Tracklist

Digital Media 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Ain’t No Sunshine 4.45 2:03
2 Use Me 4.4 3:43
3 Lean on Me 4.35 4:19
4 Harlem 4 3:20
5 Kissing My Love 3:45
6 Grandma's Hands 4 1:58
7 Do It Good 3.5 2:54
8 Who Is He? (And What Is He to You?) 3:10
9 Better Off Dead 4 2:15
10 Make Love To Your Mind 6:18
11 Moanin' And Groanin' 3 2:56
12 Let It Be 3 2:34
13 Lonely Town, Lonely Street 3:35
14 Watching You Watching Me 5:48
15 Let Me in Your Life 2:40
16 I Don't Know 3:06
17 Hope She'll Be Happier 4 3:48
18 Take It All in and Check It All Out 2:38
19 Lovely Day 4.65 4:15
20 Soul Shadows 3:34
21 I Want to Spend the Night 3:39
22 Hello Like Before 5:27
23 Oh Yeah! 3:59
24 You 5:20
25 Green Grass 3:08
26 Can We Pretend 3:48
27 Heartbreak Road 3:06
28 Lovely Night For Dancing 5:48
29 Grandma's Hands (Live) 4:53
30 I Can't Write Left-Handed (Live) 4 6:44
31 Use Me (Live) 8:35
32 Friend Of Mine (Live) 4:28
33 Let Me In Your Life (Live) 4:16
34 Lonely Town, Lonely Street (Live) 3:59

