Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rave On
Buddy Holly 1:51
2 Wear My Ring Around Your Neck
Elvis Presley 2.5 2:15
3 Twilight Time
The Platters 2:46
4 Chantilly Lace
The Big Bopper 2:24
5 All I Have to Do Is Dream
The Everly Brothers 2:20
6 Tequila
The Champs 5 2:13
7 Splish Splash
Bobby Darin 3 2:13
8 It's Only Make Believe
Conway Twitty 2:13
9 A Wonderful Time Up There
Pat Boone 2:08
10 When
Kalin Twins 2:27
11 Poor Little Fool
Ricky Nelson 2:33
12 Fever
Peggy Lee 3:20
13 Little Star
The Elegants 2:42
14 Secretly
Jimmie Rodgers 2:37
15 Return to Me
Dean Martin 2:25
16 Sugartime
The McGuire Sisters 2:35
17 He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
Laurie London 2:22
18 Witch Doctor
David Seville 2:22
19 Big Man
The Four Preps 2:21
20 Lollipop
The Chordettes 2:11
21 Do You Wanna Dance?
Bobby Freeman 2:37
22 Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis 1:54
23 Topsy II
Cozy Cole 3:35
24 The Purple People Eater
Sheb Wooley 3 2:15
25 Get a Job
The Silhouettes 2:47
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sweet Little Sixteen
Chuck Berry 5 ?:??
2 At the Hop
Danny & The Juniors 3.5 ?:??
3 Rockin' Robin
Bobby Day ?:??
4 Don't
Elvis Presley ?:??
5 Yakety Yak
The Coasters 4 ?:??
6 To Know Him Is to Love Him
The Teddy Bears ?:??
7 Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu (Volare)
Domenico Modugno 4 ?:??
8 Rebel Rouser
Duane Eddy ?:??
9 Tom Dooley
The Kingston Trio ?:??
10 Book of Love
The Monotones 5 ?:??
11 It's All in the Game
Tommy Edwards ?:??
12 Willie and the Hand Jive
Johnny Otis ?:??
13 My True Love
Jack Scott ?:??
14 Summertime Blues
Eddie Cochran ?:??
15 Who's Sorry Now
Connie Francis ?:??
16 Think It Over
Buddy Holly & The Crickets 5 ?:??
17 Just a Dream
Jimmy Clanton ?:??
18 Believe What You Say
Ricky Nelson ?:??
19 Are You Sincere
Andy Williams ?:??
20 Beep Beep
The Playmates ?:??
21 Catch a Falling Star
Perry Como ?:??
22 Problems
The Everly Brothers ?:??
23 All the Way
Frank Sinatra 4 ?:??
24 Patricia
Pérez Prado ?:??
25 Short Shorts
Royal Teens ?:??

Credits

CD 1

additional performer:
The Jordanaires (track 2)
composer:
Ross Bagdasarian (creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks) (track 18)
Bobby Freeman (track 21)
Russell Moody (track 2)
Bert Carroll (track 2)
Chuck Rio (track 6)
Sheb Wooley (track 24)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 17)
conductor:
Jack Pleis (track 10)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (track 2)
lyricist:
Ross Bagdasarian (creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks) (track 18)
Bobby Freeman (track 21)
Russell Moody (track 2)
Bert Carroll (track 2)
Chuck Rio (track 6)
Sheb Wooley (track 24)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 17)
producer:
Herb Abramson (track 7)
Archie Bleyer (track 20)
Ahmet Ertegun (track 7)
Lee Gillette (track 15)
writer:
Earl T. Beal (track 25)
Bruce Belland (track 19)
Otis Blackwell (track 22)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 5)
Luigi Creatore (track 14)
Bobby Darin (track 7)
Daniel DiMinno (American composer, lyricist, author) (track 15)
Julius Dixson (tracks 20, 20)
Raymond W. Edwards (member of 1950s doowop group the Silhouettes) (track 25)
Paul Evans (50s US rock n roll singer/songwriter) (track 10)
Jack Hammer (Earl Burroughs, co-wrote Great Balls of Fire) (track 22)
Al Hoffman (track 14)
William F. Horton (track 25)
Glen Larson (track 19)
Richard A. Lewis (member of 1950s doowop group the Silhouettes) (track 25)
Carmen Lombardo (track 15)
Dick Manning (American songwriter) (track 14)
Jean Murray (track 7)
Hugo Peretti (track 14)
Jack Reardon (track 10)
Beverly Ross (tracks 20, 20)
phonographic copyright by:
Bear Family Records (1997 –) (track 24)
publisher:
Acuff-Rose Publ. (track 5)
Anglo-Pic Music Co. Ltd. (tracks 20, 20)
Bobby Freeman Music (track 21)
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 18)
Channel Music Co. (track 24)
Clockus Music Co. (track 21)
Edward B. Marks Music Co. (founded originally as J. Stern & Co. in 1894, renamed in 1919) (tracks 20, 20)
Good Music Ltd. (track 7)
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (track 15)
Minurve Records (2009-02-25 –) (track 5)
remixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 141) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Lollipop (track 20)
Secretly (track 14)
is the basis for:
Tequila (Terrorvision cover) (track 6)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 6)
later parody versions:
Oy Vay (track 18)
later translated versions:
Do You Want to Dance (Spanish translation) (track 21)
Lollipop (tracks 20, 20)
Trouve un job (track 25)
Wenn (track 10)
later versions:
Docteur Miracle (track 18)
J'ai tout mon temps (track 22)
Pendant les vacances (All I Have To Do Is Dream) (track 5)
When (track 10)
recording of:
Big Man (track 19)
Get a Job (track 25)
Great Balls of Fire (track 22)
Lollipop (track 20)
Return to Me (track 15)
Splish Splash (track 7)
Tequila (track 6)
When (track 10)
Witch Doctor (track 18)
The Purple People Eater (1958) (track 24)
referred to in medleys:
Candy Medley (tracks 20, 20)

