Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rock Around the Clock
Bill Haley & His Comets 3 2:14
2 The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane
The Ames Brothers with Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra 2:51
3 Sincerely
The McGuire Sisters 3:00
4 Sixteen Tons
Tennessee Ernie Ford 2:37
5 Autumn Leaves
Roger Williams 3:02
6 The Ballad of Davy Crockett
Bill Hayes 2:26
7 Only You
The Platters 2:39
8 Love Is a Many Splendored Thing
The Four Aces 2:59
9 Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
Pérez Prado & His Orchestra 3:01
10 Unchained Melody
Les Baxter and His Orchestra 2:34
11 The Wayward Wind
Gogi Grant 3:00
12 Lisbon Antigua
Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra 2:38
13 Rock and Roll Waltz
Kay Starr with Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra and Chorus 2:59
14 Memories Are Made of This
Dean Martin with The Easy Riders 2:18
15 Moonglow and Theme From "Picnic"
Morris Stoloff and The Columbia Pictures Orchestra 3:50
16 Singing the Blues
Guy Mitchell 2:29
17 The Poor People of Paris
Les Baxter and His Orchestra 2:26
18 I Almost Lost My Mind
Pat Boone 2:37
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Green Door
Jim Lowe 2:15
2 Don't Be Cruel
Elvis Presley and The Jordanaires 4 2:04
3 Chances Are
Johnny Mathis with Ray Conniff and His Orchestra 3:04
4 Butterfly
Andy Williams 2:22
5 Diana
Paul Anka 5 2:29
6 Round and Round
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra & The Ray Charles Singers 2:34
7 Honeycomb
Jimmie Rodgers 2:18
8 That'll Be the Day
The Crickets 5 2:19
9 Wake Up Little Suzie
The Everly Brothers 5 2:02
10 Love Letters in the Sand
Pat Boone 2:16
11 Tammy
Debbie Reynolds 2:45
12 Jailhouse Rock
Elvis Presley 5 2:30
13 It's All in the Game
Tommy Edwards 2:40
14 It's Only Make Believe
Conway Twitty 2:15
15 Tequila
The Champs 5 2:14
16 Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu (Volare)
Domenico Modugno 4 3:39
17 Don't
Elvis Presley and The Jordanaires 2:51
18 All I Have to Do Is Dream
The Everly Brothers 2:21
19 Witch Doctor
David Seville 2:20
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Purple People Eater
Sheb Wooley 3 2:15
2 Poor Little Fool
Ricky Nelson 2:33
3 At the Hop
Danny & The Juniors 2:31
4 The Battle of New Orleans
Johnny Horton 2:32
5 A Big Hunk o' Love
Elvis Presley and The Jordanaires 2:16
6 Kansas City
Wilbert Harrison 2:30
7 Stagger Lee
Lloyd Price 2:25
8 Come Softly to Me
The Fleetwoods 2:26
9 Mack the Knife
Bobby Darin 4 3:09
10 Venus
Frankie Avalon 5 2:23
11 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
The Platters 2:40
12 Lonely Boy
Paul Anka 2:38
13 16 Candles
The Crests 2:53
14 Dream Lover
Bobby Darin 2:31
15 Return to Me (Ritorna a Me)
Dean Martin 2:25
16 All Shook Up
Elvis Presley and The Jordanaires 1:59
17 Juke Box Baby
Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra & The Ray Charles Singers 2:21
18 Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
Jimmie Rodgers 2:22
19 Don't Forbid Me
Pat Boone 2:20
20 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
Jerry Lee Lewis 2:53
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I'm in Love Again
Fats Domino 2:03
2 Lonesome Town
Ricky Nelson 2:16
3 Johnny B. Goode
Chuck Berry 4.15 2:42
4 Dance With Me Henry
Georgia Gibbs 1 2:20
5 A Tear Fell
Teresa Brewer with Dick Jacobs & His Orchestra 2:37
6 Broken Hearted Melody
Sarah Vaughan 2:25
7 Ivory Tower
Gale Storm 2:46
8 Sugartime
The McGuire Sisters 2:34
9 Allegheny Moon
Patti Page 2:54
10 Lollipop
The Chordettes 2:12
11 Fever
Peggy Lee 3:22
12 Hearts of Stone
The Fontane Sisters 2:07
13 Who's Sorry Now
Connie Francis 2:19
14 A Teenager in Love
Dion & The Belmonts 5 2:36
15 The Stroll
The Diamonds 2:30
16 Twenty-Six Miles (Santa Catalina)
The Four Preps 2:28
17 Oh Boy
The Crickets 2:09
18 See You Later Alligator
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:45

