Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Please, Please, Please
James Brown and the Famous Flames 2:47
2 When You Dance
The Turbans 2:56
3 (You've Got) The Magic Touch
The Platters 2:30
4 My Blue Heaven
Fats Domino 2:09
5 Church Bells May Ring
The Willows 2:29
6 My Special Angel
Bobby Helms 3:01
7 Slippin' and Slidin'
Little Richard 2:45
8 It's Too Late
Chuck Willis 2:38
9 Boppin' the Blues
Carl Perkins 2:50
10 Slow Walk
Sil Austin 2:42
11 A Thousand Miles Away
The Heartbeats 2:27
12 I Want You to Be My Girl
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers 3:02
13 Ooby Dooby
The Teen Kings 2:13
14 Ivory Tower
Otis Williams & The Charms 2:16
15 Corrine Corrina
Big Joe Turner 5 2:56
16 Out of Sight, Out of Mind
The Five Keys 2:19
17 Oh What a Night
The Dells 2:56
18 Ready Teddy
Little Richard 2:10
19 Ruby Baby
The Drifters 2:27
20 I Walk the Line
Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 4.25 2:47
21 Devil or Angel
The Clovers 2:28
22 Goodnight My Love
Jesse Belvin 3:07

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1956-02-04) (track 1)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 20)
bass guitar:
Frank Fields (tracks 7, 18)
drums:
Earl Palmer (tracks 7, 18)
Edison Gore (1956-02-04) (track 1)
guitar:
Edgar Blanchard (tracks 7, 18)
Nafloyd Scott (1956-02-04) (track 1)
bass:
Clarence Mack (1956-02-04) (track 1)
double bass:
Marshall Grant (1956-04-02) (track 20)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 20)
piano:
Little Richard (tracks 7, 18)
Lucas "Fats" Gonder (1956-02-04) (track 1)
baritone saxophone:
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (tracks 7, 18)
tenor saxophone:
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (tracks 7, 18)
Ray Felder (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Wilbert Smith (1956-02-04) (track 1)
background vocals:
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Nashpendle Knox (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Sylvester Keels (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1956-02-04) (track 1)
composer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 1)
John Marascalco (track 18)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (track 1)
Chuck Willis (track 8)
Curley Griffin (1956) (track 9)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1956) (track 9)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 20)
lead vocals:
Little Richard (tracks 7, 18)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1956-02-04) (track 1)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 1)
John Marascalco (track 18)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (track 1)
Chuck Willis (track 8)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 20)
performer:
James Brown & The Famous Flames (1956-02-04) (track 1)
producer:
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 20)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 20)
writer:
Edwin Bocage (track 7)
Albert Collins (composer of “Lucille” & “Slippin’ and Slidin’”) (track 7)
William Miller (songwriter) (track 11)
James Smith (composer of “Slippin’ and Slidin’”) (track 7)
Little Richard (track 7)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 20)
MPL UK Publishing (track 9)
Wren Music Co. (track 9)
recorded at:
King Studios in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1956-02-04) (track 1)
edits:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 260) (track 17)
is the basis for:
Daddy's Home (track 11)
later parody versions:
I Walk The Line #3 (track 20)
The Cats of Cash (track 20)
later translated versions:
Yölinjalla (track 20)
later versions:
recording of:
It’s Too Late (track 8)
Ivory Tower (track 14)
Please, Please, Please (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Slippin’ and Slidin’ (1956-02-07) (track 7)
Boppin’ the Blues (1956-03) (track 9)
I Walk the Line (1956-04-02) (track 20)
Ready Teddy (1956-05-09) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: US: B000RJ3VHI [info]

Release Group

part of: The Rock 'n' Roll Era (Time-Life Music) (number: 23)