Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 That’ll Be the Day 5 2:17
2 Words of Love 4.5 1:55
3 Peggy Sue 4.5 2:31
4 Everyday 4.85 2:09
5 Not Fade Away 4.5 2:23
6 Maybe Baby 3.65 2:03
7 Oh Boy! 5 2:09
8 It’s So Easy 3.5 2:11
9 Rave On 4 1:50
10 True Love Ways 5 2:51
11 Think It Over 4 1:47
12 It Doesn’t Matter Any More 3 2:04

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Clovis, New Mexico, United States (1957-05-29) (track 4)
Clovis, New Mexico, United States (1957-07-01) (track 3)
Clovis, New Mexico, United States (1957-10-12 – 1957-10-14) (track 6)
New York, New York, United States (1958-10-21) (track 10)
drums (drum set):
Jerry Allison (1957-02-25) (track 1)
Jerry Allison (1957-06-29 – 1957-07) (track 7)
Jerry Allison (1957-07-01) (track 3)
Jerry Allison (1957-09-29) (track 6)
guitar:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-05-29) (track 4)
Niki Sullivan (1957-07-01) (track 3)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-07-01) (track 3)
Niki Sullivan (1957-09-29) (track 6)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-09-29) (track 6)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-02-25) (track 1)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-06-29 – 1957-07) (track 7)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-02-25) (track 1)
Niki Sullivan (1957-02-25) (track 1)
Niki Sullivan (1957-06-29 – 1957-07) (track 7)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-06-29 – 1957-07) (track 7)
bass:
Joe B. Mauldin (1957-05-29) (track 4)
Joe B. Mauldin (1957-07-01) (track 3)
Joe B. Mauldin (1957-09-29) (track 6)
double bass:
Larry Welborn (1957-02-25) (track 1)
Joe B. Mauldin (1957-06-29 – 1957-07) (track 7)
percussion [cardboard box percussion]:
Jerry Allison (1957-05-29) (track 4)
celesta:
Vi Petty (1957-05-29) (track 4)
tenor saxophone:
background vocals:
June Clark (background vocals for The Crickets) (1957-02-25) (track 1)
Niki Sullivan (1957-02-25) (track 1)
Gary Tollett (1957-02-25) (track 1)
Ramona Tollett (1957-02-25) (track 1)
Jerry Allison (1957-05-29) (track 4)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-05-29) (track 4)
Niki Sullivan (1957-05-29) (track 4)
The Picks (American vocal Quartet that backed Buddy Holly) (1957-06-29 – 1957-07) (track 7)
Bob Lapham (1957-10-12 – 1957-10-14) (track 6)
Bill Pickering (1957-10-12 – 1957-10-14) (track 6)
John Pickering (1957-10-12 – 1957-10-14) (track 6)
composer:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (tracks 2, 6)
Norman Petty (track 6)
Paul Anka (track 12)
conductor:
Dick Jacobs (track 10)
lead vocals:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-02-25) (track 1)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-05-29) (track 4)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-06-29 – 1957-07) (track 7)
lyricist:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (tracks 2, 6)
Norman Petty (track 6)
Paul Anka (track 12)
orchestra:
producer:
Dick Jacobs (track 10)
Norman Petty (tracks 1, 3–4, 7)
spoken vocals [dialogue]:
Wolfman Jack (US disc jockey) (track 1)
vocals:
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (track 10)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-05-29) (track 4)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-07-01) (track 3)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (1957-09-29) (track 6)
writer:
Jerry Allison (tracks 1, 3, 11)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (tracks 1, 3–5, 8, 10–11)
Norman Petty (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–11)
Bill Tilghman (tracks 7, 9)
Sonny West (tracks 7, 9)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 12)
Peermusic (UK) Ltd. (UK publisher) (track 10)
Wren Music Co. (track 7)
MPL Communications Inc. (Paul McCartney-related, NYC-based company) (1958) (track 8)
recorded at:
Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico, United States (1957-02-25) (track 1)
Norman Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico, United States (1957-06-29 – 1957-07) (track 7)
Officers Club (Tinker Air Force Base) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States (1957-09-29) (track 6)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1958 (recordings) (number: 14) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 107) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 154) (track 9)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 194) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 236) (track 4)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Rave On (track 9)
later translated versions:
Je serai demain le maître du monde (That'll Be the Day) (track 1)
Oh, Boy (track 7)
Olla võib (track 1)
Peggy Sue (french version) (track 3)
later versions:
Comment ça fait ? (track 5)
Peggy Sue (track 3)
recording of:
It’s So Easy (track 8)
Not Fade Away (track 5)
Think It Over (track 11)
True Love Ways (track 10)
Words of Love (track 2)
That’ll Be the Day (1957-02-25) (track 1)
Everyday (1957-05-29) (track 4)
Oh, Boy! (1957-06-29 – 1957-07) (track 7)
Peggy Sue (1957-07-01) (track 3)
Maybe Baby (1957-09-29 – 1957-10-14) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:

Release

compiler:Andy McKaie
producer:Andy McKaie
remastering:Erick Labson
copyrighted by:Geffen Records (1999)
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1999)
distributed by:Universal Music & Video Distribution, Inc. (not for release label use! distributor/manufacturer fka Universal Music & Video Distribution, Inc., renamed as Universal Music Group Distribution in 2006)
phonographic copyright by:Geffen Records (1999)
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (1999)
part of:20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection
ASIN:US: B00000I9CN [info]