Credits

Digital Media 1

electric bass guitar [intro Fender bass]:
Nathan East (track 23)
drums (drum set):
Russell Kunkel (track 21)
John Robinson (session drummer) (track 23)
Alvin Taylor (drummer) (track 28)
Buddy Williams (drummer) (track 14)
drums (drum set) and shakers:
Russell Kunkel (1977) (track 19)
electronic drum set [Simmons toms]:
Bill Withers (track 23)
bass guitar:
Keni Burke (tracks 21, 28)
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 14)
Jerry Knight (1977) (track 19)
strings:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 14)
glockenspiel [bells]:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 14)
synthesizer:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 14)
synthesizer [synthesizer strings]:
Robbie Buchanan (track 14)
synthesizer [Yamaha DX-7]:
Bill Withers (track 23)
clavinet:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 14)
guitar:
Dann Huff (track 14)
Ray Parker (1977) (track 19)
Bill Withers (track 21)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Paul Jackson, Jr. (track 23)
brass:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 14)
brass [horns] and strings arranger:
Paul Riser (tracks 21, 28)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 23)
Ralph MacDonald (tracks 14, 21, 28)
Ralph MacDonald (1977) (track 19)
keyboard:
Dean Gant (track 21)
Clarence McDonald (1977) (track 19)
Bill Withers (track 28)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 23)
Rhodes piano:
Richard Tee (track 14)
harpsichord:
Marcus Miller (jazz musician) (track 14)
arranger:
Booker T. Jones (tracks 1, 4, 6–7, 9, 11–12, 17)
Clarence McDonald (track 19)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 23)
assistant engineer:
Eddie Heath (track 14)
background vocals:
Denise DeCaro (track 23)
Lonnie Groves (track 14)
Yvonne Lewis (track 14)
Myrna Matthews (track 23)
Marty McCall (CCM singer/songwriter/worship leader) (track 23)
Maretha Stewart (track 14)
co-producer:
Denny Diante (track 23)
composer:
William Eaton (US producer & arranger) (track 14)
Bill Withers (tracks 1–7, 9, 11, 13, 15–17, 21, 23–25, 27–29, 31–34)
Larry Carlton (track 23)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 23)
concertmaster:
Charles Veal (violinist, conductor and arranger) (tracks 21, 28)
Charles Veal (violinist, conductor and arranger) (1977) (track 19)
engineer:
Kendall Brown (track 14)
Mick Guzauski (track 23)
Larry Hirsch (Producer & Engineer) (track 23)
Hal Sacs (track 23)
Keith Seppanen (Engineer) (tracks 14, 23)
Frank Wolf (engineer at Skyline Recording) (track 14)
Larry Carlton (track 23)
lyricist:
William Eaton (US producer & arranger) (track 14)
Bill Withers (tracks 1–7, 9, 11, 13, 15–17, 21, 23–25, 27–29, 31–34)
mixer:
John Golden (mastering engineer) (tracks 1, 4, 6–7, 9, 11–12, 17)
producer:
Keni Burke (tracks 21, 28)
Denny Diante (track 14)
Booker T. Jones (tracks 1, 4, 6–7, 9, 11–12, 17)
Clarence McDonald (track 19)
Ralph MacDonald (track 14)
Bill Withers (tracks 14, 19, 21, 23, 28)
Larry Carlton (track 23)
recording engineer:
Bill Halverson (tracks 1, 4, 6–7, 9, 11–12, 17)
Bill Lazarus (tracks 1, 4, 6–7, 9, 11–12, 17)
vocals:
Bill Withers (1977) (track 19)
Bill Withers (tracks 1, 4, 6–9, 11–12, 14, 17, 21, 23, 28)
writer:
Bill Withers (tracks 8, 18–19, 22, 30)
John Collins (Songwriter) (track 22)
Raymond Jackson (Trombonist, pianist and arranger) (track 30)
John Lennon (The Beatles) (track 12)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles) (track 12)
Stanley McKenny (track 8)
Skip Scarborough (track 19)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1972) (tracks 1, 3)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1977) (tracks 19, 21, 28)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1977) (track 19)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1985) (tracks 14, 23)
publisher:
BMG Ruby Songs (track 14)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 12)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 1)
Golden Withers Music (tracks 19, 21, 28)
Interior Music Corp. (tracks 3–4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 29–30, 34)
Maclen Music Ltd. (track 12)
Music Corporation of America, Inc. (BMI-affiliated music publisher of MCA Records, Inc.?) (track 12)
Northern Songs (track 12)
Peermusic III, Ltd. (BMI) (track 23)
Plaid Flowers Music (track 19)
Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC (1995-2020) (track 12)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 12)
Sweet Cookie Music (track 19)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 3)
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 19)
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (track 23)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 19)
Interior Music Corp. (1972) (tracks 2, 31)
Antisia Music Inc. (1981 –) (track 14)
Bleunig Music (1985 –) (track 23)
Foster Frees Music Inc. (1985 –) (track 23)
Pal‐Dog Music (1985 –) (track 23)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1972-10-06) (tracks 29–34)
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
Sunshine (Explicit) by Twista feat. Anthony Hamilton (track 19)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Demons by Fatboy Slim feat. Macy Gray (track 30)
Free by Will Young (track 8)
Let Me Ride by Dr Dre (track 5)
Minute Man by Harlem World feat. Nauty (track 19)
No Diggity by Blackstreet featuring Dr. Dre (track 6)
No Diggity by Blackstreet feat. Dr. Dre (track 6)
Papa’z Song by 2Pac feat. Wycked & Poppi (track 20)
You’re Never Alone With a Clone / No Diggity (part of "On the Floor at the Boutique" DJ mix) by Lo Fidelity Allstars / Blackstreet feat. Dr. Dre (track 6)
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 205) (order: 204) (track 3)
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 280) (order: 278) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Let It Be (track 12)
is the basis for:
三千 (track 1)
later parody versions:
Little Bees (track 12)
Set Him Free (track 12)
later translated parody versions:
Les P’tites Bites (track 12)
later translated versions:
Aber wie (Let It Be) (track 12)
Allem Anschein nach bist Du's (Ain't No Sunshine) (track 1)
Huomenta (track 19)
Let It Be (Japanese version) (track 12)
Läd it bi (track 12)
Warum I (track 12)
later versions:
live recording of:
Friend of Mine (track 32)
Grandma’s Hands (track 29)
Let Me in Your Life (track 33)
Use Me (track 31)
recording of:
Better Off Dead (track 9)
Do It Good (track 7)
Grandma’s Hands (track 6)
Green Grass (track 25)
Harlem (track 4)
Heartbreak Road (track 27)
Hello Like Before (track 22)
I Don't Know (track 16)
Kissing My Love (track 5)
Let Me in Your Life (track 15)
Oh Yeah! (track 23)
Take It All in and Check It (Take It All in Check It All Out) (track 18)
Use Me (track 2)
You (track 24)
Ain’t No Sunshine (1971) (track 1)
Lean on Me (1972) (track 3)
Lovely Day (1977) (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
4 Chords (Unicante 2013 version) (track 12)
Vereinzelt Schauer (order: 3) (track 1)

Release

ASIN:DE: B002ODEJV2 [info]