Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ain't That a Shame
Fats Domino 2:38
2 Learning the Blues
Frank Sinatra 3:01
3 I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone
Elvis Presley 3 2:40
4 Experience Unnecessary
Sarah Vaughan 2:52
5 Oh Mein Papa
Eddie Fisher 3:11
6 Hearts of Stone
The Fontane Sisters 2:10
7 Wild Horses
Perry Como 2:49
8 Mona Lisa
Nat King Cole 3:27
9 Burn That Candle
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:47
10 Band of Gold
Don Cherry 2:39
11 Amukiriki (The Lord Willing)
Les Paul & Mary Ford 2:00
12 Cry
Johnnie Ray 3:04
13 Tennessee Waltz
Patti Page 3:03
14 I'm Walking Behind You
Eddie Fisher 3:11
15 Trying
The Hilltroopers 3:04
16 This Ole House
Rosemary Clooney 2:24
17 Disc Jockey's Boogie
Mike Pedicin Quintet 2:15
18 How Much Is That Doggie in the Window
Patti Page 2:31
19 Poor Butterfly
The Hilltroopers 2:53
20 Sincerely
The McGuire Sisters 2:57
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Baby, Let's Play House
Elvis Presley 2:20
2 Only You
The Platters 2:37
3 Come On-A My House
Rosemary Clooney 2:01
4 Answer Me
Frankie Laine 2:30
5 Hummingbird
Les Paul & Mary Ford 2:41
6 Maybellene
Chuck Berry 3.6 2:23
7 Good and Lonesome
Kay Starr 2:24
8 Music Music Music
Teresa Brewer 2:37
9 Three Coins in the Fountain
The Four Aces 3:07
10 Unchained Melody
Al Hibbler 2:58
11 If I May
Nat King Cole 2:20
12 I Don't Care If the Sun Don't Shine
Elvis Presley 5 2:29
13 Black Denim Trousers and Motorcycle Boots
The Cheers 2:18
14 Pretend
Nat King Cole 2:47
15 You Alone (Solo Tu)
Perry Como 2:50
16 Sixteen Tons
Frankie Laine 2:22
17 Love Is a Many Splendored Thing
The Four Aces 3:03
18 The Rock and Roll Waltz
Kay Starr 3:02
19 Cry Me A River
Julie London 5 2:52
20 That Lucky Old Sun
Frankie Laine 3:30
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Skokiaan
Ralph Marterie 2:50
2 The Yellow Rose of Texas
Mitch Miller 3:09
3 I Hear You Knockin'
Gale Storm 2:23
4 Seven Lonely Days
Georgia Gibbs 2:13
5 That's Amore
Dean Martin 5 3:06
6 Domani
Julius La Rosa 2:36
7 Dance With Me Henry
Georgia Gibbs 2:18
8 Blue Moon of Kentucky
Elvis Presley 3.5 2:05
9 You Belong to Me
Jo Stafford 3:07
10 P.S. I Love You
The Hilltroopers 2:44
11 Changing Partners
Patti Page 3:06
12 Vaya Con Dios
Les Paul & Mary Ford 2:50
13 Mambo Italiano
Rosemary Clooney 2:36
14 My Bonnie Lassie
The Ames Brothers 2:30
15 Here in My Heart
Al Martino 3:04
16 Good Rockin' Tonight
Elvis Presley 2:13
17 Anytime
Eddie Fisher 2:42
18 I Get So Lonely (Oh Baby Mine)
The Four Knights 2:04
19 It May Sound Silly
The McGuire Sisters 2:50
20 Till Then
The Hilltroopers 2:50
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sh Boom
The Crew-Cuts 2:48
2 I Want You to Be My Baby
Georgia Gibbs 2:30
3 Stranger in Paradise
The Four Aces 3:00
4 Please Mr. Sun
Johnnie Ray 3:02
5 My Heart Cries for You
Guy Mitchell 2:48
6 Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes
Perry Como 2:42
7 Mystery Train
Elvis Presley 2:29
8 Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train
Mabel Scott 3:04
9 Dim, Dim the Lights
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:35
10 Goodnight Sweetheart
The McGuire Sisters 2:55
11 There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight
Tony Bennett 2:20
12 Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
Pérez Prado 2:27
13 You You You
The Ames Brothers 2:56
14 Hernando's Hideaway
Archie Bleyer 2:35
15 I Love You Madly
The Four Coins 2:41
16 The Banjo's Back in Town
Teresa Brewer 2:03
17 Whatever Lola Wants Lola Gets
Sarah Vaughan 2:39
18 It's a Sin to Tell a Lie
Somethin' Smith & The Redheads 2:59
19 Memories Are Made of This
Dean Martin 5 2:17
20 April in Portugal
Les Baxter 2:43
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Your Cheatin' Heart
Frankie Laine 2:42
2 Ding Dong Daddy Boogie
Sister Wynona Carr 2:10
3 Noodlin' Rag
Perry Como 2:44
4 Tell Me Why
The Four Aces 3:17
5 How High the Moon
Les Paul & Mary Ford 2:08
6 Autumn Leaves
Roger Williams 3:02
7 Time Wats for No One
The Hilltroopers 2:44
8 I'm Always Hearing Wedding Bells
Eddie Fisher 2:16
9 Gum Drop
The Crew-Cuts 2:37
10 The Blacksmith Blues
Ella Mae Morse 3:07
11 Pledging My Love
Johnny Ace 2:34
12 Mister Sandman
The Four Aces 2:37
13 Jezebel
Frankie Laine 3:20
14 Boom, Boom Boomerang
The DeCastro Sisters 2:23
15 There's No Tomorrow
Tony Martin 3:18
16 Eh Cumpari
Julius La Rosa 2:27
17 Silver Dollar
Teresa Brewer 2:39
18 Pepper-Hot Baby
Jaye P. Morgan 2:16
19 Croce Di Oro
Patti Page 3:08
20 Wheel of Fortune
Kay Starr 3:04

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Cliff Leeman (1955-09-23) (track 9)
guitar:
Bill Haley (1955-09-23) (track 9)
bass:
Al Rex (1955-09-23) (track 9)
electric guitar:
Francis 'Franny' Beecher (1955-09-23) (track 9)
steel guitar:
William F. 'Billy' Williamson (1955-09-23) (track 9)
piano:
Nat King Cole (1950-03-11) (track 8)
Johnny Grande (1955-09-23) (track 9)
tenor saxophone:
Rudy Pompilli (1955-09-23) (track 9)
arranger:
Jimmy Carroll (1913 - 1972, songwriter, orchestra arranger & conductor) (track 16)
Marty Manning (track 4)
Nelson Riddle (1950-03-11) (track 8)
composer:
Jay Livingston (track 8)
conductor:
Marty Manning (track 4)
Ralph Carmichael (1950-03-11) (track 8)
lyricist:
Ray Evans (track 8)
orchestra:
Buddy Cole and His Orchestra (1954-05-22) (track 16)
performer:
Les Baxter and His Orchestra (1950-03-11) (track 8)
producer:
Lee Gillette (track 8)
Al Ham (track 16)
Mitch Miller (track 16)
vocals:
Sarah Vaughan (track 4)
Nat King Cole (1950-03-11) (track 8)
Rosemary Clooney (1954-05-22) (track 16)
Bill Haley (1955-09-23) (track 9)
writer:
Luigi Creatore (track 4)
Stuart Hamblen (tracks 16, 16)
Stan Kesler (track 3)
Hugo Peretti (track 4)
Gladys Shelley (track 4)
Bill Taylor (William Eugene Taylor) (track 3)
June Winters (track 4)
recorded at:
Bell Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1963-07-22) (track 4)
part of:
cover recording of:
Mona Lisa (1950-03-11) (track 8)
This Ole House (1954-05-22) (track 16)
later translated versions:
Mona Lisa (track 8)
Yr Hen Dŷ (tracks 16, 16)
later versions:
Min idol (tracks 16, 16)
recording of:
This Ole House (track 16)
referred to in medleys:
Blackboard Jumble (tracks 16, 16)

CD 2

guitar:
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 6)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 6)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 6)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (track 6)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (track 6)
composer:
Dan Belloc (track 14)
Mack David (track 12)
Lew Douglas (track 14)
Arthur Gunter (track 1)
Arthur Hamilton (track 19)
Cliff Parman (track 14)
Fred Rauch (track 4)
Gerhard Winkler (track 4)
Chuck Berry (track 6)
Frank Lavere (track 14)
Robert Allen (US songwriter/arranger/pianist) (1953) (track 15)
Don Robertson (Songwriter with hit "Happy Whistler") (1955) (track 5)
Mike Stoller (1955) (track 13)
Jerry Leiber (1955) (track 13)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 6)
lyricist:
Lew Douglas (track 14)
Arthur Gunter (track 1)
Arthur Hamilton (track 19)
Cliff Parman (track 14)
Fred Rauch (track 4)
Gerhard Winkler (track 4)
Chuck Berry (track 6)
Frank Lavere (track 14)
Carl Sigman (track 4)
Al Stillman (1953) (track 15)
Mike Stoller (1955) (track 13)
Jerry Leiber (1955) (track 13)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 6)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 6)
translator:
Carl Sigman (track 4)
vocals:
Julie London (track 19)
writer:
Ross Bagdasarian (creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks) (track 3)
Larry Coleman (track 7)
Fred Ebb (track 7)
Paul Klein (track 7)
Buck Ram (track 2)
Ande Rand (track 2)
William Saroyan (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (2003) (track 6)
publisher:
Universal MCA Music Publishing (France) (track 3)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 3)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 3)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (track 6)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 18) (track 6)
cover recording of:
Answer Me, My Love (track 4)
later translated versions:
Joet tulvimaan itke (track 19)
Noir est ta couleur (Cry Me a River) (track 19)
Oh, nur Du (track 2)
Pleure (track 19)
Samo tij (track 2)
Sólo tú (track 2)
家へおいでよ (track 3)
later versions:
Kom in i mitt hus (track 3)
Maybellene (track 6)
recording of:
Cry Me a River (track 19)
Good and Lonesome (track 7)
Hummingbird (track 5)
If I May (track 11)
Only You (And You Alone) (Platters song) (track 2)
Pretend (track 14)
You Alone (solo tu) (track 15)
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Arenature (track 19)
Come On a’ My House (Teresa Teng version) (track 3)
Raggarkungen (track 2)
translated version of:
Mütterlein (track 4)

