Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 (Baby) Hully Gully
The Olympics 2:05
2 There Is Something on Your Mind
Big Jay McNeely 3:23
3 Almost Grown
Chuck Berry 2 2:21
4 What a Difference a Day Makes
Dinah Washington 2:29
5 Say Man
Bo Diddley 3:13
6 Sixteen Candles
The Crests 2:53
7 Personality
Lloyd Price 2:37
8 It's Just a Matter of Time
Brook Benton 2:28
9 Sea of Love
Phil Phillips 4 2:23
10 Kansas City
Wilbert Harrison 2:23
11 I Only Have Eyes for You
The Flamingos 3:13
12 Mack the Knife
Bobby Darin 3:10
13 There Goes My Baby
The Drifters 5 2:10
14 Poison Ivy
The Coasters 2:42
15 Love Potion No. 9
The Clovers 1:53
16 Handy Man
Jimmy Jones 2:02
17 A Teenager in Love
Dion & The Belmonts 5 2:37
18 Come Softly to Me
The Fleetwoods 2:25
19 Dedicated to the One I Love
The Shirelles 2:02
20 Dream Lover
Bobby Darin 2:31
21 It's Late
Ricky Nelson 1:59
22 Sleep Walk
Santo & Johnny 2:23
23 Sweet Nothin's
Brenda Lee 2:25
24 Hey Little Girl
Dee Clark 1:53
25 A Big Hunk O' Love
Elvis Presley 2:06
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Somethin' Else
Eddie Cochran 2:06
2 Little Queenie
Chuck Berry 2:43
3 A Fool Such as I
Elvis Presley 2:41
4 Forty Miles of Bad Road
Duane Eddy 2:03
5 Memphis Tennessee
Chuck Berry 2:14
6 The Battle of New Orleans
Johnny Horton 2:33
7 It Doesn't Matter Anymore
Buddy Holly 2:04
8 Running Bear
Johnny Preston 2:39
9 Red River Rock
Johnny and The Hurricanes 2:11
10 El Paso
Marty Robbins 4:40
11 Woo Hoo
The Rock-A-Teens 2:07
12 Shimmy, Shimmy, Ko-Ko-Bop
Little Anthony & The Imperials 2:09
13 Teen Beat
Sandy Nelson 3:01
14 Put Your Head on My Shoulder
Paul Anka 2:40
15 The Happy Organ
Dave "Baby" Cortez 2:05
16 Peggy Sue Got Married
Buddy Holly 2:05
17 Lipstick on Your Collar
Connie Francis 2:18
18 Never Be Anyone Else but You
Ricky Nelson 2:16
19 I Need Your Love Tonight
Elvis Presley 2:06
20 Hot Rod Lincoln
Charlie Ryan 2:28
21 Livin' Doll
Cliff Richard 2:39
22 You Got What It Takes
Marv Johnson 2:45
23 I Want to Walk You Home
Fats Domino 2:24
24 Only Sixteen
Sam Cooke 1:55
25 Guitar Boogie Shuffle
The Virtues 2:32

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Fred Below (1959-02) (track 3)
guitar:
Reggie Kimber (track 13)
Bo Diddley (1959-02) (track 3)
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 3)
bass:
Willie Dixon (track 3)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1959-02) (track 3)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02) (track 3)
arranger:
Bonnie Guitar (track 18)
background vocals:
Etta James (track 3)
The Marquees (track 3)
baritone vocals:
Dock Green (track 13)
bass vocals:
Elsbeary Hobbs (track 13)
composer:
Cliff Goldsmith (track 1)
Mort Shuman (track 17)
Fred Smith (60's producer) (track 1)
Kurt Weill (track 12)
Chuck Berry (track 3)
Mike Stoller (1952) (track 10)
lead vocals:
Ben E. King (track 13)
Chuck Berry (track 3)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (track 3)
Bertolt Brecht (track 12)
Doc Pomus (track 17)
Jerry Leiber (1952) (track 10)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 3)
performer:
Dion & The Belmonts (track 17)
tenor vocals:
Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) (track 13)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 12)
vocals:
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 3)
writer:
Ralph Bass (track 19)
Brook Benton (track 8)
Otis Blackwell (track 16)
Luther Dixon (track 6)
Barbara Ellis (track 18)
Belford Hendricks (track 8)
Jimmy Jones (writer of "Good Timin'" and "Handy Man") (track 16)
Allyson R. Khent (track 6)
Ben E. King (track 13)
Jerry Leiber (tracks 10, 13)
Clyde Otis (American songwriter and record producer) (track 8)
Lover Patterson (track 13)
Lowman Pauling (track 19)
Mike Stoller (tracks 10, 13)
George Treadwell (track 13)
Gary Troxel (track 18)
publisher:
Universal Edition (track 12)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 193) (track 13)
cover recording of:
Kansas City (track 10)
is the basis for:
Peanut Butter (track 1)
later parody versions:
later versions:
Doux tam-tam (track 18)
recording of:
16 Candles (track 6)
A Teenager in Love (track 17)
Come Softly to Me (track 18)
Handy Man (track 16)
Hully Gully (track 1)
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (track 12)
There Goes My Baby (1959) (track 13)
Almost Grown (1959-02) (track 3)
translated version of:

CD 2

composer:
Paul Anka (track 7)
George Goehring (track 17)
Tom King (50s & 60s songwriter) (tracks 9, 9)
Baker Knight (track 18)
Ira Mack (tracks 9, 9)
Fred Mendelsohn (tracks 9, 9)
Robert Smith (unknown, maybe dupe) (track 12)
Chuck Berry (track 5)
Marty Robbins (track 10)
lyricist:
Paul Anka (track 7)
Baker Knight (track 18)
Robert Smith (unknown, maybe dupe) (track 12)
Chuck Berry (track 5)
Edna Lewis (track 17)
Marty Robbins (track 10)
vocals:
Connie Francis (track 17)
Ricky Nelson (rock n roll artist) (track 18)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 7)
Matragun Music Inc. (track 18)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 18)
part of:
instrumental cover recording of:
Red River Rock (track 9)
is the basis for:
Memphis Tennessee (track 5)
later parody versions:
Memphis, Tennessee (track 5)
later translated versions:
カラーに口紅 (track 17)
later versions:
recording of:
El Paso (track 10)
Memphis, Tennessee (track 5)
Never Be Anyone Else but You (1959 song) (track 18)
Red River Rock (track 9)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: UK: B004IA2V50 [info]

Release Group

part of: The Cruisin’ Story (number: 1959)