Annotation

Yes, there are only 48 tracks.

Annotation last modified on 2017-02-15 00:46 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don’t Be Cruel
Elvis Presley 2:04
2 Island in the Sun
Harry Belafonte 3:24
3 A White Sport Coat (and a Pink Carnation)
Marty Robbins 2:31
4 Party Doll
Buddy Knox 2:15
5 Only You
The Platters 2:36
6 Earth Angel
The Crew-Cuts 2:54
7 Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
Pérez Prado and His Orchestra 2:27
8 My Special Angel
Bobby Helms 2:58
9 I’ll Be Home
The Flamingos 3:07
10 Love Is Strange
Mickey & Sylvia 2:49
11 I’m Walkin’
Fats Domino 2:14
12 Peggy Sue
Buddy Holly 4.65 2:32
13 At the Hop
Danny & The Juniors 2:32
14 Reet Petite (The Finest Girl You Ever Want to Meet)
Jackie Wilson 2:41
15 Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins 4 2:16
16 Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis 1:51
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Diana
Paul Anka 5 2:20
2 Young Love
Tab Hunter 2:16
3 Come Go With Me
The Del‐Vikings 2:39
4 Lucky Lips
Ruth Brown 2:09
5 The Fool
Sanford Clark 2:45
6 Honeycomb
Jimmie Rodgers 2:16
7 Why Do Fools Fall in Love
Alma Cogan 2:17
8 I Hear You Knocking
Smiley Lewis 2:44
9 Sittin’ in the Balcony
Eddie Cochran 1:59
10 Little Bitty Pretty One
Thurston Harris 2:23
11 Raunchy
Ernie Freeman 2:16
12 Mr. Lee
The Bobbettes 2:13
13 Little Darlin’
The Diamonds 2:09
14 Maybelline
Chuck Berry 2:19
15 Let the Good Times Roll
Shirley & Lee 2:24
16 Unchained Melody
Jimmy Young 2:43
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 That’ll Be the Day
The Crickets 2:18
2 See You Later Alligator
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:45
3 Lucille
Little Richard 2:24
4 I Walk the Line
Johnny Cash 2:44
5 Freight Train
Rusty Draper 2:14
6 Pretend
Nat King Cole 2:45
7 Sway
Dean Martin 2:43
8 Love Letters in the Sand
Pat Boone 2:15
9 Melodie d’amour (Melody of Love)
The Ames Brothers 2:38
10 The Breeze and I
Caterina Valente 3:30
11 Chicago
Frank Sinatra 2:14
12 Tammy
Debbie Reynolds 3:05
13 Sail Along Silv’ry Moon
Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra 2:09
14 Yes Tonight, Josephine
Johnnie Ray 2:31
15 Wake Up Little Susie
The Everly Brothers 5 1:59
16 Singing the Blues
Guy Mitchell 2:26

Credits

CD 1

drums:
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 15)
guitar:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 15)
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (track 15)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (track 15)
composer:
Harry Belafonte (track 2)
Lord Burgess (track 2)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 15)
lyricist:
Harry Belafonte (track 2)
Lord Burgess (track 2)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 15)
vocals:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 15)
writer:
Dave Alldred (track 4)
Jerry Allison (track 12)
Jesse Belvin (track 6)
Otis Blackwell (track 1)
Jimmy Bowen (track 4)
Gaynel Hodge (track 6)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (track 12)
Buddy Knox (track 4)
Don Lanier (track 4)
Norman Petty (track 12)
Elvis Presley (track 1)
Buck Ram (track 5)
Ande Rand (track 5)
Curtis Williams (1950s doo-wop singer, member of The Penguins) (track 6)
publisher:
Hi Lo Music (track 15)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 95) (track 15)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 194) (track 12)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 197) (track 1)
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
Don't Be Fooled (track 1)
later translated versions:
G'nagelte Schuach (track 15)
Oh, nur Du (track 5)
Peggy Sue (french version) (track 12)
Samo tij (track 5)
Sólo tú (track 5)
佛跳牆 (track 1)
later versions:
Sois pas cruel (track 1)
recording of:
Don’t Be Cruel (track 1)
Island in the Sun (track 2)
Only You (And You Alone) (Platters song) (track 5)
Party Doll (track 4)
Peggy Sue (track 12)
Blue Suede Shoes (1955-12) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:
Good Old Rock 'N Roll (tracks 4, 15)
Raggarkungen (tracks 5, 15)

CD 2

composer:
Bobby Day (track 10)
Paul Anka (track 1)
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs) (track 13)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 6, 6)
lyricist:
Bobby Day (track 10)
Paul Anka (track 1)
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs) (track 13)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 6, 6)
writer:
Ric Cartey (track 2)
Shirley Goodman (track 15)
Carole Joyner (track 2)
Leonard Lee (track 15)
publisher:
Epa Publishing (track 1)
Excellorec Music (track 13)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 2)
earliest release:
Lucky Lips by Ruth Brown (track 4)
part of:
cover recording of:
Honeycomb (1957) (track 6)
later parody versions:
Krásný Pepek (track 1)
later translated versions:
Diana (track 1)
Diana (track 1)
ダイアナ (track 1)
later versions:
Diana (Raul Seixas version) (track 1)
recording of:
Diana (track 1)
Honeycomb (track 6)
Little Darlin' (track 13)
Young Love (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Diana / Little Darlin’ / Oh! Carol / Runaway (Raul Seixas medley) (track 13)

CD 3

composer:
Dan Belloc (track 6)
Cliff Parman (track 6)
Lew Douglas (track 6)
Frank Lavere (track 6)
Fred Fisher (1922) (track 11)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 4)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 16)
lyricist:
Cliff Parman (track 6)
Lew Douglas (track 6)
Norman Gimbel (track 7)
Frank Lavere (track 6)
Fred Fisher (1922) (track 11)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 4)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 16)
writer:
Jerry Allison (track 1)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 15)
Felice Bryant (track 15)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (track 1)
Norman Petty (track 1)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 4)
DJ-mixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 311) (track 15)
cover recording of:
Singing the Blues (track 16)
later parody versions:
I Walk The Line #3 (track 4)
The Cats of Cash (track 4)
later translated versions:
Je serai demain le maître du monde (That'll Be the Day) (track 1)
Olla võib (track 1)
Yölinjalla (track 4)
later versions:
recording of:
I Walk the Line (track 4)
Pretend (track 6)
Sway (track 7)
Chicago (That Toddlin' Town) (1957-08-13) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Swing the Mood (track 15)
version of:
¿Quién será? (track 7)

Release

ASIN: DE: B002IVLGXE [info]