Tracklist

CD 1: Vol. 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La Bamba
Ritchie Valens 2:05
2 Stagger Lee
Lloyd Price 2:22
3 Everybody Loves Somebody
Dean Martin 5 2:45
4 24 Hours From Tulsa
Gene Pitney 2:59
5 Do You Know the Way to San Jose
Dionne Warwick 2:52
6 Summertime
Billy Stewart 4:57
7 Dedicated to the One I Love
The Shirelles 2:05
8 Hold On I’m Coming
Sam & Dave 2:39
9 The In Crowd
The Ramsey Lewis Trio 5:44
10 Hats Off to Larry
Del Shannon 1:57
11 Hit the Road Jack
Ray Charles 1:56
12 The First Cut Is the Deepest
P.P. Arnold 3:14
13 Lazy Sunday
Small Faces 3:03
14 Buona Sera
Louis Prima 2:57
15 April Love
Pat Boone 2:40
16 I Got You Babe
Sonny & Cher 3:05
17 Maybellene
Chuck Berry 3.6 2:19
18 Three Steps to Heaven
Eddie Cochran 2:23
19 My Special Prayer
Percy Sledge 3:03
20 The Locomotion
Little Eva 2:30
21 Rainy Night in Georgia
Brook Benton 3:59
22 Sweet Little Sixteen
Chuck Berry 3.35 3:01
23 Summer in the City
The Lovin’ Spoonful 2:40
24 Venus
Frankie Avalon 5 2:22
CD 2: Vol. 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Guy Is a Guy
Doris Day 2:42
2 Sheila
Tommy Roe 2:00
3 Tutti Frutti
Little Richard 2:24
4 Soldier Boy
The Shirelles 2:41
5 It Hurts to Be in Love
Gene Pitney 2:33
6 In the Misty Moonlight
Dean Martin 2:43
7 Israelites
Desmond Dekker 2:37
8 The Swiss Maid
Del Shannon 2:02
9 Baby Come Back
The Equals 2:40
10 Raindrops Keep Falling on My Haad
Dionne Warwick 2:58
11 I Can’t Stop Loving You
Ray Charles 4:13
12 So Much to Say (So Little Time)
Rod Stewart 3:15
13 A Walk in the Sky
The Flower Pot Men 3:51
14 The Man Who Shoot Liberty Valance
Gene Pitney 2:56
15 Soul Man
Sam & Dave 2:56
16 In the Year 2525
Zager & Evans 5 3:13
17 C’mon Everybody
Eddie Cochran 1:56
18 (For God’s Sake) Give More Power
The Chi‐Lites 3:42
19 Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins 4 2:15
20 Surfin’ USA
The Beach Boys 4.65 2:26
21 Dead Man’s Curve
Jan & Dean 2:24
22 Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
Jerry Lee Lewis 2:53
23 A Teenager in Love
Dion 5 2:34
24 Take These Chains From My Heart
Ray Charles 2:55
CD 3: Vol. 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Georgia on My Mind
Ray Charles 3:37
2 Past, Present and Future
The Shangri‐Las 2:40
3 Little Miss Understood
Rod Stewart 3:34
4 White Rabbit
Jefferson Airplane 2:32
5 Stand by Me
Ben E. King 2:56
6 Sugar, Sugar
The Archers 2:42
7 Little Old Lady From Pasadena
Jan & Dean 2:25
8 Lipstick on Your Collar
Connie Francis 2:17
9 You Can Get It If You Really Want
Desmond Dekker 2:38
10 Crying Time
Ray Charles 2:53
11 Reet Petite
Jackie Wilson 2 2:43
12 Have You Seen Her
The Chi‐Lites 4:58
13 When a Man Loves a Woman
Percy Sledge 2:52
14 Itchycoo Park
Small Faces 2:45
15 Do You Believe in Magic
The Lovin’ Spoonful 2:01
16 Everlasting Love
Love Affair 2:56
17 Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis 1:51
18 Personality
Lloyd Price 2:34
19 When I Fall in Love With You
Nat King Cole 3:08
20 Let Me In
The Sensations 3:03
21 Que Sera Sera (Whatever Will Be)
Doris Day 2:03
22 Black Magic Woman
Fleetwood Mac 6:08
23 Angel of the Morning
P.P. Arnold 3:12
24 Kiddio
Brook Benton 2:32

