Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jailhouse Rock
Elvis Presley 2:30
2 Peggy Sue
Buddy Holly 2:28
3 Johnny B. Goode
Chuck Berry 4.15 2:39
4 Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On
Jerry Lee Lewis 5 2:50
5 Rip It Up
Little Richard 2:22
6 Wake Up Little Susie
The Everly Brothers 5 2:01
7 Hey! Little Girl
Del Shannon 2:30
8 Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash 2:42
9 Bo Diddley
Bo Diddley 4 2:45
10 Slow Down
Larry Williams 2:43
11 Let's Have a Party
Wanda Jackson 2:07
12 Hound Dog
Big Mama Thornton 5 2:48
13 Rocket 88
Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats 2:47
14 Tear It Up
Johnny Burnette & The Rock ’n’ Roll Trio 1:53
15 I Fought the Law
The Bobby Fuller Four 2:16
16 Teen Angel
Mark Dinning 2:38
17 Blueberry Hill
Fats Domino 2:19
18 The Shape I'm In
Johnny Restivo 2:05
19 The Great Pretender
The Platters 5 2:37
20 Ten Commandments of Love
Harvey & The Moonglows 4:03
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:09
2 La Bamba
Ritchie Valens 2:06
3 Dream Lover
Bobby Darin 2:30
4 Such a Night
Johnnie Ray 2:14
5 The Wanderer
Dion 2:46
6 White Lightnin'
The Big Bopper 2:11
7 Lollipop
Ronald & Ruby 1:51
8 Rock-A-Billy
Guy Mitchell 2:12
9 Fried Onions
Lord Rockingham's XI 1:45
10 Rumble
Link Wray & His Ray Men 2:24
11 Bad Boy
Marty Wilde 2:21
12 Maybe Tomorrow
Billy Fury 2:10
13 Get a Job
The Silhouettes 2:45
14 Mr. Sandman
The Chordettes 2:24
15 Stood Up
Ricky Nelson 1:50
16 Sealed With a Kiss
Brian Hyland 2:38
17 Devil or Angel
Bobby Vee 2:18
18 Corrine, Corrina
Ray Peterson 2:39
19 Poetry in Motion
Johnny Tillotson 2:28
20 What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?
Emile Ford & The Checkmates 2:06
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Only the Lonely
Roy Orbison 2:26
2 Move It
The Drifters 5 2:20
3 Shout
The Isley Brothers 4:29
4 The Twist
Chubby Checker 5 2:36
5 Reet Petite
Jackie Wilson 2:40
6 C'Mon Everybody
Eddie Cochran 1:55
7 Love Potion No. 9
The Clovers 1:51
8 Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins 4 2:12
9 Let's Dance
Chris Montez 2:27
10 Sixty Minute Man
The Dominoes 2:28
11 Stay
Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs 1:34
12 Please Please Please
James Brown 2:44
13 Fever
Little Willie John 2:40
14 My Baby Left Me
Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup 2:28
15 School Days
Chuck Berry 2:41
16 See You Later, Alligator
Bobby Charles 2:49
17 Be-Bop-A-Lula
Gene Vincent 2:34
18 Don't Let Go
Roy Hamilton 2:28
19 Peter Gunn
Duane Eddy 2:25
20 Love Is Strange
Mickey & Sylvia 2:52
21 That's Alright Mama
The J45's 2:07

