Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:11
2 Tutti Fruti
Little Richard 2:26
3 That'll Be the Day
Buddy Holly 2:17
4 Sweet Little Sixteen
Chuck Berry 3.35 3:02
5 It's Only Make Believe
Conway Twitty 2:14
6 Sea of Love
Phil Phillips 4 2:23
7 Chantilly Lace
The Big Bopper 2:24
8 Short Shorts
The Royal Teens 2:35
9 Stagger Lee
Lloyd Price 2:22
10 Say Man
Bo Diddley 3:16
11 The Purple People Eater
Sheb Wooley 3 2:14
12 Peggy Sue
Buddy Holly 4.5 2:31
13 Maybellene
Chuck Berry 3.6 2:22
14 At the Hop
Danny & The Juniors 2:31
15 See You Later Alligator
Bill Haley & His Comets 4 2:46
16 My Happiness
Connie Francis 2:30
17 Rocket 88
Jackie Brenston and His Delta Cats 2:46
Medium 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins 4 2:16
2 Summertime Blues
Eddie Cochran 1:58
3 Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis 1:52
4 Wake Up, Little Susie
The Everly Brothers 5 2:03
5 Poor Little Fool
Ricky Nelson 2:33
6 Rumble
Link Wray & His Raymen 2:26
7 Ooby Dooby
The Teen Kings 2:12
8 Be-Bop-A-Lula
Gene Vincent 5 2:37
9 A Teenager in Love
Dion & The Belmonts 5 2:38
10 Venus
Frankie Avalon 5 2:23
11 Willie and the Hand Jive
The Johnny Otis Show 2:36
12 Blueberry Hill
Fats Domino 2:24
13 Come Softly to Me
The Fleetwoods 3 2:25
14 Young Love
Sonny James 2:33
15 Sea Cruise
Frankie Ford 2:42
16 Tequila
The Champs 5 2:12
17 Crazy man, Crazy
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:37

Credits

Medium 1

drums (drum set):
Jasper Thomas (1972-03-29) (track 4)
bass guitar:
Jesse Knight (1951-03-03) (track 17)
membranophone:
Willie Sims (1951-03-03) (track 17)
Ralph Jones (1950s drummer) (1955-12-12) (track 15)
guitar:
Willie Kizart (1951-03-03) (track 17)
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 13)
Bill Haley (1955-12-12) (track 15)
bass:
Al Rex (1955-12-12) (track 15)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 13)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 13)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (track 13)
Willie Dixon (1972-03-29) (track 4)
electric guitar:
Francis 'Franny' Beecher (1955-12-12) (track 15)
Chuck Berry (1972-03-29) (track 4)
steel guitar:
William F. 'Billy' Williamson (1955-12-12) (track 15)
piano:
Ike Turner (1951-03-03) (track 17)
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (track 13)
Johnny Grande (1955-12-12) (track 15)
Johnnie Johnson (1972-03-29) (track 4)
baritone saxophone:
Jackie Brenston (1951-03-03) (track 17)
tenor saxophone:
Raymond Hill (1951-03-03) (track 17)
Rudy Pompilli (1955-12-12) (track 15)
additional lyricist:
composer:
Borney Bergantine (track 16)
Chuck Berry (tracks 4, 13)
Sheb Wooley (track 11)
Jackie Brenston (– 1951-03-03) (track 17)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 13)
Chuck Berry (1972-03-29) (track 4)
lyricist:
Borney Bergantine (track 16)
Chuck Berry (tracks 4, 13)
Sheb Wooley (track 11)
Jackie Brenston (– 1951-03-03) (track 17)
orchestra:
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 13)
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (1957-12) (track 4)
vocals:
Connie Francis (track 16)
Jackie Brenston (1951-03-03) (track 17)
Bill Haley (1955-12-12) (track 15)
writer:
Jerry Allison (track 12)
Buddy Holly (1950s rock & roll singer-songwriter) (track 12)
John Madara (track 14)
Jack Nance (track 5)
Norman Petty (track 12)
Arthur Singer (track 14)
Conway Twitty (track 5)
David White (rock ’n’ roll pianist & songwriter, member of Danny & the Juniors) (track 14)
phonographic copyright by:
PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) (1959) (track 16)
Bear Family Records (1997 –) (track 11)
Geffen Records (2003) (track 13)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 4)
Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 4)
Channel Music Co. (track 11)
Chappell Music (track 16)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (track 13)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 18) (track 13)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 194) (track 12)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
My Happiness (track 16)
is the basis for:
Surfin’ U.S.A. (track 4)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Du är mitt liv (track 16)
Peggy Sue (french version) (track 12)
later versions:
Maybellene (track 13)
medley of:
En junidag (track 16)
recording of:
At the Hop (track 14)
Peggy Sue (track 12)
Rocket "88" (track 17)
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 13)
The Purple People Eater (1958) (track 11)
Sweet Little Sixteen (1972-03-29) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Swing the Mood (track 14)

Medium 2

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1956-10-30) (track 14)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Dickie Harrell (1956-05-04) (track 8)
membranophone:
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 1)
guitar:
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (track 1)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 1)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Cliff Gallup (1956-05-04) (track 8)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Willie Williams (50s rock guitarist) (1956-05-04) (track 8)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (track 1)
double bass [upright bass]:
Jack Neal (1956-05-04) (track 8)
arranger:
Bonnie Guitar (track 13)
background vocals:
Gordon Stoker (1956-10-30) (track 14)
chorus master:
Peter de Angelis (track 10)
composer:
Vincent Rose (track 12)
Mort Shuman (track 9)
Chuck Rio (track 16)
Ed Marshall (track 10)
Johnny Otis (track 11)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 1)
conductor:
Peter de Angelis (track 10)
lead vocals:
Sonny James (1956-10-30) (track 14)
lyricist:
Chuck Rio (track 16)
Al Lewis (Tin Pan Alley era lyricist) (track 12)
Ed Marshall (track 10)
Johnny Otis (track 11)
Doc Pomus (track 9)
Larry Stock (track 12)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 1)
performer:
Frankie Avalon (track 10)
vocals:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 1)
Gene Vincent (1956-05-04) (track 8)
writer:
Boudleaux Bryant (track 4)
Felice Bryant (track 4)
Jerry Capehart (track 2)
Ric Cartey (1950s/'60s Rockabilly aritst) (track 14)
Eddie Cochran (track 2)
Tex Davis (track 8)
Barbara Ellis (track 13)
Carole Joyner (track 14)
Gary Troxel (track 13)
Gene Vincent (track 8)
phonographic copyright by:
Chancellor (1959 –) (track 10)
publisher:
American Music (track 2)
Hi Lo Music (track 1)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 14)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 2)
recorded at:
Owen Bradley Studio (aka the "Quonset Hut") in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1956-05-04) (track 8)
DJ-mixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 95) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 311) (track 4)
arrangements:
Wo mer endlich Sommer hann (translated) (track 2)
cover recording of:
Young Love (1956-10-30) (track 14)
is the basis for:
Tequila (Terrorvision cover) (track 16)
What Happened (Sublime) (track 16)
later parody versions:
Vaivaisen luut (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Harry Hoover (track 15)
later translated versions:
Achterbahn (track 15)
Be bop a lula (French translation) (track 8)
G'nagelte Schuach (track 1)
later versions:
Doux tam-tam (track 13)
recording of:
A Teenager in Love (track 9)
Blueberry Hill (track 12)
Come Softly to Me (track 13)
Sea Cruise (track 15)
Summertime Blues (track 2)
Tequila (track 16)
Venus (track 10)
Blue Suede Shoes (1955-12) (track 1)
Be‐Bop‐a‐Lula (1956-05-04) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Raggarkungen (track 1)
Swing the Mood (track 4)
translated parody version of:
Sammarkveld Blues (track 2)