Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Barbara Ann
Jan & Dean 2:21
2 Dream Lover
Bobby Darin 2:31
3 Let’s Dance
Chris Montez 2:27
4 Sleep Walk
Santo & Johnny 2:24
5 Shout! Shout!
Ernie Maresca 2:09
6 He’s a Rebel
The Crystals 2:33
7 Alley‐Oop
The Hollywood Argyles 5 2:44
8 Rubber Ball
Bobby Vee 2:22
9 A Teenager in Love
Dion & The Belmonts 5 2:37
10 Seven Little Girls Sitting
Paul Evans 2:18
11 When
Kalin Twins 2:27
12 Chantilly Lace
The Big Bopper 2:24
13 Good Luck Charm
Elvis Presley 2:26
14 Because They’re Young
Duane Eddy 2:01
15 Sweet Nothin’s
Brenda Lee 2:23
16 You Send Me
Sam Cooke 2:43
17 You’re Sixteen
Johnny Burnette 1:58
18 Oh Boy
Buddy Holly & The Crickets 2:08
19 Just Ask Your Heart
Frankie Avalon 2:30
20 Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie
Brian Hyland 4 2:24
21 The Happy Organ
Dave "Baby" Cortez 2:03
22 Only You
The Platters 2:38
23 Rockin’ Robin
Bobby Day 3 2:36
24 The Purple People Eater
Sheb Wooley 3 2:15
25 Stand by Me
Ben E. King 4.6 2:54
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Surfin’ Safari
The Beach Boys 2:07
2 The Loco‐Motion
Little Eva 2:28
3 Handy Man
Jimmy Jones 2:02
4 Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)
Roy Orbison 2:34
5 I Love How You Love Me
The Paris Sisters 2:05
6 Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
Neil Sedaka 2:36
7 Three Steps to Heaven
Eddie Cochran 2:23
8 Rock Around the Clock
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:11
9 Mission Bell
Donnie Brooks 2:22
10 I’ve Told Every Little Star
Linda Scott 2:18
11 Hello Mary Lou
Ricky Nelson 2:19
12 Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins 4 2:16
13 Zip‐A‐Dee Doo‐Dah
Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans 2:50
14 Happy Time
The Skyliners 2:03
15 Party Doll
Buddy Knox 2:13
16 Pink Shoe Laces
Dodie Stevens 2:25
17 Put Your Head on My Shoulder
Paul Anka 2:39
18 Bobby’s Girl
Marcie Blane 2:19
19 I Want to Walk You Home
Fats Domino 2:23
20 Butterfly
Charlie Gracie 2:19
21 I’m Gonna Knock on Your Door
Eddie Hodges 2:06
22 School Day
Chuck Berry 4.35 2:38
23 Will You Love Me Tomorrow
The Shirelles 3.65 2:43
24 Let There Be Drums
Sandy Nelson 2:19
25 The Walk
Jimmy McCracklin 2:47
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sherry
The Four Seasons 2:34
2 (’Til) I Kissed You
The Everly Brothers 2:24
3 On the Rebound
Floyd Cramer 2:09
4 Honeycomb
Jimmie Rodgers 2:16
5 My Heart Is an Open Book
Carl Dobkins Jr. 2:09
6 Happy, Happy Birthday Baby
The Tune Weavers 2:20
7 Sheila
Tommy Roe 2:03
8 Let’s Twist Again
Chubby Checker 2:19
9 Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis 1:53
10 Sugartime
Charlie Phillips feat. Buddy Holly 2:19
11 A Wonderful Time Up There
Pat Boone 2:08
12 Lover Please
Dennis Turner 1:55
13 You Got What It Takes
Marv Johnson 2:40
14 Candles
The Crests 2:51
15 Venus in Blue Jeans
Jimmy Clanton 2:26
16 The Big Bounce
Shirley Caddell 2:13
17 Seventeen
The Fontane Sisters 2:05
18 At the Hop
Danny & The Juniors 2:33
19 Come Softly to Me
The Fleetwoods 2:24
20 I’m Gonna Be Warm This Winter
Connie Francis 2:25
21 The Lion Sleeps Tonight
The Tokens 2:42
22 Tutti Frutti
Little Richard 2:25
23 Book of Love
The Monotones 2:21
24 Save the Last Dance for Me
The Drifters 2:28
25 Happy Days (theme)
The Reel McCoy 2:34

