Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Superfly
Curtis Mayfield 5 3:53
2 I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby
Barry White 1 4:00
3 Get Up Offa That Thing (live)
James Brown 2:18
4 Across 110th Street
Bobby Womack 3:49
5 One Nation Under A Groove
George Clinton 4:57
6 The Bottle
Gil Scott‐Heron 3 5:14
7 Everybody
Roy Ayers 3:59
8 You're Losing Me
Ann Sexton 2:18
9 Runaway Love
Linda Clifford 3:50
10 So Much Trouble In My Mind
Sir Joe Quarterman & Free Soul 5:28
11 I Gotcha
Joe Tex 3.5 2:27
12 The Funky Judge
Bull and the Matadors 2:28
13 Got To Get'cha
Maceo Parker 2:45
14 Cissy Strut
The Meters 2:59
15 Hercules
Aaron Neville 4:11
16 Up Tempo Thing
Jeremy Steig 5:23
17 Chameleon
Buddy Rich 4:50
18 Got To GIve It Up
Marvin Gaye 4:06
19 Never Knew love Like This Before
Stephanie Mills 5:25
20 Use Me
Bill Withers 4.25 3:44
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jungle Boogie
Kool & The Gang 3.65 3:08
2 Play That Funky Music
Wild Cherry 3:04
3 Super Freak
Rick James 5 3:23
4 And The Beat Goes On
The Whispers 3 3:24
5 Use It Up And Wear It Out
Odyssey 3:49
6 Let's Groove
Earth, Wind & Fire 3:31
7 Rock The Boat
The Hues Corporation 3:06
8 Best Of My Love
The Emotions 3.75 3:39
9 Lady Marmalade
LaBelle 3 3:56
10 Can You Feel The Force
The Real Thing 4:06
11 Fantastic Voyage
Lakeside 4 6:13
12 Midas Touch
Midnight Star 5:08
13 A Night To Remember
Shalamar 3:31
14 Dance To The Music
Sly & The Family Stone 2:53
15 Stop To Love
Luther Vandross 4:23
16 Word Up
Cameo 4:02
17 Rockit
Herbie Hancock 3:40
18 Just Got Paid
Johnny Kemp 5:27
19 Got To Be Real
Cheryl Lynn 5:07
20 War
Edwin Starr 4.5 3:23

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Joseph Scott (US funk/soul bassist) (track 1)
strings arranger:
Wade Marcus (track 19)
membranophone:
Morris Jennings (track 1)
guitar:
Craig McMullen (track 1)
Curtis Mayfield (track 1)
wind instruments [Horn Arrangements] arranger:
Wade Marcus (track 19)
percussion:
Master Henry Gibson (Percussionist with Curtis Mayfield, Stan Getz, Ramsey Lewis) (track 1)
arranger:
Barry White (track 2)
Gene Page (track 2)
Johnny Pate (track 1)
composer:
Gil Askey (track 9)
Roy Ayers (track 7)
Yamma Brown (James Brown's daughter) (track 3)
Marvin Gaye (track 18)
Gil Scott‐Heron (track 6)
Allen Toussaint (track 15)
Barry White (track 2)
Bill Withers (track 20)
Deanna Brown (James Brown's daughter) (track 3)
Deidre Brown (was James Brown second spouse) (track 3)
Curtis Mayfield (track 1)
Joe Tex (American southern soul musician) (track 11)
engineer:
Roger Anfinsen (track 1)
lead vocals:
Curtis Mayfield (track 1)
lyricist:
Gil Askey (track 9)
Roy Ayers (track 7)
Yamma Brown (James Brown's daughter) (track 3)
Marvin Gaye (track 18)
Allen Toussaint (track 15)
Barry White (track 2)
Bill Withers (track 20)
Deanna Brown (James Brown's daughter) (track 3)
Deidre Brown (was James Brown second spouse) (track 3)
Curtis Mayfield (track 1)
Joe Tex (American southern soul musician) (track 11)
orchestrator:
Johnny Pate (track 1)
producer:
Reggie Lucas (track 19)
James Mtume (musician, aranger, writer -NOT the group Mtume) (track 19)
Barry White (track 2)
Curtis Mayfield (track 1)
vocals arranger:
Reggie Lucas (track 19)
James Mtume (musician, aranger, writer -NOT the group Mtume) (track 19)
Tawatha Agee (track 19)
writer:
George Clinton (US funk musician) (track 5)
J.J. Johnson (Jazz/bop trombonist/session leader) (track 4)
Reggie Lucas (track 19)
Junie Morrison (track 5)
James Mtume (musician, aranger, writer -NOT the group Mtume) (track 19)
Garry Shider (track 5)
Bobby Womack (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Curtom Records (1972) (track 1)
Rumal-Gia Ltd. (1976 –) (track 6)
publisher:
Andrask Music (track 9)
Arlovol Music (track 7)
BMG Monarch (track 7)
Belinda Music Inc. (track 3)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (tracks 1, 9)
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1972 – ????) (track 1)
Gemigo Publishing Company Inc. (1978 – ????) (track 9)
mixed at:
Sigma Sound Studios (New York) in New York, New York, United States (track 19)
recorded at:
Sigma Sound Studios (New York) in New York, New York, United States (track 19)
edits:
Superfly (7" single) by Curtis Mayfield (track 1)
sampled by:
Egg Man by Beastie Boys (track 1)
cover recording of:
Hercules (track 15)
live recording of:
recording of:
Got to Give It Up (track 18)
I Gotcha (track 11)
Runaway Love (track 9)
Superfly (track 1)
The Bottle (track 6)
Use Me (track 20)

