Tracklist

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CD 3
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CD 7
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CD 9
CD 10
CD 11
CD 12
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Only You
The Platters 2:37
2 Love Letters in the Sand
Pat Boone 2:16
3 Be Bop a Lula
Gene Vincent 5 2:37
4 Diana
Paul Anka 5 2:23
5 Don't Be Cruel
Elvis Presley 4 2:02
6 Young Love
Sonny James 2:31
7 ('Til) I Kissed You
The Everly Brothers 2:20
8 Sea of Love
Phil Phillips 4 2:24
9 Earth Angel
The Crew-Cuts 2:53
10 Honey Love
The Drifters 2:25
11 See You Later Alligator
Bill Haley & His Comets 4 2:46
12 A Teenager in Love
Dion & The Belmonts 5 2:35
13 Who's Sorry Now
Connie Francis 2:20
14 Tequila
The Champs 5 2:12
15 Reet Petite
Jackie Wilson 2:43
16 I'm Walkin'
Fats Domino 2:02
17 Problems
The Everly Brothers 1:56
18 Sittin' in the Balcony
Eddie Cochran 1:59
19 My Prayer
The Platters 2:44
20 At the Hop
Danny & The Juniors 2:33
21 That's All Right
Elvis Presley 1:55
22 Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins 4 2:14
23 Witch Doctor
David Seville 2:21
24 Heartaches at Sweet Sixteen
Kathy Linden 1:47
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Credits

CD 12

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1956-10-30) (track 6)
drumset [drums]:
Dickie Harrell (1956-05-04) (track 3)
drums:
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 22)
Ralph Jones (1950s drummer) (1955-12-12) (track 11)
guitar:
Jimmy Oliver (track 10)
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (track 22)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 22)
Bill Haley (1955-12-12) (track 11)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Cliff Gallup (1956-05-04) (track 3)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Willie Williams (50s rock guitarist) (1956-05-04) (track 3)
bass:
Al Rex (1955-12-12) (track 11)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (track 22)
double bass [upright bass]:
Jack Neal (1956-05-04) (track 3)
electric guitar:
Francis 'Franny' Beecher (1955-12-12) (track 11)
steel guitar:
William F. 'Billy' Williamson (1955-12-12) (track 11)
piano:
Johnny Grande (1955-12-12) (track 11)
tenor saxophone:
Rudy Pompilli (1955-12-12) (track 11)
additional performer:
The Jordanaires (track 5)
assistant engineer:
Dan Milazzo (track 5)
background vocals:
Gordon Stoker (1956-10-30) (track 6)
baritone vocals:
Andrew Trasher (track 10)
bass vocals:
Bill Pinkney (track 10)
composer:
Georges Boulanger (Romani-Romanian violonist, conductor, composer) (track 19)
J. Fred Coots (track 2)
Charles Kenny (songwriter, violinist) (track 2)
Nick Kenny (track 2)
Mort Shuman (track 12)
Paul Anka (track 4)
Ross Bagdasarian (creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks) (track 23)
Chuck Rio (track 14)
Ted Snyder (1923) (track 13)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 22)
engineer:
Ray Bardani (track 5)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (track 5)
Clyde McPhatter (track 10)
Sonny James (1956-10-30) (track 6)
lyricist:
Charles Kenny (songwriter, violinist) (track 2)
Nick Kenny (track 2)
Paul Anka (track 4)
Ross Bagdasarian (creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks) (track 23)
Chuck Rio (track 14)
Jimmy Kennedy (track 19)
Doc Pomus (track 12)
Bert Kalmar (1923) (track 13)
Harry Ruby (1923) (track 13)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 22)
mastering:
Ted Jensen (American mastering engineer) (track 5)
performer:
Dion & The Belmonts (track 12)
tenor vocals:
Gerhart Trasher (track 10)
vocals:
Connie Francis (track 13)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 22)
Bill Haley (1955-12-12) (track 11)
Gene Vincent (1956-05-04) (track 3)
writer:
Jesse Belvin (track 9)
Otis Blackwell (track 5)
Ric Cartey (track 6)
Tex Davis (track 3)
Gaynel Hodge (track 9)
Carole Joyner (track 6)
Ira Kosloff (track 24)
John Madara (track 20)
Elvis Presley (track 5)
Buck Ram (track 1)
Ande Rand (track 1)
Irving Reid (track 24)
Arthur Singer (track 20)
Tony Springer (track 24)
Gene Vincent (track 3)
David White (rock ’n’ roll pianist & songwriter, member of Danny & the Juniors) (track 20)
Curtis Williams (1950s doo-wop singer, member of The Penguins) (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (1955) (track 1)
publisher:
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 23)
Epa Publishing (track 4)
Hi Lo Music (track 22)
Peter Maurice Music (track 19)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 6)
Special Rider Music (track 21)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 24)
recorded at:
Owen Bradley Studio (aka the "Quonset Hut") in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1956-05-04) (track 3)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 95) (track 22)
cover recording of:
My Prayer (track 19)
That’s All Right (track 21)
Young Love (1956-10-30) (track 6)
is based on:
Avant de mourir (track 19)
is the basis for:
Tequila (Terrorvision cover) (track 14)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 14)
later parody versions:
Don't Be Fooled (track 5)
Krásný Pepek (track 4)
Oy Vay (track 23)
later translated versions:
Be bop a lula (French translation) (track 3)
Diana (track 4)
Diana (track 4)
G'nagelte Schuach (track 22)
Ist schon gut (track 21)
Oh, nur Du (track 1)
Samo tij (track 1)
Sólo tú (track 1)
ダイアナ (track 4)
佛跳牆 (track 5)
悲しき16才 (track 24)
later versions:
Diana (Raul Seixas version) (track 4)
Docteur Miracle (track 23)
Sois pas cruel (track 5)
recording of:
A Teenager in Love (track 12)
At the Hop (track 20)
Diana (track 4)
Only You (And You Alone) (Platters song) (track 1)
Tequila (track 14)
Who’s Sorry Now? (1923 song) (track 13)
Witch Doctor (track 23)
Blue Suede Shoes (1955-12) (track 22)
Be‐Bop‐a‐Lula (1956-05-04) (track 3)
Don’t Be Cruel (1956-07-02) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Do You Remember (Stars on 45) (track 21)
Raggarkungen (tracks 1, 22)
Swing the Mood (track 20)

Release Group

part of: Yesterdays Gold (number: 1)