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Harry Filler (track 1)
composer:
George Duning (track 15)
Will Hudson (track 15)
Irving Mills (track 15)
Alex North (track 10)
Merle Travis (track 4)
Max C. Freedman (1952) (track 1)
Jimmy De Knight (1952) (track 1)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 16)
conductor:
Jack Fascinato (track 4)
lead vocals:
lyricist:
Merle Travis (track 4)
Eddie DeLange (track 15)
Hy Zaret (track 10)
Max C. Freedman (1952) (track 1)
Jimmy De Knight (1952) (track 1)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 16)
publisher:
Hy Zaret (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Bacci Bros Records (2010) (track 4)
Lucky Vintage (2014) (track 4)
publisher:
Frank Music Corp. ( – ????) (track 10)
part of:
arrangements:
Les Enchaînés (translated) (track 10)
cover recording of:
Rock Around the Clock (Bill Haley's version) (track 1)
Singing the Blues (track 16)
Sixteen Tons (track 4)
instrumental recording of:
is the basis for:
Seize tonnes (track 4)
Sie hieß Mary Ann (track 4)
later parody versions:
Rock Around the Clock (Bubblerock's version) (track 1)
Sixteen Tons (Parody) (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Hausmasta Rock (track 1)
Élixir rock (Rock Around The Clock) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Rock Around the Clock (Version of Los Hispanos) (track 1)
Rund um die Uhr (track 1)
Tunnista toiseen (track 1)
加價熱潮 (track 1)
靜心等 (track 4)
later versions:
medley of:
Love Theme (from the 1955 film "Picnic") (track 15)
Moonglow (track 15)
recording of:
Unchained Melody (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Swing the Mood (track 1)
version of:
We're Gonna Rock Around the Clock (Original Freedman / De Knight version) (track 1)

CD 2

drums:
Jerry Allison (1957-02-25) (track 8)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-02-25) (track 8)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-02-25) (track 8)
Niki Sullivan (1957-02-25) (track 8)
double bass:
Larry Welborn (1957-02-25) (track 8)
additional performer:
The Jordanaires (track 2)
assistant engineer:
Dan Milazzo (track 2)
background vocals:
Niki Sullivan (1957-02-25) (track 8)
June Clark (background vocals for The Crickets) (1957-02-25) (track 8)
Gary Tollett (1957-02-25) (track 8)
Ramona Tollett (1957-02-25) (track 8)
composer:
Robert Allen (US songwriter/arranger/pianist) (track 3)
Bob Davie (track 1)
Domenico Modugno (tracks 16, 16)
Mike Stoller (tracks 12, 17)
Paul Anka (track 5)
Ross Bagdasarian (creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks) (track 19)
Chuck Rio (track 15)
Charles Dawes (1911) (track 13)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 7, 7)
engineer:
Ray Bardani (track 2)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (track 2)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-02-25) (track 8)
lyricist:
Franco Migliacci (tracks 16, 16)
Domenico Modugno (tracks 16, 16)
Paul Anka (track 5)
Ross Bagdasarian (creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks) (track 19)
Chuck Rio (track 15)
Jerry Leiber (tracks 12, 17)
Marvin Moore (track 1)
Al Stillman (track 3)
Carl Sigman (1951) (track 13)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 7, 7)
mastering:
Ted Jensen (American mastering engineer) (track 2)
producer:
Norman Petty (track 8)
translator:
Mitchell Parish (track 16)
vocals:
Johnny Mathis (1957) (track 3)
writer:
Jerry Allison (track 8)
Otis Blackwell (track 2)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 9)
Felice Bryant (track 9)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (track 8)
Bernie Lowe (track 4)
Kal Mann (track 4)
Franco Migliacci (track 16)
Domenico Modugno (track 16)
Norman Petty (track 8)
Elvis Presley (track 2)
Mitchell Parish (track 16)
Joe Shapiro (US songwriter) (1956) (track 6)
Lou Stallman (1956) (track 6)
publisher:
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 19)
Epa Publishing (track 5)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 12)
Larry Spier Inc. (track 13)
Majorsongs Ltd. (track 13)
Mayland-Presley (track 4)
Mike Stoller Music (ASCAP) (track 12)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 12)
ミュージック・セールス (Japan, subsidiary of Shinko Music Entertainment) (track 3)
recorded at:
Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico, United States (1957-02-25) (track 8)
DJ-mixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 311) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Butterfly (track 4)
Honeycomb (1957) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Tequila (Terrorvision cover) (track 15)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 15)
later parody versions:
Don't Be Fooled (track 2)
Jail Got Rocked (track 12)
Krásný Pepek (track 5)
Oy Vay (track 19)
later translated parody versions:
Bullhouse Rock (track 12)
later translated versions:
Diana (track 5)
Diana (track 5)
I det blå (track 16)
Je serai demain le maître du monde (That'll Be the Day) (track 8)
Olla võib (track 8)
Zuchthaus Rock (track 12)
ダイアナ (track 5)
ヴォラーレ (track 16)
佛跳牆 (track 2)
監獄ロック (track 12)
later versions:
C'est le jeu (It’s All in the Game) (track 13)
Diana (Raul Seixas version) (track 5)
Docteur Miracle (track 19)
Sois pas cruel (track 2)
recording of:
Diana (track 5)
Don't (track 17)
Green Door (track 1)
Honeycomb (track 7)
Jailhouse Rock (track 12)
Nel blu dipinto di blu (Volare) (track 16)
Round and Round (track 6)
Tequila (track 15)
Witch Doctor (track 19)
Don’t Be Cruel (1956-07-02) (track 2)
Chances Are (1957) (track 3)
That’ll Be the Day (1957-02-25) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (track 6)
Perry Como Medley (track 6)
Spaghetti mix (track 16)
Swing the Mood (tracks 9, 12)
translated version of:
Nel blu dipinto di blu (Volare) (track 16)

