Various ‎– NBA At 50 A Musical Celebration

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1 Marvin Gaye The Star Spangled Banner
Written-By [Writer] – Frances Scott Key*
2 Kool & The Gang Slam Dunk
Alto Saxophone [Alto Sax] – Dennis "DT" Thomas*Backing Vocals [B/G] – Kool & The GangBass – Robert "Kool" Bell*Drums – Funky George Brown*Executive-Producer – Tia SinclairFeaturing, Trombone – Clifford AdamsGuitar – Charles Smith*Management – Stephan Galfas, T.E. Savage, Inc.Producer [Associate Producer] – Hakim BellProducer, Engineer, Tenor Saxophone [Tenor Sax], Keyboards – Khalis BayyanProduction Manager [Production Assistant] – Kahdijah BellWritten-By [Writer] – K. Bayyan*, Kool & The Gang
3 Unknown Artist Live Call: 1950, Minneapolis Lakers Vs Fort Wayne Pistons 0:08
4 Bobby Womack Featuring Wayman Tisdale Let The Good Times Roll
Coordinator [Production Coordination By] – Freedom (64)Drums – Michael White (5)Engineer – Elliott Peters, Otto D'AgnoloFeaturing, Bass – Wayman TisdaleKeyboards [Additional Keyboards] – Wayne Lindsey*Mixed By – Elliott PetersMixed By [A. Mixer] – Matthew Quave*Producer, Keyboards, Drum Programming – Oji*Saxello – Fernando HarklessWritten-By [Writer] – Leonard Lee/Shirley Goodman*
5 Unknown Artist Live Call: Game 5, 1976 NBA Finals, Phoenix Suns Vs Boston Celtics - Triple Overtime 0:19
6 Take 6 This Magic Moment
Arranged By [Arranger] – Mark KibbleEngineer [A. Engineer] – Craig Burnett (3)Engineer, Mixed By [Mixer] – Craig BurbidgePerformer – Alvin Chea, Cedric Dent, Claude McKnight, David Thomas (11), Joel Kibble*, Mark KibbleProducer – Take 6Written-By [Writer] – Doc Pomus And Matt Shuman*
7 Crystal Waters Say... If You Fell Alright
Backing Vocals [B/G Vocals By] – Carrie Harrington, "Big Jim" Wright*, prof t.Engineer, Mixed By [Mixer] – Steve HodgeGuitar – Mike Scott (7)Instruments [All Other Instruments] – Jam & Lewis*Lead Vocals – Crystal WatersMixed By [A. Mixer] – Xavier SmithProducer – Jimmy Jam & Terry LewisWritten-By ["September" Sample Written By] – Al McKay, Allee Willis, Maurice WhiteWritten-By [Writer] – Crystal Waters, James Harris III, Terry Lewis*
8 SWV I'll Take You There
Backing Vocals [B/G Vocals By] – AllStar, Stephanie Cooke, Tibba GambleBass – Glenn EllisEngineer, Recorded By – Angelo QuagliaGuitar – Bernard GrobmanKeyboards – Anthony BurroughsMixed By [Mixer] – AllStar, Andy BlakelockProducer, Electric Piano [Wurlitzer], Electric Piano – AllStarWritten-By [Writer] – Alvertis Isbell
9 Kurtis Blow Basketball
Producer – J.B. Moore, Robert Ford Jr.Written-By [Writer] – Full Force, J.B. Moore, Jimmy Bralower, Kurtis Blow, Robert Ford Jr., Shirley Walker, William Waring
10 Unknown Artist Live Call: Game 7, 1960 NBA Finals, St-Louis Hawks Vs Boston Celtics 0:17
11 Zhané Good Times
Bass Guitar – Freddie CashEngineer – Ken Johnson*Lead Guitar – Mike Campbell (3)Mixed By [Mixer] – Angela PivaProducer – Darren Lighty, Kay GeeRap – Duganz ShanlontWritten-By [Writer] – Bernard Edwards/Nile Rodgers*
12 David Sanborn Featuring Babi Floyd Shotgun
