Tracklist

CD 1: Volume 1: The Fifties
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rebel‐’Rouser
Duane Eddy 3 2:24
2 Topsy II
Cozy Cole 3:37
3 Teen Beat
Sandy Nelson 2:28
4 Bongo Rock
Preston Epps 2:11
5 Tequila
The Champs 5 2:14
6 Poor Boy
The Royaltones 2:22
7 Guitar Boogie Shuffle
The Virtues 2:40
8 The Happy Organ
Dave "Baby" Cortez 2:04
9 Raunchy
Bill Justis & His Orchestra 2:24
10 Walkin’ with Mr. Lee
Lee Allen & His Band 2:29
11 Forty Miles of Bad Road
Duane Eddy & The Rebels 2:08
12 Raw‐Hide
Link Wray & His Raymen 2:09
13 In the Mood
Ernie Fields Orchestra 2:36
14 Woo‐Hoo
The Rock-A-Teens 2:07
15 Red River Rock
Johnny and The Hurricanes 2:14
16 Sleep Walk
Santo & Johnny 2:25
17 Rumble
Link Wray & His Raymen 2:29
18 Harlem Nocturne
The Viscounts 2:22
CD 2: Volume 2: The Sixties
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Walk Don’t Run
The Ventures 5 2:08
2 Wild Weekend
The Rebels 2:17
3 Lets Go (Pony)
The Routers 2:20
4 Memphis
Lonnie Mack 2:33
5 Bumble Boogie
B. Bumble & The Stingers 2:12
6 (Ghost) Riders in the Sky
The Ramrods 2:43
7 Apache
Jørgen Ingmann 3:04
8 Beatnik Fly
Johnny and The Hurricanes 2:12
9 Wheels
The String-A-Longs 1:58
10 Bulldog
The Fireballs 2:14
11 Madison Time (Part 1)
The Ray Bryant Combo 3:10
12 Telstar
The Tornadoes 3:20
13 Out of Limits
The Marketts 2:09
14 Wham!
Lonnie Mack 2:15
15 Nut Rocker
B. Bumble & The Stingers 2 2:02
16 Because They’re Young
Duane Eddy & The Rebels 2:00
17 No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach’s In)
The T-Bones 2:21
18 Classical Gas
Mason Williams 4 3:04
CD 3: Volume 3: The Seventies
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Joy
Apollo 100 feat. Tom Parker 2:49
2 Outta‐Space
Billy Preston 4:12
3 TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)
MFSB feat. The Three Degrees 3:38
4 The Hustle
Van McCoy & The Soul City Symphony 3:48
5 Movin’
Brass Construction 3:54
6 Sun Goddess
Ramsey Lewis & Earth, Wind & Fire 3:11
7 Whole Lotta Love
King Curtis & The Kingpins 2:46
8 Daybreaker
Electric Light Orchestra 3:36
9 Also sprach Zarathustra (2001)
Eumir Deodato 5:07
10 Rock and Roll, Part 2
Gary Glitter 3:05
11 Pick Up the Pieces
Average White Band 3:06
12 A Fifth of Beethoven
Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band 5 3:06
13 Popcorn
Hot Butter 4.35 2:36
14 Express
B.T. Express 3:35
15 Jungle Fever
Chakachas 4:24
16 K‐Jee
The Nite-Liters 4:06
17 Apricot Brandy
Rhinoceros 2:01
18 Frankenstein
Edgar Winter 3:26
CD 4: Volume 4: Soul
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Green Onions
Booker T. & The MG’s 3.5 2:56
2 Grazing in the Grass
Hugh Masekela 2:40
3 The Horse
Cliff Nobles & Co. 2:42
4 Soul Twist
King Curtis & The Noble Knights 2:51
5 Last Night
The Mar‐Keys 4 2:40
6 The “In” Crowd
The Ramsey Lewis Trio 3:20
7 Soul Finger
The Bar‐Kays 2:23
8 Soul Makossa
Manu Dibango 4:31
9 Twine Time
Alvin Cash & The Crawlers 2:26
10 Soulful Strut
Young-Holt Unlimited 3:03
11 Hang ’Em High
Booker T. & The MG’s 1 3:56
12 Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Cannonball Adderley 3:12
13 El Watusi
Ray Barretto Y Su Charanga Moderna 2:44
14 Watermelon Man
Mongo Santamaría 2:28
15 Viva Tirado, Part 1
El Chicano 4:44
16 Hip Hug‐Her
Booker T. & The MG’s 2:26
17 Wack Wack
The Young Holt Trio 3:00
18 Time Is Tight
Booker T. & The MG’s 3 3:14
CD 5: Volume 5: Surf
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Pipeline
The Chantays 2:22
2 Mr. Moto
The Bel-Airs 2:11
3 Wipe Out
The Surfaris 2:40
4 Underwater
Frogmen 2:08
5 Misirlou
Dick Dale and His Del‐Tones 4.6 2:16
6 Diamond Head
The Ventures 2:04
7 Baja
The Astronauts 2:27
8 Surfer’s Stomp
The Mar-Kets 1:59
9 Bustin’ Surfboards
The Tornadoes 3 2:29
10 Penetration
The Pyramids 2:04
11 Mr. Rebel
Eddie & The Showmen 1:58
12 Fiberglass Jungle
The Crossfires 2:13
13 K‐39
The Challengers 2:14
14 Point Panic
The Surfaris 2:19
15 Let’s Go Trippin’
Dick Dale and His Del‐Tones 3 2:09
16 Surf Rider
The Lively Ones 3:22
17 Soul Surfer
Johnny Fortune 2:34
18 The Lonely Surfer
Jack Nitzsche 2:34

