Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Oh What a Night
The Dells 2:56
2 I Only Have Eyes for You
The Flamingos 3:25
3 To Each His Own
The Platters 2:51
4 Where or When
Dion & The Belmonts 2:40
5 Out of Sight Out of Mind
The Five Keys 2:18
6 Happy Happy Birthday Baby
The Tune Weavers 2:22
7 You Belong to Me
The Duprees 2:46
8 She Cried
Jay & The Americans 2:40
9 For Your Precious Love
Jerry Butler & The Impressions 2:46
10 Oh Julie
The Crescendos 2:43
11 I’ll Save the Last Dance for You
Damita Jo 2:17
12 Ten Commandments of Love
Harvey & The Moonglows 3:43
13 Dedicated to the One I Love
The Shirelles 2:07
14 My True Story
The Jive Five 2:36
15 Sincerely
The Moonglows 3:13
16 (You’ve Got) The Magic Touch
The Platters 2:30
17 What’s Your Name
Don & Juan 2:16
18 Goodnight My Love
The Fleetwoods 2:23
19 Could This Be Magic
The Duds 2:19
20 Since I Don’t Have You
The Skyliners 2:42
21 Come Go With Me
The Del‐Vikings 2:42
22 Hushabye
The Mystics 2:32
23 Look for a Star
Garry Mills 2:05
24 Sixteen Candles
The Crests 2:50

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Willie Dixon (1954-10) (track 15)
drums:
Wesley Landers (Jazz drummer) (1954-10) (track 15)
guitar:
Walter Scott (US blues guitarist) (1954-10) (track 15)
piano:
Johnny Young (jazz pianist) (1954-10) (track 15)
tenor saxophone:
Eddie Chamblee (1954-10) (track 15)
baritone vocals:
Harvey Fuqua (1954-10) (track 15)
bass vocals:
Prentiss Barnes (1954-10) (track 15)
composer:
Jimmy Beaumont (track 20)
Walter Lester (track 20)
John Marascalco (track 18)
Lennie Martin (track 20)
George Motola (track 18)
Joseph Rock (US songwriter/band manager) (track 20)
John Taylor (Pittsburgh doo-wop vocalist for The Skyliners) (track 20)
Joseph Verscharen (track 20)
Janet Vogel (track 20)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 2)
Tony Hatch (track 23)
Harvey Fuqua (– 1954-10) (track 15)
Alan Freed (– 1954-10) (track 15)
lead vocals:
Bobby Lester (1954-10) (track 15)
lyricist:
John Marascalco (track 18)
George Motola (track 18)
Al Dubin (track 2)
Tony Hatch (track 23)
Harvey Fuqua (– 1954-10) (track 15)
Alan Freed (– 1954-10) (track 15)
tenor vocals:
Pete Graves (US doo-wop vocalist, member of The Moonglows) (1954-10) (track 15)
writer:
Ralph Bass (track 13)
Arthur Brooks (track 9)
Richard Brooks (track 9)
Jerry Butler (soul singer) (track 9)
Ted Daryll (track 8)
Luther Dixon (track 24)
Allyson R. Khent (track 24)
Gilbert Lopez (track 6)
Lowman Pauling (track 13)
Greg Richards (track 8)
Margo Sylvia (track 6)
Doc Pomus (1959) (track 22)
Mort Shuman (1959) (track 22)
publisher:
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 6)
B. Feldman & Co. (track 2)
B. Feldman Ltd. (track 2)
House of Fortune (track 18)
Quintet Music (track 18)
Regent Music Corp. (track 15)
Sunflower Music Inc (publisher) (track 9)
Gladstone Music (1958 – ????) (track 9)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 157) (track 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 441) (track 21)
cover recording of:
is based on:
is the basis for:
later versions:
He Cried (track 8)
recording of:
16 Candles (track 24)
Hushabye (track 22)
Look for a Star (1959/60 song) (track 23)
Oh Julie (track 10)
She Cried (track 8)
Sincerely (track 15)

Release Group

part of: The Rock 'n' Roll Era (Time-Life Music) (number: TL516/26)