Arranged By [Arranger], Organ [Hammond B3 Organ] – Ricky PetersonBass – Richard Patterson (2)Choir – Babi Floyd, Bibi Green, Carlos Tabakof, David Sanborn, Kysia Bostic, Ricky Peterson, Rikke Sanborn, The Chaos ChoirCoordinator [Production Coordination By] – Bibi GreenDrums – Rocky BryantEngineer [A. Engineer] – Lawrence Manchester, Rory RomanoEngineer, Mixed By [Mixer] – Joe FerlaFeaturing, Vocals – Babi FloydGuitar – Dean BrownManagement – Pat Rains & Associates*Percussion – Don AliasProducer, Alto Saxophone – David SanbornWritten-By [Writer] – Autry DeWalt
13 Gina Thompson You Bring The Sunshine
Backing Vocals [B/G Vocals] – Gina ThompsonCoordinator [Production Coordination] – Cecil T. ChambersEngineer – Brad Gilderman, Ian BoxillMixed By [A. Mixer] – Mauricio Iragorri*Mixed By [Mixer] – Manny MarroquinPerformer [Uncredited] – Toni EstesProducer, Instruments – Jon-JohnWritten-By [Writer] – Jon-John, Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds*
14 Naughty By Nature Hip Hip Hooray
Engineer – Angela PivaProducer, Mixed By [Mixer] – Naughty By NatureWritten-By [Writer] – A. Criss*, K. Gist*, V. Brown*
15 Unknown Artist Live Call: Wilt Chamberlain Scoring 100th Point, 1960, Philadelphia Warriors Vs New York Knicks 0:45
16 Brian McKnight Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement By] – "Bassy" Bob Brockmann*, Paul ShapiroDrum Programming – Anthony NanceEngineer – "Bassy" Bob Brockmann*, Chris Wood (5), Tsumoru "TK" Kume*Engineer [A. Engineer] – Doug "The Colnel" Kern*, Tsumoru "TK" Kume*Horns [Live Horns By] – Brooklyn Funk Essential Horn SectionManagement ["Bassy" Bob Brockmann Represented By] – Jac Colman, KBC Management, Richard KammererMixed By [A. Mixer] – T.K.*Mixed By [Mixer], Trumpet – "Bassy" Bob Brackmann*Producer, Instruments – Brian McKnightSaxophone – Paul ShapiroTrombone – Joshua RosemanWritten-By [Writer] – L. Garrett*, M. Hardaway*, S. Wonder*, S. Wright*
17 Gerald* And Eddie LeVert Giving You The Best That I Got
Arranged By [Strings Arranged] – Dennis WilliamsBacking Vocals [B/G] – Seerena Wynn*Engineer – Arthur Stoppe, Michael "Mix" Tarsia*Engineer [A. Engineer], Mixed By [A. Mixer] – Gordon M. Rice*, Rick RidpathGuitar – Randy BowlandKeyboards, Drum Programming – Tony Nicholas*Mixed By [Mixer] – Michael "Mix" Tarsia*Producer – Tony Nicholas*, Gerald LeVertWritten-By [Writer] – Anita Baker, Randy Holland, Skip Scarborough
18 Vanessa Williams Oh How The Years Go By
Accordion – Joe Miskulin*Arranged By [Strings Arranged By] – Keith Thomas, Ronn HuffBacking Vocals – Ada Dyer, Audrey Wheeler, Cindy MizelleBass – Jimmy Lee Sloas*Choir – Ada Dyer, Audrey Wheeler, Billy Gaines, Chris Harris (2), Cindy Mizelle, Cindy Richardson, Da'dra Greathouse, Denise Walls, Gary Pigg, George Pendergrass, Lisa Cochran, Michael Black, Michael Mellett, Robert Johnson*, Steve Crawford, Tabitha Fair, Tim Davis (5)Conductor [Strings Conducted By] – Ronn HuffContractor [Choir Contracted By] – Chris Harris (2)Contractor [Strings Contracted By] – Carl GorodetzkyDrum Programming – Keith Thomas, Mark HammondDrums – Dan NeedhamEngineer [A. Engineer] – Scott Ahaus, Shawn McClean*Engineer, Mixed By [Mixer] – Bill WhittingtonGuitar – Jerry McPhersonOrgan [Hammond B-3] – Phil MadeiraProducer, Arranged By, Piano, Programmed By [Synthesizer Programming By] – Keith ThomasStrings – Nashville String Machine*Written-By [Writer] – Simon Climie, Will Jennings
19 Unknown Artist Live Call: Game 6, 1996 NBA Finals, Chicago Bulls Vs Seattle SuperSonics, Bulls' 4th NBA Championship Title 0:23

