Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jailhouse Rock
Elvis Presley 5 2:27
2 See You Later Alligator
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:44
3 Let’s Have a Party
Wanda Jackson 2:10
4 The Shape I’m In
Johnny Restivo 2:01
5 Ain’t That a Shame
Fats Domino 2:24
6 Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel)
Roy Orbison 2:26
7 Dear One
Larry Finnegan 3:00
8 I’ll Save the Last Dance for You
Damita Jo 2:12
9 You Can Have Her
Roy Hamilton 2:39
10 C’mon Everybody
Eddie Cochran 1:55
11 Oh Boy!
Buddy Holly 2:07
12 Twilight Time
The Platters 2:45
13 Sea of Heartbreak
Don Gibson 2:32
14 Singing the Blues
Tommy Steele 2:22
15 Rebel ’Rouser
Duane Eddy 2:31
16 Twist a Saint‐Tropez (feat. Les Chats Sauvages)
Dick Rivers 1:44
17 Good Golly, Miss Molly
Little Richard 2:09
18 Corinna, Corinna
Ray Peterson 2:40
19 A Little Bit of Soap
The Jarmels 2:12
20 Yakety Yak
The Coasters 1:49
21 Mr Bass Man
Johnny Cymbal 2:36
22 Feel So Fine
Johnny Preston 2:03
23 Let’s Jump the Broomstick
Brenda Lee 2:30
24 Stagger Lee
Lloyd Price 2:21
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mean Woman Blues
Roy Orbison 2:23
2 Rockin’ Robin
Bobby Day 3 2:34
3 It’s Late
Ricky Nelson 1:57
4 Lipstick on Your Collar
Connie Francis 2:19
5 Still (feat. The Checkmates)
Emile Ford 2:19
6 The Wanderer
Dion 2:45
7 Baby Sittin’ (feat. The Toxedos)
Bobby Angelo 2:03
8 Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis 1:51
9 Green Door
Jim Lowe 2:13
10 Party Doll
Buddy Knox 2:11
11 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Neil Sedaka 2:18
12 Dreamin’
Johnny Burnette 2:17
13 Kansas City
Wilbert Harrison 2:24
14 Makin’ Love
Floyd Robinson 1:52
15 Rock‐A‐Billy
Guy Mitchell 2:13
16 Mule Skinner Blues
The Fendermen 3 2:23
17 Johnny B. Goode
Chuck Berry 4.15 2:39
18 Put Your Head on My Shoulder
Paul Anka 5 2:33
19 Bye Bye Love
The Everly Brothers 2:17
20 Knocking on Wood
Adam Faith 2:00
21 Bony Moronie
Larry Williams 3:05
22 La Bamba
Ritchie Valens 5 2:05
23 Darling Nelly Grey (feat. The Violents)
Jerry Williams 2:02
24 It’s All in the Game
Tommy Edwards 2:36

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Paul Hampton (track 13)
Guy Lafitte (track 16)
Martial Solal (track 16)
Mike Stoller (track 1)
Bill Cook (American songwriter) (track 9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 18)
lyricist:
Bill Cook (American songwriter) (track 9)
Hal David (track 13)
Jerry Leiber (track 1)
Lucien Morisse (track 16)
André Salvet (track 16)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 18)
writer:
Otis Blackwell (track 4)
Jerry Capehart (track 10)
Lee Cathy (track 4)
Eddie Cochran (track 10)
publisher:
EMI Unart Catalog (track 10)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 1)
Mike Stoller Music (ASCAP) (track 1)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 1)
cover recording of:
Corrine, Corrina (track 18)
later parody versions:
Jail Got Rocked (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Bullhouse Rock (track 1)
later translated versions:
Sånt är livet (track 9)
Tu peux la prendre (You Can Have Her) (track 9)
Zuchthaus Rock (track 1)
監獄ロック (track 1)
later versions:
recording of:
C’mon Everybody (track 10)
Jailhouse Rock (track 1)
Sea of Heartbreak (track 13)
The Shape I’m In (track 4)
You Can Have Her (1961 song) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Swing the Mood (tracks 1, 10)

CD 2

drums:
Earl Palmer (1957-09-11) (track 21)
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 17)
guitar:
Rene Hall (1957-09-11) (track 21)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 17)
bass:
Ted Brinson (1957-09-11) (track 21)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1958-01-06) (track 17)
saxophone:
John E. Oliveri (1957-09-11) (track 21)
piano:
Larry Williams (50's rocker) (1957-09-11) (track 21)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-01-06) (track 17)
baritone saxophone:
Jewell Grant (1957-09-11) (track 21)
tenor saxophone:
Plas Johnson (1957-09-11) (track 21)
arranger:
Don Costa (US pop music arranger & producer) (track 18)
composer:
Bob Davie (track 9)
Claude Demetrius (track 1)
George Goehring (track 4)
Ernie Maresca (track 6)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 16)
Lawrence E. Williams (50's rocker) (track 21)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 22)
Paul Anka (track 18)
Jimmie Thomas (track 2)
Charles Dawes (1911) (track 24)
Mike Stoller (1952) (track 13)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 17)
conductor:
Don Costa (US pop music arranger & producer) (1958-08) (track 18)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 17)
lyricist:
Claude Demetrius (track 1)
Ernie Maresca (track 6)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 16)
Lawrence E. Williams (50's rocker) (track 21)
Paul Anka (track 18)
Edna Lewis (track 4)
Marvin Moore (track 9)
Jimmie Thomas (track 2)
Ritchie Valens (track 22)
Carl Sigman (1951) (track 24)
Jerry Leiber (1952) (track 13)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 17)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 17)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 17)
Bob Keane (track 22)
recording engineer:
Larry Levine (track 22)
Stan Ross (Recording engineer) (track 22)
vocals:
Connie Francis (track 4)
Larry Williams (50's rocker) (1957-09-11) (track 21)
Paul Anka (1958-08) (track 18)
writer:
Dave Alldred (track 10)
Jimmy Bowen (track 10)
Eddie Deane (track 15)
Woody Harris (track 15)
Buddy Knox (track 10)
Don Lanier (track 10)
Jerry Leiber (track 13)
Mike Stoller (track 13)
publisher:
EMI Longitude Music (tracks 10, 22)
Gladys Music Inc. (track 1)
Larry Spier Inc. (track 24)
Majorsongs Ltd. (track 24)
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
remixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 7) (track 17)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 346) (track 22)
cover recording of:
Kansas City (track 13)
Mean Woman Blues (track 1)
The Wanderer (Dion song) (track 6)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
La Bible (track 22)
Афанасий (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
Skinnmagre høner (track 21)
later translated versions:
Eddie sois bon (track 17)
Hyvä nainen (track 1)
Johnny B. Good (track 17)
Johnny B. Goode (track 17)
Le Vagabond (The Wanderer) (track 6)
Popotitos (track 21)
カラーに口紅 (track 4)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 17)
C'est le jeu (It’s All in the Game) (track 24)
New Mule Skinner Blues (revised lyrics, first recorded by Bill Monroe ca. 1950) (track 16)
Te voici (track 1)
recording of:
Green Door (track 9)
La Bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 22)
Party Doll (track 10)
Rock-A-Billy (track 15)
Rockin’ Robin (track 2)
Boney Maroney (1957-09-11) (track 21)
Johnny B. Goode (1958-01-06) (track 17)
Put Your Head on My Shoulder (1958-08) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 17)
version of:
La bamba (track 22)