Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Let's Have a Party
Wanda Jackson 2:09
2 That'll Be the Day
The Crickets 5 2:16
3 Wake Up Little Susie
The Everly Brothers 5 2:00
4 Teenager in Love
Dion & The Belmonts 5 2:38
5 Mack the Knife
Bobby Darin 4 3:09
6 Good Golly Miss Molly
Little Richard 2:10
7 Rock Around the Clock
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:13
8 Tallahassee Lassie
Freddy Cannon 2:34
9 So Fine
The Fiestas 2:23
10 Johnny B. Goode
Chuck Berry 4.15 2:42
11 The Stroll
The Diamonds 2:28
12 At the Hop
Danny & The Juniors 2:32

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Jerry Allison (1957-02-25) (track 2)
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 10)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 10)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-02-25) (track 2)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-02-25) (track 2)
Niki Sullivan (1957-02-25) (track 2)
double bass:
Larry Welborn (1957-02-25) (track 2)
Willie Dixon (1958-01-06) (track 10)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1958-01-06) (track 10)
arranger:
Richard Wess (track 5)
background vocals:
Niki Sullivan (1957-02-25) (track 2)
June Clark (background vocals for The Crickets) (1957-02-25) (track 2)
Gary Tollett (1957-02-25) (track 2)
Ramona Tollett (1957-02-25) (track 2)
composer:
Mort Shuman (track 4)
Kurt Weill (track 5)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 10)
conductor:
Richard Wess (track 5)
lead vocals:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-02-25) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 10)
lyricist:
Bertolt Brecht (track 5)
Doc Pomus (track 4)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 10)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 10)
performer:
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 10)
Ahmet Ertegun (track 5)
Nesuhi Ertegun (track 5)
Norman Petty (track 2)
Jerry Wexler (track 5)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 5)
writer:
Jerry Allison (track 2)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 3)
Felice Bryant (track 3)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (track 2)
Norman Petty (track 2)
publisher:
Universal Edition (track 5)
recorded at:
Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico, United States (1957-02-25) (track 2)
DJ-mixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 7) (track 10)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 311) (track 3)
cover recording of:
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (track 5)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Афанасий (track 10)
later translated versions:
Eddie sois bon (track 10)
Je serai demain le maître du monde (That'll Be the Day) (track 2)
Johnny B. Good (track 10)
Johnny B. Goode (track 10)
Olla võib (track 2)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 10)
recording of:
A Teenager in Love (track 4)
That’ll Be the Day (1957-02-25) (track 2)
Johnny B. Goode (1958-01-06) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Swing the Mood (track 3)
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 10)
translated version of: