Ministry of Sound Anthems: Disco

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
This unmixed three-disc set from Ministry of Sound makes a fine introduction to disco. Instead of sticking to extended 12" mixes -- as the best disco compilations do -- the label goes for quantity and tends to go with the shortest edits possible. Even so, it's hard to gripe with the bounty of smart selections, which incorporates popular and cult classics while tracing from proto-disco through the first few years of post-disco (from the mid-'70s through the mid-'80s). Among the more enduring picks: Chic's "Good Times," Labelle's "Lady Marmalade," Heatwave's "Boogie Nights," First Choice's "Let No Man Put Asunder," Jocelyn Brown's "Somebody Else's Guy," and Change's "Change ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
This unmixed three-disc set from Ministry of Sound makes a fine introduction to disco. Instead of sticking to extended 12" mixes -- as the best disco compilations do -- the label goes for quantity and tends to go with the shortest edits possible. Even so, it's hard to gripe with the bounty of smart selections, which incorporates popular and cult classics while tracing from proto-disco through the first few years of post-disco (from the mid-'70s through the mid-'80s). Among the more enduring picks: Chic's "Good Times," Labelle's "Lady Marmalade," Heatwave's "Boogie Nights," First Choice's "Let No Man Put Asunder," Jocelyn Brown's "Somebody Else's Guy," and Change's "Change of Heart."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/16/2010
  • Label: Ministry Of Sound Uk
  • EAN: 5051275038125
  • Catalog Number: 7503812
  • Sales rank: 95,210

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Good Times - Chic (3:42)
  2. 2 Disco Inferno - The Trammps (3:34)
  3. 3 Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Staton (4:10)
  4. 4 That Lady, Pt. 1 - The Isley Brothers (3:13)
  5. 5 I'm Every Woman - Chaka Khan (4:05)
  6. 6 Lost In Music - Sister Sledge (3:24)
  7. 7 Lady Marmalade - Labelle (3:14)
  8. 8 Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry (3:11)
  9. 9 A Fifth of Beethoven - Walter Murphy (3:03)
  10. 10 Boogie Nights - Heatwave (3:37)
  11. 11 Don't Leave Me This Way - Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes (3:52)
  12. 12 You Can't Hide From Yourself - Teddy Pendergrass (4:07)
  13. 13 I Love Music - The O'Jays (3:32)
  14. 14 Shame, Shame, Shame - Shirley & Company (4:04)
  15. 15 Armed & Extremely Dangerous - First Choice (2:48)
  16. 16 (Are You ready) Do The Bus Stop - The Fatback Band (3:16)
  17. 17 Runaway - The Salsoul Orchestra (4:46)
  18. 18 Le Freak - Chic (3:33)
  19. 19 Thunder In My Heart - Leo Sayer (3:34)
  20. 20 Working My Way Back To You - The Detroit Spinners (4:03)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Blame It On the Boogie - The Jacksons (3:32)
  2. 2 Is It Love You're After - Rose Royce (3:48)
  3. 3 September - Earth, Wind & Fire (3:37)
  4. 4 Relight My Fire - Dan Hartman (3:43)
  5. 5 Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now - McFadden (3:38)
  6. 6 Everybody Dance - Chic (4:09)
  7. 7 He's the Greatest Dancer - Sister Sledge (3:35)
  8. 8 Keep On Jumpin' - Musique (3:42)
  9. 9 Keep the Fire Burning - Gwen McCrae (5:34)
  10. 10 Spacer - Shelia (3:47)
  11. 11 Jingo - Candido (3:21)
  12. 12 Let No Man Putasunder - First Choice (4:51)
  13. 13 Strut Your Funky Stuff - Frantique (3:37)
  14. 14 Let's Love Dance Tonight - Gary's Gang (4:18)
  15. 15 Haven't You Heard - Patrice Rushen (4:46)
  16. 16 Street Player - Chicago (4:23)
  17. 17 Wear It Out - Stargard (3:43)
  18. 18 Let's All Chant - Michael Zager Band (3:01)
  19. 19 Supernature - Cerrone (4:23)
  20. 20 Got To Be Real - Cheryl Lynn (3:43)
Disc 3
  1. 1 We Are Family - Sister Sledge (3:35)
  2. 2 Going Back To My Roots - Odyssey (3:25)
  3. 3 Give Me the Night - George Benson (3:43)
  4. 4 Love Sensation - Loleatta Holloway (5:25)
  5. 5 I Love America - Patrick Juvet (3:49)
  6. 6 Cuba - The Gibson Brothers (3:52)
  7. 7 Jump To the Beat - Stacy Lattisaw (3:25)
  8. 8 Gotta Go Home - Boney M. (3:45)
  9. 9 Bourgie', Bourgie' - Gladys Knight & the Pips (3:32)
  10. 10 I Shoulda Loved You - Narada Michael Walden (3:58)
  11. 11 Love Come Down - Evelyn "Champagne" King (3:18)
  12. 12 Let's Go Round Again - The Average White Band (4:07)
  13. 13 High Energy - Evelyn Thomas (3:53)
  14. 14 Forget Me Nots - Patrice Rushen (4:02)
  15. 15 Walking On Sunshine - Donnie Calvin (4:45)
  16. 16 Change of Heart - Change (4:15)
  17. 17 Just an Illusion - Imagination (3:56)
  18. 18 Ain't Nobody - Rufus & Chaka Khan (4:42)
  19. 19 Last Night a DJ Saved My Life - Indeep (4:29)
  20. 20 Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown (3:44)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Dan Hartman Composer
Ernie Isley Composer
Kashif Composer
Cheryl Lynn Composer
Patrice Rushen Composer
Maurice White Composer
Cerrone Composer
David Foster Composer
Sheree Brown Composer
Bernard Edwards Composer
Nile Rodgers Composer
Alan Gorrie Composer
Bob Crewe Composer
Walter Murphy Composer
Kenny Nolan Composer
Michael Zager Composer
Alvin Fields Composer
Nick Ashford Composer
Lamont Dozier Composer
Frank Farian Composer
Eddy Grant Composer
Leroy Green Composer
Willie Hutch Composer
O'Kelly Isley Composer
Ronald Isley Composer
Rudolph Isley Composer
Steve Jolley Composer
Raymond Jones Composer
Ron Kersey Composer
Jean Kluger Composer
Elmar Krohn Composer
Kenny Lehman Composer
Ian Levine Composer
Sandy Linzer Composer
Eric Matthew Composer
Jean-Paul "Bluey" Maunick Composer
Narada Michael Walden Composer
David Paich Composer
Sylvia Robinson Composer
Valerie Simpson Composer
T.M. Stevens Composer
Tony Swain Composer
Rod Temperton Composer
Fiachra Trench Composer
Gary Turnier Composer
Allee Willis Composer
Hawk Wolinski Composer
Ashley Ingram Composer
Charles Mims Jr. Composer
Daniel Vangarde Composer
David Crawford Composer
Vincent Montana Jr. Composer
Al McCay Composer
J. Flippin Composer
Whitehead Composer
Leee John Composer
Cass Mastering
Miles Gregory Composer
Michael Cleveland Composer
K.E.V. Mastering
Thomas Meyer Composer
Freddie Washington Composer
A.E. Brown Composer
Christopher Jasper Composer
Robert Parissi Composer
Terry McFadden Composer
P. Landro Composer
McFadden Composer
David Wolinski Composer
Nile Rogers Composer
Valarie Simpson Composer
Michael Jackson-Clark Composer
M. Olotuji Composer
Hans Kapschroer Composer
David Jackson-Rich Composer
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