Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sh-Boom
The Crew-Cuts 2:45
2 Catch a Falling Star
Perry Como 2:29
3 I’m Walking Behind You
Eddie Fisher 3:05
4 Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)
Doris Day 2:04
5 Oh Lonesome Me
Don Gibson 2:30
6 The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane
The Ames Brothers 2:50
7 Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu (Volare)
Domenico Modugno 4 3:36
8 This Ole House
Rosemary Clooney 2:22
9 Slow Poke
Pee Wee King & His Golden West Cowboys 2:59
10 Patricia
Pérez Prado and His Orchestra 2:05
11 Love Me Tender
Elvis Presley 3.8 2:43
12 Be My Love
Mario Lanza 3:29
13 Mona Lisa
Nat King Cole 3:14
14 You Belong to Me
Jo Stafford 3:03
15 Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
Pérez Prado and His Orchestra 2:26
16 He’ll Have to Go
Jim Reeves 2:20
17 The Tennessee Waltz
Patti Page 3:01
18 Round and Round
Perry Como 2:33
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mockin’ Bird Hill
Les Paul & Mary Ford 2:19
2 My Prayer
The Platters 2:47
3 Who’s Sorry Now
Connie Francis 2:19
4 Rock & Roll Waltz
Kay Starr 2:59
5 You You You
The Ames Brothers 2:56
6 Tom Dooley
The Kingston Trio 3:06
7 I’m Walking Behind You
Eddie Fisher 3:07
8 The Wayward Wind
Gogi Grant 2:59
9 Sixteen Tons
Tennessee Ernie Ford 2:38
10 Chances Are
Johnny Mathis 3:05
11 Big Man
The Four Preps 2:23
12 Because of You
Tony Bennett 3:01
13 Patricia
Pérez Prado 2:08
14 An Affair to Remember
Vic Damone 2:49
15 Mr. Sandman
The Chordettes 2:26
16 Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)
Perry Como feat. The Ray Charles Singers 1 2:24
17 Heartaches by the Number
Guy Mitchell 5 2:41
18 Swedish Rhapsody
Mantovani 2:38
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Love Is a Many Splendored Thing
The Four Aces 3:03
2 Music! Music! Music!
Teresa Brewer 2:53
3 Oh Oh I’m Falling in Love Again
Jimmie Rodgers 2:17
4 April Love
Pat Boone 2:43
5 Tammy
Debbie Reynolds 3:08
6 Chatanooga Shoe Shine Boy
Red Foley 2:48
7 Sugartime
The McGuire Sisters 2:34
8 He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands
Laurie London 2:22
9 Moonglow and Theme From ’Picnic’
Morris Stoloff 2:52
10 Blue Tango
Leroy Anderson 2:54
11 Goodnight Irene
The Weavers 3:24
12 Hearts of Stone
The Fontane Sisters 2:06
13 Little Things Mean a Lot
Kitty Kallen 3:01
14 Canadian Sunset
Hugo Winterhalter and His Orchestra 2:53

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)
Don Gibson (track 5)
Jay Livingston (tracks 4, 13)
Domenico Modugno (tracks 7, 7)
Pérez Prado (track 10)
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:
Don Gibson (track 5)
Franco Migliacci (tracks 7, 7)
Domenico Modugno (tracks 7, 7)
Sammy Cahn (track 12)
Ray Evans (tracks 4, 13)
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

background vocals:
composer:
Georges Boulanger (Romani-Romanian violonist, conductor, composer) (track 2)
Merle Travis (track 9)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 14)
Vaughn Horton (1929 – 1930) (track 1)
conductor:
Percy Faith (track 12)
Jack Fascinato (track 9)
lead vocals:
lyricist:
Merle Travis (track 9)
Harold Adamson (track 14)
Jimmy Kennedy (track 2)
Leo McCarey (track 14)
Vaughn Horton (1929 – 1930) (track 1)
orchestra:
Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra (1956-02-02) (track 16)
performer:
Hugo Winterhalter (track 4)
writer:
Arthur Hammerstein (track 12)
Al Hoffman (track 16)
Dick Manning (American songwriter) (track 16)
Dudley Wilkinson (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Bacci Bros Records (2010) (track 9)
Lucky Vintage (2014) (track 9)
publisher:
part of:
cover recording of:
Sixteen Tons (track 9)
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:
Sixteen Tons (Parody) (track 9)
later translated versions:
靜心等 (track 9)
later versions:
Adress Rosenhill (track 1)
Småfoglarne (track 1)
recording of:
Because of You (track 12)
Mockin' Bird Hill (track 1)
My Prayer (track 2)
Tom Dooley (track 6)
Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom) (1956-02-02) (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (track 16)

CD 3

composer:
Leroy Anderson (track 10)
George Duning (track 9)
Sammy Fain (track 4)
Eddie Heywood (track 14)
Will Hudson (track 9)
Dick Manning (American songwriter) (track 3)
Irving Mills (track 9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 8, 11)
Al Hoffman (track 3)
Mark Markwell (track 3)
Leroy Anderson (1951) (track 10)
lyricist:
Dick Manning (American songwriter) (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 8, 11)
Eddie DeLange (track 9)
Norman Gimbel (track 14)
Al Hoffman (track 3)
Mark Markwell (track 3)
Mitchell Parish (track 10)
writer:
Rudy Jackson (track 12)
Eddie Ray (US record company executive, producer & songwriter) (track 12)
publisher:
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 4)
Lodlow Music (track 11)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 11681) (track 11)
cover recording of:
Hearts of Stone (track 12)
instrumental recording of:
Canadian Sunset (track 14)
is the basis for:
Goodnight, Irene (Raffi adaptation) (track 11)
Roll on Columbia (track 11)
later translated versions:
Bonsoir Lily (track 11)
Des filles et des garçons (Good Night Irene) (track 11)
Sininen tango (track 10)
later versions:
Blue Tango (track 10)
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 11)
version of:
Blue Tango (original instrumental version) (track 10)

Release

other databases: http://www.musik-sammler.de/media/72617 [info]

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]