Tracklist

CD 1: Poetry in Motion – Hot Hits of 1961
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blue Moon
The Marcels ?:??
2 Surrender
Elvis Presley ?:??
3 Hello Mary Lou
Ricky Nelson ?:??
4 Will You Love Me Tomorrow
The Shirelles ?:??
5 More Than I Can Say
Bobby Vee ?:??
6 You’re Sixteen
Johnny Burnette ?:??
7 Don’t Treat Me Like a Child
Helen Shapiro ?:??
8 Runaway
Del Shannon ?:??
9 Kon‐Tiki
The Shadows ?:??
10 Calendar Girl
Neil Sedaka ?:??
11 Poetry in Motion
Johnny Tillotson ?:??
12 Take Good Care of My Baby
Bobby Vee ?:??
13 Where the Boys Are
Connie Francis ?:??
14 Running Scared
Roy Orbison ?:??
15 Well I Ask You
Eden Kane ?:??
16 Baby I Don’t Care
Buddy Holly ?:??
17 Weekend
Eddie Cochran ?:??
18 Quarter to Three
Gary "U.S." Bonds ?:??
19 Dum Dum
Brenda Lee ?:??
20 Runaround Sue
Dion ?:??
21 A Hundred Pounds of Clay
Gene McDaniels ?:??
22 Little Sister
Elvis Presley ?:??
23 But I Do
Clarence “Frogman” Henry ?:??
24 My Girl Josephine
Fats Domino ?:??
25 Time
Craig Douglas ?:??
26 Walkin’ Back to Happiness
Helen Shapiro ?:??
CD 2: Let’s Jump the Broomstick – Party Rock 1961
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 His Latest Flame
Elvis Presley ?:??
2 Let’s Jump the Broomstick
Brenda Lee ?:??
3 I’m Gonna Knock on Your Door
Eddie Hodges ?:??
4 Johnny Remember Me
John Leyton ?:??
5 Who Put the Bomp (in the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)
Barry Mann ?:??
6 Heart and Soul
Jan & Dean ?:??
7 War Paint
The Brook Brothers ?:??
8 She She Little Sheila
Gene Vincent ?:??
9 The Hoochi Coochi Coo
Hank Ballard ?:??
10 Under the Moon of Love
Curtis Lee ?:??
11 On the Rebound
Floyd Cramer ?:??
12 Tossin’ and Turnin’
Bobby Lewis ?:??
13 Ya Ya
Lee Dorsey ?:??
14 Hats Off to Larry
Del Shannon ?:??
15 Boys
The Shirelles ?:??
16 Mother‐In‐Law
Ernie K-Doe ?:??
17 Come On
Chuck Berry ?:??
18 F.B.I.
The Shadows ?:??
19 The Watusi
The Vibrations ?:??
20 Little Devil
Neil Sedaka ?:??
21 You Can’t Sit Down, Part 2
Phil Upchurch ?:??
22 Ja‐Da
Johnny and The Hurricanes ?:??
23 One Track Mind
Bobby Lewis ?:??
24 Rubber Ball
Bobby Vee ?:??
25 Pretty Little Angel Eyes
Curtis Lee ?:??
26 Bumble Boogie
B. Bumble & The Stingers ?:??
27 New Orleans
Gary "U.S." Bonds ?:??
CD 3: Halfway to Paradise – Teenage Love 1961
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Halfway to Paradise
Billy Fury ?:??
2 Wooden Heart
Elvis Presley ?:??
3 I’ve Told Every Little Star
Linda Scott ?:??
4 A Girl Like You
Cliff Richard ?:??
5 You Don’t Know
Helen Shapiro ?:??
6 I Love How You Love Me
The Paris Sisters ?:??
7 Bless You
Tony Orlando ?:??
8 Every Beat of My Heart
Gladys Knight ?:??
9 Fool Number One
Brenda Lee ?:??
10 The Time Has Come
Adam Faith ?:??
11 Together
Connie Francis ?:??
12 Get Lost
Eden Kane ?:??
13 Cryin’
Roy Orbison ?:??
14 I’m in the Mood for Love
The Chimes ?:??
15 A Little Bit of Soap
The Jarmels ?:??
16 How Many Tears
Bobby Vee ?:??
17 You Always Hurt the One You Love
Clarence “Frogman” Henry ?:??
18 Tower of Strength
Gene McDaniels ?:??
19 The Mountain’s High
Dick & Dee Dee ?:??
20 Who Am I?
Adam Faith ?:??
21 There’s a Moon Out Tonight
The Capris ?:??
22 Gypsy Woman
The Impressions ?:??
23 Every Breath I Take
Gene Pitney ?:??
24 My True Story
The Jive Five ?:??
25 Raindrops
Dee Clark ?:??
26 What to Do
Buddy Holly ?:??

Credits

CD 1: Poetry in Motion – Hot Hits of 1961

composer:
Mike Stoller (track 16)
lyricist:
Jerry Leiber (track 16)
later versions:
Sentimentale (track 16)
recording of:
Baby I Don’t Care (track 16)

CD 3: Halfway to Paradise – Teenage Love 1961

composer:
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 14)
Curtis Mayfield (track 22)
lyricist:
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 14)
Curtis Mayfield (track 22)
publisher:
Curtom Publishing Co Inc (1961 – ????) (track 22)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
later versions:
recording of:
Gypsy Woman (track 22)

Release Group

part of: The Golden Age of Rock 'n' Roll (The Golden Age of Rock 'n' Roll) (number: 6)