CD 2

drums:
Jasper Thomas (1957-12) (track 1)
Sandy Nelson (1958-07) (track 6)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 1)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1957-12) (track 1)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1957-12) (track 1)
arranger:
Phil Spector (track 6)
composer:
Chuck Berry (track 1)
Dorsey Burnette (track 18)
Johnny Burnette (track 18)
Domenico Modugno (tracks 7, 7)
Pérez Prado (track 24)
Jimmie Thomas (track 3)
Phil Spector (track 6)
Mike Stoller (track 4)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 23)
Wayne Walker (track 19)
Johnny Otis (track 12)
Charles Dawes (1911) (track 11)
Ted Snyder (1923) (track 15)
engineer:
Stan Ross (Recording engineer) (track 6)
instruments:
Phil Spector (1958-07) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Frank Sinatra (track 23)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 1)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (track 1)
Dorsey Burnette (track 18)
Johnny Burnette (track 18)
Franco Migliacci (tracks 7, 7)
Domenico Modugno (tracks 7, 7)
Jimmie Thomas (track 3)
Phil Spector (track 6)
Wayne Walker (track 19)
Sammy Cahn (track 23)
Jerry Leiber (track 4)
Bob Marcus (track 24)
Johnny Otis (track 12)
Bert Kalmar (1923) (track 15)
Harry Ruby (1923) (track 15)
Carl Sigman (1951) (track 11)
orchestra:
performer:
producer:
Jimmie Haskell (track 18)
Ozzie Nelson (track 18)
Ricky Nelson (rock n roll artist) (track 18)
Phil Spector (track 6)
translator:
Mitchell Parish (track 7)
vocals:
Ricky Nelson (rock n roll artist) (track 18)
Connie Francis (track 15)
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1957) (track 21)
The Ray Charles Singers (1957) (track 21)
writer:
Jerry Allison (track 16)
Jerry Capehart (track 14)
Eddie Cochran (track 14)
Warren Davis (track 10)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (track 16)
John Madara (track 2)
George Malone (track 10)
Franco Migliacci (track 7)
Domenico Modugno (track 7)
Mitchell Parish (track 7)
Charles Patrick (track 10)
Norman Petty (track 16)
Lee Pockriss (track 21)
Arthur Singer (track 2)
Paul Vance (track 21)
David White (rock ’n’ roll pianist & songwriter, member of Danny & the Juniors) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Masterworks Series (2013) (track 23)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 6)
American Music (track 14)
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 1)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 1)
Larry Spier Inc. (track 11)
Majorsongs Ltd. (track 11)
Matragun Music Inc. (track 18)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 18)
engineered at:
recorded at:
Capitol Tower in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1957-04 – 1959-03) (track 23)
part of:
arrangements:
Wo mer endlich Sommer hann (translated) (track 14)
is the basis for:
Scatmambo (track 24)
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 1)
later parody versions:
Vaivaisen luut (track 14)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
I det blå (track 7)
つのる想い (track 6)
ヴォラーレ (track 7)
later versions:
C'est le jeu (It’s All in the Game) (track 11)
Histoire d'amour (track 10)
recording of:
Are You Sincere (track 19)
At the Hop (track 2)
Book of Love (track 10)
Don't (track 4)
Nel blu dipinto di blu (Volare) (track 7)
Patricia (track 24)
Rockin’ Robin (track 3)
Summertime Blues (track 14)
Think It Over (track 16)
Who’s Sorry Now? (1923 song) (track 15)
Catch a Falling Star (1957) (track 21)
All the Way (from "The Joker is Wild") (1957-08-13) (track 23)
Sweet Little Sixteen (1957-12) (track 1)
To Know Him Is to Love Him (1958-07) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (track 21)
Perry Como Medley (track 21)
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 10)
Spaghetti mix (track 7)
Swing the Mood (track 2)
translated parody version of:
Sammarkveld Blues (track 14)
translated version of:
Nel blu dipinto di blu (Volare) (track 7)

Release Group

part of: American Heartbeat (One Day Music) (number: 1958)