Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Twist
Hank Ballard and The Midnighters 4 2:38
2 Running Bear
Johnny Preston 2:39
3 This Magic Moment
The Drifters 5 2:30
4 Where or When
Dion & The Belmonts 2:41
5 Tonight’s the Night
The Shirelles 2:02
6 Ooh Poo Pah Doo, Part 2
Jessie Hill 2:20
7 A Fool in Love
Ike & Tina Turner 2:54
8 Mule Skinner Blues
The Fendermen 3 2:26
9 Shimmy, Shimmy, Ko‐Ko‐Bop
Little Anthony & The Imperials 2:10
10 Lonely Weekends
Charlie Rich 2:11
11 Cherry Pie
Skip & Flip 2:08
12 Love You So
Ron Holden 3:30
13 Money (That’s What I Want)
Barrett Strong 2:38
14 My Girl Josephine
Fats Domino 2:03
15 Mountain of Love
Harold Dorman 2:28
16 Because They’re Young
Duane Eddy & The Rebels 2:00
17 Diamonds and Pearls
The Paragons 2:20
18 Teen Angel
Mark Dinning 2:44
19 Ooh Poo Pah Doo, Part 1
Jessie Hill 2:23
20 Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
Freddy Cannon 2:34
21 Step by Step
The Crests 2:34
22 Lonely Teenager
Dion 2:18
23 There’s Something on Your Mind, Parts 1 & 2
Bobby Marchan 4:48

Credits

CD 1

membranophone:
Benny Benjamin (track 13)
tambourine:
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 13)
guitar:
Billy Davis (guitarist for The Drifters) (track 3)
piano:
Barrett Strong (track 13)
baritone vocals:
Dock Green (track 3)
bass vocals:
Elsbeary Hobbs (track 3)
composer:
Hank Ballard (track 1)
Dave Bartholomew (track 14)
Harold Dorman (track 15)
Charlie Rich (track 10)
Mort Shuman (track 3)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 9)
Jean Surrey (track 18)
Doc Pomus (track 3)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 8)
Ike Turner (track 7)
lead vocals:
Ben E. King (track 3)
lyricist:
Hank Ballard (track 1)
Dave Bartholomew (track 14)
Charlie Rich (track 10)
Mort Shuman (track 3)
Robert Smith (UK guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Cure) (track 9)
Jean Surrey (track 18)
Doc Pomus (track 3)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 8)
Ike Turner (track 7)
producer:
Berry Gordy (track 13)
tenor vocals:
Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) (track 3)
Johnny Williams (soul/blues vocalist) (track 3)
writer:
The Big Bopper (track 2)
Janie Bradford (track 13)
Luther Dixon (track 5)
Harold Dorman (track 15)
Berry Gordy (track 13)
Vaughn Horton (track 8)
Shirley Owens (track 5)
Johnny Preston (track 2)
publisher:
Embassy Music Corporation (2016-06 –) (track 1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 288) (track 13)
later translated parody versions:
Twist (parody by Abstürzende Brieftauben) (track 1)
later translated versions:
Gib mir Liebe (Money (That’s What I Want)) (track 13)
Grote Beer (track 2)
later versions:
New Mule Skinner Blues (revised lyrics, first recorded by Bill Monroe ca. 1950) (track 8)
Pas de chance (track 13)
recording of:
A Fool in Love (track 7)
Lonely Weekends (track 10)
Mountain of Love (track 15)
My Girl Josephine (track 14)
Running Bear (track 2)
Teen Angel (track 18)
The Twist (track 1)
This Magic Moment (track 3)

Release Group

part of: The Rock 'n' Roll Era (Time-Life Music) (number: 22)