Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Girl Can't Help It
Little Richard 2:34
2 Blue Days, Black Nights
Buddy Holly 2:07
3 Blue Suede Shoes
Pee Wee King 2:05
4 Hot Do! That Made Him Mad
Wanda Jackson 2:42
5 Young Love
Sonny James 2:33
6 Rockin' Daddy
Eddie Bond 2:03
7 Slow Walk
Sil Austin 2:45
8 Long Tall Sally
Pat Boone 2:14
9 I'm a Fool
Slim Whitman 2:47
10 Rock Island Line
Merrill Moore 2:15
11 So Long
Fats Domino 2:11
12 Juke Box Baby
Perry Como 2:17
13 When I Fall in Love
Nat King Cole 3:13
14 On London Bridge
Jo Stafford 2:34
15 Bluejean Bop
Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps 2:28
16 Wonderful! Wonderful!
Johnny Mathis 2:52
17 Watching the World Go By
Dean Martin 2:12
18 Champion the Wonder Horse
Frankie Laine 2:22
19 Ooby Dooby
Janis Martin 2:03
20 Twenty Flight Rock
Eddie Cochran 1:48
21 Remember When
The Platters 2:52
22 Oh Marie
Louis Prima 2:28
23 R.O.C.K.
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:23
24 Such a Night
The Four Lovers 1:44
25 Rockhouse
Roy Orbison 2:08
26 Boppin' the Blues
Carl Perkins 2:52
27 Cool It Baby
Eddie Fontaine 2:21
28 Ruby Baby
The Drifters 2:25
29 On the Street Where You Live
Eddie Fisher 2:31
30 The Church Bells May Ring
The Diamonds 2:20

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1956-10-30) (track 5)
bass guitar:
Frank Fields (1956-10-16) (track 1)
drums:
Earl Palmer (1956-10-16) (track 1)
guitar:
Jimmy Oliver (track 28)
Roy Montrell (1956-10-16) (track 1)
piano:
Little Richard (1956-10-16) (track 1)
baritone saxophone:
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-10-16) (track 1)
tenor saxophone:
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-10-16) (track 1)
background vocals:
Junior Gordon (1956-10-16) (track 1)
Art Neville (1956-10-16) (track 1)
Adolph Smith (1950s vocalist, guitarist & songwriter) (1956-10-16) (track 1)
William Tircuit (1950s vocalist) (1956-10-16) (track 1)
Gordon Stoker (1956-10-30) (track 5)
baritone vocals:
Andrew Trasher (track 28)
bass vocals:
Bill Pinkney (track 28)
composer:
Victor Young (track 13)
Bobby Troup (track 1)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Johnny Moore (soul/rnb vocalist for The Drifters) (track 28)
Little Richard (1956-10-16) (track 1)
Sonny James (1956-10-30) (track 5)
lyricist:
Edward Heyman (track 13)
Bobby Troup (track 1)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 3)
tenor vocals:
Johnny Moore (soul/rnb vocalist for The Drifters) (track 28)
Gerhart Trasher (track 28)
writer:
Ric Cartey (track 5)
Eddie Cochran (track 20)
Ned Fairchild (track 20)
Carole Joyner (track 5)
Joe Sherman (track 12)
Noel Sherman (track 12)
Robert Alexander Blackwell (1955-11-29) (track 8)
Enotris Johnson (1955-11-29) (track 8)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11-29) (track 8)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 13)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 13)
Hi Lo Music (track 3)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 5)
Venice Music (track 8)
compiled in:
The Girl Can't Help It (false start & master) by Little Richard (track 1)
sampled by:
Clumsy by Fergie (track 1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 413) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Blue Suede Shoes (track 3)
Long Tall Sally (track 8)
When I Fall in Love (track 13)
Young Love (1956-10-30) (track 5)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
G'nagelte Schuach (track 3)
later versions:
L'Oncle John (track 8)
recording of:
Juke Box Baby (track 12)
Twenty Flight Rock (track 20)
The Girl Can't Help It (1956-10-16) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Good Old Rock 'N Roll (tracks 3, 8)
Medley (track 20)
Raggarkungen (track 3)