Ann Nesby ‎– The Best Of Live!

2 × DVD

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1 Ann Nesby If You Love Me
Producer – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisWritten-By – Ann Nesby, Fred Wesley, James Wright*, James Brown, James Samuel Harris III*, John H. Starks*, Terry Lewis
2 Ann Nesby I'm Going All The Way
Written-By – Ann Nesby, James Wright*
3 Ann Nesby I Believe
Written-By – Andrew Noland, Gregory Allen Webster, James Samuel Harris III*, Walter Junie Morrison*, Marshall Eugene Jones*, Marvin Pierce*, Ralph Middlebrooks*, Terry Lewis
4 Ann Nesby I'll Do Anything For You
Written-By – Ann Nesby, James Wright*, James Samuel Harris III*, Terry Lewis
5 Ann Nesby Make Me Better
Written-By – Ann Nesby, Carl "Chucky" Thompson*, Kevin "Uno" Blackmon
6 Ann Nesby He'll Make You Wanna
Written-By – Ann Nesby, Gerald McCauley, Jamecia Bennett, Kurt "KC" Clayton
7 Ann Nesby & Knowledge MC It Won't Be Long
Written-By – Alphonso Greene, Ann Nesby, Herb Middleton, Jamecia Bennett
8 Ann Nesby This Weekend
Written-By – Ann Nesby, James Wright*, James Samuel Harris III*, Terry Lewis, Timothy Lee*
9 Ann Nesby With Open Arms
Written-By – Herb Middleton, Phillip Groves
10 Ann Nesby Let Your Will Be Done
Written-By – Ann Nesby, James Q. Wright*, Steve "Silk" Hurley, Timothy Lee*
11 Ann Nesby Shelter
Written-By – Ann Nesby, Theodore Douglas*
12 Ann Nesby & Carlos Santan Put It On Paper
Written-By – Ann Nesby, Herb Middleton, Jamal Orr, Michael Orr, Timothy Lee*
13 Ann Nesby I'm Still Wearing Your Name
Written-By – Ann Nesby, James Wright*
14 Jamecia Bennett Church People
Written-By – Jamecia Bennett, Seneca Cayson
15 Ann Nesby A Song For You
Producer – Tena ClarkWritten-By – Leon Russell


  • Artwork By [Art Direction, Cover Concept, Design & Layout, Creative Direction] – vipergfx
  • Artwork By [Assisted] – Ann Nesby, Carlos Santan, Timothy W. Lee
  • Backing VocalsContrell Jones, Jamecia Bennett, Kabanya Vinson, Yolanda "Shae" Simpson
  • BassTheodore "Tres" Gilbert*
  • Drum ProgrammingDoug Grigsby
  • DrumsJorel "J-Fly" Flynn*
  • Edited By [Pro Tools Audio Editor]Gael Hedding
  • Engineer [Chief Engineer]Greg Kemp
  • Engineer [Front House Engineer]Greg Skeet (2)
  • Engineer [Live Audio Recording]Ron Benner
  • Engineer [Stereo & 5.1 Surround Sound Mix]Dave "DZB" Rideau*
  • Executive Producer – Ann Nesby, Timothy W. Lee
  • Executive Producer [Co-executive] – Dave "DZB" Rideau
  • GuitarEddie "Ede" Wright*
  • KeyboardsDaniel Moore (3), Kevin "Griff" Griffin*
  • Mastered ByNancy Matter
  • Mastered By [Additional]Alex McCollough, Jim DeMain
  • Other [Additional Post Production] – Suite 709 Digital Post
  • Other [Ann Nesby Hair Stylist] – Cle Williams, Media Williams
  • Other [Ann Nesby Interview Footage] – Carlos Ramsey (Made You Look Films)
  • Other [Backline] – Don Rivers (Rivers Production)
  • Other [Band Technician] – Marcus Westfall
  • Other [Camera Operator #1] – Kenny Sigler
  • Other [Camera Operator #2] – Mike Honey
  • Other [Camera Operator #3, Jib Operator] – John Kelly
  • Other [Concert Producer, Musical Director, Post Production Coordinator] – Theodore "Tres" Gilbert
  • Other [Concert Producer] – Ann Nesby
  • Other [Gaffer] – Chris Burns
  • Other [It's Time Child Records Tour / Production Assistant] – Justin "Juz" Cooper, Tiffany Miller
  • Other [Lighting Director] – Christian Epps
  • Other [Lighting Programmer] – Andre Allen
  • Other [Make Up For Ann Nesby] – Tori Alamaze
  • Other [Make Up For Band / Singers And Guest Artists] – Quron "Mr. Q" Hicks (Diva Asylum)
  • Other [Monitors] – Billy Kirk
  • Other [Post Production Avid Editor, Behind The Scenes Camera Operator] – Harcio Sigler
  • Other [Production / Tour Management] – Carlos Santan Hagood
  • Other [Production Assistant Grip] – Christian Epps Jr., Hilton Smith
  • Other [Set Design] – Camera Ready (Paul & Tom)
  • Other [Technical Director] – Tyler Ross
  • Other [Vegas Nights Lighting Director] – Larry Pickler
  • Other [Video Producer, Video Director] – Cathy Irby Durant
  • Other [Video Production Coordinator] – Phil Yardbrough
  • Other [Wardrobe] – Shirley M. Bennett
  • PercussionBrian "B" Andrews
  • Photography – Quinn Hood
  • ProducerAnn Nesby, Cathy Irby Durant, Timothy Lee*, Theodore "Tres" Gilbert*
  • Recorded By [Remote Audio Recording]Ron Benner
  • Saxophone [Alto]Ron Harris (4)
  • Saxophone [Tenor]Gary "Teddy Bear" Harris*
  • TrumpetJoey Sommerville


