Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door
Eddie Hodges 2:05
2 The Boy From New York City
The Ad Libs 2:59
3 Cara Mia
Jay & The Americans 2:34
4 The Happy Organ
Dave "Baby" Cortez 1:59
5 Little Bitty Pretty One
Bobby Day 2:27
6 Honeycomb
Jimmie Rodgers 2:17
7 Big Girls Don't Cry
The Four Seasons 3 2:25
8 Backstage (I'm Lonely)
Gene Pitney 2:37
9 Runaway
Del Shannon 5 2:20
10 Palisades Park
Freddy Cannon 1:52
11 Yellow Bird
Arthur Lyman Group 2:42
12 Red Sails In The Sunset
Fats Domino 2:39
13 Hernando's Hideaway
Archie Bleyer 2:35
14 I Can Never Go Home Anymore
The Shangri‐Las 3:13
15 Party Doll
Buddy Knox 2:13
16 Rumble
Link Wray 2:19
17 Breathless
Jerry Lee Lewis 2:43
18 A Teenager In Love
Dion & The Belmonts 5 2:37
19 The Little Old Lady (From Pasadena)
Jan & Dean 2:43
20 Venus In Blue Jeans
Jimmy Clanton 2:19

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Nick Massi (track 7)
Jay W. Brown (1958-01-21) (track 17)
drums:
Jimmy Van Eaton (1958-01-21) (track 17)
guitar:
Tommy DeVito (track 7)
Roland Janes (1958-01-21) (track 17)
Billy Lee Riley (1958-01-21) (track 17)
keyboard:
Gaudio (track 7)
piano:
Gaudio (track 7)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-01-21) (track 17)
composer:
Fred Anisfield (track 8)
Willie Denson (track 8)
Jack Keller (track 20)
Mort Shuman (track 18)
Otis Blackwell (track 17)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 6, 6)
conductor:
Charles Calello (track 7)
Archie Bleyer (track 13)
engineer:
Gordon Clark (recording engineer) (track 7)
lyricist:
Otis Blackwell (track 17)
Howard Greenfield (track 20)
Doc Pomus (track 18)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 6, 6)
orchestrator:
Charles Calello (track 7)
performer:
Dion & The Belmonts (track 18)
producer:
Jack Clement (track 17)
Crewe (track 7)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 17)
solo clavioline [musitron]:
Max Crook (track 9)
solo castanets:
Maria Alba (track 13)
vocals:
Tommy DeVito (track 7)
Gaudio (track 7)
Nick Massi (track 7)
Frankie Valli (track 7)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-01-21) (track 17)
vocals arranger:
Nick Massi (track 7)
writer:
Richard Adler (musical composer/lyricist) (track 13)
Dave Alldred (track 15)
Fred Anisfield (track 8)
Jimmy Bowen (track 15)
Crewe (track 7)
Max Crook (track 9)
George Davis (US songwriter - singer, doo-wop era) (track 2)
Willie Denson (track 8)
Gaudio (track 7)
Buddy Knox (track 15)
Don Lanier (track 15)
Jerry Ross (musical composer/lyricist) (track 13)
Del Shannon (track 9)
John Taylor (songwriter & saxophone player John Isaac Taylor) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1958) (track 17)
publisher:
Belinda Music (track 9)
BoBoB Music Corp. (track 7)
Bug Music (track 9)
EMI Longitude Music (track 15)
MPL Communications Inc. (Paul McCartney-related, NYC-based company) (track 7)
Mole Hole Music (track 9)
Obie Music Inc. (track 17)
Vicki Music (track 9)
engineered at:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 466) (track 9)
cover recording of:
Honeycomb (1957) (track 6)
later parody versions:
Karkuri (track 9)
Ronomy (track 9)
later translated versions:
Mädchenschreck (track 9)
烈火街頭 (track 9)
later versions:
Mon amour disparu (track 9)
Vanina (track 9)
part of:
The Pajama Game (musical) (track 13)
recording of:
A Teenager in Love (track 18)
Backstage (track 8)
Hernando’s Hideaway (The Pajama Game) (track 13)
Honeycomb (track 6)
Party Doll (track 15)
Runaway (track 9)
Venus in Blue Jeans (track 20)
Breathless (1958-01-21) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Diana / Little Darlin’ / Oh! Carol / Runaway (Raul Seixas medley) (track 9)