Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sh-Boom
The Crew-Cuts 2:48
2 Catch a Falling Star
Perry Como 2:31
3 I'm Walking Behind You
Eddie Fisher 3:08
4 Que será, será (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)
Doris Day 2:07
5 Oh Lonesome Me
Don Gibson 2:31
6 The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane
The Ames Brothers 2:52
7 Nel blu dipinto di blu (Volare)
Domenico Modugno 4 3:38
8 This Ole House
Rosemary Clooney 2:25
9 Slow Poke
Pee Wee King & His Golden West Cowboys 3:02
10 Patricia
Pérez Prado and His Orchestra 2:08
11 Love Me Tender
Elvis Presley 3.8 2:45
12 Be My Love
Mario Lanza 3:31
13 Mona Lisa
Nat King Cole 3:17
14 You Belong to Me
Jo Stafford 3:06
15 Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
Pérez Prado 2:28
16 He'll Have to Go
Jim Reeves 2:22
17 The Tennessee Waltz
Patti Page 3:04
18 Round and Round
Perry Como 2:32
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 That's Amore
Dean Martin 5 3:08
2 My Prayer
The Platters 2:47
3 Don't Be Cruel
Elvis Presley 4 2:05
4 The Rock and Roll Waltz
Kay Starr 3:00
5 You You You
The Ames Brothers 2:57
6 The Cattle Call
Eddy Arnold 2:46
7 Oh! My Pa-Pa (O Mein Papa)
Eddie Fisher 3:08
8 The Wayward Wind
Gogi Grant 2:59
9 Sixteen Tons
Tennessee Ernie Ford 2:39
10 Chances Are
Johnny Mathis 3:05
11 The Three Bells
The Browns 2:53
12 Because of You
Tony Bennett 3:02
13 Mack the Knife
Bobby Darin 4 3:07
14 The Thing
Phil Harris 2:22
15 Mr. Sandman
The Chordettes 2:27
16 Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)
Perry Como 1 2:25
17 Heartaches by the Number
Guy Mitchell 5 2:41
18 The Purple People Eater
Sheb Wooley 3 2:12
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Love Is a Many Splendored Thing
The Four Aces featuring Al Alberts 3:02
2 Music! Music! Music!
Teresa Brewer 2:54
3 Autumn Leaves
Roger Williams 3:03
4 April Love
Pat Boone 2:43
5 Tammy
Debbie Reynolds 3:08
6 Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
Red Foley 2:48
7 Sugartime
The McGuire Sisters 2:34
8 Sincerely
The McGuire Sisters 3:01
9 Moonglow and Theme from 'Picnic'
Morris Stoloff conducting The Columbia Pictures Orchestra 2:52
10 Blue Tango
Leroy Anderson 2:55
11 Rag Mop
The Ames Brothers 2:42
12 Hearts of Stone
The Fontane Sisters 2:06
13 Little Things Mean a Lot
Kitty Kallen 3:02
14 Goodnight Irene
Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra and The Weavers 3:20