CD 3

arranger:
Bonnie Guitar (track 8)
Richard Wess (track 9)
chorus master:
Peter de Angelis (track 10)
composer:
Jerome Kern (tracks 11, 11)
Joel Newman (track 18)
Kurt Weill (track 9)
Ed Marshall (track 10)
Sheb Wooley (track 1)
Mike Stoller (1952) (track 6)
conductor:
Richard Wess (track 9)
Peter de Angelis (track 10)
lyricist:
Bertolt Brecht (track 9)
Otto Harbach (tracks 11, 11)
Ed Marshall (track 10)
Paul Campbell (songwriting pseudonym used by The Weavers) (track 18)
Sheb Wooley (track 1)
Jerry Leiber (1952) (track 6)
performer:
Frankie Avalon (track 10)
The Platters (track 11)
producer:
Ahmet Ertegun (track 9)
Nesuhi Ertegun (track 9)
Lee Gillette (track 15)
Buck Ram (track 11)
Jerry Wexler (track 9)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 9)
writer:
Otis Blackwell (track 16)
Daniel DiMinno (American composer, lyricist, author) (track 15)
Luther Dixon (track 13)
Barbara Ellis (track 8)
Roy Hall (US rockabilly pianist & songwriter) (track 20)
Allyson R. Khent (track 13)
Jerry Leiber (track 6)
Carmen Lombardo (track 15)
Elvis Presley (track 16)
Aaron Schroeder (50s/60s US songwriter) (track 5)
Joe Sherman (track 17)
Noel Sherman (track 17)
Mike Stoller (track 6)
Gary Troxel (track 8)
Sid Wyche (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Chancellor (1959 –) (track 10)
Bear Family Records (1997 –) (track 1)
publisher:
Channel Music Co. (track 1)
Chappell & Co. (tracks 11, 11)
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (track 15)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (tracks 11, 11)
Universal Edition (track 9)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (tracks 11, 11)
sampled by:
part of:
arrangements:
Dym (Smoke Gets in Your Eyes) (for two violins and piano, Frolov) (tracks 11, 11)
cover recording of:
Kansas City (track 6)
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (track 9)
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (1958) (track 11)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Estremécete (track 16)
Fumo negli occhi (tracks 11, 11)
later versions:
Doux tam-tam (track 8)
part of:
Roberta (tracks 11, 11)
recording of:
16 Candles (track 13)
A Big Hunk o' Love (track 5)
All Shook Up (track 16)
Come Softly to Me (track 8)
Juke Box Baby (track 17)
Return to Me (track 15)
Venus (track 10)
The Purple People Eater (1958) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Swing the Mood (track 16)
translated version of:

CD 4

finger snaps:
Peggy Lee (jazz vocalist) (1958-05) (track 11)
Howard Roberts (jazz guitarist, educator, session musician and producer) (1958-05) (track 11)
drums:
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 3)
Shelly Manne (1958-05) (track 11)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 3)
bass:
Joe Mondragon (1958-05) (track 11)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1958-01-06) (track 3)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1958-01-06) (track 3)
arranger:
Peter Herbolzheimer (track 11)
composer:
Sherman Edwards (track 6)
Mort Shuman (track 14)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 3)
lyricist:
Hal David (track 6)
Doc Pomus (track 14)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 3)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 3)
performer:
Dion & The Belmonts (track 14)
producer:
Archie Bleyer (track 10)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 3)
vocals:
Peggy Lee (jazz vocalist) (1958-05) (track 11)
writer:
Dave Bartholomew (track 1)
Eddie Cooley (track 11)
John Davenport (songwriter Otis Blackwell) (track 11)
Julius Dixson (tracks 10, 10)
Rudy Jackson (track 12)
Eddie Ray (US record company executive, producer & songwriter) (track 12)
Beverly Ross (tracks 10, 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Everest Records (classical) (track 1)
Capitol Records, Inc. (not for release label use; company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1958) (track 11)
publisher:
Anglo-Pic Music Co. Ltd. (tracks 10, 10)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (tracks 10, 10)
Lark Music Ltd. (track 11)
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
remixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 7) (track 3)
cover recording of:
Hearts of Stone (track 12)
Lollipop (track 10)
Fever (1958-05) (track 11)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Афанасий (track 3)
later translated parody versions:
Fieber (track 11)
later translated versions:
Eddie sois bon (track 3)
Fieber (track 11)
Fieber (track 11)
Johnny B. Good (track 3)
Johnny B. Goode (track 3)
Lollipop (tracks 10, 10)
フィーバー (track 11)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 3)
Visor (track 11)
recording of:
A Teenager in Love (track 14)
Lollipop (track 10)
Johnny B. Goode (1958-01-06) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Candy Medley (tracks 10, 10)
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 3)

Release

ASIN: US: B000QCM9G0 [info]