Tracklist

CD 1: Fabulous '50s Favorites
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Music! Music! Music!
Teresa Brewer 3:21
2 "The Third Man" Theme
Anton Karas 2:38
3 The Tennessee Waltz
Patti Page 2:59
4 Mule Train
Frankie Laine 2:33
5 Johnson Rag
Russ Morgan and His Orchestra 2:19
6 (It's No) Sin
Eddy Howard 3:10
7 Come On-a My House
Rosemary Clooney 1:59
8 Slow Poke
Pee Wee King 2:55
9 Jezebel
Frankie Laine 3:14
10 Cry
Johnnie Ray 3:12
11 High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin')
Frankie Laine 2:44
12 Walkin' My Baby Back Home
Johnnie Ray 2:26
13 Half as Much
Rosemary Clooney 2:50
14 I'm Yours
Don Cornell 3:09
15 You Belong to Me
Jo Stafford 3:05
16 Crying in the Chapel
Sonny Til & The Orioles 3:08
17 How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?
Patti Page 3 2:27
18 I Believe
Frankie Laine 2:15
19 Stranger in Paradise
The Four Aces 3:01
20 Just a Gigolo
Jaye P. Morgan 2:32
21 Sh-Boom
The Crew-Cuts 2:53
22 Hey There
Rosemary Clooney 2:56
23 Three Coins in the Fountain
The Four Aces 3:02
24 Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine?)
The Penguins 3:43
25 Mister Sandman
The Chordettes 2:24
CD 2: More Favorites of the Fabulous '50s
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Moments to Remember
The Four Lads 3:23
2 Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
The Four Aces 3:03
3 Autumn Leaves
Roger Williams 3:16
4 Only You
The Platters 2:37
5 Rock Around the Clock
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:14
6 Standing on the Corner
The Four Lads 2:44
7 My Prayer
The Platters 2:48
8 Singing the Blues
Guy Mitchell 2:28
9 Band of Gold
Don Cherry 2:22
10 The Wayward Wind
Gogi Grant 3:00
11 So Rare
Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra 2:46
12 At the Hop
Danny & The Juniors 3.5 2:40
13 Little Darlin'
The Diamonds 2:12
14 Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
Jimmie Rodgers 2:22
15 My Special Angel
Bobby Helms 2:55
16 Tom Dooley
The Kingston Trio 3:20
17 All I Have to Do Is Dream
The Everly Brothers 2:20
18 26 Miles (Santa Catalina)
The Four Preps 2:22
19 It's Only Make Believe
Conway Twitty 2:29
20 Tequila
The Champs 2:15
21 Come Softly to Me
The Fleetwoods 2:29
22 Heartaches by the Number
Guy Mitchell 2:36
23 Primrose Lane
Jerry Wallace 2:27
24 It's Just a Matter of Time
Brook Benton 2:32
25 Venus
Frankie Avalon 5 2:32
CD 3: By Request: Great Love Songs of the '50s
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Oh What a Nite
The Dells 2:54
2 I Went to Your Wedding
Patti Page 3:25
3 Oh Oh I'm Falling in Love Again
Jimmie Rodgers 2:15
4 Just Walkin' in the Rain
Johnnie Ray 2:51
5 Chanson d'Amour (Song of Love)
Art & Dotty Todd 2:56
6 Ivory Tower
Cathy Carr 2:37
7 No, Not Much
The Four Lads 3:15
8 Oh, Lonesome Me
Don Gibson 2:30
9 Mr. Blue
The Fleetwoods 2:29
10 Walkin' After Midnight
Patsy Cline 2:35
11 Secretly
Jimmie Rodgers 2:39
12 The Stroll
The Diamonds 2:40
13 Maybe
The Chantels 2:34
14 Sea of Love
Phil Phillips 4 2:26
15 A Rose and a Baby Ruth
George Hamilton IV 2:21
16 The Big Hurt
Miss Toni Fisher 2:11
17 The Wheel of Fortune
Sunny Gale 3:04
18 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
The Platters 2:38
19 Love Potion #9
The Clovers 3 1:59
20 I Can't Stop Loving You
Don Gibson 2:38
21 Blue Hawaii
Billy Vaughn 2:02
22 I'll Walk Alone
Don Cornell 1 3:06
23 Honeycomb
Jimmie Rodgers 2:15
24 Gone
Ferlin Husky 2:24
25 Twilight Time
The Platters 2:31
CD 4: Do You Wanna Dance? '50s Fun Favorites
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Tutti Frutti
Little Richard 4 2:25
2 Do You Wanna Dance?
Bobby Freeman 2:32
3 Sea Cruise
Frankie Ford 2:45
4 Western Movies
The Olympics 2:28
5 Hey, Little Girl
Dee Clark 2:04
6 Yakety Yak
The Coasters 3 1:49
7 Stagger Lee
Lloyd Price 2:55
8 Baby Talk
Jan & Dean 2:26
9 Come Go With Me
The Del‐Vikings 2:38
10 Rockin' Robin
Bobby Day 3 2:35
11 The All-American Boy
Bill Parsons 3 3:00
12 Little Star
The Elegants 2:43
13 Marianne
The Hilltoppers 2:23
14 Long Tall Sally
Little Richard 2:06
15 So Tough
The Kuf-Linx 2:23
16 Rebel Rouser
Duane Eddy 2:18
17 The Purple People Eater
Sheb Wooley 3 2:18
18 Mr. Lee
The Bobbettes 2:19
19 El Rancho Rock
The Champs 2:21
20 Charlie Brown
The Coasters 2:17
21 This Ole House
Rosemary Clooney 2:29
22 Personality
Lloyd Price 2:29
23 June Night
Jimmy Dorsey 2:12
24 Good Golly Miss Molly
Little Richard 2:09
25 Rock 'n' Roll Is Here to Stay
Danny & The Juniors 2:29

