Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Just Walkin’ in the Rain
Johnnie Ray 2:40
2 Love Is a Many Splendoured Thing
The Four Aces 3:00
3 Mack the Knife
Bobby Darin 3:05
4 Who’s Sorry Now
Connie Francis 2:20
5 It’s Almost Tomorrow
The Dream Weavers 2:48
6 When
The Kalin Twins 2:27
7 Love Letters in the Sand
Pat Boone 2:24
8 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
Elvis Presley 1:48
9 Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis 1:54
10 Maybe Tomorrow
Billy Fury 2:14
11 It’s Only Make Believe
Conway Twitty 2:13
12 La Bamba
Ritchie Valens 2:08
13 Fever
Peggy Lee 3:19
14 What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?
Emile Ford & The Checkmates 2:07
15 Side Saddle
Russ Conway 1:51
16 Only You
The Platters 2:38
17 Poison Ivy
The Coasters 2:44
18 Diana
Paul Anka 5 2:21
19 Crying in the Chapel
Lee Lawrence 3:15
20 At the Hop
Danny & The Juniors 3.5 2:32
21 Downhearted
Eddie Fisher 2:24
22 Be My Girl
Jim Dale 2:02
23 Chantilly Lace
The Big Bopper 2:24
24 Rawhide
Link Wray & His Ray Men 2:08
25 Oh Carol
Neil Sedaka 2:19
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 There Goes My Baby
The Drifters 5 2:12
2 The Story of My Life
Michael Holliday 2:15
3 Venus
Frankie Avalon 5 2:23
4 I’ve Waited So Long
Anthony Newley 2:43
5 Living Doll
Cliff Richard 2:39
6 Dedicated to the One I Love
The Shirelles 2:01
7 Sh-Boom
The Crew Cuts 2:48
8 No One but You
Billy Eckstine 3:10
9 Shout
The Isley Brothers 2:19
10 Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
Jimmie Rodgers 2:21
11 Come Dance With Me
Frank Sinatra 2:31
12 Tequila
The Champs 5 2:13
13 Lollipop
The Chordettes 2:11
14 My September Love
David Whitfield 2:46
15 Mambo No. 5
Perez Prado 2:14
16 Maybellene
Chuck Berry 3.6 2:21
17 All I Have to Do Is Dream
The Everly Brothers 2:18
18 My Special Angel
Bobby Helm 2:54
19 Unchained Melody
Jimmy Young 2:37
20 Battle of New Orleans
Lonnie Donegan 3:11
21 I Want to Walk You Home
Fats Domino 2:20
22 Mad About the Boy
Julie London 2:12
23 Sea of Love
Marty Wilde 2:26
24 Don’t Knock the Rock
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:20
25 Yes Tonight, Josephine
Johnnie Ray 2:31
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Girl Can’t Help It
Little Richard 2:33
2 Honeycomb
Jimmie Rodgers 2:16
3 Personality
Lloyd Price 2:37
4 When I Fall in Love
Nat King Cole 3:10
5 I Only Have Eyes for You
The Flamingos 3:21
6 Misty
Johnny Mathis 3:34
7 Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins 4 2:16
8 Dreamboat
Alma Cogan 1:47
9 The Three Bells
The Browns 2:52
10 It Doesn’t Matter Anymore
Buddy Holly 2:05
11 Here Comes Summer
Jerry Keller 2:10
12 Tiger
Fabian 2:31
13 A Very Precious Love
Doris Day 3:06
14 Only Sixteen
Craig Douglas 2:13
15 Volare
Dean Martin 3 3:01
16 What Do You Want
Adam Faith 1:37
17 Tammy
Debbie Reynolds 3:06
18 What a Difference a Day Makes
Dinah Washington 2:31
19 Come Softly to You
The Fleetwoods 2:24
20 Hummingbird
Les Paul and Mary Ford 2:39
21 Lonely Teardrops
Jackie Wilson 2:43
22 Rock and Roll Waltz
Kay Starr 2:58
23 Somethin’ Else
Eddie Cochran 2:05
24 Blue Jean Bop
Gene Vincent 2:24
25 Teenager in Love
Dion And The Belmonts 5 2:36

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Paul Anka (track 18)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 12)
conductor:
Jack Pleis (track 6)
lyricist:
Paul Anka (track 18)
Ritchie Valens (track 12)
writer:
Johnny Bragg (tracks 1, 1)
Paul Evans (50s US rock n roll singer/songwriter) (track 6)
Buddy Killen (tracks 1, 1)
Jerry Leiber (track 17)
Bernie Lowe (track 8)
John Madara (track 20)
Kal Mann (track 8)
Jack Reardon (track 6)
Robert Riley (tracks 1, 1)
Arthur Singer (track 20)
Mike Stoller (track 17)
David White (rock ’n’ roll pianist & songwriter, member of Danny & the Juniors) (track 20)
publisher:
EMI Longitude Music (track 12)
Epa Publishing (track 18)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 12)
part of:
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
Krásný Pepek (track 18)
La Bible (track 12)
later translated versions:
Diana (track 18)
Diana (track 18)
Diana (track 18)
Wenn (track 6)
ダイアナ (track 18)
later versions:
Diana (Raul Seixas version) (track 18)
When (track 6)
recording of:
At the Hop (track 20)
Diana (track 18)
La Bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 12)
Poison Ivy (track 17)
When (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Raggarkungen (track 8)
Swing the Mood (track 20)
version of:
La bamba (track 12)

