Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Could This Be Magic
The Dubs 2:21
2 Rag Doll
Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons 2:56
3 Since I Met You Baby
Ivory Joe Hunter 2:52
4 Hello Mary Lou (Goodbye Heart)
Ricky Nelson 2 2:20
5 I Cried a Tear
LaVern Baker 2:36
6 Heart and Soul
The Cleftones 1:53
7 Crying in the Chapel
The Orioles 3:05
8 Till
The Angels 2:29
9 Tragedy
Thomas Wayne with The Delons 2:10
10 Treasure of Love
Clyde McPhatter 2:10
11 What Am I Living For
Chuck Willis 2:27
12 Blue Moon
The Marcels 2:17
13 So Fine
The Fiestas 2:21
14 See You in September
The Tempos 2:11
15 Oh, What a Night
The Dells 2:55
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sh-Boom
The Chords 2:27
2 Cherry Pie
Skip and Flip 2:16
3 Just One Look
Doris Troy 2:32
4 Diana
Paul Anka 2:26
5 Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)
Ben E. King 5 2:54
6 This Magic Moment
The Drifters 2:27
7 Sally Go ’round the Roses
The Jaynetts 3:00
8 Gee
The Crows 2:10
9 Look in My Eyes
The Chantels 2:18
10 Moon River
Jerry Butler 2:41
11 Burning Bridges
Jack Scott 2:39
12 Crying in the Rain
The Everly Brothers 2:02
13 A Lover’s Question
Clyde McPhatter 2:36
14 Sixteen Reasons
Connie Stevens 2:00
15 Ebb Tide
Roy Hamilton 2:42

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Panama Francis (1958-09-11) (track 5)
guitar:
Everett Barksdale (1958-09-11) (track 5)
Al Caiola (1958-09-11) (track 5)
bass:
Milt Hinton (1958-09-11) (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Leon Cohen (1958-09-11) (track 5)
piano:
Ernest Hayes (American pianist, organist and arranger) (1958-09-11) (track 5)
tenor saxophone:
King Curtis (saxophonist) (1958-09-11) (track 5)
trombone:
Urbie Green (1958-09-11) (track 5)
arranger:
Charles Calello (track 2)
Reggie Obrecht (track 5)
background vocals:
Bill Marine (1958-09-11) (track 5)
Marcia Neil (1958-09-11) (track 5)
Jerry Packer (1958-09-11) (track 5)
Mike Stewart (vocalist) (1958-09-11) (track 5)
composer:
Johnny Otis (track 13)
Artie Glenn (1953) (tracks 7, 7)
conductor:
Reggie Obrecht (1958-09-11) (track 5)
lyricist:
Johnny Otis (track 13)
Artie Glenn (1953) (tracks 7, 7)
producer:
Bob Crewe (track 2)
Ahmet Ertegun (track 5)
Jimmie Haskell (track 4)
Ozzie Nelson (track 4)
Ricky Nelson (rock n roll artist) (track 4)
Jerry Wexler (track 5)
vocals:
LaVern Baker (US rhythm & blues singer) (track 5)
vocals arranger:
Nick Massi (track 2)
writer:
Fred Burch (track 9)
Bob Crewe (track 2)
Sherman Edwards (track 14)
Bob Gaudio (track 2)
Art Harris (track 11)
Fred Jay (tracks 5, 11)
Al Julia (track 5)
Cayet Mangiaracina (track 4)
Gerald Nelson (track 9)
Gene Pitney (track 4)
Sid Wayne (track 14)
publisher:
Mijac Music (tracks 7, 7)
Valley Music Ltd (track 13)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 4)
Wren Music Co. (track 9)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1958 (recordings) (number: 35) (track 11)
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1958 (recordings) (number: 38) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 260) (track 15)
cover recording of:
Hello Mary Lou (track 4)
later translated versions:
Cesta rájem (tracks 7, 7)
Hello, Mary Lou (German translation) (track 4)
later versions:
Triste Noël (track 2)
recording of:
Rag Doll (track 2)
So Fine (track 13)
Tragedy (track 9)
I Cried a Tear (1958-09-11) (track 5)

CD 2

composer:
Paul Anka (track 4)
Jack Scott (track 11)
lyricist:
Paul Anka (track 4)
Howard Greenfield (track 12)
Jack Scott (track 11)
premiered by:
The Chords (50s US doo-wop group "Sh-Boom") (track 1)
writer:
William Edwards (The Chords) (track 1)
Carl Feaster (track 1)
Claude Feaster (track 1)
James Keyes (track 1)
Carole King (track 12)
Floyd McRae (track 1)
Zelma Sanders (track 7)
Lona Stevens (track 7)
publisher:
Epa Publishing (track 4)
later parody versions:
Krásný Pepek (track 4)
later translated versions:
Diana (track 4)
Diana (track 4)
Diana (track 4)
J'irai pleurer sous la pluie (Crying in The Rain) (track 12)
ダイアナ (track 4)
later versions:
Diana (Raul Seixas version) (track 4)
recording of:
Burning Bridges (track 11)
Crying in the Rain (Everly Brothers song) (track 12)
Diana (track 4)
Sh‐Boom (track 1)
referred to in medleys:

Release Group

part of:Classic Love Songs of Rock ’n’ Roll (Time-Life Music Series) (number: 7)