Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Blueberry Hill
Fats Domino 2:22
2 Maybellene
Chuck Berry 3.6 2:21
3 All I Have to Do Is Dream
The Everly Brothers 3:23
4 Unforgettable
Nat King Cole 3:11
5 Just Walking in the Rain
Johnnie Ray 2:39
6 How High the Moon
Les Paul & Mary Ford 2:07
7 Why Do Fools Fall in Love
The Diamonds 2:23
8 April Love
Pat Boone 2:42
9 If You Ain't Lovin'
Faron Young 2:19
10 Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
Jimmie Rodgers 2:20
11 Love Potion Number Nine
The Clovers 1:57
12 My Special Angel
Bobby Helms 2:58
13 Alley Oop
The Hollywood Argyles 5 2:43
14 Rebel Rouser
Duane Eddy 2:17
15 A Guy Is a Guy
Doris Day 2:38
16 Whole Lotta Loving
Fats Domino 1:33
17 Love Is a Golden Ring
Frankie Laine 2:29
18 I'm in the Mood
John Lee Hooker 3:07
19 Tears on My Pillow
Little Anthony & The Imperials 2:08
20 I Cried Myself to Sleep
Al Martino 3:28
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Rock and Roll Music
Chuck Berry 4.35 2:32
2 Good Golly Miss Molly
Little Richard 2:04
3 That's All Right Mama
Elvis Presley 1:56
4 Maybe Tomorrow
Billy Fury 2:19
5 Mack the Knife
Louis Armstrong 3:23
6 Be Bop a Lula
Gene Vincent 2:42
7 Walkin' My Baby Back Home
Johnnie Ray 2:23
8 Bernadine
Pat Boone 2:07
9 I'll Never Forget You
Rosemary Clooney 3:40
10 Dance With Me
The Drifters 2:13
11 Oh Carol
Neil Sedaka 1:22
12 This Time of the Year
Brook Benton 2:27
13 Bird Dog
The Everly Brothers 2:19
14 Red Sails in the Sunset
Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra 3:03
15 Party Doll
Buddy Knox 2:11
16 Cry Me a River
Dinah Washington 2:27
17 Just Out of Reach
Patsy Cline 2:29
18 High School Confidential
Jerry Lee Lewis 2:29
19 Try Me
James Brown 4:53
20 Baby, Won't You Say You Love Me
Ella Fitzgerald 2:55
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Wake Up Little Susie
The Everly Brothers 2:20
2 A Woman in Love
Frankie Laine 2:22
3 I'm Sorry
The Platters 2:53
4 Razzle Dazzle
Bill Haley & His Comets 2:43
5 I Walk the Line
Johnny Cash 2:43
6 Ain't That a Shame
Fats Domino 2:23
7 The Happy Organ
Dave "Baby" Cortez 2:06
8 Searchin'
The Coasters 2:41
9 Boppin' the Blues
Carl Perkins 2:50
10 It's Only Make Believe
Conway Twitty 2:28
11 A Wonderful Time Up Here
Pat Boone 2:02
12 Love or Leave Me
Doris Day 2:16
13 Tom Dooley
The Kingston Trio 3:02
14 Pretend
Nat King Cole 2:42
15 Waterloo
Stonewall Jackson 2:21
16 Why Don't They Understand
George Hamilton IV 2:36
17 I'm Walkin'
Fats Domino 2:07
18 Too Young
Nat King Cole 3:10
19 Wheel of Fortune
Kay Starr 3:06
20 Cry
Johnnie Ray 3:02

Credits

CD 1

guitar:
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 2)
maracas [possibly]:
Leonard Chess (1955-05-21) (track 2)
Jerome Green (1955-05-21) (track 2)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1955-05-21) (track 2)
piano:
Johnnie Johnson (1955-05-21) (track 2)
composer:
Dave Bartholomew (track 16)
Chuck Berry (track 2)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 3)
Sammy Fain (track 8)
Irving Gordon (track 4)
Joel Newman (track 10)
Vincent Rose (track 1)
Dallas Frazier (American songwriter and musician) (track 13)
Morgan Lewis (1940) (tracks 6, 6)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1955-05-21) (track 2)
lyricist:
Dave Bartholomew (track 16)
Chuck Berry (track 2)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 3)
Irving Gordon (track 4)
Dallas Frazier (American songwriter and musician) (track 13)
Al Lewis (Tin Pan Alley era lyricist) (track 1)
Paul Campbell (songwriting pseudonym used by The Weavers) (track 10)
Larry Stock (track 1)
Nancy Hamilton (1940) (tracks 6, 6)
producer:
Leonard & Phil Chess (Legendary US production duo) (track 2)
writer:
Johnny Bragg (track 5)
Buddy Killen (track 5)
Robert Riley (track 5)
phonographic copyright by:
Geffen Records (2003) (track 2)
publisher:
Acuff-Rose Publ. (track 3)
Bourne Co. (track 4)
Chappell (tracks 6, 6)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 8)
Minurve Records (2009-02-25 –) (track 3)
recorded at:
Universal Studios in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1955-05-21) (track 2)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 18) (track 2)
cover recording of:
How High the Moon (track 6)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Maybellene (track 2)
Pendant les vacances (All I Have to Do Is Dream) (track 3)
recording of:
Alley Oop (track 13)
April Love (track 8)
Blueberry Hill (track 1)
How High the Moon (track 6)
Unforgettable (track 4)
Whole Lotta Loving (track 16)
Maybellene (1955-05-21) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

