The Definitive Groove Collection

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/8/2006
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227408121
  • Catalog Number: 74081


Disc 1
  1. 1 Freedom (8:17)
  2. 2 The Birthday Party - Joseph Saddler (8:21)
  3. 3 The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel - Joseph Saddler (7:10)
  4. 4 Showdown - The Furious Five Meets The Sugarhill Gang (5:54)
  5. 5 It's Nasty (Genius of Love) - Joseph Saddler (7:52)
  6. 6 Flash to the Beat, Pt. 1 (4:27)
  7. 7 The Message - Melle Mel & Duke Bootee (7:14)
  8. 8 Scorpio (4:57)
  9. 9 Message II (Survival) - Melle Mel & Duke Bootee (6:54)
  10. 10 New York New York (7:26)
  11. 11 Jesse - Grandmaster Melle Mel (6:11)
Disc 2
  1. 1 White Lines (Don't Don't Do It) (7:40)
  2. 2 Beat Street - Mr. Ness & Cowboy (7:05)
  3. 3 Internationally Known - Grandmaster Melle Mel (6:31)
  4. 4 We Don't Work for Free - Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five (5:00)
  5. 5 Step Off - Cowboy (7:24)
  6. 6 Pump Me Up (4:51)
  7. 7 World War II - Melle Mel (8:19)
  8. 8 Sign of the Times (6:11)
  9. 9 Girls Love the Way He Spins (6:35)
  10. 10 Vice - Grandmaster Melle Mel (5:02)
  11. 11 Style (5:03)
  12. 12 U Know What Time It Is (3:52)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Grandmaster Flash Primary Artist
Furious Five Track Performer
Technical Credits
Tom Tom Club Composer
Gavin Christopher Producer
Jiggs Chase Producer
Grandmaster Flash Producer
E. Fletcher Producer
Kenny Gamble Composer
Reggie Griffin Composer, Producer
Leon Huff Composer
Bill Inglot Remastering
Ronald Isley Composer
Anthony Jackson Composer
Joey Robinson Jr. Producer
Leland Robinson Producer
Sylvia Robinson Composer, Producer
Vinnie Castellano Producer
Melvin Glover Composer
Joseph Saddler Producer
David Corio Cover Photo
Dave Schultz Remastering
Clayton Savage Producer
Kory Ward Composer
Eddie Morris Composer
Michael "Mike Dee" Johnson Producer
Christopher "Sky Juice" Composer
Larry Smith Producer
Melle Mel Producer
Furious Five Composer
Oliver Wang Liner Notes
Charles Norbeck Discographical Annotation
Daniel Hersch Remastering
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