Credits

CD 1: Volume 1: The Fifties

composer:
Duane Eddy (track 1)
Chuck Río (track 5)
Lee Hazlewood (track 1)
Tom King (50s & 60s songwriter) (track 15)
Ira Mack (track 15)
Fred Mendelsohn (track 15)
George McGraw (track 14)
lyricist:
Chuck Río (track 5)
George McGraw (track 14)
is the basis for:
Tequila (Terrorvision cover) (track 5)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 5)
recording of:
Rebel-'Rouser (track 1)
Red River Rock (track 15)
Tequila (track 5)
Woo-Hoo (track 14)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2: Volume 2: The Sixties

composer:
Chuck Berry (track 4)
Granville Alexander Burland (Jazz musician and founding member of The Nutty Squirrels) (track 17)
Kim Fowley (track 15)
Jerry Lordan (track 7)
Joe Meek (track 12)
Johnny Smith (track 1)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 15)
Mason Williams (track 18)
Stan Jones (US songwriter and actor "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky") (1948-06-05) (track 6)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (track 4)
Stan Jones (US songwriter and actor "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky") (1948-06-05) (track 6)
writer:
Lanny Duncan (track 3)
Robert Duncan (American poet) (track 3)
Michael Z. Gordon (track 13)
Tom King (50s & 60s songwriter) (track 8)
Ira Mack (track 8)
publisher:
Kim Fowley Music (track 15)
Revega Music (track 6)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 6)
cover recording of:
Apache (track 7)
Walk, Don’t Run (track 1)
instrumental cover recording of:
Memphis, Tennessee (track 4)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Memphis Tennessee (track 4)
SAM Song (track 6)
later parody versions:
Memphis, Tennessee (track 4)
later translated versions:
Aaveratsastajat (track 6)
Geisterreiter (Götz Alsmann version) (track 6)
Geisterreiter (Riders in the Sky) (Gerhard Wendland version) (track 6)
Verkko heiluu (track 6)
later versions:
recording of:
Beatnik Fly (track 8)
Classical Gas (track 18)
Let’s Go (Pony) (track 3)
Nutrocker (track 15)
Out of Limits (track 13)
Telstar (track 12)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3: Volume 3: The Seventies

