Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
Pérez Prado 2:29
2 Sincerely
The McGuire Sisters 2:59
3 Rock Around the Clock
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:13
4 Sixteen Tons
Tennessee Ernie Ford 2:37
5 Love Is a Many Splendored Thing
The Four Aces 2:53
6 The Yellow Rose of Texas
Mitch Miller 3:02
7 The Ballad of Davy Crockett
Bill Hayes 2:24
8 Autumn Leaves
Roger Williams 3:02
9 Let Me Go Lover
Joan Weber 2:24
10 Heart of Stone
The Fontane Sisters 2:06
11 Dance With Me Henry
Georgia Gibbs 2:17
12 Unchained Melody
Les Baxter and His Orchestra 2:31
13 Learning the Blues
Frank Sinatra 2:59
14 Ain't That a Shame
Pat Boone 2:24
15 Ko Ko Mo
Perry Como 2:39
16 Melody of Love
Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra 3:00
17 A Blossom Fell
Nat King Cole 2:31
18 The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane
The Ames Brothers 2:50
19 Shifting Whispering Sands
Rusty Draper 2:42
20 Seventeen
The Fontane Sisters 2:04
21 Earth Angel
The Crew-Cuts 2:52
22 Only You
The Platters 2:37
23 Maybelline
Chuck Berry 3.6 2:21
24 Make Yourself Comfortable
Sarah Vaughan 2:40
25 Heart
Eddie Fisher 2:38
26 Hummingbird
Les Paul & Mary Ford 2:39
27 Something's Gotta Give
Sammy Davis Jr. 2:04
28 Pledging My Love
Johnny Ace 2:30
29 Rose Marie
Slim Whitman 2:19

Credits

CD 1

reeds:
trumpet:
guitar:
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 23)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 23)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 23)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (track 23)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (track 23)
composer:
Howard Barnes (track 17)
Harold Cornelius (track 17)
Dominic John (track 17)
Alex North (track 12)
Merle Travis (track 4)
Chuck Berry (track 23)
Don George (track 6)
Don Robertson (Songwriter with hit "Happy Whistler") (1955) (track 26)
conductor:
Jack Fascinato (track 4)
Nelson Riddle (track 13)
lead vocals:
Frank Sinatra (track 13)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 23)
lyricist:
Merle Travis (track 4)
Chuck Berry (track 23)
Don George (track 6)
Hy Zaret (track 12)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 23)
orchestra:
Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra (1954-09-08) (track 18)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 23)
publisher:
Hy Zaret (track 12)
vocals:
Frank Sinatra (track 13)
writer:
Howard Barnes (track 17)
Roy Bennett (US songwriter) (track 18)
Harold Cornelius (track 17)
Rudy Jackson (track 10)
Dominic John (track 17)
Eddie Ray (US record company executive, producer & songwriter) (track 10)
Don Robey (track 28)
Sid Tepper (track 18)
Eunice Levy (Member of Gene and Eunice) (1954) (track 15)
Jake Porter (1954) (track 15)
Forest Gene Wilson (Member of Gene and Eunice) (1954) (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (2003) (track 23)
Bacci Bros Records (2010) (track 4)
Masterworks Series (2013) (track 13)
Lucky Vintage (2014) (track 4)
publisher:
Frank Music Corp. ( – ????) (track 12)
Meridian Music Corp. (1954) (track 15)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (track 23)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 18) (track 23)
arrangements:
Les Enchaînés (translated) (track 12)
cover recording of:
Hearts of Stone (track 10)
Sixteen Tons (track 4)
is the basis for:
Seize tonnes (track 4)
Sie hieß Mary Ann (track 4)
later parody versions:
Sixteen Tons (Parody) (track 4)
later translated versions:
靜心等 (track 4)
later versions:
Maybellene (track 23)
recording of:
A Blossom Fell (track 17)
Hummingbird (track 26)
Pledging My Love (track 28)
Unchained Melody (track 12)
The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane (1954-09-08) (track 18)
Learnin’ the Blues (1955-03-23) (track 13)
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 23)