Annotation

Original CD issue; there's a remaster from 1990 that replaces tracks 4 and 10.

Annotation last modified on 2013-02-25 20:43 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La Bamba
Ritchie Valens 5 2:06
2 Along Came Jones
The Coasters 3:00
3 Hushabye
The Mystics 2:33
4 Only Sixteen
Sam Cooke 1:57
5 Dance With Me
The Drifters 5 2:26
6 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
The Platters 2:43
7 C'mon Everybody
Eddie Cochran 3 1:59
8 Forty Miles of Bad Road
Duane Eddy 2:08
9 You're So Fine
The Falcons 2:30
10 Lonely Boy
Paul Anka 2:34
11 I Only Have Eyes for You
The Flamingos 3:20
12 Lonely Teardrops
Jackie Wilson 2:46
13 Love Potion No. 9
The Clovers 1:56
14 Tallahassee Lassie
Freddy Cannon 2:34
15 It Doesn't Matter Anymore
Buddy Holly 2:07
16 This Should Go on Forever
Ron Bernard 2:47
17 Mr. Blue
The Fleetwoods 2:27
18 I'm Gonna Get Married
Lloyd Price 2:23
19 Baby Talk
Jan & Dean 2:29
20 Red River Rock
Johnny and The Hurricanes 2:14
21 My Heart Is an Open Book
Carl Dobkins Jr. 2:12
22 Since I Don't Have You
The Skyliners 2:36

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Jimmy Beaumont (track 22)
Dewayne Blackwell (track 17)
Jerome Kern (tracks 6, 6)
Tom King (50s & 60s songwriter) (track 20)
Walter Lester (track 22)
Ira Mack (track 20)
Lennie Martin (track 22)
Fred Mendelsohn (track 20)
Joseph Rock (US songwriter/band manager) (track 22)
Mike Stoller (track 2)
John Taylor (Pittsburgh doo-wop vocalist for The Skyliners) (track 22)
Joseph Verscharen (track 22)
Janet Vogel (track 22)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
Paul Anka (track 15)
lyricist:
Dewayne Blackwell (track 17)
Jerry Leiber (track 2)
Paul Anka (track 15)
Otto Harbach (tracks 6, 6)
Ritchie Valens (track 1)
performer:
The Platters (track 6)
producer:
Bob Keane (track 1)
Buck Ram (track 6)
recording engineer:
Larry Levine (track 1)
Stan Ross (Recording engineer) (track 1)
writer:
Barbara Campbell (collective songwriter pseudonym for Sam Cooke, Lou Adler and Herb Alpert) (track 4)
Jerry Capehart (track 7)
Eddie Cochran (track 7)
Lewis Lebish (track 5)
Jerry Leiber (track 5)
Irving Nahan (track 5)
Mike Stoller (track 5)
George Treadwell (track 5)
Doc Pomus (1959) (track 3)
Mort Shuman (1959) (track 3)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 6, 6)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 15)
EMI Unart Catalog (track 7)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (tracks 6, 6)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (tracks 6, 6)
DJ-mixes:
remixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 346) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 403) (track 7)
arrangements:
Dym (Smoke Gets in Your Eyes) (for two violins and piano, Frolov) (tracks 6, 6)
cover recording of:
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (1958) (track 6)
is based on:
later parody versions:
La Bible (track 1)
later translated versions:
Fumo negli occhi (tracks 6, 6)
Seize ans (track 4)
Sexton år (track 4)
Zorro est arrivé (track 2)
later versions:
part of:
Roberta (tracks 6, 6)
recording of:
Along Came Jones (track 2)
C’mon Everybody (track 7)
Dance With Me (track 5)
Hushabye (track 3)
La Bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 1)
Mr. Blue (track 17)
Only Sixteen (track 4)
Red River Rock (track 20)
referred to in medleys:
Swing the Mood (track 7)
version of:
La bamba (track 1)

Release

ASIN: US: B000RJ6NDC [info]

Release Group

part of: The Rock 'n' Roll Era (Time-Life Music) (number: 20)