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1952-08-12) (track 12)
bass guitar:
Jesse Knight (1951-03-03) (track 13)
drums:
Willie Sims (1951-03-03) (track 13)
Leard Bell (R&B drummer) (1952-08-12) (track 12)
Clifton James (1955-03-02) (track 9)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1957-02-05) (track 4)
Earl Palmer (1957-09-11) (track 10)
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 3)
guitar:
Willie Kizart (1951-03-03) (track 13)
Pete Lewis (R&B guitarist) (1952-08-12) (track 12)
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (track 9)
Roland Janes (1957-02-05) (track 4)
Rene Hall (1957-09-11) (track 10)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 3)
bass:
Ted Brinson (1957-09-11) (track 10)
maracas:
Jerome Green (1955-03-02) (track 9)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Johnny Otis (1952-08-12) (track 12)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1958-01-06) (track 3)
double bass [bass]:
Albert Winston (R&B bassist) (1952-08-12) (track 12)
saxophone:
John E. Oliveri (1957-09-11) (track 10)
piano:
Ike Turner (1951-03-03) (track 13)
Devonia Williams (Pianiste) (1952-08-12) (track 12)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1957-02-05) (track 4)
Larry Williams (50's rocker) (1957-09-11) (track 10)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-01-06) (track 3)
baritone saxophone:
Jackie Brenston (1951-03-03) (track 13)
Jewell Grant (1957-09-11) (track 10)
tenor saxophone:
Raymond Hill (1951-03-03) (track 13)
Plas Johnson (1957-09-11) (track 10)
composer:
Sonny Curtis (track 15)
Buck Ram (track 19)
Mike Stoller (track 12)
Larry Williams (50's rocker) (track 10)
Jackie Brenston (– 1951-03-03) (track 13)
Ellas McDaniel (– 1955-03-02) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 3)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 3)
lyricist:
Sonny Curtis (track 15)
Buck Ram (track 19)
Larry Williams (50's rocker) (track 10)
Jerry Leiber (track 12)
Jackie Brenston (– 1951-03-03) (track 13)
Ellas McDaniel (– 1955-03-02) (track 9)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 3)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 3)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 3)
Jack Clement (track 4)
Johnny Otis (track 12)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (1957) (track 4)
vocals:
Jackie Brenston (1951-03-03) (track 13)
Big Mama Thornton (1952-08-12) (track 12)
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (track 9)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1957-02-05) (track 4)
Larry Williams (50's rocker) (1957-09-11) (track 10)
writer:
Otis Blackwell (track 18)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 6)
Felice Bryant (track 6)
Lee Cathy (track 18)
Roy Hall (US rockabilly pianist & songwriter) (tracks 4, 4)
Dave 'Curly' Williams (tracks 4, 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1957) (track 4)
Charly Records (2008 –) (track 4)
publisher:
Panther Music Corp (track 19)
Peermusic (UK) Ltd. (track 19)
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 7) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 62) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 311) (track 6)
cover recording of:
I Fought the Law (track 15)
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On (1957-02-05) (track 4)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Found God (track 12)
Афанасий (track 3)
later translated versions:
Eddie sois bon (track 3)
Johnny B. Good (track 3)
Johnny B. Goode (track 3)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 3)
recording of:
Rocket "88" (track 13)
The Great Pretender (track 19)
The Shape I’m In (track 18)
Hound Dog (1952-08-13) (track 12)
Bo Diddley (1955-03-02) (track 9)
Slow Down (1957-09-11) (track 10)
Johnny B. Goode (1958-01-06) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Good Old Rock 'N Roll (tracks 4, 4)
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 3)
Swing the Mood (tracks 6, 12)

CD 2

composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
lyricist:
Ritchie Valens (track 2)
writer:
Mike Anthony (US songwriter) (track 19)
Eddie Deane (track 8)
Woody Harris (track 8)
Paul Kaufman (songwriter) (track 19)
publisher:
later parody versions:
La Bible (track 2)
recording of:
La Bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 2)
Poetry in Motion (track 19)
Rock-A-Billy (track 8)
version of:
La bamba (track 2)

CD 3

recorded in:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1956-02-04) (track 12)
drums:
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 8)
Edison Gore (1956-02-04) (track 12)
guitar:
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (track 8)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 8)
Nafloyd Scott (1956-02-04) (track 12)
bass:
Clarence Mack (1956-02-04) (track 12)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (track 8)
piano:
Lucas "Fats" Gonder (1956-02-04) (track 12)
tenor saxophone:
Ray Felder (1956-02-04) (track 12)
Wilbert Smith (1956-02-04) (track 12)
background vocals:
Bobby Byrd (African-American funk/soul/gospel songwriter & producer) (1956-02-04) (track 12)
Nashpendle Knox (1956-02-04) (track 12)
Sylvester Keels (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1956-02-04) (track 12)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1956-02-04) (track 12)
composer:
Hank Ballard (tracks 4, 4)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 12)
Jim Lee ("Let's Dance" writer/producer) (track 9)
Ian Samwell (track 2)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (track 12)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 8)
lead vocals:
Chris Montez (track 9)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1956-02-04) (track 12)
lyricist:
Hank Ballard (tracks 4, 4)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 12)
Jim Lee ("Let's Dance" writer/producer) (track 9)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (track 12)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 8)
performer:
The Drifters (UK merseybeat group, later known as "The Shadows", 1959. VERY RARE!) (track 2)
James Brown & The Famous Flames (1956-02-04) (track 12)
producer:
Norrie Paramor (track 2)
vocals:
Cliff Richard (track 2)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 8)
publisher:
Hi Lo Music (track 8)
Embassy Music Corporation (2016-06 –) (tracks 4, 4)
recorded at:
King Studios in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1956-02-04) (track 12)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 95) (track 8)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 451) (track 4)
cover recording of:
The Twist (track 4)
later translated versions:
G'nagelte Schuach (track 8)
later versions:
Chanson magique (Move It) (track 2)
Dansons (track 9)
recording of:
Let’s Dance (track 9)
Move It (track 2)
The Twist (track 4)
Blue Suede Shoes (1955-12) (track 8)
Please, Please, Please (1956-02-04) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Raggarkungen (track 8)