Rock ’n’ Roll: Best of the 50’s

~ Release by Various Artists (see all versions of this release, 2 available)

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
A1See You Later Alligator
vocals:
Bill Haley
recording of:
See You Later, Alligator
lyricist and composer:
Robert Guidry (in 1955-10)
Bill Haley & The Comets2:52
A2That’s All Right
engineer and producer:
Sam Phillips (founder of Sun Records)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (“The King of Rock and Roll”) (from 1954-07-05 until 1954-07-06)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
BMG Music (in 1954) and Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008) (in 2003)
recorded at:
Sun Studio in Memphis, United States (from 1954-07-05 until 1954-07-06)
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 112)
cover recording of:
That’s All Right (from 1954-07-05 until 1954-07-06)
lyricist and composer:
Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup
publisher:
Carlin Music Corporation, Crudup Music, Intersong GmbH (publisher; do NOT use as release label), Special Rider Music, St. Louis Music Corp., Unichappell Music and Unichappell Music, Inc.
cover recording of:
That’s All Right (on 1954-07-06)
lyricist and composer:
Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup
publisher:
Carlin Music Corporation, Crudup Music, Intersong GmbH (publisher; do NOT use as release label), Special Rider Music, St. Louis Music Corp., Unichappell Music and Unichappell Music, Inc.
Elvis Presley3.41:57
A3That’ll Be the Day
vocals:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter)
recording of:
That’ll Be the Day
writer:
Jerry Allison, Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) and Norman Petty
publisher:
MPL Communications Inc. (Paul McCartney-related, NYC-based company), Nor-Va-Jak Music, Inc, Peermusic (UK) Limited, Wren Music Co. and MPL Communications (publishing and company credits) (in 1976)
Buddy Holly & The Crickets52:19
A4Ain’t That a ShameFats Domino2:26
A5Roll Over Beethoven
vocals:
Chuck Berry
recording of:
Roll Over Beethoven
lyricist and composer:
Chuck Berry (in 1956-01)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher), Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher), Dualtone Words and Songs, Fujipacific Music, Inc., Isalee Music Publishing Company, Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) and Rock ’n’ Roll Music
Chuck Berry2:24
A6Wake Up Little Susie
vocals:
Don Everly and Phil Everly
recording of:
Wake Up Little Susie
writer:
Boudleaux Bryant and Felice Bryant
publisher:
Acuff-Rose Publications, Inc. (BMI), House of Bryant Publications (publisher; do NOT use as release label) and Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music (tradename of Sony/ATV Songs LLC)
Everly Brothers2:02
A7Long Tall SallyLittle Richard2:12
A8Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
vocals:
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, nicknamed “The Killer”)
cover recording of:
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On
writer:
Roy Hall (US rockabilly pianist & songwriter) and Dave “Curly” Williams
publisher:
Cherio Music Publishers, Inc., EMI Music Publishing Ltd., Marlyn Music Publishing Inc., Marlyn Music Publishing Ltd. and Whole Lotta Shakin' Music
Jerry Lee Lewis2:53
A9Maybelline
vocals:
Chuck Berry
recording of:
Maybellene
lyricist and composer:
Chuck Berry
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher), Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher), Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) and Salee Music Company
Chuck Berry2:20
A10Hound Dog
vocals:
Elvis Presley (“The King of Rock and Roll”)
recording of:
Hound Dog
lyricist:
Jerry Leiber (on 1952-08-12)
composer:
Mike Stoller (on 1952-08-12)
previously attributed to:
Johnny Otis
publisher:
Chappell Morris Ltd., Cherry Lane Music, Cherry Lane Music Publishing, Elvis Presley Music, Gladys Music, Lion Publishing Co., MCA Music Inc. (US-based music publishers), MCA Music Ltd., MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group), Sony/ATV Songs LLC, Universal/MCA Music (music publisher; do not use as release label!), Williamson Music Company and Williamson Music, Inc.
Elvis Presley2:18
B1Rock Around the Clock
vocals:
Bill Haley
recording of:
Rock Around the Clock (Bill Haley’s version)
lyricist and composer:
Jimmy De Knight (in 1952) and Max C. Freedman (American songwriter and lyricist) (in 1952)
arranger:
Harry Filler
publisher:
Edward Kassner Music Co. Ltd. and Myers Music, Inc.
version of:
We’re Gonna Rock Around the Clock (Original Freedman / De Knight version)
Bill Haley & The Comets2:11
B2The Twist
vocals:
Chubby Checker
cover recording of:
The Twist
lyricist and composer:
Hank Ballard
publisher:
Carlin Music Corp. and Embassy Music Corporation (from 2016-06 to present)
Chubby Checker2:36
B3Jailhouse Rock
drums (drum set):
D.J. Fontana (on 1957-04-30)
electric bass guitar:
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (on 1957-04-30)
electric guitar:
Scotty Moore (American guitarist and recording engineer) (on 1957-04-30)
additional vocals:
The Jordanaires (on 1957-04-30)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (“The King of Rock and Roll”) (on 1957-04-30)
vocals:
Elvis Presley (“The King of Rock and Roll”) (on 1957-04-30)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
BMG Entertainment (in 1957) and BMG Music (in 1957)
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 67) and The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 216)
recording of:
Jailhouse Rock (on 1957-04-30)
lyricist:
Jerry Leiber
composer:
Mike Stoller
publisher:
Elvis Presley Music Inc., Elvis Presley Music Susan Aberbach Trust, Fujipacific Music, Inc., Gladys Music Elvis Presley Enterprises LLC, Jerry Leiber Music, Mike Stoller Music (ASCAP), Nichion Synch Division, Silver Seahorse Music LLC and Sony/ATV Songs LLC
Elvis Presley3.62:30
B4Great Balls of Fire
vocals:
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, nicknamed “The Killer”)
recording of:
Great Balls of Fire
writer:
Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter) and Jack Hammer (Earl Burroughs, co-wrote Great Balls of Fire)
publisher:
Carlin Music Corporation and Hill & Range Songs, Inc.
Jerry Lee Lewis1:53
B5Will You Love Me Tomorrow
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (in 1960)
kettle drum:
Carole King (in 1960)
piano:
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (in 1960)
lead vocals:
Shirley Owens (in 1960)
vocals:
Doris Coley (in 1960), Addie Harris (in 1960) and Beverly Lee (in 1960)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
HHO Licensing Ltd.
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1960 (number: 4), Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 125) and The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 151)
recording of:
Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King song) (in 1960)
lyricist:
Gerry Goffin
composer:
Carole King
publisher:
Lushmole Music, Screen Gems–Columbia Music, Screen Gems–EMI Music Ltd., Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (USA, affiliated with BMI), イーエムアイ音楽出版 フジパシフィック事業部 (until 2021-06-30) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング フジパシフィック事業部 (from 2021-07-01 to present)
Shirelles3.752:37
B6Rubber Ball
recording of:
Rubber Ball
lyricist and composer:
Gene Pitney and Aaron Schroeder (1950s~1960s US songwriter)
Bobby Vee2:30
B7Calendar GirlNeil Sedaka2:37
B8Only the LonelyRoy Orbison2:38
B9All Shook Up
bass:
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (from 1957-01-12 until 1957-01-13)
drums (drum set):
D.J. Fontana (from 1957-01-12 until 1957-01-13)
guitar:
Scotty Moore (American guitarist and recording engineer) (from 1957-01-12 until 1957-01-13) and Elvis Presley (“The King of Rock and Roll”) (from 1957-01-12 until 1957-01-13)
piano:
Gordon Stoker (from 1957-01-12 until 1957-01-13)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (“The King of Rock and Roll”)
vocals:
Elvis Presley (“The King of Rock and Roll”) and The Jordanaires (from 1957-01-12 until 1957-01-13)
remixer:
Dennis Ferrante
additional performer:
The Jordanaires
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
BMG Entertainment (in 1957), BMG Music (in 1957) and Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008) (in 2002)
recorded at:
Radio Recorders Studios in Hollywood, United States (from 1957-01-12 until 1957-01-13) and Bloch Arena in Honolulu, United States (on 1961-03-25)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1957 (number: 18) and Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 353)
recording of:
All Shook Up (on 1957-01-12)
writer:
Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter) and Elvis Presley (“The King of Rock and Roll”)
publisher:
Carlin Music Corporation, Elvis Presley Music Inc., Global (publisher) and Shalimar Music Corp.
Elvis Presley3.652:01
B10Why Do Fools Fall in Love
spoken vocals [dialogue]:
Wolfman Jack (US disc jockey)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1956 (number: 8) and Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 307)
recording of:
Why Do Fools Fall in Love (in 1955-11)
additional writer:
George Goldner, Jimmy Merchant (US singer, member of The Teenagers) and Herman Santiago (singer for Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)
writer:
Morris Levy and Frankie Lymon
publisher:
EMI Longitude Music, Patricia Music, ワーナー・チャペル音楽出版 Synch事業部, ヤマハミュージックパブリッシング (until 2017-03-31), イーエムアイ音楽出版 ソニー事業部 (until 2021-06-30), ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (from 2017-04-01 to present) and ソニー・ミュージックパブリッシング EMI外国事業部 (sub‐publisher for foreign (non‐Japanese) works) (from 2021-07-01 to present)
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers4.52:20

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copyrighted (©) by and phonographic copyright (℗) by:Karrex Ltd. (in 2016)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/9326674 [info]
ASIN:UK: B01INS1O28 [info]