Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rock Around the Clock
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:11
2 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
Jerry Lee Lewis 2:52
3 Maybellene
Elvis Presley 2:26
4 The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Bobby Vee 2:37
5 Bye Bye Love
The Everly Brothers 2:55
6 Blue Moon
The Marcels 2:11
7 Party Doll
Buddy Knox 2:17
8 Yakety Yak
The Coasters 1:55
9 Be Bop a Lula
Gene Vincent 2:42
10 The Boys From New York City
The Ad Libs 3:00
11 Well.... Alright
Buddy Holly & The Picks 2:13
12 Limbo Rock
Chubby Checker 2:25
13 At the Hop
Danny & The Juniors 2:38
14 Red River Rock
Johnny & The Hurricanes 2:11
15 Be My Guest
Fats Domino 1:55
16 My Ding a Ling
Chuck Berry 4:00
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Peggy Sue
Buddy Holly & The Picks 2:30
2 The Twist
Chubby Checker 5 2:37
3 Willie and the Hand Jive
Johnny Otis 2:38
4 See You Later Alligator
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:44
5 Stagger Lee
Lloyd Price 3:12
6 That's Alright Mama
Elvis Presley 1:46
7 Sheila
Tommy Roe 2:15
8 Blue Bayou
Roy Orbison 3:01
9 Rockin' Robin
Bobby Day 3 2:32
10 Keep a Knockin'
Little Richard 2:11
11 Only You
The Platters 2:33
12 When You Ask About Love
Matchbox 2:43
13 Caldonia
Carl Perkins 2:03
14 Let There Be Drums
Sandy Nelson 2:24
15 Jack the Ripper
Screaming Lord Sutch 2:43
16 Because They're Young
Duanne Eddy 1:56
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blueberry Hill
Fats Domino 2:36
2 Sea of Love
Phil Phillips & The Twilights 2:24
3 Sleep Walk
Santo & Johnny 3:13
4 High School Confidential
Jerry Lee Lewis 2:30
5 Jenny Jenny
Little Richard 1:57
6 Twist & Shout
Brian Poole 2:22
7 Walk Right Back
The Everly Brothers 3:01
8 Hippy Hippy Shake
The Swinging Blue Jeans 1:44
9 Shake, Rattle & Roll
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:33
10 Come Softly to Me
The Fleetwoods 2:28
11 Ain't Misbehavin'
Tommy Bruce 2:17
12 I'm Walkin'
Rick Nelson 1:40
13 Maybellene
Chuck Berry 3:18
14 What in the World's Come Over You
Jack Scott 2:48
15 Wild One
Bobby Rydell 2:19
16 Hawaii Five O
The Ventures 1:45
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis 1:52
2 Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins 4 2:15
3 Let's Twist Again
Chubby Checker 5 2:22
4 Charlie Brown
The Coasters 2:23
5 Tutti Frutti
Little Richard 2:22
6 Ooby Dooby
Roy Orbison & The Teen Queens 2:11
7 Garden Party
Rick Nelson 3:37
8 Blue Moon of Kentucky
Elvis Presley 2:08
9 Red Planet Rock
Don Lang 2:49
10 Pipeline
The Chantays 2:12
11 Everyday
Buddy Holly & The Picks 2:07
12 Earth Angel
The Crew Cuts 2:52
13 Drift Away
Dobie Gray 3:51
14 I'm a Hog for You
Screaming Lord Sutch 2:09
15 Poor Little Fool
Rick Nelson 2:29
16 Lavender Blue
Sammy Turner 2:14
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Runaway
Del Shannon 2:29
2 The Happy Organ
Dave 'Baby' Cortez 2:06
3 Travelin' Man
Rick Nelson 2:20
4 Raunchy
Bill Justis 2:21
5 Colette
Billy Fury 1:48
6 Don't Forbid Me
Pat Boone 2:13
7 Rock and Roll Music
B.J. Thomas 4:10
8 Cathy's Clown
The Everly Brothers 2:35
9 Beatnik Fly
Johnny & The Hurricanes 2:10
10 Heartbeat
Buddy Holly & The Picks 2:09
11 Rebel Rouser
Duane Eddy 2:16
12 Rock and Roll Music
Chuck Berry 4.35 2:24
13 Good Golly Miss Molly
Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers 3:11
14 Just Like Eddy
Heimz 2:47
15 Batman Theme
The Markets 2:23
16 Matchbox
Carl Perkins 2:07
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Lucille
Little Richard 2:10
2 Good Rockin' Tonight
Elvis Presley 2:17
3 Love Potion Number Nine
The Clovers 1:55
4 Kissin' Time
Bobby Ridell 2:53
5 Teen Beat
Sandy Nelson 2:23
6 Bread and Butter
The Newbeats 1:50
7 Wake Up Little Susie
The Everly Brothers 2:15
8 Hello Josephine
Fats Domino 1:52
9 The Great Pretender
The Platters 2:10
10 True Love Ways
Buddy Holly & The Picks 2:49
11 Teen Angel
Mark Dining 2:38
12 Nut Rocker
B. Bumble & The Stingers 2 1:59
13 Reveille Rock
Johnny and The Hurricanes 2:20
14 Ain't That a Shame
Pat Boone 2:18
15 Wondrous Place
Billy Fury 2:23
16 Denise
Randy & The Rainbows 1:56
CD 7
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hello Mary Lou
Ricky Nelson 2:17
2 Tequila
The Champs 2:16
3 Razzle Dazzle
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:06
4 Walk, Don't Run
The Ventures 2:08
5 When Will I Be Loved
Wayne Fontana 2:36
6 Pony Time
Chubby Checker 2:25
7 Breathless
Jerry Lee Lewis 4 2:43
8 More Than I Can Say
Bobby Vee 2:26
9 Pistol Packin' Mama
Gene Vincent 2:01
10 Baby Let's Play House
Elvis Presley 2:15
11 You Tell Me
Roy Orbison 1:32
12 Bongo Rock
Preston Epps 2:05
13 The Green Door
Jim Lowe 2:10
14 Tell Laura I Love Her
Ray Peterson 2:50
15 Bony Maronie
Tommy Bruce 3:34
16 Johnny B. Goode
Chuck Berry 4:41
CD 8
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Wipe Out
The Surfaris 2:13
2 Come Go With Me
The Del Vikings 2:36
3 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
The Platters 2:43
4 Blue Monday
Fats Domino 2:40
5 Google Eye
The Nashville Teens 2:21
6 Rip It Up
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:29
7 What'd I Say
Jerry Lee Lewis 2:26
8 Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay
Danny & The Juniors 2:30
9 Dream Lover
Bobby Rydell 3:52
10 Splish Splash
Bobby Darin 2:07
11 Bird Doggin'
Gene Vincent 2:45
12 Go Jimmy Go
Jimmy Clanton 2:03
13 Rockabilly Rebel
Matchbox 2:42
14 Somethin' Else
Rocky Sharpe 2:15
15 Shakin' All Over
Terry Dene 2:48
16 Rhythm of the Rain
The Cascades 2:32

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (track 15)
Tom King (50s & 60s songwriter) (tracks 14, 14)
Ira Mack (tracks 14, 14)
Fred Mendelsohn (tracks 14, 14)
Billy Strange (track 12)
John Marascalco (track 15)
Richard Rodgers (1934) (track 6)
lyricist:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (track 15)
John Marascalco (track 15)
Jon Sheldon (track 12)
Lorenz Hart (1934) (track 6)
writer:
Dave Alldred (track 7)
Jimmy Bowen (track 7)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 5)
Felice Bryant (track 5)
George Davis (US songwriter - singer, doo-wop era) (track 10)
Roy Hall (US rockabilly pianist & songwriter) (track 2)
Buddy Knox (track 7)
Don Lanier (track 7)
John Taylor (songwriter & saxophone player John Isaac Taylor) (track 10)
publisher:
EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP) (track 6)
House of Bryant Publications (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Blue Moon (track 6)
instrumental cover recording of:
Red River Rock (track 14)
later translated versions:
Blå lys (track 6)
later versions:
recording of:
Be My Guest (track 15)
Bye Bye Love (track 5)
Limbo Rock (track 12)
Party Doll (track 7)
Red River Rock (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Good Old Rock 'N Roll (tracks 2, 7)

CD 2

composer:
Hank Ballard (tracks 2, 2)
Joe Melson (track 8)
Roy Orbison (track 8)
Johnny Otis (track 3)
Jimmie Thomas (track 9)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1957-01) (track 10)
lyricist:
Hank Ballard (tracks 2, 2)
Johnny Otis (track 3)
Jimmie Thomas (track 9)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1957-01) (track 10)
Joe Melson (1963) (track 8)
Roy Orbison (1963) (track 8)
writer:
Jerry Allison (track 1)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (track 1)
Norman Petty (track 1)
publisher:
Embassy Music Corporation (2016-06 –) (tracks 2, 2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 451) (track 2)
cover recording of:
The Twist (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Twist (parody by Abstürzende Brieftauben) (tracks 2, 2)
later translated versions:
Peggy Sue (french version) (track 1)
Rakkauden saari (track 8)
recording of:
Blue Bayou (track 8)
Keep a Knockin’ (Richard Penniman’s version) (track 10)
Peggy Sue (track 1)
Rockin’ Robin (track 9)
The Twist (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
version of:

CD 3

composer:
George Khoury (track 2)
Vincent Rose (track 1)
Morton Stevens (track 16)
Sonny Curtis (track 7)
Philip Baptiste (track 2)
lyricist:
Sonny Curtis (track 7)
Al Lewis (Tin Pan Alley era lyricist) (track 1)
Philip Baptiste (track 2)
Larry Stock (track 1)
writer:
Jack Scott (track 14)
Ron Hargrave (1958-01 – 1958-01-28) (track 4)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1958-01 – 1958-01-28) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1958 –) (track 4)
publisher:
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 16)
part of:
cover recording of:
Hawaii Five-O (track 16)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Hawai 5-0 (track 16)
Nous, quand on s'embrasse (High School Confidential) (track 4)
ים האהבה (track 2)
later versions:
recording of:
Blueberry Hill (track 1)
Sea of Love (Phil Phillips song) (track 2)
Walk Right Back (track 7)
referred to in medleys:

CD 4

membranophone:
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 2)
guitar:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 2)
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (track 2)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (track 2)
composer:
Dave Appell (track 3)
Brian Carman (track 10)