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Section 1. Soul

Ace Spectrum
Inner Spectrum: (Atlantic 1974)
* "I Don't Want to Play Around"
     Drake ft T.I. & Swizz Beatz - "Fancy"

Brown, James
In the Jungle Groove: (Polydor 1986)
* "Funky Drummer" (Drums)
     Another Def Creation - "The Beat Keeper"
     Master Cylinder - "It's Rhythm Part 1"

Club Nouveau
Life, Love & Pain: (WB 1986)
* "Why You Treat Me So Bad?"
     51.50 - "Bump a Bitch"

Commodores: (Motown 1977)
* "Easy"
     Franky Kubrick - "I Wanna Be High"

Delfonics, The
Sound of Sexy Soul: (Philly Groove 1968)
* "Ready or Not (Here I Come)"
     L.V. ft Raekwon - "Everyday Hustler"

Eastside Connection
single: (Telson 1978)
* "Frisco Disco"
     Another Def Creation - "The Beat Keeper"

Untouched: (Stax 1971)
* "Blind Alley"
     DaLush & The Click - "I'm a Bad Bad Nigga"
     Tymez Up - "Mic Grippa"

Franklin, Aretha
I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You): (Atlantic 1967)
* "Respect"
     Anquette - "Respect"

Hewett, Howard
Howard Hewett: (Elektra 1990)
* "Show Me"
     J. Stalin - "Show Me"

Hutch, Willie
The Mack soundtrack: (Motown 1973)
* "Mother's Theme (Mama)"
     Tefla & Jaleel - "Lass Sie Reden"

Jackson, Millie
Caught Up: (Southbound 1974)
* "If Loving You is Wrong, I Don't Want to Be Right"
     Spax ft O.C. - "Leben & Leben Lassen"

James, Rick (and the Stone City Band)
Street Songs: (Motown 1981)
* "Super Freak"
     Da Muttz - "Wassuup"
     Jay-Z - "Kingdom Come"

KC & the Sunshine Band
K.C. & the Sunshine Band: (TK 1975)
* "Ain't Nothin' Wrong"
     1st Down - "No Place to Go"
     Chubb Rock - "Do it Again"
* "That's the Way"
     1st Down - "Black Man's Theme"

Kid Dynamite
Kid Dynamite: (Cream 1976)
* "Uphill Peace of Mind" (Drums)
     Rick Ross ft Kanye West - "Live Fast, Die Young"

Knight, Gladys and the Pips
I Feel a Song: (Buddah 1974)
* "Don't Burn Down the Bridge"
     Kanye West - "Doin' Fine"

Untouchables: (SOLAR 1983)
* "Real Love"
     Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - "Pay What They Owe"

Lightnin Rod
Hustler's Convention: (United Artists 1973)
* "The Shit Hits the Fans Again"
     Main Source - "Just a Friendly Game of Baseball"

Mandrill: (Polydor 1970)
* "Peace and Love (Movement II)"
     Eminem - "On Fire"

Marie, Teena
Naked to the World: (Epic 1987)
* "Ohh La La la"
     J. Stalin - "When It's Real"

single: (Pama 1968)
* "The Champ"
     Tymez Up - "Klap Tu Dis"

Montclairs, The
Dreaming out of Season: (Paula 1972)
* "Do I Stand a Chance"
     Fat Joe - "Valley of Death"

Rawls, Lou
All Things In Time: (Philadelpha International 1976)
* "Time"
     The Game - "M.I.A."

Riperton, Minnie
Minnie: (Capitol 1979)
* "Memory Lane"
     Jay-Z - "So Ambitious"

Roger (Troutman)
The Many Facets of Roger: (Warner Bros 1981)
* "So Ruff, So Tuff"
     Jonny U - "Westside Game"

Ross, Diana
Mahogany soundtrack: (Motown 1975)
* "My Hero is a Gun"
     Raw Breed - "Petro"

S.O.S. Band
S.O.S.: (Tabu 1980)
* "Take Your Time Do it Right"
     F.S. Effect - "Do It Right"

Promise: (CBS 1985)
* "Fear"
     Pastor Troy - "Will He Come Home Tonight"

Shadows in the Streets: (Elektra 1981)
* "Piece a Cake"
     Abstract Rude - "Hip Hop Ryde"
     Cunninlynguists - "Dirty Acres"

Right On: (Motown 1970)
* "Baby Baby"
     Ras Kass ft Crooked I, Spider Loc & 40 Glocc - "We Run the Streets"

Temprees, The
Lovemen: (We Produce 1972)
* "Love Can Be So Wonderful"
     Mr. Lil One - "Never Trust a Soul"

