Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Singing the Blues
Guy Mitchell 2:26
2 The Wayward Wind
Gogi Grant 2:59
3 Rock and Roll Waltz
Kay Starr 2:59
4 The Poor People of Paris
Les Baxter and His Orchestra 2:25
5 Memories Are Made of This
Dean Martin 2:16
6 My Prayer
The Platters 2:46
7 Lisbon Antiqua
Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra 2:35
8 I Almost Lost My Mind
Pat Boone 2:35
9 The Green Door
Jim Lowe 2:14
10 Hot Diggity
Perry Como 1 2:23
11 Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins 4 2:14
12 Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)
Doris Day 2:04
13 Canadian Sunset
Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra 2:53
14 Just Walkin' in the Rain
Johnnie Ray 2:39
15 Allegheny Moon
Patti Page 2:50
16 Ivory Tower
Cathy Carr 2:36
17 I'm in Love Again
Fats Domino 2:00
18 True Love
Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly 3:05
19 On the Street Where You Live
Vic Damone 2:37
20 Tonight You Belong to Me
Patience & Prudence 4 1:53
21 A Tear Fell
Teresa Brewer 2:36
22 Born to Be With You
The Chordettes 2:49
23 See You Later Alligator
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:44
24 Why Do Fools Fall in Love
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers 5 2:19
25 A Rose and a Baby Ruth
George Hamilton IV 1:59
26 Long Tall Sally
Little Richard 3 2:08
27 Be Bop a Lula
Gene Vincent 5 2:35
28 The Fool
Sanford Clark 2:45
29 Dungaree Doll
Eddie Fisher 2:00

Credits

CD 1

drumset [drums]:
Dickie Harrell (1956-05-04) (track 27)
bass guitar:
Frank Fields (track 26)
drums:
Earl Palmer (track 26)
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 11)
guitar:
Edgar Blanchard (track 26)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 11)
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (track 11)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Cliff Gallup (1956-05-04) (track 27)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Willie Williams (50s rock guitarist) (1956-05-04) (track 27)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (track 11)
double bass [upright bass]:
Jack Neal (1956-05-04) (track 27)
piano:
Little Richard (track 26)
baritone saxophone:
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (track 26)
tenor saxophone:
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (track 26)
additional writer:
George Goldner (track 24)
Jimmy Merchant (track 24)
Herman Santiago (singer for Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers) (track 24)
background vocals:
composer:
Georges Boulanger (Romani-Romanian violonist, conductor, composer) (track 6)
Bob Davie (track 9)
Jay Livingston (track 12)
Cole Porter (track 18)
Lee David (1926) (track 20)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 11)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 1)
conductor:
Johnny Green (composer and conductor, often credited as John Green) (track 18)
Frank De Vol (1956-02-24) (track 12)
lead vocals:
Little Richard (track 26)
lyricist:
Cole Porter (track 18)
Ray Evans (track 12)
Jimmy Kennedy (track 6)
Marvin Moore (track 9)
Billy Rose (1926) (track 20)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 11)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 1)
orchestra:
Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra (1956-02-02) (track 10)
Frank De Vol and His Orchestra (1956-02-24) (track 12)
performer:
Hugo Winterhalter (tracks 3, 29)
spoken vocals [dialogue]:
Wolfman Jack (track 24)
vocals:
Teresa Brewer (track 21)
Bing Crosby (track 18)
Grace Kelly (US film actress) (track 18)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 11)
Doris Day (1956-02-24) (track 12)
Gene Vincent (1956-05-04) (track 27)
writer:
Dave Bartholomew (track 17)
Johnny Bragg (track 14)
Dorian Burton (track 21)
Tex Davis (track 27)
Al Hoffman (track 10)
Buddy Killen (track 14)
Morris Levy (track 24)
Frankie Lymon (track 24)
Dick Manning (American songwriter) (track 10)
Eugene Randolph (track 21)
Robert Riley (track 14)
Gene Vincent (track 27)
Richard Dehr (1955) (track 5)
Terry Gilkyson (1955) (track 5)
Frank Miller (American singer & songwriter) (1955) (track 5)
Robert Alexander Blackwell (1955-11-29) (track 26)
Enotris Johnson (1955-11-29) (track 26)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11-29) (track 26)
phonographic copyright by:
Everest Records (classical) (track 17)
publisher:
Hi Lo Music (track 11)
Patricia Music (track 24)
St. Angelo Music (track 12)
Venice Music (track 26)
Ridgeway Music Co, Inc. (1926) (track 20)
Warner/Chappell (1926) (track 20)
recorded at:
Owen Bradley Studio (aka the "Quonset Hut") in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1956-05-04) (track 27)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 95) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Singing the Blues (track 1)
is based on:
Avant de mourir (track 6)
is the basis for:
Be-Bop Confidential (track 27)
Que sera sera (track 12)
later translated versions:
Be bop a lula (French translation) (track 27)
Che sera (track 12)
G'nagelte Schuach (track 11)
Heimweh (track 5)
Premier matin (track 18)
Que será será (track 12)
世事多變化 (track 12)
later versions:
Jouw tranen (track 21)
L'Oncle John (track 26)
part of:
High Society (stage musical) (track 18)
High Society (1956 film) (track 18)
recording of:
A Tear Fell (1956 song) (track 21)
Green Door (track 9)
I’m in Love Again (track 17)
My Prayer (track 6)
Blue Suede Shoes (1955-12) (track 11)
Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) (1956-02-02) (track 10)
True Love (High Society) (1956-02-02) (track 18)
Long Tall Sally (1956-02-07) (track 26)
Que Será, Será (1956-02-24) (track 12)
Be‐Bop‐a‐Lula (1956-05-04) (track 27)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (track 10)
Good Old Rock 'N Roll (tracks 11, 26)
Raggarkungen (track 11)