Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Lonely Boy
Paul Anka 2:37
2 I Want to Walk You Home
Fats Domino 2:19
3 Poison Ivy
The Coasters 1 2:42
4 Peter Gunn Theme
Duane Eddy 2:21
5 Just Keep It Up
Dee Clark 1:56
6 Queen of the Hop
Bobby Darin 2:07
7 It's Late
Ricky Nelson 2:00
8 Donna
Marty Wilde 2:15
9 Kansas City
Little Richard 2:19
10 Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)
The Impalas 2:35
11 Put Your Head on My Shoulder
Paul Anka 5 2:41
12 Back in the USA
Chuck Berry 4 2:30
13 Personality
Lloyd Price 2:37
14 A Teenager in Love
Dion & The Belmonts 5 2:35
15 Bad Boy
Marty Wilde 2:25
16 Sleep Walk
Santo & Johnny 5 2:24
17 Mr. Blue
The Fleetwoods 2:26
18 (All of a Sudden) My Heart Sings
Paul Anka 3:04
19 Never Be Anyone Else but You
Ricky Nelson 2:16
20 Lovin' Up a Storm
Jerry Lee Lewis 1:54
21 Somethin' Else
Eddie Cochran 2:08
22 My Heart Is an Open Book
Carl Dobkins Jr. 2:10
23 Tallahassee Lassie
Tommy Steele 2:05
24 Battle of New Orleans
Lonnie Donegan 3:08

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Frank Fields (1955-09-13) (track 9)
drums:
Earl Palmer (1955-09-13) (track 9)
Fred Below (1959-02-17) (track 12)
guitar:
Justin Adams (1950s session guitarist) (1955-09-13) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 12)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1959-02-17) (track 12)
piano:
Melvin Dowden (1955-09-13) (track 9)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02-17) (track 12)
baritone saxophone:
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1955-09-13) (track 9)
tenor saxophone:
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1955-09-13) (track 9)
arranger:
Don Costa (US pop music arranger & producer) (track 11)
background vocals:
Etta James (1959-02-17) (track 12)
The Marquees (1959-02-17) (track 12)
composer:
Paul Anka (track 11)
Chuck Berry (track 12)
Dorsey Burnette (track 7)
Woody Harris (track 6)
Baker Knight (track 19)
Harold Logan (track 13)
Mort Shuman (track 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 24)
Eddie Cochran (track 21)
Dewayne Blackwell (track 17)
Henry Mancini (American composer, conductor and arranger) (track 4)
Lloyd Price (track 13)
Sharon Sheeley (track 21)
Ritchie Valens (track 8)
Marty Wilde (track 15)
Mike Stoller (1952) (track 9)
conductor:
Don Costa (US pop music arranger & producer) (1958-08) (track 11)
lead vocals:
Little Richard (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1959-02-17) (track 12)
lyricist:
Paul Anka (track 11)
Chuck Berry (track 12)
Dorsey Burnette (track 7)
Baker Knight (track 19)
Harold Logan (track 13)
Jean Blanvillain (alias Jamblan) (track 18)
Eddie Cochran (track 21)
Dewayne Blackwell (track 17)
Henry Mancini (American composer, conductor and arranger) (track 4)
Doc Pomus (track 14)
Lloyd Price (track 13)
Sharon Sheeley (track 21)
Ritchie Valens (track 8)
Marty Wilde (track 15)
Jerry Leiber (1952) (track 9)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 12)
performer:
Dion & The Belmonts (track 14)
producer:
Ahmet Ertegun (track 6)
translator:
Harold Rome (track 18)
vocals:
Ricky Nelson (rock n roll artist) (track 19)
Paul Anka (1958-08) (track 11)
writer:
Harry Giosasi (track 10)
Woody Harris (track 6)
Jerry Leiber (track 9)
Mike Stoller (track 9)
Arthur Zwirn (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Phonogram Ltd. (London) (company name, NOT a label!) (1959) (track 8)
publisher:
EMI U Catalog Inc. (track 7)
Matragun Music Inc. (track 19)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 19)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: V20125) (track 24)
arrangements:
Peter Gunn (arr. B. Baxter, for SATB chorus) (track 4)
cover recording of:
Donna (track 8)
It’s Late (track 7)
Peter Gunn (track 4)
Kansas City (1955-09-13) (track 9)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Wertshaus! (track 4)
later translated versions:
Sólo es un sueño (track 21)
later versions:
Elle est terrible (Somethin' Else) (track 21)
Jáiáó, eládió (track 4)
Personnalités (Personality) (track 13)
recording of:
A Teenager in Love (track 14)
Bad Boy (track 15)
Mr. Blue (track 17)
Never Be Anyone Else but You (1959 song) (track 19)
Personality (track 13)
Queen of the Hop (track 6)
Somethin’ Else (track 21)
Put Your Head on My Shoulder (1958-08) (track 11)
Back in the U.S.A. (1959-02-17) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:

Release Group

part of: The Rock 'n' Roll Era (Time-Life Music) (number: TL516/13)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/404005 [info]