Credits

CD 1

additional writer:
Vera Matson (1956) (track 11)
Elvis Presley (1956) (track 11)
arranger:
Jimmy Carroll (1913 - 1972, songwriter, orchestra arranger & conductor) (track 8)
assistant engineer:
Dan Milazzo (track 11)
choir vocals:
The Jeff Alexander Chorus (1951) (track 12)
composer:
Nicholas Brodzsky (track 12)
Jay Livingston (tracks 4, 13)
Domenico Modugno (tracks 7, 7)
Pérez Prado (track 10)
Don Gibson (track 5)
George R. Poulton (1861) (track 11)
conductor:
Frank De Vol (1956-02-24) (track 4)
engineer:
Ray Bardani (track 11)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (1956-09-01) (track 11)
lyricist:
Franco Migliacci (tracks 7, 7)
Domenico Modugno (tracks 7, 7)
Sammy Cahn (track 12)
Ray Evans (tracks 4, 13)
Don Gibson (track 5)
Bob Marcus (track 10)
Ken Darby (1956) (track 11)
orchestra:
Buddy Cole and His Orchestra (1954-05-22) (track 8)
Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra (1954-09-08) (track 6)
Frank De Vol and His Orchestra (1956-02-24) (track 4)
performer:
producer:
Al Ham (track 8)
Mitch Miller (track 8)
tenor vocals:
Mario Lanza (1951) (track 12)
translator:
Mitchell Parish (track 7)
vocals:
Rosemary Clooney (1954-05-22) (track 8)
Doris Day (1956-02-24) (track 4)
Jon Dodson (1956-09-01) (track 11)
Charles Prescott (1956-09-01) (track 11)
Rad Robinson (1956-09-01) (track 11)
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1957) (track 2)
The Ray Charles Singers (1957) (track 2)
writer:
Roy Bennett (US songwriter) (track 6)
William Edwards (The Chords) (track 1)
Carl Feaster (track 1)
Claude Feaster (track 1)
Stuart Hamblen (tracks 8, 8)
James Keyes (track 1)
Pee Wee King (track 14)
Floyd McRae (track 1)
Franco Migliacci (track 7)
Domenico Modugno (track 7)
Lee Pockriss (track 2)
Chilton Price (track 14)
Redd Stewart (track 14)
Sid Tepper (track 6)
Paul Vance (track 2)
Mitchell Parish (track 7)
Joe Shapiro (US songwriter) (1956) (track 18)
Lou Stallman (1956) (track 18)
publisher:
Hill & Range Inc. (track 14)
St. Angelo Music (track 4)
Elvis Presley Music (1956 –) (track 11)
remasters:
Love Me Tender (legacy edition remaster) by Elvis Presley (track 11)
remixes:
sampled by:
arrangements:
Be My Love (Euphonium solo) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Mona Lisa (track 13)
Sh‐Boom (track 1)
This Ole House (1954-05-22) (track 8)
instrumental recording of:
Patricia (track 10)
is the basis for:
Oh ! Quelle nuit (track 5)
Que sera sera (track 4)
Scatmambo (track 10)
later translated versions:
Che sera (track 4)
Estima'm tendrament (track 11)
I det blå (track 7)
Jos sinut saan (track 12)
Mit dir leben! (track 11)
Mona Lisa (track 13)
Ptačí nářečí (track 5)
Que será será (track 4)
Wo bleib i? (track 5)
Yr Hen Dŷ (tracks 8, 8)
ヴォラーレ (track 7)
世事多變化 (track 4)
later versions:
Min idol (tracks 8, 8)
recording of:
Nel blu dipinto di blu (Volare) (track 7)
Oh Lonesome Me (track 5)
Round and Round (track 18)
This Ole House (track 8)
You Belong to Me (track 14)
Be My Love (1951) (track 12)
The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane (1954-09-08) (track 6)
Que Será, Será (1956-02-24) (track 4)
Love Me Tender (1956-09-01) (track 11)
Catch a Falling Star (1957) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (tracks 2, 18)
Perry Como Medley (tracks 2, 18)
Blackboard Jumble (tracks 8, 8)
Spaghetti mix (track 7)
translated version of:
Nel blu dipinto di blu (Volare) (track 7)
version of:
Aura Lea (track 11)