Vandross, Luther
The Night I Fall in Love: (Epic 1985)
* "If Only for One Night"
     Andre Nickatina - "My Name is Money"

Washington, Tyrone
Roots: (Perception 1971)
* "Submission"
     Pete Rock & CL Smooth - "The Creator"

Section 2. Jazz

Ashby, Dorothy
The Rubaiyat Of Dorothy Ashby: (Cadet 1970)
* "Wax and Wane"
     Jay Dee - "Snappin Necks in Africa"

City Life: (Fantasy 1975)
* "All I Ask"
     Chris Long - "Reminiscin"

Crawford, Hank
Wildflower: (Columbia 1973)
* "Wildflower"
     Drake ft Lil' Wayne - "Miss Me"

Jackson, Milt (& the Ray Brown Big Band)
Memphis Jackson: (Impulse 1970)
* "Enchanted Lady"
     Deda - "Everyman"

Laws, Hubert
Crying Song: (CTI 1970)
* "Cymbaline"
     Deda - "Everyman"

McCann, Les
Talk to the People: (Atlantic 1972)
* "She's Here"
     Da Bush Babees - "Remember We (Salaam Remi Version)"
     L tha Head Toucha - "It's Your Life"

Young-Holt Unlimited (Trio)
Soulful Strut: (Brunswick 1968)
* "Soulful Strut"
     Knightowl - "Parte De La Routine"

Section 3. Pop, Rock, Alternative

Art of Noise
Into Battle with the Art of Noise: (Island 1983)
* "Moments in Love"
     Saint - "Tip of my Tongue"

Baltik: (CBS 1973)
* "No Registration, Please"
     Fat Joe - "I Am Crack"

Bruce, Jack
Things We Like: (Atco 1971)
* "Born to Be Blue"
     Nice & Smooth - "Blunts"

Collins, Phil
Face Value: (WEA 1981)
* "In the Air Tonight"
     J-Luv - "In the Air"

The Final Countdown: (Epic 1986)
* "The Final Countdown"
     Capone-N-Noreaga - "Let's Get Money"

Foreigner: (Atlantic 1977)
* "Feels Like the First Time"
     Pro the Leader and Dopestyle - "Rippin"

Gringo: (Decca 1971)
* "Patriotic Song"
     Eminem - "Cold Wind Blows"

What Is Love: (Coconut 1992)
* "What is Love"
     Eminem ft Lil' Wayne - "No Love"

Hall & Oates
Bigger Than Both of Us: (RCA 1976)
* "Rich Girl"
     Trina - "Rich Girl"

Daryl Hall & John Oates: (RCA 1976)
* "Grounds of Seperation"
     Kanye West ft Rhymefest - "Fight With the Best"

Joel, Billy
An Innocent Man: (CBS 1983)
* "Uptown Girl"
     Drake ft Bun B & Lil Wayne - "Uptown"

King Crimson
In the Court of the Crimson King: (Virgin 1969)
* "20th Century Scihzoid Man"
     Kanye West - "Power"

Lesley Gore
Sings of Mixed-Up Hearts: (Mercury 1963)
* "You Don't Own Me"
     Eminem - "Untitled"

Mellencamp, John Cougar
American Fool: (Riva 1982)
* "Jack and Diane"
     Another Def Creation - "The Beat Keeper"

Parsifal: (CBS 1973)
* "Io E te per Altri Giorni"
     Agallah - "Another Dollar"

A Kind of Magic: (EMI 1986)
* "Prince of the Universe"
     J-Luv - "Before I Begin"

Keep On Truckin': (East Coast Records 1972)
* "Sweet Love" (Drums)
      - ""
     Common - "Making a Name for Ourselves"
     The Roots - "Clones"

Tears for Fears
The Hurting: (Phonogram 1983)
* "Ideas as Opiates"
     Drake - "Lust for Life"

Upstairs at Eric's: (Sire 1982)
* "Don't Go"
     Kid Sister - "Big N Bad"

Section 5. Reggae

Marley, Bob (& the Wailers)
Kaya: (Tuff Gong 1978)
* "Sun is Shinning"
     Shyne - "Belize"

Section 6. Old School Rap

Grandmaster Flash
The Message: (Sugar Hill 1982)
* "The Message"
     Crystal Castles - "Magic Spells"

Parrish, Man
single: (Sugarscoop 1984)
* "Boogie Down (Bronx)"
     D-Flame - "Mehr als Musik"

Section 8. Soundtracks

Newley, Anthony
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: (Paramount 1971)
* "Oompa Loompa"
     B.G. - "Listen to Me"

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