Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rocket 88
Jackie Brenston and His Delta Cats 2:48
2 That's All Right
Elvis Presley, Scotty & Bill 1:57
3 Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins 4 2:16
4 I Walk the Line
Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 4.25 2:45
5 Ooby Dooby
Roy Orbison 2:12
6 Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis 3 1:52
7 Last Night
The Mar‐Keys 4 2:39
8 Green Onions
Booker T. & The MG’s 3.5 2:54
9 Rock Me Baby
B.B. King 2:59
10 Wooly Bully
Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs 2:20
11 The Dark End of the Street
James Carr 2:32
12 Respect
Aretha Franklin 3.7 2:27
13 The Letter
The Box Tops 4.35 1:54
14 Soul Man
Sam & Dave 4 2:39
15 (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay
Otis Redding 4.5 2:42
16 The Memphis Train
Rufus Thomas 2:33
17 Son of a Preacher Man
Dusty Springfield 4.35 2:27
18 Suspicious Minds
Elvis Presley 3.5 4:32
19 Theme From Shaft
Isaac Hayes 5 3:16
20 Let's Stay Together
Al Green 3:18
21 I'll Take You There
The Staple Singers 5 3:16

Credits

Medium 1

acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 4)
drums (drum set):
Roger Hawkins (1967-02-14) (track 12)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 15)
Gene Chrisman (1968-09) (track 17)
bass guitar:
Jesse Knight (1951-03-03) (track 1)
Tommy Cogbill (1967-02-14) (track 12)
Donald “Duck” Dunn (US bass guitarist, session musician, record producer & songwriter) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 15)
Tommy Cogbill (1968-09) (track 17)
trumpet:
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 15)
cornet:
Melvin Lastie (1967-02-14) (track 12)
membranophone:
Willie Sims (1951-03-03) (track 1)
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 3)
organ:
Spooner Oldham (1967-02-14) (track 12)
guitar:
Willie Kizart (1951-03-03) (track 1)
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (track 3)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 3)
Jimmy Johnson (Muscle Shoals rhythm section (guitar/producer)) (1967-02-14) (track 12)
Steve Cropper (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 15)
guitar and sitar:
Reggie Young (guitarist and songwriter) (1968-09) (track 17)
electric piano and organ:
Bobby Emmons (1968-09) (track 17)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (track 3)
Marshall Grant (1956-04-02) (track 4)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 4)
brass and strings arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 17)
brass arranger:
Tom Dowd (track 17)
keyboard:
Isaac Hayes (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 15)
Booker T. Jones (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 15)
piano:
Ike Turner (1951-03-03) (track 1)
Aretha Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 12)
baritone saxophone:
Jackie Brenston (1951-03-03) (track 1)
Willie Bridges (1967-02-14) (track 12)
tenor saxophone:
Raymond Hill (1951-03-03) (track 1)
Charles Chalmers (1967-02-14) (track 12)
King Curtis (saxophonist) (1967-02-14) (track 12)
arranger:
Tom Dowd (track 12)
Arif Mardin (track 12)
assistant engineer:
Dan Milazzo (track 18)
audio engineer:
Jeff Juliano (track 18)
background vocals:
Carolyn Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 12)
Erma Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 12)
The Sweet Inspirations (1968-09) (track 17)
composer:
Isaac Hayes (track 19)
Alvertis Isbell (track 21)
The Mar‐Keys (track 7)
Wade Moore (track 5)
Steve Cropper (track 15)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of "Suspicious Minds") (tracks 18, 18)
Dick Penner (track 5)
Otis Redding (tracks 12, 15)
Jackie Brenston (– 1951-03-03) (track 1)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 3)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 4)
conductor:
Tom Dowd (1967-02-14) (track 12)
Gene Orloff (1968-09) (track 17)
engineer:
Ed Kollis (track 17)
Ray Bardani (track 18)
instruments:
Booker T. & The MG’s (1967) (track 14)
The Mar‐Keys Horns (1967) (track 14)
lead vocals:
Elvis Presley (track 18)
Sam Moore (singer) (1967) (track 14)
David Prater (Soul artist) (1967) (track 14)
lyricist:
Isaac Hayes (track 19)
Alvertis Isbell (track 21)
Wade Moore (track 5)
Steve Cropper (track 15)
Mark James (Francis Rodney Zambon, composer of "Suspicious Minds") (tracks 18, 18)
Dick Penner (track 5)
Otis Redding (tracks 12, 15)
Jackie Brenston (– 1951-03-03) (track 1)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 3)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 4)
mastering:
George Marino (track 18)
mixer:
Ray Bardani (track 18)
David Bendeth (track 18)
other vocals [whistling]:
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 15)
producer:
Tom Dowd (track 17)
Arif Mardin (track 17)
Dan Penn (track 13)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 4)
Jerry Wexler (tracks 12, 17)
Steve Cropper (track 15)
recording engineer:
Tom Dowd (track 12)
vocals:
Jackie Brenston (1951-03-03) (track 1)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 3)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 4)
Aretha Franklin (1967-02-14) (track 12)
Otis Redding (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 15)
writer:
Charles Axton (track 7)
Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter) (track 6)
Gilbert Caple (track 7)
Jack Hammer (Earl Burroughs, co-wrote Great Balls of Fire) (track 6)
John Hurley (track 17)
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 8)
Booker T. Jones (track 8)
Chip Moman (track 7)
Floyd Newman (track 7)
Jerald Smith (track 7)
Lewie Steinberg (track 8)
Ronnie Wilkins (track 17)
Steve Cropper (track 8)
Isaac Hayes (1967) (track 14)
David Porter (US soul musician, producer & songwriter) (1967) (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
Arista Records (1967) (track 13)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 4)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 4, 6)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 14)
Hi Lo Music (track 3)
Irving Music (BMI) (track 8)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 19)
recorded at:
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1967-02-14) (track 12)
edit of:
has remixes:
Blue Suede Shoes (test acetate) by Carl Perkins (track 3)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
Eye Know by De La Soul (track 15)
That Girl by Maxi Priest feat. Shaggy (track 8)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 5) (track 12)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 28) (track 15)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 60) (track 20)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 95) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 181) (track 8)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 240) (track 17)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 276) (track 21)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 364) (track 13)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 458) (track 14)
cover recording of:
That’s All Right (track 2)
Respect (1967-02-14) (track 12)
Suspicious Minds (1969-01-22) (track 18)
is the basis for:
Gemüsemann (track 8)
Lutfattig Læregutt (track 17)
That Girl (track 8)
later parody versions:
I Walk The Line #3 (track 4)
Lowell Man (track 14)
Old Man (track 14)
Romantic Letter (track 13)
The Cats of Cash (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Errespetua (track 12)
G'nagelte Schuach (track 3)
Ist schon gut (track 2)
Kirje (track 13)
La carta (track 13)
Une lettre (track 13)
Yölinjalla (track 4)
later versions:
Une lettre (track 13)
live cover recording of:
Suspicious Minds (track 18)
recording of:
Green Onions (instrumental) (track 8)
I'll Take You There (track 21)
Last Night (track 7)
Ooby Dooby (track 5)
Rocket "88" (track 1)
The Letter (track 13)
Theme From Shaft (track 19)
Blue Suede Shoes (1955-12) (track 3)
I Walk the Line (1956-04-02) (track 4)
Soul Man (1967) (track 14)
(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay (1967-11-22 – 1967-12-07) (track 15)
Son of a Preacher Man (1968-09) (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Do You Remember (Stars on 45) (track 2)
Raggarkungen (track 3)
translated version of:
Lawman (執法者) (track 14)