CD 3

assistant recording engineer:
Dann Michael Thompson (Engineer) (track 13)
composer:
Inez James (tracks 12, 12)
Buddy Pepper (tracks 12, 12)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 5)
Don George (track 2)
Larry Russell (Film composer) (tracks 12, 12)
Bill Monroe (1946) (track 8)
Roy Brown (blues musician) (1947-07) (track 16)
conductor:
Dick Stabile (1953-08-13) (track 5)
lyricist:
Inez James (tracks 12, 12)
Buddy Pepper (tracks 12, 12)
Jack Brooks (English-American lyricist) (track 5)
Don George (track 2)
Larry Russell (Film composer) (tracks 12, 12)
Roy Brown (blues musician) (1947-07) (track 16)
producer:
Lee Gillette (track 5)
recording engineer:
Phil Edwards (Recording engineer) (track 13)
vocals:
Dean Martin (American singer/actor) (1953-08-13) (track 5)
writer:
Bill Borrelli (writer "Here in My Heart") (track 15)
Pat Genaro (Songwriter) (track 15)
Pee Wee King (track 9)
Lou Levinson (writer "Here in My Heart") (track 15)
Chilton Price (track 9)
Redd Stewart (track 9)
publisher:
BMG Chrysalisclip Spain (tracks 12, 12)
Beachaven Music Corporation (tracks 12, 12)
Ediciones Musicales Clipper's S.L. (Grupo Clippers) (tracks 12, 12)
Fort Knox Music Co (track 16)
Hill & Range Inc. (track 9)
Jarest Music Co. (tracks 12, 12)
Knox Music, Inc. (track 16)
Lark Music Ltd. (track 16)
Mellin Music (track 15)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (1949–1956) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1953-08-13) (track 5)
Group IV Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1994-10-10 – 1994-10-13) (track 13)
sampled by:
cover recording of:
Vaya con dios (Original) (track 12)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Et la voix d'Elvis (track 16)
Son amores (track 5)
Vaya Con Dios (tracks 12, 12)
Vaya con Dios (Adaptation in Spanish) (tracks 12, 12)
later versions:
That’s Amore (in Swedish) (track 5)
recording of:
Here in My Heart (track 15)
Vaya con dios (Original) (track 12)
You Belong to Me (track 9)
That’s Amore (1953-08-13) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:

CD 4

additional writer:
Percy Faith (track 5)
Carl Sigman (track 5)
composer:
Ramon Getzov (track 4)
Slim Willet (track 6)
conductor:
Archie Bleyer (track 14)
lyricist:
Slim Willet (track 6)
Sid Frank (track 4)
orchestra:
Hugo Winterhalter & His Orchestra (1952-11-04) (track 6)
producer:
Lee Gillette (track 19)
solo castanets:
Maria Alba (track 14)
vocals:
Perry Como (American popular music singer and TV personality, 1912-2001) (1952-11-04) (track 6)
The Ramblers (US Doo Wop group) (1952-11-04) (track 6)
writer:
Richard Adler (musical composer/lyricist) (track 14)
William Edwards (The Chords) (track 1)
Carl Feaster (track 1)
Claude Feaster (track 1)
James Keyes (track 1)
Floyd McRae (track 1)
Junior Parker (track 7)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 7)
Jerry Ross (musical composer/lyricist) (track 14)
Richard Dehr (1955) (track 19)
Terry Gilkyson (1955) (track 19)
Frank Miller (American singer & songwriter) (1955) (track 19)
publisher:
Mijac Music (track 7)
Hilo Music Inc. (1953) (track 7)
remixes:
cover recording of:
Sh‐Boom (track 1)
is based on:
later translated versions:
Heimweh (track 19)
part of:
The Pajama Game (musical) (track 14)
recording of:
Hernando’s Hideaway (The Pajama Game) (track 14)
Mystery Train (track 7)
Please Mr. Sun (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Perry Como Medley (track 6)

CD 5

composer:
Wayne Shanklin (track 13)
Morgan Lewis (1940) (tracks 5, 5)
lyricist:
Wayne Shanklin (track 13)
Nancy Hamilton (1940) (tracks 5, 5)
writer:
Don Robey (track 11)
publisher:
Chappell (tracks 5, 5)
Domino Publishing (track 13)
cover recording of:
How High the Moon (track 5)
later translated versions:
Jézébel (French) (track 13)
recording of:
How High the Moon (track 5)
Jezebel (track 13)
Pledging My Love (track 11)

Release

ASIN: DE: B000JJ4VM0 [info]