Annotation

Box Set, Cat. No: LHSR-A-207
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CD1, Cat. No: RDCD181
CD2, Cat. No: RDCD182
CD3, Cat. No: RDCD183
CD4, Cat. No: RDCD184
CD5, Cat. No: RDCD185
CD6, Cat. No: RDCD186


Chapters;
1) The Rock'n'Roll No.1 Showcase (CD1)
2) True Love Ways (CD1&2)
3) Rock'n'Roll Golden Legends (CD2&3)
4) Juke-Box Favourites (CD3)
5) Million-Selling Magic of the 50s (CD4)
6) Million Selling Magic of the 60s (CD4&5)
7) Tear-Jerking Favourites (CD5&6)
8) Golden Greats Hall of Fame (CD6)

Packaging is a 5-part case (fatter than a Fatbox) used by Reader's Digest for multi-disc releases.

Annotation last modified on 2017-07-11 23:26 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Don’t Be Cruel
Elvis Presley 2:31
2 Three Steps to Heaven
Eddie Cochran 2:32
3 Claudette
The Everly Brothers 2:42
4 Running Scarred
Roy Orbison 2:37
5 Poor Little Fool
Ricky Nelson 4:15
6 Yes Tonight Josephine
Johnnie Ray 2:47
7 Stagger Lee
Lloyd Price 2:23
8 Why Do Fools Fall in Love
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers 1:55
9 Duke of Earl
Gene Chandler 2:19
10 Why
Frankie Avalon 1:52
11 It Doesn’t Matter Anymore
Buddy Holly 2:21
12 Party Doll
Buddy Knox 2:43
13 Don’t Forbid Me
Pat Boone 2:27
14 What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?
Emile Ford & The Checkmates 2:17
15 Love Me Tender
Elvish Presley 2:45
16 More Than I Can Say
Bobby Vee 2:27
17 Puppy Love
Paul Anka 2:20
18 A Voice in the Wilderness
Cliff Richard & The Shadows 2:11
19 True Love Ways
Buddy Holly 1:58
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Here Comes That Feeling
Brenda Lee 2:10
2 Remember You’re Mine
Pat Boone 2:18
3 All I Have to Do Is Dream
Roy Orbison 2:26
4 April Love
Pat Boone 2:44
5 Love of My Life
The Everly Brothers 2:09
6 Loving You
Elvis Presley 2:17
7 Words of Love
Buddy Holly 1:57
8 Sealed With a Kiss
Brian Hyland 2:43
9 You Are My Destiny
Paul Anka 2:34
10 A Big Hunk O’Love
Elvis Presley 2:13
11 Well Alright
Buddy Holly 2:16
12 Candy Man
Roy Orbison 2:46
13 Lovin’ Up a Storm
Jerry Lee Lewis 1:54
14 Do You Wanna Dance
Cliff Richard & The Shadows 2:16
15 Rebel Rouser
Duane Eddy 2:35
16 Leave My Woman Alone
The Everly Brothers 2:37
17 The Girl Can’t Help It
Little Richard 2:36
18 Don’t Knock the Rock
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:21
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I’m in Love Again
Fats Domino 2:00
2 Let It Rock
Chuck Berry 1:48
3 Reet Petite
Jackie Wilson 2:46
4 The Stranger
The Shadows 2:42
5 Stairway to Heaven
Neil Sedaka 2:45
6 La Bamba
Ritchie Valens 2:05
7 Rockin’ Through the Rye
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:10
8 Tutti Frutti
Little Richard 2:25
9 Sweet Little Sixteen
Chuck Berry 3:13
10 Nine Times Out of Ten
Cliff Richard & The Shadows 2:09
11 Tequila
The Champs 2:14
12 Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
Neil Sedaka 2:43
13 What’d I Say
Jerry Lee Lewis 2:29
14 Say Mama
Gene Vincent 2:14
15 Ain’t Misbehavin’
Tommy Bruce 2:12
16 The Savage
The Shadows 2:25
17 Cut Across Shorty
Eddie Cochran 1:51
18 Paralysed
Elvis Presley 2:25
19 Rock and Roll Music
Chuck Berry 4.35 2:32
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rip It Up
Little Richard 2:25
2 Roll Over Beethoven
Chuck Berry 4.65 2:25
3 Treat Me Nice
Elvis Presley 2:15
4 Everyday
Buddy Holly 2:09
5 Devoted to You
The Everly Brothers 2:24
6 Honeycomb
Jimmie Rodgers 2:18
7 Never Be Anyone Else but You
Ricky Nelson 2:17
8 Ain’t That a Shame
Fats Domino 2:28
9 A Teenager in Love
Dion & The Belmonts 2:37
10 High School Confidential
Jerry Lee Lewis 2:32
11 Red River Rock
Johnny and The Hurricanes 2:12
12 Sittin’ in the Balcony
Eddie Cochran 2:01
13 You Got What It Takes
Mary Johnson 2:40
14 Johnny B. Goode
Chuck Berry 4.15 2:41
15 Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
Freddy Cannon 2:32
16 Twist and Shout
The Isley Brothers 2:31
17 Blue Bayou
Roy Orbison 2:31
18 Will You Love Me Tomorrow
The Shirelles 2:41
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rock-A-Hula Baby
Elvis Presley 2:02
2 Blue Moon
The Marcels 2:20
3 I’m Sorry
Brenda Lee 2:40
4 Town Without Pity
Gene Pitney 2:56
5 Quarter to Three
Gary “U.S.” Bonds 2:34
6 Runaround Sue
Dion 2:45
7 He’s So Fine
The Chiffons 1:58
8 Dreamin’
Johnny Burnette 2:19
9 Hats Off to Larry
Del Shannon 2:02
10 Fun, Fun, Fun
The Beach Boys 2:06
11 Raining in My Heart
Buddy Holly 2:50
12 Sad Movies
Sue Thompson 3:18
13 Blue Monday
Fats Domino 2:19
14 Crying in the Chapel
Elvis Presley 2:27
15 Mr Blue
The Fleetwoods 2:25
16 How Many Tears
Bobby Vee 2:04
17 You Don’t Know
Helen Shapiro 2:44
18 Since You Broke My Heart
The Everly Brothers 1:58
19 Valley of Tears
Buddy Holly 2:07
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Lonely Boy
Paul Anka 2:31
2 Love Hurts
Roy Orbison 2:32
3 Lonely Teardrops
Jackie Wilson 2:42
4 Moody River
Pat Boone 2:37
5 Old Shop
Elvis Presley 4:15
6 See You Later Alligator
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:47
7 Blueberry Hill
Fats Domino 2:23
8 Surrender
Elvis Presley 1:55
9 Not Fade Away
Buddy Holly 2:19
10 Dynamite
Cliff Richard & The Shadows 1:52
11 Maybellene
Chuck Berry 3.6 2:21
12 Breathless
Jerry Lee Lewis 2:43
13 Lucille
Little Richard 2:27
14 Speak to Me Pretty
Brenda Lee 2:17
15 Little Devil
Neil Sedaka 2:45
16 Johnny Will
Pat Boone 2:27
17 Hello Mary Lou
Ricky Nelson 2:20
18 Run to Him
Bobby Vee 2:11
19 Summertime Blues
Eddie Cochran 1:58

