Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Charlie Brown
The Coasters 2:26
2 A Teenager in Love
Dion & The Belmonts 5 2:38
3 So Fine
The Fiestas 2:20
4 Donna
Ritchie Valens 5 2:24
5 Dream Lover
Bobby Darin 3.5 2:32
6 16 Candles
The Crests 2:55
7 Stagger Lee
Lloyd Price 2:23
8 What'd I Say (Parts 1 & 2)
Ray Charles 5 5:08
9 I Cried a Tear
LaVern Baker 2:37
10 I Want to Walk You Home
Fats Domino 2:23
11 Sea of Love
Phil Phillips 4 2:24
12 Sea Cruise
Frankie Ford 2:44
13 Poison Ivy
The Coasters 1 2:43
14 Kansas City
Wilbert Harrison 2:26
15 The All-American Boy
Bill Parsons 2:59
16 A Lover's Question
Clyde McPhatter 2:36
17 Sleep Walk
Santo & Johnny 5 2:24
18 There Goes My Baby
The Drifters 5 2:12
19 Personality
Lloyd Price 2:37
20 I've Had It
The Bell Notes 2:41
21 Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)
The Impalas 2:35
22 Come Softly to Me
The Fleetwoods 2:20

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1959-02-18) (track 8)
drums:
Milt Turner (1959-02-18) (track 8)
guitar:
Reggie Kimber (track 18)
bass:
Edgar Willis (bass) (1959-02-18) (track 8)
keyboard:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1959-02-18) (track 8)
saxophone:
David “Fathead” Newman (1959-02-18) (track 8)
baritone saxophone:
Bennie Crawford (1959-02-18) (track 8)
baritone vocals:
Dock Green (track 18)
bass vocals:
Elsbeary Hobbs (track 18)
composer:
Bobby Darin (track 5)
Harold Logan (track 19)
Lloyd Price (track 19)
Mort Shuman (track 2)
Ritchie Valens (track 4)
Mike Stoller (1952) (track 14)
lead vocals:
Ben E. King (track 18)
lyricist:
Bobby Darin (track 5)
Harold Logan (track 19)
Lloyd Price (track 19)
Ritchie Valens (track 4)
Doc Pomus (track 2)
Jerry Leiber (1952) (track 14)
performer:
producer:
Ahmet Ertegun (track 5)
Jerry Wexler (track 5)
tenor vocals:
Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) (track 18)
vocals:
LaVern Baker (US rhythm & blues singer) (track 9)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1959-02-18) (track 8)
writer:
Luther Dixon (track 6)
Harry Giosasi (track 21)
Allyson R. Khent (track 6)
Ben E. King (track 18)
Jerry Leiber (tracks 1, 14, 18)
Lover Patterson (track 18)
Mike Stoller (tracks 1, 14, 18)
George Treadwell (track 18)
Arthur Zwirn (track 21)
publisher:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 193) (track 18)
cover recording of:
Kansas City (track 14)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
Harry Hoover (track 12)
later translated versions:
Achterbahn (track 12)
later versions:
J'ai rêvé (Dream Lover) (track 5)
Personnalités (Personality) (track 19)
recording of:
16 Candles (track 6)
A Teenager in Love (track 2)
Charlie Brown (track 1)
Donna (track 4)
Dream Lover (track 5)
Personality (track 19)
Sea Cruise (track 12)
There Goes My Baby (1959) (track 18)

Release Group

part of: The Rock 'n' Roll Era (Time-Life Music) (number: 13)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/404005 [info]