Tracklist

CD 1: Disc 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Only the Lonely
Roy Orbison 5 2:27
2 Let's Twist Again
Chubby Checker 5 2:17
3 Poetry in Motion
Johnny Tillotson 2:31
4 (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock
Bill Haley 2:11
5 Good Golly Miss Molly
Little Richard 2:08
6 Take Good Care of My Baby
Bobby Vee 2:29
7 Rubber Ball
Marty Wilde 2:14
8 Halfway to Paradise
Billy Fury 2:26
9 Angela Jones
Michael Cox 2:42
10 He's So Fine
The Chiffons 4 1:54
11 Runaround Sue
Dion 2:46
12 Singing the Blues
Tommy Steele 2:20
13 Hey! Baby
Bruce Channel 5 2:24
14 Sherry
The Four Seasons 2:32
15 Mr Bass Man
Johnny Cymbal 2:39
16 Lipstick on Your Collar
Connie Francis 2:20
17 Be Bop a Lula
Gene Vincent 2:39
18 Hello Mary Lou
Ricky Nelson 2:18
19 I Will Follow Him
Peggy March 1 2:28
20 To Know Him Is to Love Him
The Teddy Bears 2:23
21 Three Staep to Heaven
Eddie Cochran 2:22
22 Its My Party
Lesley Gore 2:15
23 Cumberland Gap
Lonnie Donegan 1:58
24 When
Kalin Twins 2:28
25 Blue Moon
The Marcels 2:16
26 Rhythm of the Rain
The Cascades 2:34
27 Shakin All Over
Johnny Kidd & The Pirates 2:20
28 Dream Baby Dream
Daisy Wood-Davis 2:09
29 Dreamboats and Petticoats
Jason Donovan 2:45
CD 2: Disc 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis 1:52
2 Lets Dance
Chris Montez 2:27
3 Chantilly Lace
The Big Bopper 2:23
4 At the Hop
Danny & The Juniors 4 2:32
5 It Doesnt Matter Anymore
Buddy Holly 2:05
6 Cathys Clown
The Everly Brothers 5 2:26
7 Roll Over Beetobver
Chuck Berry 4.5 2:25
8 Venus in Blue Jeans
Mark Wynter 2:09
9 I Could Easily Fall in Love With You
Cliff Richard & The Shadows 2:55
10 You Dont Know
Helen Shapiro 2:40
11 Da Doo Ron
The Crystals 5 2:20
12 Diana
Paul Anka 2:19
13 Johnny Remember Me
John Leyton 2:36
14 A Picture of You
Joe Brown & The Bruvvers 2:19
15 The Loco Motion
Little Eva 2:25
16 My Boyfriends Back
Angels 2:11
17 Sweet Nothins
Brenda Lee 2:25
18 Sailor
Petula Clark 2:56
19 Dream Lover
Bobby Darin 2:32
20 It Might as Well Rain Until Sept
Carole King 2:26
21 Poor Me
Adam Faith 1:47
22 Be My Baby
The Ronettes 4.25 2:41
23 Ive Told Every Little Star
Linda Scott 2:17
24 Good Timin
Jimmy Jones 2:05
25 Oh Carol
Neil Sedaka 2:18
26 Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
Freddy Cannon 2:28
27 Time
Craig Douglas 2:16
28 Cryin Time Again
Bobby and The Conquests 2:31
29 Did Your Mama Tell You (How To Rock & Roll)
A.J. Dean 3:27
CD 3: Disc 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Telstar
The Tornados 3:19
2 Apache
The Shadows 2:56
3 Red River Rock
Johnny and The Hurricanes 2:10
4 Rumble
Link Wray 2:26
5 Because Theyre Young
Duane Eddy 2:01
6 Stranger on the Shore
Mr. Acker Bilk & Orchestra 2:50
7 Hit and Miss
John Barry Seven Plus Four 2:02
8 Let There Be Drums
Sandy Nelson 2:19
9 Walk Dont Run
The Ventures 2:05
10 Wipe Out
The Surfaris 2:39
11 The Cruel Sea
The Dakotas 2:16
12 Diamonds
Jet Harris 2:25
13 Hoots Mon
Lord Rockingham's XI 2:16
14 Scarlett o Hara
Jet Harris 2:18
15 Wonderful Land
The Shadows 2:17
16 Piupeline
The Chantays 2:20
17 Nut Rocker
B. Bumble & The Stingers 2 2:01
18 Legions Last Patrol
Ken Thorne and his Orchestra 2:52
19 Love Is Blue
Paul Mauriat 2:31
20 Raunchy
Bill Justice 2:23
21 Classical Gas
Mason Williams 4 3:04
22 Theme From a Summer Place
Percy Faith 2:24
23 On the Rebound
Floyd Cramer 2:10
24 Sleepwalk
Santo & Johnny 2:22
25 Perfida
The Ventures 2:05
26 Theme From Z Cars
Johnny Keating & The Z Men 2:12