Credits

CD 1: Vol. 1

drums:
Jasper Thomas (1972-03-29) (track 22)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 17)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 17)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 17)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (track 17)
Willie Dixon (1957-12) (track 22)
electric guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 22)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (track 17)
Johnnie Johnson (1972-03-29) (track 22)
chorus master:
Peter de Angelis (track 24)
composer:
Sonny Bono (track 16)
Sammy Fain (track 15)
Ken Lane (track 3)
Chuck Berry (tracks 17, 22)
Ed Marshall (track 24)
conductor:
Peter de Angelis (track 24)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 17)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 22)
lyricist:
Sonny Bono (track 16)
Chuck Berry (tracks 17, 22)
Ed Marshall (track 24)
Irving Taylor (track 3)
mastering:
Erick Labson (tracks 17, 22)
performer:
Frankie Avalon (track 24)
producer:
Jimmy Bowen (track 3)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 17)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (1957-12) (track 22)
writer:
Bob Cochran (track 18)
Eddie Cochran (track 18)
phonographic copyright by:
Chancellor (1959 –) (track 24)
Geffen Records (2003) (track 17)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 22)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 22)
Chris Marc Music (track 16)
Cotillion Music (track 16)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 15)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (track 17)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 18) (track 17)
is the basis for:
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 22)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
later versions:
J'irai au paradis (track 18)
Maybellene (track 17)
recording of:
April Love (track 15)
I Got You Babe (track 16)
Venus (track 24)
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 17)
Sweet Little Sixteen (1957-12) (track 22)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2: Vol. 2

drums:
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 19)
guitar:
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (track 19)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 19)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (track 19)
composer:
Chuck Berry (track 20)
Oscar Brand (track 1)
Mort Shuman (track 23)
Rick Evans (track 16)
Don Gibson (track 11)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 19)
conductor:
Paul Weston (1952-02-07) (track 1)
lead vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 20)
lyricist:
Oscar Brand (track 1)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 20)
Rick Evans (track 16)
Don Gibson (track 11)
Doc Pomus (track 23)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 19)
orchestra:
Paul Weston Orchestra (1952-02-07) (track 1)
performer:
Dion & The Belmonts (track 23)
producer:
Jimmy Bowen (track 6)
vocals:
Doris Day (1952-02-07) (track 1)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 19)
writer:
Jan Berry (track 21)
Jerry Capehart (track 17)
Roger Christian (US radio personality and lyricist) (track 21)
Eddie Cochran (track 17)
Desmond Dacres (Desmond Dekker) (track 7)
Roy Hall (US rockabilly pianist & songwriter) (track 22)
Leslie Kong (track 7)
Artie Kornfeld (track 21)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 21)
Isaac Hayes (1967) (track 15)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (1967) (track 15)
publisher:
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 20)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 15)
EMI Unart Catalog (track 17)
Hi Lo Music (track 19)
Ludlow Music (track 1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 95) (track 19)
cover recording of:
is based on:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Lowell Man (track 15)
Old Man (track 15)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
C'était plus fort que tout (I Can't Stop Loving You) (track 11)
G'nagelte Schuach (track 19)
GUY IS A GUY (track 1)
Jamás te olvidaré (I Can't Stop Loving You) (track 11)
L'An 2005 (In the Year 2525) (track 16)
Mighty Mighty Love (track 16)
誰要你理睬 (track 1)
later versions:
recording of:
A Teenager in Love (track 23)
C’mon Everybody (track 17)
Dead Man's Curve (track 21)
Israelites (track 7)
Soul Man (track 15)
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 20)
A Guy Is a Guy (1952-02-07) (track 1)
Blue Suede Shoes (1955-12) (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
Good Old Rock 'N Roll (tracks 19, 22)
Raggarkungen (track 19)
Swing the Mood (track 17)
translated version of:
Lawman (執法者) (track 15)

CD 3: Vol. 3

composer:
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 22)
Yvonne Baker (track 20)
Grace Slick (track 4)
lyricist:
Peter Green (former member of Fleetwood Mac) (track 22)
Yvonne Baker (track 20)
Grace Slick (track 4)
writer:
Barbara Acklin (track 12)
Tyran Carlo (track 11)
Berry Gordy (track 11)
Ronnie Lane (track 14)
Steve Marriott (English musician and songwriter) (track 14)
Eugene Record (track 12)
publisher:
Irving Music, Inc. (track 4)
later translated versions:
White Rabbit (Arabic) (track 4)
recording of:
Black Magic Woman (track 22)
Have You Seen Her (track 12)
Itchycoo Park (track 14)
Let Me In (track 20)
White Rabbit (track 4)