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Track 1 taped live at the 1983 NBA All Star Game. ℗ 1983 NBA Entertainment, Inc. Compilation originally released 1988. Appears courtesy of NBA Entertainment and Sony Music.

Track 2 published by Kharana Music Publishing, Inc. (ASCAP). Executive produced for KBP. Produced for Khalis Bayyan Productions, Inc. Engineered for Khalis Bayyan Productions, Inc. Recorded and mixed at Audio Lab, Montclair, NJ. Kool & The Gang appears courtesy of Curb Records. ℗ 1996 Mercury Records.

Track 4 published by Atlantic Music Corp. (BMI) / Pixley Music (ASCAP). Produced for Adwin Productions. Engineered at Track Record, N. Hollywood, CA and at Chaton Studio, Paradise Alley, AZ. Mixed at Track Record, N. Hollywood, CA. Wayman Tisdale appears courtesy of Motown Record Company. ℗ 1996 Mercury Records.

Track 6 published by Unichappell Music, Inc. (BMI). Recorded at Aire L.A. Mixed at Sound Castle, LA, CA. Take 6 appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records. ℗ 1996 Mercury Records.

Track 7 published by Crystal Waters Publishing / Famous Music Corp. (ASCAP) / EMI April Music Inc. / Flyte Tyme Tunes (ASCAP). Produced for Flyte Tyme Productions, Inc. Recorded and mixed at Flyte Tyme Studios, Edina, MN. prof t. of Lo-Key? appears courtesy of Perspective / A&M Records. "Say... If You Feel Alright" contains a sample of "September", published by EMI April Music, Inc. / Steel Chest Music (ASCAP) / EMI Blackwood Music, Inc. / Irving Music, Inc., performed by Earth, Wind & Fire, courtesy of Sony Music. ℗ 1996 Mercury Records.

Track 8 published by Irving Music, Inc. (BMI). Produced for Head Up Entertainment, Ltd. Recorded at Head Up Recording Studios, New Jersey. Mixed at Quad Recording Studios, NY. SWV appears courtesy of the RCA Records Label. ℗ 1996 Mercury Records.

Track 9 published by Neutral Grey Music (ASCAP) / Original JB Music (ASCAP) / Mo Funk Music (ASCAP) / Fancy Footwork Music (ASCAP) / Mokojumbi Music (BMI). Produced for Prep Street Productions. From "Ego Trip". ℗ 1984 PolyGram Records, Inc.

Track 11 published by Bernard's Other Music (BMI) / Sony Songs Inc. admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Pub. Corp. (BMI). Produced for Illtown Records. Duganz Shanlont of Now Justice appears courtesy of Divine Mills. Recorded at Perfect Pair Recording. Mixed at Soundtrack Studio, NY. Zhané appears courtesy of Motown Record Company. ℗ 1996 Mercury Records.

Track 12 published by Stone Agate Music (BMI). Recorded and mixed at Avatar Studios, New York. Babi Floyd appears courtesy of Transbeat Master Tracks. Ricky Peterson appears courtesy of Go Jazz Records. David Sanborn appears courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group. ℗ 1996 Mercury Records.

Track 13 published by ECAF Music / Sony/ATV Songs LLC (BMI) / Browntown Sound Publishing / Yab Yum Music / Sony/ATV Songs LLC (BMI). Produced for Yab Yum Entertainment. Toni Estes appears courtesy of MCA Records. Recorded at The Tracken Place, Los Angeles, CA and The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Encore Studios. ℗ 1996 Mercury Records.

Track 14 published by T-Boy Music / Naughty Music (ASCAP). ℗ 1993 Tommy Boy Music, Inc. Appears courtesy of Tommy Boy Music, Inc.

Track 16 published by Jobete Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP) / Stone Agate Music (BMI) / Black Bull Music (ASCAP) / Sawandi Music (ASCAP). Recorded at Backroom Studios, Glendale, CA. Mixed at Sound On Sound Recording, NY. Recorded at Sound On Sound, NYC. Mixed at Sound On Sound, NYC. ℗ 1996 Mercury Records.

Track 17 published by Copyright Control / Alexscar Music (BMI) admin. by Heavy Harmony / Rah Emotion, Inc. (ASCAP). Recorded and mixed at Sigma Sound Services, Philadelphia, PA. Eddie Levert and Gerald Levert appear courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group. ℗ 1996 Mercury Records.

Track 18 published by Sony/ATV Tunes LLC / Sony Music Publishing Ltd. / Climie To The Moon Music (ASCAP) / Blue Sky Rider Songs, admin. by Irving Music, Inc. (BMI). Produced for Yellow Elephant Music, Inc. Recorded at The Bennett House, Franklin, TN. Strings recorded at Starstruck Studios, Nashville, TN. ℗ 1996 Mercury Records.

Live calls © NBA Entertainment, Inc.

Mastered at Hit Factory, New York City, NY.

© 1996 NBA Properties, Inc. This compilation ℗© 1996 Mercury Records. Manufactured and marketed by Mercury Records. Printed in U.S.A. [booklet].
This compilation ℗ 1996 Mercury Records © NBA Properties Inc. Manufactured and marketed by Mercury Records. Printed in U.S.A. [inlay].
This compilation ℗ 1996 Mercury Records © NBA Properties Inc. Manufactured and marketed by Mercury Records. Made in U.S.A. [disc].

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