Annotation

FIXME: It says (c) 1991, but I suspect this to be a 1993 release according to the series.

Annotation last modified on 2013-02-25 21:29 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blue Velvet
Bobby Vinton 2:51
2 Don't Break the Heart That Loves You
Connie Francis 3:06
3 Deep Purple
Nino Tempo & April Stevens 2:44
4 Singing the Blues
Guy Mitchell 2:30
5 Honeycomb
Jimmie Rodgers 2:18
6 Rock and Roll Waltz
Kay Starr 3:00
7 The Purple People Eater
Sheb Wooley 3 2:16
8 Sixteen Tons
Tennessee Ernie Ford 2:40
9 Tom Dooley
The Kingston Trio 3:06
10 He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
Laurie London 2:23
11 Witch Doctor
David Seville 2:23
12 Monster Mash
Bobby “Boris” Pickett 3:13
13 Travellin' Man
Ricky Nelson 2:26
14 Moody River
Pat Boone 2:39
15 Big Bad John
Jimmy Dean 3:04
16 The Battle of New Orleans
Johnny Horton 5 2:35
17 Mister Sandman
The Chordettes 2:27
18 Young Love
Tab Hunter 2:29
19 Roses Are Red
Bobby Vinton 2:41
20 Tossin' and Turnin'
Bobby Lewis 2:22
21 Kansas City
Wilbert Harrison 2:32
22 Wooden Heart
Joe Dowell 2:04
23 Peppermint Twist
Joey Dee & The Starliters 2:04
24 My Boyfriend's Back
The Angels 2:12

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Jimmie Haskell (track 3)
composer:
Ross Bagdasarian (creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks) (track 11)
Jimmy Dean (track 15)
Bernie Wayne (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
Peter de Rose (track 3)
Lee Morris (US songwriter) (track 1)
Merle Travis (track 8)
Sheb Wooley (track 7)
Mike Stoller (1952) (track 21)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 5, 5)
Jerry Fuller (1961) (track 13)
conductor:
Jimmie Haskell (track 3)
Jack Fascinato (track 8)
engineer:
Dave Wiechman (track 3)
lead vocals:
lyricist:
Ross Bagdasarian (creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks) (track 11)
Jimmy Dean (track 15)
Bernie Wayne (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
Lee Morris (US songwriter) (track 1)
Merle Travis (track 8)
Sheb Wooley (track 7)
Mitchell Parish (1938) (track 3)
Jerry Leiber (1952) (track 21)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 5, 5)
Jerry Fuller (1961) (track 13)
performer:
Hugo Winterhalter (track 6)
writer:
Lenny Capizzi (track 12)
Bert Kaempfert (German easy listening and jazz-orientated orchestra leader, music producer, and songwriter, 1923-1980) (track 22)
Jerry Leiber (track 21)
Bobby “Boris” Pickett (novelty musician, known for “Monster Mash”) (track 12)
Mike Stoller (track 21)
Kay Twomey (track 22)
Chase Webster (track 14)
Ben Weisman (track 22)
Fred Wise (track 22)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
phonographic copyright by:
Bear Family Records (1997 –) (track 7)
Bacci Bros Records (2010) (track 8)
Lucky Vintage (2014) (track 8)
publisher:
Bourne Music Ltd. (track 11)
Channel Music Co. (track 7)
Robbins Music (publishing company owned by EMI Music Publishing Ltd.) (track 3)
TM Music Ltd. (track 12)
Thandewye Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 10)
part of:
cover recording of:
Deep Purple (track 3)
Kansas City (track 21)
Sixteen Tons (track 8)
Wooden Heart (track 22)
Honeycomb (1957) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Seize tonnes (track 8)
Sie hieß Mary Ann (track 8)
later parody versions:
Oy Vay (track 11)
Sixteen Tons (Parody) (track 8)
later translated versions:
Moody River (Finnish version of Chase Webster song) (track 14)
靜心等 (track 8)
later versions:
Big Bad John (German version) (track 15)
Docteur Miracle (track 11)
recording of:
Big Bad John (1961 song) (track 15)
Blue Velvet (track 1)
Honeycomb (track 5)
Monster Mash (track 12)
Moody River (track 14)
Tom Dooley (track 9)
Travelin’ Man (track 13)
Witch Doctor (track 11)
The Purple People Eater (1958) (track 7)
translated version of:

Release Group

part of: The Rock 'n' Roll Era (Time-Life Music) (number: TL516/22)