Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Intro: CONELRAD Radio Alert "Real Thing"
[unknown] 0:54
2 Atomic Cocktail
Slim Gaillard Quartette 2:46
3 You Hit Me Baby Like an Atom Bomb
Fay Simmons 2:13
4 Get That Communist, Joe
The Kavaliers 2:07
5 Atomic Power
The Buchanan Brothers 2:40
6 Civil Defense Spot: Excellent Chances
Groucho Marx 1:00
7 Atomic Baby
Amos Milburn 2:42
8 Tic, Tic, Tic
Doris Day 2:34
9 Atom Bomb Baby
Norm Burns & The Five Stars 2:18
10 I'm No Communist
Carson Robison and His Pleasant Valley Boys 3 2:48
11 Civil Defense Spot: How Much Time Do We Have (Keep Working)
[unknown] 1:01
12 Atomic Nightmare
The Talbot Brothers of Bermuda 2:35
13 Satellite Baby
Skip Stanley 2:12
14 Fujiyama Mama
Wanda Jackson 2:13
15 Thirteen Woman (And Only One Man in Town)
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:53
16 Civil Defense Spot: Pattern of Survival
Bob Hope 0:58
17 No, No Joe
Luke the Drifter 2:26
18 When They Found the Atomic Power
Hawkshaw Hawkins 2:48
19 I'm Gonna Dig Myself a Hole
Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup 3:13
20 Leave de Atom Alone
Josephine Premice 3:33
21 Civil Defense Spot: $212 Fallout Shelter
Dennis James 1:01
22 Fallout Shelter
Billy Chambers 2:54
23 Radioactive Mama
Sheldon Allman 1:45
24 Satellite
Teresa Brewer 2:14
25 I Dreamt I Saw Khrushchev (In a Pink Cadillac)
Walker Edmiston as Barky 2:17
26 Civil Defense Spot: Don't Use The Phone!
Art Linkletter 0:28
27 Hydrogen Bomb
Al Rex 2:47
28 When They Drop the Atomic Bomb
Jackie Doll and His Pickled Peppers 2:40
29 Atomic Energy
Sir Lancelot 2:44
30 Atomic Bomb Blues
Homer Harris with Muddy Waters 2:30
31 I Changed My Mind (And I'll Go Home Again)
Eddie Hill 3:23
32 Jesus Hits Like an Atom Bomb
Lowell Blanchard with The Valley Trio 2:51
33 This Cold War with You
Floyd Tillman 2:51
34 Civil Defense Spot: Take the Step (Grandma's Pantry)
[unknown] 0:56
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Civil Defense Spot: CONELRAD "Test Announcement"
[unknown] 1:16
2 Bert the Turtle (The Duck and Cover Song)
Dick "Two Ton" Baker 3 2:22
3 Crawl Out Through the Fallout
Sheldon Allman 2:21
4 When the Atom Bomb Fell
Karl and Harty 2:52
5 They Locked God Outside the Iron Curtain
Jim Eanes 2:40
6 A Mushroom Cloud
Sammy Salvo 1:56
7 Civil Defense Spot: Nuclear Attack
Tony Bennett 0:07
8 Bomb Rock
H-Bomb Ferguson and The Charlie Singleton Orchestra / Rock H 2:10
9 Sputnik Baby
Roosevelt Sykes 2:19
10 Fifty Megatons
Sonny Russell 2:19
11 Atomic Baby
Linda Hayes with The Red Callender Sextette 2:23
12 Civil Defense Spot: Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow
[unknown] 0:19
13 Stalin Kicked the Bucket
Ray Anderson 2:37
14 Uranium Rock
Warren Smith 2:07
15 The Great Atomic Power
The Louvin Brothers 2:45
16 Civil Defense Spot: Family Fallout Shelter Booklet
Fred McMurray 0:15
17 The Commies Are Coming
Tommy James 5:26
18 We'll All Go Together When We Go
Tom Lehrer 5:23
19 Guided Missiles
The Cuff Links 2:44
20 Sputniks and Mutniks
Ray Anderson and the Homefolks 2:07
21 Civil Defense Spot: CONELRAD, Sounds Pretty Complicated
[unknown] 0:30
22 Down in Havana
The Goldwaters 3:26
23 Ain't I Right
Marty Robbins 3:18
24 Uranium
The Commodores 2:16
25 Civil Defense Spot: Take the Step (Four Wheels to Survival)
[unknown] 0:55
26 The Fiery Bear
Jack Holden and Frances Kay 2:49
27 Watch World War Three (On Pay TV)
The Crown City Four 2:13
28 The Hydrogen Bomb
Al Rogers with His Rocky Mountain Boys 2:20
29 The Red We Want Is the Red We Got
Elton Britt and The Skytoppers 2:19
30 Civil Defense Spot: Warning Signals
Pat Boone 0:22
31 A Bomb Bop
Mike Fernandez with the Del Royals Orchestra 2:06
32 Satellite No. 2
Carl Mann 2:15
33 Fallout Shelter
Mike and Bernie Winters 2:31
34 Your Atom Bomb Heart
Hank King with Bud Williams and His Smilin' Buddies 2:44
35 Civil Defense Spot: In Time of Emergency (Not Contagious)
[unknown] 1:02
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Civil Defense Spot: How Much Time Do We Have (Disaster on a Big Scale)
[unknown] 1:02
2 Love That Bomb
Dr. Strangelove & The Fallouts 1:43
3 Atom Bomb
Glenn Barber 3:04
4 Uranium Fever
Elton Britt 2:19
5 Russian Band Stand
Spencer & Spencer with the Sonia Pryor Choir 1:47
6 Civil Defense Spot: Protect Your Home
Boris Karloff 0:23
7 Jesus Is God's Atomic Bomb
Swan's Silvertone Singers 2:36
8 Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb
Pilgrim Travelers 2:22
9 Old Man Atom (Talking Atomic Blues)
Sam Hinton 3:13
10 Old Man Atom
Sons of the Pioneers 3:12
11 Advice to Joe
Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys 2:36
12 Civil Defense Spot: In Time of Emergency (Take Notice of Fallout Shelter Signs)
[unknown] 1:01
13 Fallout Shelter
Dore Alpert 2:11
14 When That Hell Bomb Falls
Fred Kirby 2:36
15 The Senator McCarthy Blues
Hal Block with Tony Borrello's Orchestra 3:13
16 Thirteen Men
Ann-Margret 2:42
17 1240
Mitzi Gaynor / Civil Defense Spot: 640 0:24
18 There's a Power Greater Than Atomic
Buchanan Brothers & The Georgia Catamounts 2:36
19 Red's Dream
Louisiana Red 2:47
20 Atomic Love
Little Ceasar and The Red Callender Sextette 2:59
21 Mr. Stalin You're Eating Too High on the Hog
Arthur Smith & His Cracker-Jacks 2:22
22 Civil Defense Spot: Psychiatrist (Shelter Signs)
[unknown] 1:02
23 Atomic Telephone
The Spirit of Memphis Quartet 2:37
24 A Russian Love Song
The Goons 3:47
25 Rock and Roll Atom
Red McCoy with The Sons of the Soil 1:47
26 There's a Star Spangled Banner Waving #2 (The Ballad of Francis Powers)
Red River Dave 2:06
27 Civil Defense Spot: Remember, 640-1240
Howard Duff 0:18
28 Agnes
Mike Russo 2:25
29 Mr. Khrushchev
Bo Diddley 3:04
30 West of the Wall
Toni Fisher with Wayne Shanklin & Orchestra 2:32
31 (My) Fallout Filly (With the Atomic Kiss)
Christopher B. Cerf 2:57
32 Khrushchev and the Devil
Jay Chevalier 1:45
33 The Song of the Atom Bomb
Dexter Logan & Darrell Edwards 2:47
34 Civil Defense March (Heads Up, America)
Paul Weston & Sammy Cahn 2:30
35 Civil Defense Spot: In Time of Emergency (Brilliant Nuclear Flash)
[unknown] 1:01
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Civil Defense Spot: How Much Time Do We Have (Fortress Main Street)
[unknown] 1:01
2 Atomic Sermon
Billy Hughes' Buccaroos 2:56
3 The Death of Joe Stalin (Good Riddance)
Billy Hawk and His Buddies 3:06
4 Atom and Evil
The Golden Gate Quartet 3:18
5 Relax and Take It Easy
Tommy Duncan with The Ranger Trio 3:00
6 Civil Defense Spot: Be Prepared Today for Survival Tomorrow
Connie Francis 0:18
7 Uranium Fever
Rudy Gaddis 2:47
8 Atom Bomb Baby
Dude Martin and His Round-Up Gang 2:55
9 Poor Left Winger
Janet Greene 3:25
10 The Bear Flew Over the Ocean
Jimmie Driftwood 2:14
11 Civil Defense Spot: In Time of Emergency (Basic Supplies)
[unknown] 1:00
12 Bikini
Dexter Gordon Quartet 3:37
13 The Trial of Francis Powers
Red River Dave 2:37
14 An Open Letter to Mr. Khrushchev
Don Meecham with Viktor Jaanimets 2:40
15 B. Bomb Baby
The Jewels 1:57
16 Brush the Dust From That Old Bible
Bradley Kincaid 2:35
17 Civil Defense Spot: Every Living Thing
Joni James 0:20
18 Sputnik II
Al Barkle with The Tri-Tones 2:01
19 (When You See) Those Flying Saucers
Buchanan Brothers & The Georgia Catamounts 2:21
20 (Those Ole) Uranium Blues
Loy Clingman with Al Casey and The Arizona Hayriders 2:45
21 Weapon of Prayer
The Louvin Brothers 2:52
22 Civil Defense Spot: Message From Mars
Don Pardo and Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez 1:04
23 My Radiation Baby (My Teenage Fallout Queen)
George McKelvey 2:48
24 Bomb
[unknown] 2:39
25 Hammers and Sickles (Make Very Poor Toys)
The Charades 2:59
26 Sputnik (Satellite Girl)
Jerry Engler and the Four Ekkos 2:27
27 Civil Defense Spot: Help Ourselves
Johnny Cash 0:20
28 To Russia With Care
Harold Weakley 2:27
29 Rockin' Behind the Iron Curtain
Bobby Marchan and The Clowns 2:18
30 Russia, Russia (Lay That Missile Down)
Prescott Reed 2:11
31 Tennessee
Carl Perkins 3:03
32 Let's Keep the Communists Out
Terry Preston 2:15
33 The Iron Curtain Has Parted
Don Windle 3:06
34 Stars for Defense Outro
Bing Crosby & Ken Carpenter 1:12
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 If the Bomb Falls, Part 1
[unknown] 12:42
2 If the Bomb Falls, Part 2
[unknown] 10:12
3 The Complacent Americans, Part 1
[unknown] 18:03
4 The Complacent Americans, Part 2
[unknown] 19:27

Credits

CD 1

mandolin:
Chester Buchanan (Vocalist and mandolinist) (track 5)
guitar:
Lester Buchanan (Vocalist and guitarist) (track 5)
steel guitar:
Vaughn Horton (track 5)
composer:
Fred Kirby (1945) (track 5)
lyricist:
Fred Kirby (1945) (track 5)
vocals:
Chester Buchanan (Vocalist and mandolinist) (track 5)
Lester Buchanan (Vocalist and guitarist) (track 5)
writer:
Jack Hammer (rockabilly) (track 14)
recording of:
Fujiyama Mama (track 14)
Atomic Power (1946-01 – 1946-02) (track 5)

CD 3

composer:
Wayne Busbice (track 25)
Dickie Thompson (track 16)
lyricist:
Wayne Busbice (track 25)
Dickie Thompson (track 16)
later versions:
Treize filles (track 16)
recording of:
Rock and Roll Atom (track 25)
Thirteen Women (also performed as "Thirteen Men") (track 16)

CD 4

writer:
Louis C. Singer (pianist) (track 4)
Hy Zaret (track 4)
recording of:
Atom and Evil (track 4)