Annotation

20 disc box set.

Annotation last modified on 2011-07-08 16:35 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1: Top 20 Hits of the 50's
CD 2: Top 20 Hits of the 50's
CD 3: Top 20 Hits of the 50's
CD 4: Top 20 Hits of the 50's
CD 5: Top 20 Hits of the 50's
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 This Ole House
Rosemary Clooney 2:24
2 Young at Heart
Frank Sinatra 4 2:52
3 Secret Love
Doris Day 3:37
4 No Other Love
Perry Como 3:14
5 Till I Waltz Again With You
Teresa Brewer 3:02
6 Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart)
Percy Faith & His Orchestra 3:37
7 Smile
Nat King Cole 2:54
8 If You Love Me (Really Love Me)
Kay Starr 2:49
9 Three Coins in the Fountain
Frank Sinatra 3:06
10 Hernando's Hideaway
Johnnie Ray 2:24
11 Hey There
Rosemary Clooney 3:02
12 Wanted
Perry Como 3:07
13 Cara Mia
David Whitfield 3:12
14 I Need You Now
Eddie Fisher 2:32
15 Answer Me
Frankie Laine 2:40
16 Crying in the Chapel
June Valli 2:47
17 Such a Night
Johnnie Ray 2:16
18 Sway
Dean Martin 4.5 2:43
19 Mambo Italiano
Rosemary Clooney 2:33
20 Papa Loves Mambo
Perry Como 2:41
21 Mr. Sandman
The Chordettes 2:25
22 Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream)
The Crew-Cuts 2:46
23 Finger of Suspicion
Dickie Valentine 2:51
24 Hold My Hand
Don Cornell 2:48
25 Little Things Mean a Lot
Kitty Kallen 3:00
26 Make Love to Me
Jo Stafford 2:45
CD 6: Rolling Back the Years: '56-'57
CD 7: Rolling Back the Years: '58-'59
CD 8: Rolling Back the Years: '60-'61
CD 9: Rolling Back the Years: '62-'63
CD 10: Doo Wop Classics: Earth Angel
CD 11: Doo Wop Classics: The Glory of Love
CD 12: Good Rockin' Tonight
CD 13: Rock Around the Clock
CD 14: Rocket 88: Rock 'n' Roll Pioneers
CD 15: Tutti Frutti: Rock 'n' Roll Classics
CD 16: Sun Records: The Collection
CD 17: Buddy Holly & The Picks: The Very Best
CD 18: Jerry Lee Lewis: Breathless
CD 19: The Everly Brothers: The Best of live
CD 20: The Coasters: The Golden Greats

Credits

CD 5: Top 20 Hits of the 50's

arranger:
Jimmy Carroll (1913 - 1972, songwriter, orchestra arranger & conductor) (track 1)
composer:
Georges Auric (track 6)
Charlie Chaplin (filmmaker) (track 7)
Sammy Fain (track 3)
Marguerite Monnot (track 8)
Johnny Richards (track 2)
Pablo Beltrán Ruiz (track 18)
Richard Rodgers (1952 – 1953) (track 4)
conductor:
Hal Mooney (track 8)
Nelson Riddle (track 2)
Ray Heindorf (1953-08-05) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Frank Sinatra (track 2)
lyricist:
William Engvick (track 6)
Norman Gimbel (track 18)
Carolyn Leigh (track 2)
Édith Piaf (track 8)
John Turner (lyricist) (track 7)
Geoffrey Parsons (lyricist) (track 7)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1953) (track 4)
orchestra:
Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra (1953-12-29) (track 12)
Buddy Cole and His Orchestra (1954-05-22) (track 1)
Mitchell Ayres and His Orchestra (1954-08-31) (track 20)
producer:
Joe Carlton (track 20)
Lee Gillette (track 18)
Al Ham (track 1)
Mitch Miller (track 1)
translator:
Geoffrey Parsons (lyricist) (track 8)
vocals:
Teresa Brewer (track 5)
Dean Martin (American singer/actor) (track 18)
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1953-05-19) (track 4)
Doris Day (1953-08-05) (track 3)
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1953-12-29) (track 12)
Rosemary Clooney (1954-05-22) (track 1)
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1954-08-31) (track 20)
The Ray Charles Singers (1954-08-31) (track 20)
writer:
William Edwards (The Chords) (track 22)
Carl Feaster (track 22)
Claude Feaster (track 22)
Stuart Hamblen (tracks 1, 1)
Al Hoffman (track 20)
James Keyes (track 22)
Lee Lange (track 13)
Dick Manning (American songwriter) (track 20)
Floyd McRae (track 22)
Bickley Reichner (track 20)
Tulio Trapani (track 13)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (track 7)
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 7)
Editions Edimarton (track 8)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 3)
remixes:
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Sh‐Boom (track 22)
This Ole House (1954-05-22) (track 1)
is based on:
Smile (Modern Times; original instrumental version) (track 7)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Far dansar mambo (track 20)
Hymy (track 7)
Papa Loves Mambo (french version) (track 20)
Sonríe (track 7)
Sorridi (track 7)
Yr Hen Dŷ (tracks 1, 1)
later versions:
Amoureux (track 3)
Min idol (tracks 1, 1)
part of:
Chaplin (track 7)
recording of:
Cara Mia (track 13)
Smile (track 7)
Sway (track 18)
The Song From Moulin Rouge (aka "Where Is Your Heart") (track 6)
This Ole House (track 1)
No Other Love (1953-05-19) (track 4)
Secret Love (1953-08-05) (track 3)
Young at Heart (1953-12-09) (track 2)
Papa Loves Mambo (1954-08-31) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:
Blackboard Jumble (tracks 1, 1)
translated version of:
Hymne à l’amour (track 8)
version of:
Beneath the Southern Cross (Victory at Sea) (track 4)
Hymne à l’amour (track 8)
¿Quién será? (track 18)