Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Runaway
Del Shannon 5 2:22
2 You’re Sixteen
Johnny Burnette 1:59
3 Halfway to Paradise
Billy Fury 2:28
4 Running Scared
Roy Orbison 2:14
5 Theme From Dixie
Duane Eddy 1:57
6 (I Don’t Know Why) But I Do
Clarence “Frogman” Henry 2:21
7 Johnny Remember Me
John Leyton 2:42
8 Where the Boys Are
Connie Francis 2:40
9 Take Good Care of My Baby
Bobby Vee 4 2:37
10 This Is It
Adam Faith 1:47
11 Weekend
Eddie Cochran 1:52
12 Kon‐Tiki
The Shadows 1:56
13 What’d I Say
Jerry Lee Lewis 2:27
14 Will You Love Me Tomorrow
The Shirelles 3.65 2:44
15 Rubber Ball
Marty Wilde 2:15
16 Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
Neil Sedaka 2:36
17 Stay
Maurice Williams and The Zodiacs 5 1:40
18 Hello Mary Lou
Ricky Nelson 2:20
19 Walkin’ Back to Happiness
Helen Shapiro 2:32
20 Cupid
Sam Cooke 2:31
21 Let There Be Drums
Sandy Nelson 2:21
22 Runaround Sue
Dion 2:42
23 Well I Ask You
Eden Kane 2:18
24 The Lion Sleeps Tonight
The Tokens 2:39

Credits

CD 1

drumset [drums]:
Willie Morrow (track 17)
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1960) (track 14)
kettle drum:
Carole King (1960) (track 14)
double bass:
Albert Hill (double bassist) (track 17)
piano:
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1960) (track 14)
baritone vocals:
Charles Thomas (The Zodiacs) (track 17)
composer:
Michael Carr (songwriter) (track 12)
Sam Cooke (track 20)
Carole King (track 14)
Solomon Linda (track 24)
Cayet Mangiaracina (track 18)
Ernie Maresca (tracks 22, 22)
Joe Melson (track 4)
Roy Orbison (track 4)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 13)
Gene Pitney (tracks 15, 18)
Aaron Schroeder (50s/60s US songwriter) (track 15)
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs) (track 17)
lead vocals:
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs) (track 17)
Shirley Owens (1960) (track 14)
lyricist:
Sam Cooke (track 20)
Cayet Mangiaracina (track 18)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 13)
Dion (US singer-songerwriter, blends doo-wop, pop rock & R&B) (tracks 22, 22)
Gerry Goffin (track 14)
Gene Pitney (tracks 15, 18)
Aaron Schroeder (50s/60s US songwriter) (track 15)
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs) (track 17)
Joe Melson (1961) (track 4)
Roy Orbison (1961) (track 4)
George David Weiss (1961) (track 24)
producer:
Fred Foster (1961-02-27) (track 4)
solo clavioline [musitron]:
Max Crook (track 1)
tenor vocals:
Wiley Bennett (track 17)
tenor vocals [falsetto tenor]:
Henry Gaston (track 17)
vocals:
Doris Coley (1960) (track 14)
Addie Harris (1960) (track 14)
Beverly Lee (1960) (track 14)
writer:
Luigi Creatore (track 24)
Max Crook (track 1)
Hugo Peretti (track 24)
Del Shannon (track 1)
Albert Stanton (pseudonym for Al Brackman) (track 24)
phonographic copyright by:
HHO Licensing Ltd. (track 14)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1961) (track 12)
publisher:
Abilene Music Inc. (track 24)
Belinda Music (track 1)
Bronx Soul Music (tracks 22, 22)
Bug Music (track 1)
January Music Corp. (track 18)
Kags Music Corp. (track 20)
Mijac Music (tracks 13, 22, 22)
Mole Hole Music (track 1)
Progressive Music (track 13)
Unichappell Music, Inc. (tracks 13, 18)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (tracks 22, 22)
Vicki Music (track 1)
Cherio Corp (1960) (track 17)
DJ-mixes:
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 125) (track 14)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 343) (track 22)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 466) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Hello Mary Lou (track 18)
Rubber Ball (track 15)
Runaround Sue (track 22)
Stay (track 17)
What’d I Say (track 13)
has revision:
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Mango Groove revision) (track 24)
later parody versions:
Karkuri (track 1)
Ronomy (track 1)
later translated versions:
Hello, Mary Lou (German translation) (track 18)
Maîtresse (Runaround Sue) (tracks 22, 22)
Mädchenschreck (track 1)
Roadie-Lied (track 17)
歡欣一一記 (track 14)
浮気なスー (tracks 22, 22)
烈火街頭 (track 1)
later versions:
Mon amour disparu (track 1)
Vanina (track 1)
part of:
The Lion King (stage musical) (track 24)
recording of:
Cupid (track 20)
Kon-Tiki (track 12)
Runaround Sue (track 22)
Runaway (track 1)
Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King song) (1960) (track 14)
Running Scared (1961-02-27) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Diana / Little Darlin’ / Oh! Carol / Runaway (Raul Seixas medley) (track 1)
version of:
Wimoweh (track 24)

Release Group

part of: The Rock 'n' Roll Era (Time-Life Music) (number: TL516/05)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/403997 [info]