drums (drum set):
Fred Below (1957-05) (track 1)
double bass:
Willie Dixon (1957-05) (track 1)
electric guitar:
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 1)
piano:
Lafayette Leake (1957-05) (track 1)
composer:
Fred E. Ahlert (track 7)
Chuck Berry (track 1)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 13)
Arthur Hamilton (track 16)
Kurt Weill (track 5)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 19)
lead vocals:
Chuck Berry (1957-05) (track 1)
lyricist:
Chuck Berry (track 1)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 13)
Arthur Hamilton (track 16)
Bertolt Brecht (track 5)
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 19)
Roy Turk (track 7)
translator:
Marc Blitzstein (1954) (track 5)
writer:
Dave Alldred (track 15)
Jimmy Bowen (track 15)
Buddy Knox (track 15)
Don Lanier (track 15)
Lewis Lebish (track 10)
Jerry Leiber (track 10)
Irving Nahan (track 10)
Mike Stoller (track 10)
George Treadwell (track 10)
publisher:
Arc Music (U.S. rock & blues publisher) (track 1)
EMI Longitude Music (track 15)
Universal Edition (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 5)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 16)
Daksel Music Corp. (1982) (track 16)
Song and Dance Music Co. (1982) (track 16)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 128) (track 1)
cover recording of:
Cry Me a River (track 16)
Mack the Knife (1954 Blitzstein translation) (track 5)
That’s All Right (track 3)
later translated versions:
Faux frère (track 13)
Herzensdieb (track 13)
Ist schon gut (track 3)
Joet tulvimaan itke (track 16)
Noir est ta couleur (Cry Me a River) (track 16)
Pleure (track 16)
later versions:
recording of:
Bird Dog (track 13)
Dance With Me (track 10)
I'll Never Forget You (Rosemary Clooney song) (track 9)
Party Doll (track 15)
Try Me (track 19)
Rock and Roll Music (1957-05) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Arenature (track 16)
Do You Remember (Stars on 45) (tracks 3, 13)
translated version of:

CD 3

composer:
Dave Bartholomew (track 17)
Dan Belloc (track 14)
Sidney Lippman (track 18)
Frank Loesser (track 2)
Cliff Parman (track 14)
Lew Douglas (track 14)
Frank Lavere (track 14)
Curley Griffin (1950s Rockabilly artist) (1956) (track 9)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1956) (track 9)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 5)
lyricist:
Dave Bartholomew (track 17)
Frank Loesser (track 2)
Cliff Parman (track 14)
Sylvia Dee (track 18)
Lew Douglas (track 14)
Frank Lavere (track 14)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 5)
writer:
Dave Bartholomew (track 6)
B.Bryant (track 1)
F.Bryant (track 1)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 5)
Aria Music Co. (track 18)
Cordial MV (track 17)
EMI Unart Catalog Inc. (tracks 6, 17)
MPL UK Publishing (track 9)
Rolf Budde Musikverlag (aka Budde Music) (track 17)
Travis Music, Inc. (track 6)
Wren Music Co. (track 9)
later parody versions:
I Walk The Line #3 (track 5)
The Cats of Cash (track 5)
later translated versions:
Yölinjalla (track 5)
later versions:
part of:
Guys and Dolls (full musical) (track 2)
recording of:
A Woman in Love (1955 film "Guys and Dolls") (track 2)
I Walk the Line (track 5)
I’m Walkin’ (track 17)
Pretend (track 14)
Too Young (track 18)
Boppin’ the Blues (1956-03) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
Swing the Mood (track 1)