 1)
Steve Scipio (track 15)
Gabriel Jackson (US oldschool rapper) (track 1)
Chris Stein (track 1)
Angie Stone (track 1)
Rodney Stone (track 18)
Gerry Thomas (track 13)
Toby King (track 4)
Wonder Mike (track 1)
Bernie Worrell (track 16)
publisher:
EMI Longitude Music (track 10)
Groovesville Music (publishing) ( – ????) (track 10)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 15)
recorded at:
edits:
Bra by Cymande (track 15)
sampled by:
7 by Prince and The New Power Generation (track 3)
Let Them Thangs Go by 2Pac (track 16)
Let, Let Me In by De La Soul (track 3)
Rampage (explicit) by EPMD featuring LL Cool J (track 3)
Shwingalokate by De La Soul (track 16)
is based on:
8th Wonder (track 1)
Apache (track 1)
Birthday Party (track 1)
Good Times (track 1)
Monster Jam (track 1)
Rapture (track 1)
is the basis for:
Nas Will Prevail (track 14)
later versions:
It's Just Begun (track 13)
live recording of:
N.T. (track 14)
medley of:
The Grunt, Part 1 (track 9)
The Grunt, Part 2 (track 9)
parts:
N.T. Part I (track 14)
N.T. Part II (track 14)
recording of:
Bra (track 15)
Flash Light (track 16)
Get Up & Get Down (track 10)
Gotta Get Away (track 12)
In the Hole (track 5)
It’s Just Begun (track 13)
King Tim III (track 17)
Lucretia Mac Evil (track 8)
That's the Joint (track 18)
Tramp (track 3)

Release

compiler: Angus Batey
liner notes: Phil Alexander (Editor-in-Chief, MOJO magazine)
photography: Jennie Baptiste (photographer)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/327923 [info]