CD 2

guitar:
Reggie Kimber (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 16)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 16)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 16)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (track 16)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (track 16)
baritone vocals:
Dock Green (track 1)
bass vocals:
Elsbeary Hobbs (track 1)
chorus master:
Peter de Angelis (track 3)
composer:
Ed Marshall (track 3)
Joel Newman (track 10)
Chuck Berry (track 16)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 17)
Noël Coward (track 22)
Chuck Rio (track 12)
conductor:
Peter de Angelis (track 3)
engineer:
Ted Keep (track 22)
lead vocals:
Ben E. King (track 1)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 16)
lyricist:
Ed Marshall (track 3)
Chuck Berry (track 16)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 17)
Noël Coward (track 22)
Chuck Rio (track 12)
Paul Campbell (songwriting pseudonym used by The Weavers) (track 10)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 16)
orchestra:
performer:
Frankie Avalon (track 3)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 16)
Bobby Troup (track 22)
tenor vocals:
Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) (track 1)
vocals:
Julie London (track 22)
writer:
Ralph Bass (track 6)
William Edwards (The Chords) (track 7)
Carl Feaster (track 7)
Claude Feaster (track 7)
James Keyes (track 7)
Ben E. King (track 1)
Jerry Leiber (track 1)
Floyd McRae (track 7)
Lover Patterson (track 1)
Lowman Pauling (track 6)
Mike Stoller (track 1)
George Treadwell (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Chancellor (1959 –) (track 3)
Geffen Records (2003) (track 16)
publisher:
Acuff-Rose Publ. (track 17)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 22)
Minurve Records (2009-02-25 –) (track 17)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (track 16)
has remixes:
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 18) (track 16)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 193) (track 1)
arrangements:
Mad About the Boy (arr Paul Campbell) (track 22)
cover recording of:
Mad About the Boy (track 22)
Sh‐Boom (track 7)
is the basis for:
Tequila (Terrorvision cover) (track 12)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 12)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Maybellene (track 16)
Pendant les vacances (All I Have to Do Is Dream) (track 17)
recording of:
Tequila (track 12)
Venus (track 3)
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 16)
There Goes My Baby (1959) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

membranophone:
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 7)
guitar:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 7)
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (track 7)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (track 7)
composer:
Paul Anka (track 10)
Sammy Fain (track 13)
Mort Shuman (track 25)
Les Vandyke (track 16)
Victor Young (track 4)
Jack Hoffman (track 8)
Domenico Modugno (tracks 15, 15)
Gilles (Swiss composer/vocalist/actor Jean Villard Gilles) (1939) (track 9)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 2, 2)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 7)
Don Robertson (Songwriter with hit "Happy Whistler") (1955) (track 20)
lyricist:
Paul Anka (track 10)
Franco Migliacci (tracks 15, 15)
Les Vandyke (track 16)
Edward Heyman (track 4)
Jack Hoffman (track 8)
Domenico Modugno (tracks 15, 15)
Doc Pomus (track 25)
Gilles (Swiss composer/vocalist/actor Jean Villard Gilles) (1939) (track 9)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 2, 2)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 7)
orchestra:
Frank DeVol and His Orchestra (1958) (track 13)
performer:
Dion & The Belmonts (track 25)
Hugo Winterhalter (track 22)
producer:
Lee Gillette (track 15)
translator:
Mitchell Parish (tracks 15, 15)
Bert Reisfeld (1948) (track 9)
vocals:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 7)
Doris Day (1958) (track 13)
writer:
Tyran Carlo (track 21)
Berry Gordy (track 21)
Gwen Gordy (known as Gwen Gordy Fuqua since 1961) (track 21)
Franco Migliacci (tracks 15, 15)
Mitchell Parish (tracks 15, 15)
Domenico Modugno (tracks 15, 15)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 4)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 10)
Hi Lo Music (track 7)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 4)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 95) (track 7)
cover recording of:
The Three Bells (track 9)
Honeycomb (1957) (track 2)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
G'nagelte Schuach (track 7)
Jimmy Brown (Spanish version of 'The Three Bells') (track 9)
later versions:
recording of:
A Teenager in Love (track 25)
Dreamboat (1955 song) (track 8)
Honeycomb (track 2)
Hummingbird (track 20)
Lonely Teardrops (track 21)
What Do You Want? (track 16)
Blue Suede Shoes (1955-12) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Raggarkungen (track 7)
translated version of:
Les Trois Cloches (track 9)
Nel blu dipinto di blu (Volare) (tracks 15, 15)