Tracklist

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CD 3: Billy Paul
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Your Song Billy Paul 6:33
2 Me and Mrs. Jones Billy Paul 5 4:45
3 It's Too Late Billy Paul 4:32
4 Am I Black Enough for You Billy Paul 5 5:17
5 Ebony Woman Billy Paul 3:51
6 Thanks for Saving My Life Billy Paul 2:57
7 Mrs. Robinson Billy Paul 4:31
8 I See the Light Billy Paul 6:10
9 I'm Just a Prisoner Billy Paul 7:56
10 I'm Gonna Make It This Time Billy Paul 4:24
11 Let's Stay Together Billy Paul 6:26
12 Everyday People Billy Paul 3:53
13 The Whole Town's Talking Billy Paul 4:46
14 Brown Baby (live) Billy Paul 7:10
CD 4: Bill Withers
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ain't No Sunshine Bill Withers 4.45 2:05
2 Lean On Me Bill Withers 4.35 4:19
3 Lovely Day Bill Withers 4.65 4:11
4 Just the Two of Us Bill Withers 3 3:58
5 Harlem Bill Withers 4 3:23
6 Use Me Bill Withers 4.4 3:42
7 Friend of Mine Bill Withers 4:32
8 The Same Love That Made Me Laugh Bill Withers 3:24
9 Hello Like Before Bill Withers 5:27
10 I Wish You Well Bill Withers 3:59
11 You Just Can't Smile It Away Bill Withers 4:42
12 Steppin' Right Along Bill Withers 5:44
13 Who Is He and What Is He to You Bill Withers 3:15
14 Memories Are That Way Bill Withers 5:04
15 It Ain't Because of Me Baby Bill Withers 3:34
16 I Want to Spend the Night Bill Withers 3:23
17 Grandma's Hands Bill Withers 4 2:00

Credits

CD 3: Billy Paul

composer:
Morris Bailey (Philadelphia-based composer, producer, saxophonist) (track 5)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
Elton John (English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer) (track 1)
Carole King (track 3)
dedicated to:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 3)
lyricist:
Morris Bailey (Philadelphia-based composer, producer, saxophonist) (track 5)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
Toni Stern (track 3)
Bernie Taupin (track 1)
producer:
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 1–4, 9–11)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 1–4, 9–11)
writer:
Kenneth Gamble (tracks 2, 4, 9, 14)
Cary Gilbert (track 2)
Al Green (track 11)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (tracks 2, 4, 14)
Phil Hurtt (track 9)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 11)
Jean Lang (track 10)
Willie Mitchell (US soul/R&B & funk producer, trumpeter & singer) (track 11)
Bunny Sigler (tracks 9–10)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1972) (track 2)
publisher:
Al Green Music Inc. (track 11)
Dick James Music Ltd. (renamed Universal/Dick James Music Ltd. since 1999‐07‐30) ( – ????) (track 1)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 11)
Pattern Music Ltd (track 7)
Paul Simon Music (track 7)
Universal/Dick James Music Ltd. (fka Dick James Music Ltd.) (track 1)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 7)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 2)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Ebony Woman (track 5)
It’s Too Late (track 3)
Mrs. Robinson (track 7)
Your Song (track 1)
is the basis for:
Scared to Live (track 1)
The Pitch (Spectacular Spectacular) (Moulin Rouge!) (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Alltför sent (track 3)
Deštivý den (track 1)
Es ist zu spät (track 3)
Jouw lied (track 1)
Mevrouw Robinson (track 7)
Mrs. Robinson (Finnish) (track 7)
Sinun laulusi (track 1)
Tu canción (track 1)
Tuhlattiin aikaa (track 3)
live recording of:
Brown Baby (track 14)
part of:
Moulin Rouge! (2001 film) (track 1)
recording of:
Me and Mrs. Jones (1972) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Elephant Love (aka Elephant Love Medley, from Moulin Rouge!) (order: 10) (track 1)