Credits

CD 1: Fabulous '50s Favorites

drums:
Jimmy Crawford (Jazz drummer) (1951-06-06) (track 7)
guitar:
Mundell Lowe (1951-06-06) (track 7)
double bass:
Frank Carroll (1951-06-06) (track 7)
harpsichord:
Stan Freeman (1951-06-06) (track 7)
arranger:
Jimmy Carroll (1913 - 1972, songwriter, orchestra arranger & conductor) (track 7)
composer:
Fred E. Ahlert (track 12)
Wayne Shanklin (track 9)
Dimitri Tiomkin (track 11)
lyricist:
Wayne Shanklin (track 9)
Roy Turk (track 12)
Ned Washington (track 11)
producer:
Al Ham (track 7)
Mitch Miller (track 7)
vocals:
Rosemary Clooney (1951-06-06) (track 7)
writer:
Ross Bagdasarian (creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks) (track 7)
William Edwards (The Chords) (track 21)
Carl Feaster (track 21)
Claude Feaster (track 21)
James Keyes (track 21)
Pee Wee King (track 15)
Floyd McRae (track 21)
Chilton Price (track 15)
William Saroyan (track 7)
Redd Stewart (track 15)
publisher:
Domino Publishing (track 9)
Hill & Range Inc. (track 15)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (France) (track 7)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 7)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 7)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin' (The Ballad of High Noon) (track 11)
Sh‐Boom (track 21)
later translated versions:
Jézébel (French) (track 9)
家へおいでよ (track 7)
later versions:
Kom in i mitt hus (track 7)
recording of:
Jezebel (track 9)
You Belong to Me (track 15)
Come on a’ my House (1951-06-06) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Come On a’ My House (Teresa Teng version) (track 7)