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Dallas Frazier (track 7)
Jim Lee ("Let's Dance" writer/producer) (track 3)
Jimmie Thomas (track 23)
Mort Shuman (track 9)
Sheb Wooley (track 24)
conductor:
Jack Pleis (track 11)
lead vocals:
Chris Montez (track 3)
lyricist:
Dallas Frazier (track 7)
Jim Lee ("Let's Dance" writer/producer) (track 3)
Jimmie Thomas (track 23)
Doc Pomus (track 9)
Sheb Wooley (track 24)
performer:
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 25)
vocals:
Ben E. King (1960-10-27) (track 25)
writer:
Paul Evans (50s US rock n roll singer/songwriter) (track 11)
Ben E. King (track 25)
Jerry Leiber (track 25)
Lee Pockriss (track 20)
Jack Reardon (track 11)
Mike Stoller (track 25)
Paul Vance (track 20)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 25)
Bear Family Records (1997 –) (track 24)
publisher:
Channel Music Co. (track 24)
Emily Music Corp. (track 20)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 25)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 25)
Melodie der Welt (track 25)
Trio Music (track 25)
Unichappell Music (track 25)
mash-ups:
Stand By Me by ccc (track 25)
sampled by:
Stand by Me by Timeflies (track 25)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 121) (track 25)
later parody versions:
Mia (track 25)
later translated versions:
Bleib bei mir (track 25)
Pregherò (track 25)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 25)
Stand by Me (track 25)
Wenn (track 11)
緊靠一起 (track 25)
later versions:
Dansons (track 3)
When (track 11)
recording of:
A Teenager in Love (track 9)
Alley Oop (track 7)
Let’s Dance (track 3)
Rockin’ Robin (track 23)
When (track 11)
The Purple People Eater (1958) (track 24)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (1960-10-27) (track 25)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 20)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 20)

CD 2

drumset [drums]:
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1960) (track 23)
kettle drum:
Carole King (1960) (track 23)
drums:
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 12)
Fred Below (1956-12-15) (track 22)
guitar:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 12)
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (track 12)
Hubert Sumlin (1956-12-15) (track 22)
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 22)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (track 12)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1956-12-15) (track 22)
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1960) (track 23)
arranger:
Phil Spector (track 5)
Hank Levine (track 5)
background vocals:
Phil Spector (track 5)
Albeth Paris (track 5)
Sherrell Paris (track 5)
composer:
Chuck Berry (track 22)
Jerome Kern (track 10)
Carole King (track 23)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 12)
engineer:
Stan Ross (Recording engineer) (track 5)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1956-12-15) (track 22)
Shirley Owens (1960) (track 23)
lead vocals [singing voice on 1st lead]:
Priscilla Paris (track 5)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (track 22)
Gerry Goffin (track 23)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 12)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 22)
performer:
Chuck Berry (track 22)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 22)
Phil Spector (track 5)
spoken vocals [spoken voice on 2nd lead over the instrumental break]:
Albeth Paris (track 5)
vocals:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 12)
Doris Coley (1960) (track 23)
Addie Harris (1960) (track 23)
Beverly Lee (1960) (track 23)
writer:
Dave Alldred (track 15)
Otis Blackwell (track 3)
Jimmy Bowen (track 15)
Jimmy Jones (writer of "Good Timin'" and "Handy Man") (track 3)
Buddy Knox (track 15)
Larry Kolber (track 5)
Don Lanier (track 15)
Barry Mann (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
HHO Licensing Ltd. (track 23)
Geffen Records (2003) (track 22)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 22)
EMI Longitude Music (track 15)
Hi Lo Music (track 12)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1956-12-15) (track 22)
Gold Star Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1961-07 – 1961-08) (track 5)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 95) (track 12)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 125) (track 23)
cover recording of:
I Love How You Love Me (1961-07 – 1961-08) (track 5)
later translated versions:
G'nagelte Schuach (track 12)
Schuitog (track 22)
歡欣一一記 (track 23)
later versions:
Donne-moi une idée (track 22)
recording of:
Handy Man (track 3)
Party Doll (track 15)
Blue Suede Shoes (1955-12) (track 12)
School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes the Bell) (1956-12-15) (track 22)
Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King song) (1960) (track 23)
referred to in medleys:
Raggarkungen (track 12)
Good Old Rock 'N Roll (tracks 12, 15)

CD 3

bass guitar:
Nick Massi (track 1)
guitar:
Tommy DeVito (track 1)
keyboard:
Bob Gaudio (track 1)
piano:
Bob Gaudio (track 1)
arranger:
Bonnie Guitar (track 19)
composer:
Bob Gaudio (track 1)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 4, 4)
lyricist:
Bob Gaudio (track 1)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 4, 4)
producer:
Bob Crewe (track 1)
vocals:
Tommy DeVito (track 1)
Bob Gaudio (track 1)
Nick Massi (track 1)
Frankie Valli (track 1)
vocals arranger:
Nick Massi (track 1)
writer:
Otis Blackwell (track 9)
Barbara Ellis (track 19)
Jack Hammer (Earl Burroughs, co-wrote Great Balls of Fire) (track 9)
Gary Troxel (track 19)
publisher:
part of:
cover recording of:
Honeycomb (1957) (track 4)
later translated versions:
シェリー (track 1)
later versions:
Doux tam-tam (track 19)
recording of:
Come Softly to Me (track 19)
Honeycomb (track 4)
Sherry (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 1)

Release

ASIN: UK: B00J92CV7U [info]