Credits

CD 1: Disc 1

bass guitar:
Nick Massi (track 14)
membranophone:
Sandy Nelson (1958-07) (track 20)
guitar:
Tommy DeVito (track 14)
harmonica:
Delbert McClinton (track 13)
keyboard:
Bob Gaudio (track 14)
piano:
Bob Gaudio (track 14)
arranger:
Phil Spector (track 20)
Harry Filler (track 4)
Claus Ogerman (track 22)
composer:
Dave Appell (track 2)
Bob Gaudio (track 14)
George Goehring (track 16)
Carole King (track 6)
Ernie Maresca (track 11)
Paul Mauriat (track 19)
Joe Melson (track 1)
Roy Orbison (track 1)
Gene Pitney (track 7)
Franck Pourcel (track 19)
Aaron Schroeder (50s/60s US songwriter) (track 7)
Phil Spector (track 20)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 23)
John Gummoe (track 26)
Johnny Kidd (track 27)
Ronald Mack (60s US songwriter) (track 10)
Phil Thornalley (track 28)
Richard Rodgers (1934) (track 25)
Jimmy De Knight (1952) (track 4)
Max C. Freedman (1952) (track 4)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 12)
conductor:
Jack Pleis (track 24)
engineer:
Stan Ross (Recording engineer) (track 20)
instruments:
Phil Spector (1958-07) (track 20)
lyricist:
Bob Gaudio (track 14)
Gene Pitney (track 7)
Aaron Schroeder (50s/60s US songwriter) (track 7)
Phil Spector (track 20)
Dion (US singer-songerwriter, blends doo-wop, pop rock & R&B) (track 11)
Gerry Goffin (track 6)
John Gummoe (track 26)
Johnny Kidd (track 27)
Edna Lewis (track 16)
Ronald Mack (60s US songwriter) (track 10)
Kal Mann (track 2)
Jacques Plante (track 19)
Phil Thornalley (track 28)
Lorenz Hart (1934) (track 25)
Jimmy De Knight (1952) (track 4)
Max C. Freedman (1952) (track 4)
Melvin Endsley (1956) (track 12)
producer:
Bob Crewe (track 14)
Qunicy Jones (track 22)
Major Bill Smith (track 13)
Phil Spector (track 20)
vocals:
Bruce Channel (track 13)
Bob Gaudio (track 14)
Tommy DeVito (track 14)
Connie Francis (track 16)
Frankie Valli (American singer and actor, best known as the frontman of The Four Seasons) (track 14)
Nick Massi (track 14)
vocals arranger:
Nick Massi (track 14)
writer:
Mike Anthony (US songwriter) (track 3)
Bruce Channel (track 13)
Margaret Cobb (track 13)
Bob Cochran (track 21)
Eddie Cochran (track 21)
Jason Donovan (track 29)
Paul Evans (50s US rock n roll singer/songwriter) (track 24)
Tom Gilbert (track 29)
John Gluck, Jr. (tracks 22, 22)
Wally Gold (tracks 22, 22)
Seymour Gottlieb (tracks 22, 22)
Paul Kaufman (songwriter) (track 3)
Cayet Mangiaracina (track 18)
Gene Pitney (track 18)
Henry Priestman (track 29)
Jack Reardon (track 24)
Herb Weiner (tracks 22, 22)
phonographic copyright by:
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1992) (track 10)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1992) (track 10)
Biem (international rights organization representing member societies from 58 countries) (1993) (track 10)
Stemra (Netherlands rights society for composers and music publishers) (1993) (track 10)
Not Now Music Limited (2018) (tracks 3, 14)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 20)
Acuff Rose Music Ltd. (tracks 1, 12)
Bronx Soul Music (track 11)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (tracks 22, 22)
EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP) (track 25)
Gerig Musikverlag (track 13)
January Music Corp. (track 18)
Kalmann Music Inc. (track 2)
Mijac Music (track 11)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 11)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 18)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 26)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (tracks 25–26)
was commissioned by:
engineered at:
DJ-mixes:
edit of:
part of:
cover recording of:
Blue Moon (track 25)
Hello Mary Lou (track 18)
I Will Follow Him (track 19)
It’s My Party (track 22)
Rubber Ball (track 7)
Singing the Blues (track 12)
is the basis for:
眼看手勿動 (track 27)
later parody versions:
Hey Grindy (track 13)
Rock Around the Clock (Bubblerock's version) (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
Hausmasta Rock (track 4)
Spikre paller (tracks 22, 22)
Élixir rock (Rock Around The Clock) (track 4)
later translated versions:
Blå lys (track 25)
C’est ma fête (tracks 22, 22)
Hello, Mary Lou (German translation) (track 18)
Hey ! Baby ! (track 13)
It’s My Party (Japanese version) (tracks 22, 22)
Kun twistataan (track 2)
Leva livet (tracks 22, 22)
Maîtresse (Runaround Sue) (track 11)
On mun bailut (tracks 22, 22)
Oon su auto (Punainen Alfa Romeo) (tracks 22, 22)
Ritmo da chuva (track 26)
Rock Around the Clock (Version of Los Hispanos) (track 4)
Rund um die Uhr (track 4)
Tunnista toiseen (track 4)
Wenn (track 24)
When (Viens) (track 24)
つのる想い (track 20)
カラーに口紅 (track 16)
シェリー (track 14)
加價熱潮 (track 4)
悲しき雨音 (track 26)
有水冇閉翳 (track 26)
浮気なスー (track 11)
豪情夜 (track 10)
走為上着 (track 27)
雨的旋律 (track 26)
later versions:
J'irai au paradis (track 21)
My Sweet Lord (track 10)
Veille bien sur mon amour (Take Good Care of My Baby) (track 6)
When (track 24)
recording of:
Cumberland Gap (track 23)
Dream Baby Dream (track 28)
Hey! Baby (track 13)
It’s My Party (track 22)
Poetry in Motion (track 3)
Rhythm of the Rain (track 26)
Rock Around the Clock (Bill Haley's version) (track 4)
Runaround Sue (track 11)
Shakin’ All Over (track 27)
Sherry (track 14)
When (1958) (track 24)
To Know Him Is to Love Him (1958-07) (track 20)
Only the Lonely (1960-05) (track 1)
He’s So Fine (1962) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 1)
Swing the Mood (tracks 2, 4)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (tracks 1, 14)
version of:
Chariot (Petula Clark song) (track 19)
We're Gonna Rock Around the Clock (Original Freedman / De Knight version) (track 4)

CD 2: Disc 2

drums (drum set):
Melvin Billups (1956-04-16) (track 7)
trumpet:
Vincent Pitts (1956-04-16) (track 7)
membranophone:
Buddy Harman (1960-03-18) (track 6)
guitar:
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 7)
Don Everly (1960-03-18) (track 6)
bass:
Floyd Chance (1960-03-18) (track 6)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1956-04-16) (track 7)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1956-04-16) (track 7)
Floyd Cramer (1960-03-18) (track 6)
tenor saxophone:
Leroy C. Davis (1956-04-16) (track 7)
arranger:
Jack Nitzsche (tracks 11, 22)
composer:
Chuck Berry (track 7)
Don Everly (track 6)
Geoff Goddard (track 13)
Carole King (tracks 15, 20)
Jim Lee ("Let's Dance" writer/producer) (track 2)
John Schroeder (track 10)
Paul Anka (tracks 5, 12)
Ronnie Self (track 17)
engineer:
Larry Levine (tracks 11, 22)
lead vocals:
Chris Montez (track 2)
Chuck Berry (1956-04-16) (track 7)
LaLa Brooks (1963-03) (track 11)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (track 7)
Don Everly (track 6)
Geoff Goddard (track 13)
Jim Lee ("Let's Dance" writer/producer) (track 2)
Paul Anka (tracks 5, 12)
Gerry Goffin (tracks 15, 20)
Mike Hawker (track 10)
Ronnie Self (track 17)
orchestrator:
Martin Slavin (track 10)
performer:
The Everly Brothers (1960-03-18) (track 6)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 7)
Phil Spector (tracks 11, 22)
translator:
David West (track 18)
vocals:
Ronnie Spector (1963-07) (track 22)
writer:
Clint Ballard, Jr. (track 24)
Jeff Barry (tracks 11, 22)
Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter) (track 1)
Don Everly (track 6)
Phil Everly (track 6)
Ellie Greenwich (tracks 11, 22)
Jack Hammer (Earl Burroughs, co-wrote Great Balls of Fire) (track 1)
Buddy Kaye (track 27)
John Madara (track 4)
Arthur Singer (track 4)
Phil Spector (tracks 11, 22)
Philip Springer (track 27)
Fred Tobias (Broadway lyricist) (track 24)
David White (rock ’n’ roll pianist & songwriter, member of Danny & the Juniors) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
Phil Spector Records (1963) (track 22)
Not Now Music Limited (2018) (track 15)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (tracks 11, 22)
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 7)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 1, 22)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 5)
Epa Publishing (track 12)
Leeds Music Ltd. (track 17)
Mother Bertha Music Inc. (tracks 11, 22)
Trio Music Co., Inc. (tracks 11, 22)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (tracks 11, 22)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 2)
日本アブコ音楽出版 (tracks 11, 22)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (tracks 11, 22)
Screen Gems–EMI Music, Inc. (1962 –) (track 15)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (tracks 11, 22)
recorded at:
has remixes:
Be My Baby by Leslie Grace (track 22)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 22) (track 22)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 97) (track 7)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 114) (track 11)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 149) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 351) (track 15)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Krásný Pepek (track 12)
later translated versions:
Da dou ron ron (track 11)
Diana (track 12)
Diana (track 12)
Diana (track 12)
Kohta juna lähtee (track 15)
La locomotion (track 15)
Le Loco-motion (French version) (track 15)
Le Petit Clown de ton cœur (Cathy's Clown) (track 6)
Repose Beethoven (French Translation) (track 7)
Tu ne sais pas (track 10)
ダイアナ (track 12)
悲しき片想い (track 10)
later versions:
Comme aujourd'hui (track 22)
Correte Beethoven (track 7)
Dansons (track 2)
Diana (Raul Seixas version) (track 12)
recording of:
At the Hop (track 4)
Diana (track 12)
Good Timin’ (track 24)
Johnny Remember Me (track 13)
Let’s Dance (track 2)
Sailor (1961 song, version of "Seemann") (track 18)
Sweet Nothin’s (track 17)
The Loco‐Motion (track 15)
Time (track 27)
You Don’t Know (track 10)
Roll Over Beethoven (1956-04-16) (track 7)
Cathy’s Clown (1960-03-18) (track 6)
Da Doo Ron Ron (1963-03) (track 11)
Be My Baby (1963-07) (track 22)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 6)
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 11)
Swing the Mood (track 4)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 6)
translated version of:
Seemann, deine Heimat ist das Meer (Sailor song) (track 18)

CD 3: Disc 3

arranger:
Bridget Fry (track 26)
Fritz Spiegl (composer) (track 26)
composer:
John Barry (film composer; known for James Bond) (track 7)
Bob Berryhill (track 10)
Brian Carman (track 16)
Patrick Connolly (track 10)
Alberto Domínguez (track 25)
Kim Fowley (track 17)
Jim Fuller (surf rock guitarist) (track 10)
Bill Justis (track 20)
Tom King (50s & 60s songwriter) (track 3)
Jerry Lordan (tracks 2, 14)
Ira Mack (track 3)
Sid Manker (track 20)
Fred Mendelsohn (track 3)
Johnny Smith (track 9)
Bob Spickard (track 16)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 17)
Mason Williams (track 21)
Ron Wilson (Drummer of The Surfaris) (track 10)
lyricist:
Alberto Domínguez (track 25)
orchestra:
publisher:
Kim Fowley Music (track 17)
Miraleste Music (track 10)
Regent Music (BMI) (tracks 14, 16)
Francis, Day & Hunter Ltd. (1963 –) (track 14)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (1989 –) (track 14)
cover recording of:
Walk, Don’t Run (track 9)
instrumental cover recording of:
Perfidia (track 25)
is based on:
Johnny Todd (track 26)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Danse perfidia (French translation) (track 25)
Perfidia (Finnish) (track 25)
later versions:
Plus jamais (track 20)
パイプライン (track 16)
recording of:
Apache (track 2)
Classical Gas (track 21)
Hit & Miss (track 7)
Nutrocker (track 17)
Pipeline (track 16)
Raunchy (track 20)
Red River Rock (track 3)
Scarlett O'Hara (1963 instrumental) (track 14)
Theme from Z‐Cars (track 26)
Wipe Out (track 10)
referred to in medleys: