Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Mr. Sandman
The Chordettes 2:28
2 Melody of Love
Frank Sinatra 3:04
3 Cattle Call
Eddy Arnold 2:35
4 Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets)
Dinah Shore 2:30
5 See You Later Alligator
Bobby Charles 2:51
6 Bark, Battle and Ball
The Platters 2:31
7 Band of Gold
Don Cherry 2:38
8 Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)
The Penguins 5 2:58
9 Ko Ko Mo
The Crew-Cuts 2:40
10 The Longest Walk
Jaye P. Morgan 2:18
11 Bo Diddley
Bo Diddley 4 2:32
12 Sincerely
The Moonglows 3:13
13 Ain't That a Shame
Fats Domino 2:29
14 Cry Me a River
Julie London 2:59
15 At My Front Door
Eldorados 2:39
16 Under the Bridges of Paris
Eartha Kitt 2:44
17 I'll Be Home
The Flamingos 3:09
18 Burn That Candle
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:48
19 Rock Love
Eddie Fontaine 1:57
20 The Ballad of Davy Crockett
Tennessee Ernie Ford 2:55
21 The Elephant's Tango
Cyril Stapleton 2:19
22 A Woman in Love
Frankie Laine 2:23
23 C'Est La Vie
Sarah Vaughan 2:35
24 I'll Never Stop Loving You
Doris Day 3:09
25 If I May
Nat King Cole 2:59
26 That Old Black Magic
Sammy Davis Jr. 2:37
27 Tina Marie
Perry Como 2:36
28 Wake the Town and Tell the People
Les Baxter and His Orchestra 2:33

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Willie Dixon (1954-10) (track 12)
membranophone:
Frank Kirkland (track 11)
Wesley Landers (Jazz drummer) (1954-10) (track 12)
guitar:
Bo Diddley (track 11)
Walter Scott (US blues guitarist) (1954-10) (track 12)
maracas:
Jerome Green (track 11)
piano:
Nat King Cole (track 25)
Johnny Young (jazz pianist) (1954-10) (track 12)
tenor saxophone:
Eddie Chamblee (1954-10) (track 12)
baritone vocals:
Harvey Fuqua (1954-10) (track 12)
bass vocals:
Prentiss Barnes (1954-10) (track 12)
composer:
Richard Adler (musical composer/lyricist) (track 4)
George Bruns (track 20)
Jerry Livingston (songwriter) (track 28)
Jerry Ross (musical composer/lyricist) (track 4)
Arthur Hamilton (track 14)
Frank Loesser (track 22)
Alan Freed (– 1954-10) (track 12)
Harvey Fuqua (– 1954-10) (track 12)
Ellas McDaniel (– 1955-03-02) (track 11)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (track 25)
engineer:
John Kraus (1955-08) (track 14)
lead vocals:
Bobby Lester (1954-10) (track 12)
lyricist:
Richard Adler (musical composer/lyricist) (track 4)
Jerry Ross (musical composer/lyricist) (track 4)
Tom Blackburn (track 20)
Sammy Gallop (track 28)
Arthur Hamilton (track 14)
Frank Loesser (track 22)
Alan Freed (– 1954-10) (track 12)
Harvey Fuqua (– 1954-10) (track 12)
Ellas McDaniel (– 1955-03-02) (track 11)
producer:
Lee Gillette (track 25)
Bobby Troup (track 14)
tenor vocals:
Pete Graves (US doo-wop vocalist, member of The Moonglows) (1954-10) (track 12)
vocals:
Bo Diddley (track 11)
Nat King Cole (track 25)
Julie London (1955-08) (track 14)
writer:
Dave Bartholomew (track 13)
Jesse Belvin (track 8)
Fats Domino (track 13)
Gaynel Hodge (track 8)
Bob Merrill (songwriter, and lyricist of the hit musical Funny Girl) (track 27)
Curtis Williams (1950s doo-wop singer, member of The Penguins) (track 8)
Eunice Levy (Member of Gene and Eunice) (1954) (track 9)
Jake Porter (1954) (track 9)
Forest Gene Wilson (Member of Gene and Eunice) (1954) (track 9)
publisher:
Regent Music Corp. (BMI) (track 12)
Travis Music, Inc. (track 13)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 14)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 14)
Yamaha Music Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 14)
Meridian Music Corp. (1954) (track 9)
Daksel Music Corp. (1982) (track 14)
Song and Dance Music Co. (1982) (track 14)
cover recording of:
instrumental recording of:
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Joet tulvimaan itke (track 14)
Noir est ta couleur (Cry Me a River) (track 14)
Pleure (track 14)
Tout ce que veut Lola (lyrics by Boris Vian) (track 4)
part of:
Damn Yankees (1955 musical) (track 4)
Guys and Dolls (full musical) (track 22)
recording of:
A Woman in Love (1955 film "Guys and Dolls") (track 22)
Bo Diddley (track 11)
Sincerely (track 12)
Tina Marie (track 27)
Whatever Lola Wants (Damn Yankees) (track 4)
Cry Me a River (1955-08) (track 14)
If I May (1961) (track 25)
referred to in medleys:
Arenature (track 14)