Credits

CD 3

drums:
Fred Below (1957-05) (track 19)
Jasper Thomas (1957-12) (track 9)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 9)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1957-05) (track 19)
Willie Dixon (1957-12) (track 9)
electric guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 19)
piano:
Lafayette Leake (1957-05) (track 19)
Johnnie Johnson (1957-12) (track 9)
composer:
Chuck Berry (tracks 9, 19)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 19)
Chuck Berry (1957-12) (track 9)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (tracks 9, 19)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (tracks 9, 19)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 9)
recorded at:
part of:
is the basis for:
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 9)
later translated versions:
later versions:
recording of:
Rock and Roll Music (1957-05) (track 19)
Sweet Little Sixteen (1957-12) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:

CD 4

trumpet:
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-16) (track 2)
drums:
Melvin Billups (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Jasper Thomas (1958-01-06) (track 14)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 14)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Willie Dixon (1958-01-06) (track 14)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Johnnie Johnson (1958-01-06) (track 14)
tenor saxophone:
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-16) (track 2)
composer:
Chuck Berry (track 2)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 6, 6)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 14)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1958-01-06) (track 14)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (track 2)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (1954) (tracks 6, 6)
Chuck Berry (1955) (track 14)
mastering:
Erick Labson (tracks 2, 14)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (tracks 2, 14)
remixer:
Zi‐Zone (track 14)
publisher:
recorded at:
DJ-mixes:
part of:
cover recording of:
Honeycomb (1957) (track 6)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Афанасий (track 14)
later translated versions:
Eddie sois bon (track 14)
Johnny B. Good (track 14)
Johnny B. Goode (track 14)
Repose Beethoven (French Translation) (track 2)
later versions:
Ali Be Good (track 14)
Correte Beethoven (track 2)
recording of:
Honeycomb (track 6)
Roll Over Beethoven (1956-04-16) (track 2)
Johnny B. Goode (1958-01-06) (track 14)

CD 5

composer:
Dewayne Blackwell (track 15)
lyricist:
Dewayne Blackwell (track 15)
recording of:
Mr. Blue (track 15)

CD 6

guitar:
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 11)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 11)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 11)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (track 11)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (track 11)
composer:
Chuck Berry (track 11)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 11)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (track 11)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 11)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (2003) (track 11)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (track 11)
part of:
later versions:
Maybellene (track 11)
recording of:
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 11)