CD 2: More Favorites of the Fabulous '50s

chorus master:
Peter de Angelis (track 25)
composer:
Chuck Río (track 20)
Ed Marshall (track 25)
Joel Newman (track 14)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 8)
conductor:
Peter de Angelis (track 25)
lyricist:
Chuck Río (track 20)
Ed Marshall (track 25)
Paul Campbell (songwriting pseudonym used by The Weavers) (track 14)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 8)
performer:
Frankie Avalon (track 25)
writer:
Boudleaux Bryant (track 17)
John Madara (track 12)
Buck Ram (track 4)
Ande Rand (track 4)
Arthur Singer (track 12)
David White (rock ’n’ roll pianist & songwriter, member of Danny & the Juniors) (track 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Chancellor (1959 –) (track 25)
publisher:
Acuff-Rose Publ. (track 17)
Minurve Records (2009-02-25 –) (track 17)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 141) (track 17)
cover recording of:
Singing the Blues (track 8)
is the basis for:
Tequila (Terrorvision cover) (track 20)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 20)
later translated versions:
Oh, nur Du (track 4)
Samo tij (track 4)
Sólo tú (track 4)
later versions:
Pendant les vacances (All I Have To Do Is Dream) (track 17)
recording of:
At the Hop (track 12)
Only You (And You Alone) (Platters song) (track 4)
Tequila (track 20)
Venus (track 25)
referred to in medleys:
Raggarkungen (track 4)
Swing the Mood (track 12)

CD 3: By Request: Great Love Songs of the '50s

composer:
Alan Block (track 10)
Don Gibson (tracks 8, 20)
Al Hoffman (track 3)
Dick Manning (American songwriter) (track 3)
Mark Markwell (track 3)
Wayne Shanklin (track 16)
Dewayne Blackwell (track 9)
Don Hecht (track 10)
Smokey Rogers (track 24)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 23, 23)
lyricist:
Don Gibson (tracks 8, 20)
Al Hoffman (track 3)
Dick Manning (American songwriter) (track 3)
Mark Markwell (track 3)
Wayne Shanklin (track 16)
Dewayne Blackwell (track 9)
Don Hecht (track 10)
Smokey Rogers (track 24)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 23, 23)
orchestra:
writer:
Bennie Benjamin (track 17)
Johnny Bragg (track 4)
Luigi Creatore (track 11)
Al Hoffman (track 11)
Buddy Killen (track 4)
Dick Manning (American songwriter) (track 11)
Hugo Peretti (track 11)
Robert Riley (track 4)
George David Weiss (track 17)
publisher:
Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music (tracks 8, 10)
part of:
cover recording of:
Secretly (track 11)
Honeycomb (1957) (track 23)
is the basis for:
Oh ! Quelle nuit (track 8)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
C'était plus fort que tout (I Can't Stop Loving You) (track 20)
Jamás te olvidaré (I Can't Stop Loving You) (track 20)
Ptačí nářečí (track 8)
Wo bleib i? (track 8)
later versions:
recording of:
Gone (track 24)
Honeycomb (track 23)
Mr. Blue (track 9)
Oh Lonesome Me (track 8)
The Big Hurt (track 16)
Wheel of Fortune (1951 song) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:

CD 4: Do You Wanna Dance? '50s Fun Favorites

composer:
Abel Baer (track 23)
Jimmie Thomas (track 10)
Sheb Wooley (track 17)
lyricist:
Cliff Friend (track 23)
Jimmie Thomas (track 10)
Sheb Wooley (track 17)
writer:
Cliff Goldsmith (track 4)
Jerry Leiber (track 20)
Harold Logan (track 7)
Vito Picone (track 12)
Lloyd Price (track 7)
Fred Smith (60's producer) (track 4)
Mike Stoller (track 20)
Arthur Venosa (track 12)
Robert Alexander Blackwell (1955-11-29) (track 14)
Enotris Johnson (1955-11-29) (track 14)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11-29) (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
Bear Family Records (1997 –) (track 17)
publisher:
Channel Music Co. (track 17)
Keymen Music (track 4)
Venice Music (track 14)
remixes:
later translated parody versions:
Harry Hoover (track 3)
later translated versions:
Achterbahn (track 3)
later versions:
C'est Charlie Brown (track 20)
L'Oncle John (track 14)
recording of:
Charlie Brown (track 20)
June Night (track 23)
Little Star (track 12)
Long Tall Sally (track 14)
Rockin’ Robin (track 10)
Sea Cruise (track 3)
Stagger Lee (Lloyd Price version) (track 7)
Western Movies (track 4)
The Purple People Eater (1958) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Stagger Lee (track 7)

Release

ASIN: US: B000NYRO3O [info]