Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Marianne
The Hilltoppers 2:13
2 Island in the Sun
Harry Belafonte 3:21
3 Fascination
Jane Morgan 2:18
4 When I Fall in Love
Nat King Cole 3:09
5 Love Letters in the Sand
Pat Boone 2:14
6 Love Me Tender
Elvis Presley 3.8 2:42
7 Start Movin' (In My Direction)
Sal Mineo 2:29
8 Twenty Flight Rock
Eddie Cochran 1:43
9 Wake Up Little Susie
The Everly Brothers 5 2:00
10 Rock 'n' Roll Music
Chuck Berry 4.35 2:32
11 Dynamite
Brenda Lee 2:02
12 I'm Walkin'
Fats Domino 2:05
13 That'll Be the Day
The Crickets 5 2:16
14 Peggy Sue
Buddy Holly 4.65 2:29
15 Little Darlin'
The Diamonds 2:09
16 Little Bitty Pretty One
Thurston Harris & The Darts 2:23
17 Tammy
Debbie Reynolds 3:03
18 Diana
Paul Anka 2:19
19 Mr. Wonderful
Peggy Lee 3:18
20 My Prayer
The Platters 2:44

Credits

CD 1

trumpet:
Joseph B. Wilder (1957-01-27) (track 2)
drums:
Jerry Allison (1957-02-25) (track 13)
Fred Below (1957-05) (track 10)
flute:
James N. DeMeo (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Harold M. Jones (50s US flautist) (1957-01-27) (track 2)
guitar:
Frantz Casséus (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Victor Messer (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Millard Thomas (1957-01-27) (track 2)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-02-25) (track 13)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-02-25) (track 13)
Niki Sullivan (1957-02-25) (track 13)
double bass:
Norman Keenan (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Larry Welborn (1957-02-25) (track 13)
Willie Dixon (1957-05) (track 10)
electric guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 10)
bongos:
Noah Rodriguez (1957-01-27) (track 2)
piano:
Lafayette Leake (1957-05) (track 10)
marimba:
Joe Venuto (1957-01-27) (track 2)
congas:
Daniel Barrajanos (1957-01-27) (track 2)
additional writer:
Vera Matson (1956) (track 6)
Elvis Presley (1956) (track 6)
assistant engineer:
Dan Milazzo (track 6)
background vocals:
Niki Sullivan (1957-02-25) (track 13)
June Clark (background vocals for The Crickets) (1957-02-25) (track 13)
Gary Tollett (1957-02-25) (track 13)
Ramona Tollett (1957-02-25) (track 13)
choir vocals:
Gilbert E. Adkins (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Irving D. Barnes (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Leon Bibb (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Charles Colman (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Stephen Harbachick (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Marvin Hayes, Jr. (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Joe N. Kenyon (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Irving Burgie (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Samuel R. McCurry (1957-01-27) (track 2)
John Nielsen (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Brock Peters (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Howard A. Roberts (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings, founded the Howard Roberts Chorale) (1957-01-27) (track 2)
William Stewart (choral vocals in Harry Belafonte recordings) (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Herbert L. Stubbs (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Leroy B. Thompson (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Rodester Timmons (1957-01-27) (track 2)
composer:
Chuck Berry (track 10)
Georges Boulanger (Romani-Romanian violonist, conductor, composer) (track 20)
Victor Young (track 4)
Paul Anka (track 18)
Harry Belafonte (track 2)
Lord Burgess (track 2)
George R. Poulton (1861) (track 6)
conductor:
Robert DeCormier (1957-01-27) (track 2)
engineer:
Ray Bardani (track 6)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (1956-09-01) (track 6)
Harry Belafonte (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-02-25) (track 13)
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 10)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (track 10)
Paul Anka (track 18)
Harry Belafonte (track 2)
Edward Heyman (track 4)
Jimmy Kennedy (track 20)
Lord Burgess (track 2)
Ken Darby (1956) (track 6)
producer:
Joe Carlton (track 2)
Norman Petty (track 13)
vocals:
Nat King Cole (track 4)
Jon Dodson (1956-09-01) (track 6)
Charles Prescott (1956-09-01) (track 6)
Rad Robinson (1956-09-01) (track 6)
writer:
Jerry Allison (tracks 13–14)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 9)
Felice Bryant (track 9)
Eddie Cochran (track 8)
Ned Fairchild (track 8)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (tracks 13–14)
Norman Petty (tracks 13–14)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 10)
Chappell & Co. (track 4)
Epa Publishing (track 18)
Peter Maurice Music (track 20)
Elvis Presley Music (1956 –) (track 6)
recorded at:
Webster Hall in New York, New York, United States (1957-01-27) (track 2)
Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico, United States (1957-02-25) (track 13)
DJ-mixes:
remasters:
Love Me Tender (legacy edition remaster) by Elvis Presley (track 6)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 128) (track 10)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 194) (track 14)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 311) (track 9)
cover recording of:
is based on:
Avant de mourir (track 20)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Krásný Pepek (track 18)
later translated versions:
Diana (track 18)
Diana (track 18)
Immer mehr und mehr (track 13)
Je serai demain le maître du monde (That'll Be the Day) (track 13)
Mit dir leben! (track 6)
Olla võib (track 13)
Peggy Sue (french version) (track 14)
ダイアナ (track 18)
later versions:
Diana (Raul Seixas version) (track 18)
recording of:
Diana (track 18)
My Prayer (track 20)
Peggy Sue (track 14)
Twenty Flight Rock (track 8)
Love Me Tender (1956-09-01) (track 6)
Island in the Sun (1957-01-27) (track 2)
That’ll Be the Day (1957-02-25) (track 13)
Rock and Roll Music (1957-05) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (track 8)
Swing the Mood (track 9)
version of:
Aura Lea (track 6)