CD 2

additional performer:
The Jordanaires (track 3)
arranger:
Richard Wess (track 13)
assistant engineer:
Dan Milazzo (track 3)
background vocals:
composer:
Georges Boulanger (Romani-Romanian violonist, conductor, composer) (track 2)
Charles R. Grean (track 14)
Merle Travis (track 9)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 1)
Kurt Weill (track 13)
Sheb Wooley (track 18)
Gilles (Swiss composer/vocalist/actor Jean Villard Gilles) (1939) (track 11)
conductor:
Percy Faith (track 12)
Jack Fascinato (track 9)
Richard Wess (track 13)
Walter Scharf (1950-10-13) (track 14)
Dick Stabile (1953-08-13) (track 1)
engineer:
Ray Bardani (track 3)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (track 3)
lyricist:
Merle Travis (track 9)
Sheb Wooley (track 18)
Bertolt Brecht (track 13)
Jack Brooks (English-American lyricist) (track 1)
Jimmy Kennedy (track 2)
Gilles (Swiss composer/vocalist/actor Jean Villard Gilles) (1939) (track 11)
mastering:
Ted Jensen (American mastering engineer) (track 3)
orchestra:
Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra (1956-02-02) (track 16)
performer:
Hugo Winterhalter (track 4)
producer:
Ahmet Ertegun (track 13)
Nesuhi Ertegun (track 13)
Lee Gillette (track 1)
Jerry Wexler (track 13)
translator:
Bert Reisfeld (1948) (track 11)
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 13)
vocals:
Phil Harris (US singer, songwriter, jazz musician, actor and comedian) (track 14)
Dean Martin (American singer/actor) (1953-08-13) (track 1)
writer:
Otis Blackwell (track 3)
Arthur Hammerstein (track 12)
Al Hoffman (track 16)
Dick Manning (American songwriter) (track 16)
Elvis Presley (track 3)
Dudley Wilkinson (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Bear Family Records (1997 –) (track 18)
Bacci Bros Records (2010) (track 9)
Lucky Vintage (2014) (track 9)
publisher:
Channel Music Co. (track 18)
Universal Edition (track 13)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (1949–1956) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-08-13) (track 1)
part of:
cover recording of:
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (track 13)
Sixteen Tons (track 9)
The Three Bells (track 11)
is based on:
Avant de mourir (track 2)
is the basis for:
Seize tonnes (track 9)
Sie hieß Mary Ann (track 9)
later parody versions:
Don't Be Fooled (track 3)
Sixteen Tons (Parody) (track 9)
later translated versions:
Jimmy Brown (Spanish version of 'The Three Bells') (track 11)
Son amores (track 1)
佛跳牆 (track 3)
靜心等 (track 9)
later versions:
Sois pas cruel (track 3)
That’s Amore (in Swedish) (track 1)
recording of:
Because of You (track 12)
My Prayer (track 2)
The Thing (1950-10-13) (track 14)
That’s Amore (1953-08-13) (track 1)
Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) (1956-02-02) (track 16)
Don’t Be Cruel (1956-07-02) (track 3)
The Purple People Eater (1958) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (track 16)
translated version of:
Les Trois Cloches (track 11)

CD 3

composer:
Leroy Anderson (track 10)
George Duning (track 9)
Sammy Fain (track 4)
Will Hudson (track 9)
Irving Mills (track 9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
Joseph Kosma (1945) (track 3)
Leroy Anderson (1951) (track 10)
lyricist:
Eddie DeLange (track 9)
Mitchell Parish (track 10)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 14)
Jacques Prévert (1945) (track 3)
translator:
Johnny Mercer (1947) (track 3)
writer:
Rudy Jackson (track 12)
Eddie Ray (US record company executive, producer & songwriter) (track 12)
publisher:
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 4)
Lodlow Music (track 14)
Morley Music Corp. (track 3)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 11681) (track 14)
cover recording of:
Hearts of Stone (track 12)
instrumental recording of:
Autumn Leaves (jazz standard) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Goodnight, Irene (Raffi adaptation) (track 14)
Roll on Columbia (track 14)
later translated versions:
Bonsoir Lily (track 14)
Des filles et des garçons (Good Night Irene) (track 14)
Las hojas muertas (Autumn Leaves) (track 3)
Rudens zelts (track 3)
Sininen tango (track 10)
later versions:
Blue Tango (track 10)
The Fall (track 3)
medley of:
Love Theme (from the 1955 film "Picnic") (track 9)
Moonglow (track 9)
recording of:
April Love (track 4)
Blue Tango (track 10)
Blue Tango (original instrumental version) (track 10)
Goodnight Irene (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
translated version of:
version of:
Blue Tango (original instrumental version) (track 10)

Release Group

part of: The Fabulous Fifties (Time-Life Music)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0001102040 [info]
other databases: http://www.musik-sammler.de/album/156702 [info]