Annotation

Original CD issue; there's a remaster from 1990 that replaces tracks 4 and 10.

Annotation last modified on 2013-02-25 20:43 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La Bamba Ritchie Valens 5 2:06
2 Along Came Jones The Coasters 3:00
3 Hushabye The Mystics 2:33
4 Only Sixteen Sam Cooke 1:57
5 Dance With Me The Drifters 5 2:26
6 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes The Platters 4.5 2:43
7 C'mon Everybody Eddie Cochran 3 1:59
8 Forty Miles of Bad Road Duane Eddy 2:08
9 You're So Fine The Falcons 2:30
10 Lonely Boy Paul Anka 2:34
11 I Only Have Eyes for You The Flamingos 3:20
12 Lonely Teardrops Jackie Wilson 2:46
13 Love Potion No. 9 The Clovers 1:56
14 Tallahassee Lassie Freddy Cannon 2:34
15 It Doesn't Matter Anymore Buddy Holly 2:07
16 This Should Go on Forever Ron Bernard 2:47
17 Mr. Blue The Fleetwoods 2:27
18 I'm Gonna Get Married Lloyd Price 2:23
19 Baby Talk Jan & Dean 2:29
20 Red River Rock Johnny and the Hurricanes 2:14
21 My Heart Is an Open Book Carl Dobkins Jr. 2:12
22 Since I Don't Have You The Skyliners 2:36

Credits

CD 1

additional lyricist:
Ritchie Valens (track 1)
composer:
Jimmy Beaumont (track 22)
Jerome Kern (track 6)
Tom King (50s & 60s songwriter) (tracks 20, 20)
Walter Lester (track 22)
Ira Mack (tracks 20, 20)
Lennie Martin (track 22)
Fred Mendelsohn (tracks 20, 20)
Joseph Rock (US songwriter/band manager) (track 22)
Mike Stoller (track 2)
John Taylor (Pittsburgh doo-wop vocalist for The Skyliners) (track 22)
Joseph Verscharen (track 22)
Janet Vogel (track 22)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
Paul Anka (track 15)
Dewayne Blackwell (American songwriter) (track 17)
lyricist:
Jerry Leiber (track 2)
Paul Anka (track 15)
Dewayne Blackwell (American songwriter) (track 17)
Otto Harbach (track 6)
performer:
The Platters (track 6)
producer:
Bob Keane (track 1)
Buck Ram (track 6)
recording engineer:
Larry Levine (track 1)
Stan Ross (Recording engineer) (track 1)
writer:
Barbara Campbell (collective songwriter pseudonym for Sam Cooke, Lou Adler and Herb Alpert) (track 4)
Jerry Capehart (track 7)
Tyran Carlo (track 12)
Eddie Cochran (track 7)
Berry Gordy (track 12)
Gwen Gordy (known as Gwen Gordy Fuqua since 1961) (track 12)
King Karl (track 16)
Lewis Lebish (track 5)
Jerry Leiber (track 5)
J.D. Miller (track 16)
Irving Nahan (track 5)
Mike Stoller (track 5)
George Treadwell (track 5)
Doc Pomus (1959) (track 3)
Mort Shuman (1959) (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Del-Fi Records Inc. (1958) (track 1)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 6)
Chappell Music (track 6)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 15)
Redwood Music (track 6)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (tracks 2, 5)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (track 6)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 6)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1959 (number: 13) (order: 13) (track 3)
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1959 (number: 18) (order: 18) (track 22)
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1958 (recordings) (number: 19) (order: 19) (track 1)
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1959 (number: 29) (order: 29) (track 17)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 346) (order: 344) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 403) (order: 401) (track 7)
arrangements:
Dym (Smoke Gets in Your Eyes) (for two violins and piano, Frolov) (track 6)
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
cover recording of:
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (1958) (track 6)
instrumental cover recording of:
Red River Rock (track 20)
is based on:
Red River Valley (tracks 20, 20)
later parody versions:
(Man of) La Mancha (track 1)
La Bible (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Fumo negli occhi (track 6)
Seize ans (track 4)
Sexton år (track 4)
Zorro est arrivé (track 2)
later versions:
La Bamba rock (track 1)
part of:
Baby It’s You! (jukebox musical, book by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott) (track 22)
Roberta (track 6)
recording of:
Along Came Jones (track 2)
C’mon Everybody (track 7)
Dance With Me (track 5)
Hushabye (track 3)
Lonely Teardrops (track 12)
Mr. Blue (track 17)
Only Sixteen (track 4)
Red River Rock (track 20)
La bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (1958-11-17) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
The Anniversary Waltz, Part 1 (order: 2) (tracks 20, 20)
Swing the Mood (order: 7) (track 7)
version of:
La bamba (track 1)

Release

ASIN:US: B000RJ6NDC [info]

Release Group

part of:The Rock 'n' Roll Era (Time-Life Music) (number: 20) (order: 20)