<small>This release is labeled as "CD & DVD Special Edition" but actually contains two identical DVD discs and no CD. The DVD's contain the following chapters:
<b>Title 1 ~ Audio Options / Concert</b>
<small>Tracks 1 - 25: Live concert footage recorded on July 10th, 2003 @ Vegas Nights, Atlanta, GA and inter-dispersed with interview clips of <a href="">Ann Nesby</a>. Total duration: 1:30:09</small>
<b>Title 2 ~ Interview</b>
<small>Tracks 1 - 9 Interviews with <a href="">Ann Nesby</a>.Total duration: 18:20</small>
<b>Title 3 ~ Ann's Daughter</b>
<small>Track 1: Interview with <a href="">Ann Nesby</a> and a live performance of the song "<i>Church People</i>" by her daughter, <a href="">Jamecia Bennett</a>. Total duration: 6:14</small>
<b>Title 4 ~ A Song For You</b>
<small>Track 1: Monologue and a live performance of the song "<i>A Song For You</i>" by <a href="">Ann Nesby</a>. Total duration: 14:12</small>
<b>Title 5 ~ Photo Gallery Slideshow</b>
<small>Tracks 1 - 16: Photographs of <a href="">Ann Nesby</a>. Total duration: 1:20</small>

In addition, the song positions listed in the liner notes differ from the actual positions performed at concert and listed on the DVD playback selections. The songs and their positions are listed in liner notes as:

1) If You Love Me
2) I'm Going All The Way
3) I Believe
4) Make Me Better
5) He'll Make You Wanna
6) It Won't Be Long
7) Let Your Will Be Done
8) Shelter
9) I'll Do Anything For You
10) This Weekend
11) With Open Arms
12) Put It On Paper
13) I'm Still Wearing Your Name

The song "<i>Let Your Will Be Done</i>" is incorrectly titled "<i>Let Thy Will Be Done</i>" during DVD playback.

<b>If You Love Me</b> and <b>I'm Going All The Way</b>, EMI April Music (ASCAP)
<b>I Believe</b> and <b>I'll Do Anything For You</b>, EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP)
<b>Make Me Better</b> Mr. Perry's Music Publishing (ASCAP) / Ninth Street Tunnel One Hit Publishing (ASCAP)
<b>He'll Make You Wanna</b> Mr. Perry's Music Publishing (ASCAP) / Mecie's Music (ASCAP) / Ivory Dreams Music (BMI) / White-Nite Music Group (BMI)
<b>It Won't Be Long</b> Mr. Perry's Music Publishing (ASCAP) / Big Herb's Music (BMI) / Mecie's Music (ASCAP) / 306 Publishing (ASCAP)
<b>This Weekend</b> EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP) / Labor Force Publishing (ASCAP)
<b>With Open Arms</b> DaiTones Music (SESAC) / Big Herb's Music (BMI) / It's Time Child Music Publishing (ASCAP)
<b>Let Your Will Be Done</b> EMI April Music Inc. (ASCAP) / Mr. Perry's Music Publishing (ASCAP) / Silktone Songs (ASCAP) / New Perspective Publishing (ASCAP) / Labor Force Music Publishing (ASCAP)
<b>Shelter</b> Mr. Perry's Music Publishing (ASCAP) / Basement Boys Music (ASCAP)
<b>Put It On Paper</b> Mr. Perry's Music Publishing (ASCAP) / Bachus Music (BMI) / Big Herb's Music (BMI) / Labor Force Music Publishing (ASCAP)
<b>I'm Still Wearing Your Name</b> EMI April Music Inc. / New Perspective Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP)
<b>Church People</b> Mecie's Music (ASCAP) / Uncle Randel Music (ASCAP)
<b>A Song For You</b> Irving Music (BMI)