guitar:
Mike Caruso (track 12)
additional lyricist:
Willie Dixon (track 7)
arranger:
Eumir Deodato (tracks 9, 9)
Walter Murphy (track 12)
composer:
Joe Greene (American songwriter) (track 2)
Gershon Kingsley (tracks 13, 13)
Jon Lind (track 6)
Van McCoy (track 4)
Randy Muller (track 5)
Billy Preston (track 2)
Richard Strauss (German composer) (track 9)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 6)
Wade Williamston (bassist) (track 5)
Edgar Winter (track 18)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
conductor:
Eumir Deodato (track 9)
lyricist:
Van McCoy (track 4)
Randy Muller (track 5)
Wade Williamston (bassist) (track 5)
Jeff Lynne (track 8)
producer:
Rick Derringer (track 18)
Creed Taylor (track 9)
Thomas J. Valentino (track 12)
vocals:
The Three Degrees (track 3)
writer:
Roger Ball (track 11)
John Bonham (track 7)
Malcolm Duncan (track 11)
Harvey Fuqua (track 16)
Kenneth Gamble (track 3)
Alan Gorrie (track 11)
Leon Huff (Philly soul producer, of Gamble & Huff) (track 3)
John Paul Jones (UK rock musician of Led Zeppelin & Them Crooked Vultures) (track 7)
Barbara Joyce Lomas (track 14)
Robbie McIntosh (Scottish drummer for Average White Band) (track 11)
Onnie McIntyre (track 11)
Jimmy Page (track 7)
Robert Plant (of Led Zeppelin) (track 7)
Dennis Everett Rowe (track 14)
Hamish Stuart (Scottish guitarist, bassist, singer composer & producer) (track 11)
Richard Mc Alvin Thompson (US funk guitarist for BT Express) (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1972) (track 18)
publisher:
Average Music (track 11)
BMG Bumblebee (track 11)
Bravo and Encore Music (tracks 5, 14)
Bug Music Ltd. (track 11)
EMI Longitude Music (track 18)
Fairwood Music Ltd. (track 11)
Hierophant Music (track 18)
Lehsem Songs (track 14)
Longitude Music ( – ????) (track 18)
Mighty Three Music (track 3)
Music in Three (tracks 5, 14)
Van McCoy Music (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 7)
edit of:
mash-ups:
Floor Corn by Neil Cicierega (track 13)
remixes:
Popcorn (EON remix) by EON (track 13)
sampled by:
Enjoy Yourself (album version) by A+ (track 12)
cover recording of:
Pop Corn (track 13)
Popcorn (track 13)
Whole Lotta Love (track 7)
is based on:
You Need Love (track 7)
is the basis for:
Enjoy Yourself (track 12)
later parody versions:
Whole Lotta Lunch (track 7)
later versions:
Palomitas de maiz (Pekenikes version) (track 13)
Sumu (track 13)
recording of:
Also sprach Zarathustra (2001) (arr. Deodato) (track 9)
Daybreaker (track 8)
Express (track 14)
Frankenstein (track 18)
K-Jee (track 16)
Movin’ (track 5)
Outa Space (track 2)
Pick Up the Pieces (track 11)
Sun Goddess (track 6)
The Hustle (track 4)
version of:

CD 4: Volume 4: Soul

composer:
The Mar‐Keys (track 5)
Philemon Hou (track 2)
producer:
Stewart Levine (track 2)
writer:
Charles Axton (track 5)
Gilbert Caple (track 5)
Steve Cropper (tracks 1, 16)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (tracks 1, 16)
Booker T. Jones (tracks 1, 16)
Chip Moman (track 5)
Floyd Newman (track 5)
Jerald Smith (track 5)
Lewie Steinberg (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Dance Plant Records (Cussy Music Publishing) (2012) (track 12)
FHT (2012) (track 12)
publisher:
Irving Music (BMI) (track 1)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
That Girl by Maxi Priest feat. Shaggy (track 1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 181) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Gemüsemann (track 1)
That Girl (track 1)
later versions:
Grazing in the Grass (vocal version) (track 2)
recording of:
Grazing in the Grass (instrumental) (track 2)
Green Onions (instrumental) (track 1)
Hip Hug‐Her (track 16)
Last Night (track 5)

CD 5: Volume 5: Surf

drumset [drums]:
Ron Wilson (Drummer of The Surfaris) (track 3)
bass guitar:
Patrick Connolly (track 3)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Jim Fuller (surf rock guitarist) (track 3)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Bob Berryhill (track 3)
arranger:
Dick Dale (track 5)
composer:
Bob Berryhill (track 3)
Brian Carman (track 1)
Patrick Connolly (track 3)
Dick Dale (track 15)
Leonard Delaney (track 9)
Richard Delvy (track 2)
Jim Fuller (surf rock guitarist) (track 3)
Paul Johnson (60s US surf rock guitarist) (track 2)
Steve Leonard (bassist of 60s band "The Pyramids") (track 10)
Gerald Sanders (track 9)
Jesse Sanders (track 9)
Norman Sanders (The Tornadoes) (track 9)
Bob Spickard (track 1)
Ron Wilson (Drummer of The Surfaris) (track 3)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
producer:
Charles Bud Dant (track 3)
Jim Monsour (tracks 5, 15)
spoken vocals:
Dale Smallin (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Telstar Records Plc (1996 –) (track 5)
publisher:
Miraleste Music (track 3)
Regent Music (BMI) (track 1)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
Surfbusters by G3RSt (track 9)
is the basis for:
Seed (track 2)
later translated versions:
Misirlou (track 5)
Yaralı Gönlüm (track 5)
later versions:
パイプライン (track 1)
recording of:
Bustin Surfboards (track 9)
Let's Go Trippin' (track 15)
Misirlou (Dick Dale instrumental arrangement) (track 5)
Mr. Moto (track 2)
Penetration (track 10)
Pipeline (track 1)
Wipe Out (track 3)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: UK: B0000033KX [info]

Release Group

part of: Rock Instrumental Classics (Rhino)