CD 4: Bill Withers

drums (drum set):
John Robinson (session drummer) (track 12)
Alvin Taylor (drummer) (track 15)
drums (drum set) and shakers:
Russell Kunkel (1977) (track 3)
electronic drum set [Simmons]:
M.B. Gordy (track 12)
bass guitar:
Jerry Knight (track 15)
Jerry Knight (1977) (track 3)
tambourine:
M.B. Gordy (track 12)
synthesizer:
Mike Jones (Michael Ray Jones) (track 15)
synthesizer [synthesizer strings]:
Robbie Buchanan (track 11)
synthesizer [Yamaha DX-7, pizzicato, horns]:
Paul Smith (keyboardist/producer, worked with Bill Withers and Idris Muhammad) (track 12)
synthesizer [Yamaha DX-7, strings, voices]:
Don Freeman (track 12)
synthesizer [Yamaha DX-7]:
Paul Smith (keyboardist/producer, worked with Bill Withers and Idris Muhammad) (track 11)
Bill Withers (track 12)
clavinet:
Bill Withers (track 12)
guitar:
Joe Kelly (obscure disco artist) (track 12)
Ray Parker (track 15)
Ray Parker (1977) (track 3)
hi-hat:
M.B. Gordy (track 12)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Don Freeman (track 12)
tom-tom [toms]:
M.B. Gordy (track 12)
brass [horns] and strings arranger:
Paul Riser (track 15)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (track 12)
Ralph MacDonald (track 15)
Ralph MacDonald (1977) (track 3)
keyboard:
Clarence McDonald (track 15)
Clarence McDonald (1977) (track 3)
arranger:
Booker T. Jones (tracks 1, 5, 17)
Clarence McDonald (track 3)
background vocals:
Edie Lehman (track 11)
Kate Markowitz (track 11)
composer:
Bill Withers (tracks 1–2, 5–8, 10–12, 16–17)
concertmaster:
Charles Veal (violinist, conductor and arranger) (track 15)
Charles Veal (violinist, conductor and arranger) (1977) (track 3)
engineer:
Ed Cherney (track 11)
Keith Seppanen (Engineer) (tracks 11–12)
lyricist:
Bill Withers (tracks 1–2, 5–8, 10–12, 16–17)
mixer:
John Golden (mastering engineer) (tracks 1, 5, 17)
other vocals [Hots!]:
Denise Routt (track 12)
performer:
producer:
Booker T. Jones (tracks 1, 5, 17)
Clarence McDonald (tracks 3, 15)
Bill Withers (tracks 3, 11–12, 15)
recording engineer:
Bill Halverson (tracks 1, 5, 17)
Bill Lazarus (tracks 1, 5, 17)
solo saxophone:
Ernie Watts (jazz and blues saxophonist) (track 11)
vocals:
Bill Withers (1977) (track 3)
Bill Withers (tracks 1, 5, 11–13, 15, 17)
writer:
Ralph MacDonald (track 4)
Bill Withers (tracks 3–4, 9, 13, 15)
John Collins (Songwriter) (track 9)
Michael Jones (Michael Ray Jones) (track 15)
Stanley McKenny (track 13)
William Salter (track 4)
Skip Scarborough (track 3)
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 1–2)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1977) (tracks 3, 15)
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 3)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1985) (tracks 11–12)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 1–2)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 1)
Golden Withers Music (tracks 3, 15–16)
Interior Music Corp. (tracks 2, 5, 8, 17)
Sweet Cookie Music (track 3)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 2)
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 3)
フジパシフィックミュージック (tracks 3, 11–12, 15–16)
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 3)
Interior Music Corp. (1972) (track 6)
Bleunig Music (1983 –) (track 12)
Bleunig Music (1985 –) (track 11)
recorded at:
Yamaha R&D Recording Studios (tracks 11–12)
DJ-mixes:
edits:
has remixes:
Sunshine (Explicit) by Twista feat. Anthony Hamilton (track 3)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Free by Will Young (track 13)
Minute Man by Harlem World feat. Nauty (track 3)
No Diggity by Blackstreet featuring Dr. Dre (track 17)
No Diggity by Blackstreet feat. Dr. Dre (track 17)
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 17)
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 205) (order: 204) (track 2)
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 280) (order: 278) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Just the Two of Us (track 4)
三千 (track 1)
later translated versions:
Allem Anschein nach bist Du's (Ain't No Sunshine) (track 1)
Huomenta (track 3)
later versions:
live recording of:
Friend of Mine (track 7)
recording of:
Grandma’s Hands (track 17)
Harlem (track 5)
Hello Like Before (track 9)
I Wish You Well (track 10)
Just the Two of Us (track 4)
Use Me (track 6)
Ain’t No Sunshine (1971) (track 1)
Lean on Me (1972) (track 2)
Lovely Day (1977) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Vereinzelt Schauer (order: 3) (track 1)

Release

ASIN:FR: B000XPTXH8 [info]