CD 2

arranger:
Allen R. Toussaint (track 9)
Kool & The Gang (track 1)
composer:
Rick James (American vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer) (track 3)
Ron Miller (US songwriter Ronald Alonzo Miller) (track 3)
Luther Vandross (track 15)
Nat Adderley, Jr. (track 15)
Robert Parissi (track 2)
lyricist:
Luther Vandross (track 15)
Nat Adderley, Jr. (track 15)
Robert Parissi (track 2)
performer:
Edwin Starr (track 20)
producer:
David Paich (track 19)
Marty Paich (track 19)
Allen R. Toussaint (track 9)
Kool & The Gang (track 1)
writer:
Fred Alexander, Jr. (track 11)
Chris Amoo (track 10)
Eddie Amoo (track 10)
Nidra Beard (track 13)
Norman Beavers (track 11)
Michael Beinhorn (track 17)
Ronald Bell (track 1)
Larry Blackmon (track 16)
Don Boyce (track 1)
George Brown (US percussionist of Kool & The Gang) (track 1)
Lawrence Russell Brown (lyricist) (track 5)
Marvin Craig (track 11)
Bob Crewe (track 9)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 19)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 17)
Tomi Jenkins (track 16)
Bill Laswell (track 17)
Fred Lewis (Lakeside Percussion) (track 11)
Sandy Linzer (track 5)
Cheryl Lynn (track 19)
Tiemeyer McCain (track 11)
Al McKay (track 8)
Dana Meyers (track 13)
Kenny Nolan (track 9)
David Paich (track 19)
Thomas Shelby (track 11)
William Shelby (track 4)
Stephen Shockley (tracks 4, 11)
Claydes Smith (track 1)
Otis Stokes (track 11)
Barrett Strong (track 20)
Charmaine Sylvers (track 13)
Leon Sylvers (track 4)
Dennis “D.T.” Thomas (Kool) (track 1)
Wayne Vaughn (track 6)
Boaz McWade Watson (track 12)
Ricky West (track 1)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (tracks 6, 8)
Norman Whitfield (track 20)
Mark Adam Wood, Jr. (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (track 19)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1974) (track 9)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1977) (track 8)
publisher:
Calloco Music, Inc. (track 12)
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (track 9)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 9)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 6, 8, 15)
Epic Solar Songs Inc. ( – ????) (track 12)
Midstar Music, Inc. (track 12)
Songs of Lastrada (track 12)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 2)
peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 5)
edits:
Got to Be Real by Cheryl Lynn (track 19)
Lady Marmalade by LaBelle (track 9)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Got to Be Real / Just a Little (a cappella) (Cheryl Lynn vs. Liberty X) (part of “Ministry of Sound: The Mash Up Mix” mix) by The Cut Up Boys (track 19)
Purple War by Go Home Productions (2015) (track 20)
sampled by:
Erotica (radio edit) (2001 GHV2 remaster) by Madonna (track 1)
Hey Ladies by Beastie Boys (track 1)
I Got 5 on It by Luniz feat. Michael Marshall (track 1)
Kingdom Come by Jay-Z (track 3)
Richter Scale by EPMD (track 1)
You Gots 2 Chill ’97 (explicit) by EPMD (track 1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 479) (track 9)
cover recording of:
War (track 20)
is the basis for:
Fantastic Voyage (track 11)
Play That Funky Music (Vanilla Ice version) (track 2)
later parody versions:
Lady Marmelade (track 9)
Play Funky (track 2)
later translated versions:
Best of My Love (Japanese Version) (track 8)
Got to Be Real (Japanese version) (track 19)
Hai ↑ (track 16)
Lady Marmalade (French version) (track 9)
熱辣辣 (track 9)
recording of:
A Night to Remember (Shalamar song) (track 13)
Best of My Love (track 8)
Fantastic Voyage (track 11)
Got to Be Real (track 19)
Jungle Boogie (track 1)
Lady Marmalade (track 9)
Let's Groove (track 6)
Midas Touch (track 12)
Rockit (track 17)
Stop to Love (track 15)
Super Freak (track 3)
Word Up! (track 16)
referred to in medleys: