Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Try Me
James Brown and the Famous Flames 5 2:31
2 So Fine
The Fiestas 2:19
3 Pretty Girls Everywhere
Eugene Church & The Fellows 2:54
4 I Cried a Tear
LaVern Baker 2:35
5 Stagger Lee
Lloyd Price 2:22
6 Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)
The Impalas 2:33
7 It's Just a Matter of Time
Brook Benton 2:28
8 Kansas City
Wilbert Harrison 2:27
9 The Twist
Hank Ballard and The Midnighters 4 2:37
10 Sixteen Candles
The Crests 2:51
11 Farmer John
Don & Dewey 2:28
12 The Happy Organ
Dave "Baby" Cortez 2:00
13 There Is Something on Your Mind (feat. Little Sonny)
Big Jay McNeely 3:32
14 You're So Fine
The Falcons 2:25
15 Almost Grown
Chuck Berry 2 2:21
16 What a Diff'Rence a Day Makes
Dinah Washington 2 2:30
17 There Goes My Baby
The Drifters 5 2:12
18 What'd I Say, Parts 1 & 2
Ray Charles 3.5 6:29
19 Sea of Love
Phil Phillips & The Twilights 2:23
20 Love Potion, No. 9
The Clovers 1:51
21 Hey Little Girl
Dee Clark 2:17
22 Shout, Parts 1 & 2
The Isley Brothers 4:40
23 I Only Have Eyes for You
The Flamingos 3:24
24 The Clouds
The Spacemen 2:46
25 You Got What It Takes
Marv Johnson 2:51
26 I Want to Walk You Home
Fats Domino 2:20
27 Say Man
Bo Diddley 3:11
28 Poison Ivy
The Coasters 2:41
29 You Better Know It
Jackie Wilson 1:59

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (1958-09-18) (track 1)
trumpet:
Marcus Belgrave (1959-02-18) (track 18)
drums:
Panama Francis (track 16)
David Francis (1958-09-18) (track 1)
Fred Below (1959-02) (track 15)
Milt Turner (1959-02-18) (track 18)
flute:
Jerome Richardson (track 16)
guitar:
Kenny Burrell (track 16)
Reggie Kimber (track 17)
Kenny Burrell (1958-09-18) (track 1)
Bo Diddley (1959-02) (track 15)
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 15)
bass:
Willie Dixon (track 15)
Carl Pruitt (Double bass player) (1958-09-18) (track 1)
Edgar Willis (bass) (1959-02-18) (track 18)
electric piano:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1959-02-18) (track 18)
double bass:
Milt Hinton (track 16)
Willie Dixon (1959-02) (track 15)
alto saxophone:
George Dorsey (1958-09-18) (track 1)
piano:
Joe Zawinul (track 16)
Ernest Hayes (American pianist, organist and arranger) (1958-09-18) (track 1)
Johnnie Johnson (1959-02) (track 15)
baritone saxophone:
Charles Davis (saxophone player) (track 16)
baritone saxophone [baritone sax]:
Bennie "Hank" Crawford (1959-02-18) (track 18)
tenor saxophone:
Clifford Scott (1958-09-18) (track 1)
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
David “Fathead” Newman (1959-02-18) (track 18)
arranger:
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 18)
Belford Hendricks (track 16)
background vocals:
Etta James (track 15)
The Marquees (track 15)
J.W. Archer (1958-09-18) (track 1)
Bill Hollings (1958-09-18) (track 1)
Louis Madison (1958-09-18) (track 1)
Johnny Terry (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1958-09-18) (track 1)
The Raelettes (1959-02-18) (track 18)
baritone vocals:
Dock Green (track 17)
bass vocals:
Elsbeary Hobbs (track 17)
composer:
Philip Baptiste (track 19)
Chuck Berry (track 15)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 18)
María Grever (track 16)
George Khoury (track 19)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 23)
Hank Ballard (track 9)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 1)
Mike Stoller (1952) (track 8)
conductor:
Belford Hendricks (track 16)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (track 15)
Ben E. King (track 17)
Dinah Washington (track 16)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1958-09-18) (track 1)
lyricist:
Philip Baptiste (track 19)
Chuck Berry (track 15)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 18)
Stanley Adams (US lyricist & songwriter) (track 16)
Hank Ballard (track 9)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 1)
Al Dubin (track 23)
Jerry Leiber (1952) (track 8)
mastering:
Erick Labson (track 15)
performer:
James Brown & The Famous Flames (1958-09-18) (track 1)
producer:
Ahmet Ertegun (track 18)
Clyde Otis (American songwriter and record producer) (track 16)
Jerry Wexler (track 18)
tenor vocals:
Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) (track 17)
vocals:
Chuck Berry (1959-02) (track 15)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (1959-02-18) (track 18)
writer:
Luther Dixon (track 10)
Harry Giosasi (track 6)
Allyson R. Khent (track 10)
Ben E. King (track 17)
Jerry Leiber (tracks 8, 17)
Lover Patterson (track 17)
Mike Stoller (tracks 8, 17)
George Treadwell (track 17)
Arthur Zwirn (track 6)
publisher:
B. Feldman & Co. (track 23)
B. Feldman Ltd. (track 23)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 16)
Maurice Music (track 16)
Mijac Music (track 18)
Progressive Music (track 18)
Stanley Adams Music (track 16)
Embassy Music Corporation (2016-06 –) (track 9)
recorded at:
Beltone Studios in New York, New York, United States (1958-09-18) (track 1)
sampled by:
part of:
cover recording of:
Kansas City (track 8)
What a Diff’rence a Day Made (1959-06 – 1959-08) (track 16)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
ים האהבה (track 19)
later versions:
recording of:
16 Candles (track 10)
Sea of Love (Phil Phillips song) (track 19)
The Twist (track 9)
Try Me (1958-09-18) (track 1)
There Goes My Baby (1959) (track 17)
Almost Grown (1959-02) (track 15)
What’d I Say (1959-02-18) (track 18)
translated version of: