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)
Wade Moore (track 6)
Dick Penner (track 6)
Bob Spickard (track 10)
Bill Monroe (1946) (track 8)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 2)
lyricist:
Wade Moore (track 6)
Dick Penner (track 6)
Kal Mann (track 3)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955)