Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Splish Splash
Bobby Darin 2:10
2 Dream Lover
Bobby Darin 2:34
3 Stupid Cupid
Connie Francis 2:16
4 Oh! Carole
Neil Sedaka 2:18
5 Stairway to Heaven
Neil Sedaka 2:43
6 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
Neil Sedaka 2:20
7 Where the Boys Are
Connie Francis 2:40
8 Calendar Girl
Neil Sedaka 2:39
9 Everybody's Somebody's Fool
Connie Francis 2:40
10 Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
Neil Sedaka 2:39
11 Who Put the Bomp (In the Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)
Barry Mann 2:47
12 Hushabye
The Mystics 2:33
13 A Teenager in Love
Dion & The Belmonts 5 2:39
14 Turn Me Loose
Fabian 2:24
15 I Love How You Love Me
The Paris Sisters 2:09
16 Halfway to Paradise
Tony Orlando 2:41
17 Take Good Care of My Baby
Bobby Vee 2:31
18 Run to Him
Bobby Vee 2:10
19 Bless You
Tony Orlando 2:20
20 Will You Love Me Tomorrow
The Shirelles 3.65 2:41
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Spanish Harlem
Ben E. King 2:55
2 Stand by Me
Ben E. King 5 2:57
3 On Broadway
The Drifters 3:04
4 Up on the Roof
The Drifters 2:38
5 Only in America
Jay & The Americans 2:04
6 Every Breath I Take
Gene Pitney 2:47
7 What's a Matter Baby (Is It Hurting You)
Timi Yuro 2:46
8 Foolish Little Girl
The Shirelles 2:22
9 Don't Ever Change
The Crickets 2:19
10 Crying in the Rain
The Everly Brothers 2:01
11 I Can't Stay Mad at You
Skeeter Davis 2:59
12 Hey Girl
Freddie Scott 3:10
13 Oh No Not My Baby
Maxine Brown 2:41
14 Patches
Dickey Lee 3:01
15 My Dad
Paul Petersen 2:29
16 Her Royal Majesty
James Darren 2:15
17 Rumors
Johnny Crawford 2:15
18 It Hurts to Be in Love
Gene Pitney 2:32
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Kind of Boy You Can't Forget
The Raindrops 2:12
2 Do Wah Diddy Diddy
Manfred Mann 2:25
3 When the Boy's Happy (The Girl's Happy Too)
The Four Pennies 2:15
4 It Might as Well Rain Until September
Carole King 2:25
5 The Loco-Motion
Little Eva 2:28
6 Chains
The Cookies 2:33
7 Keep Your Hands Off My Baby
Little Eva 2:36
8 Don't Say Nothin' Bad (About My Baby)
The Cookies 2:45
9 I'm Into Something Good
Earl-Jean 2:54
10 Johnny Loves Me
Shelley Fabares 2:22
11 My One and Only, Jimmy Boy
The Girlfriends 2:17
12 He Don't Love Me
Shelley Fabares 2:02
13 Please Don't Wake Me
The Cinderellas 2:42
14 I Never Dreamed
The Cookies 2:37
15 One Fine Day
The Chiffons 2:10
16 Needles and Pins
Jackie DeShannon 2:40
17 Chico's Girl
The Girls 2:35
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hanky Panky
Tommy James & the Shondells 2:55
2 Chapel of Love
The Dixie Cups 2:51
3 I Wanna Love Him So Bad
The Jelly Beans 2:45
4 I Wonder
The Butterflys 3:05
5 Maybe I Know
Lesley Gore 2:38
6 Yes I Will (I'll Be True to You)
The Hollies 2:58
7 He's in Town
The Tokens 2:29
8 I'm Gonna Be Strong
Gene Pitney 2:15
9 Magic Town
The Vogues 3:14
10 You Baby
Linda Scott 2:29
11 The Boy From New York City
The Ad Libs 3:01
12 New York's a Lonely Town
The Trade Winds 2:20
13 The One You Can't Have
The Honeys 1:57
14 Look of Love
Lesley Gore 2:11
15 Out in the Streets
The Shangri‐Las 2:45
16 Kicks
Paul Revere and The Raiders 2:26
17 Hungry
Paul Revere and The Raiders 2:58
18 (You're My) Soul and Inspiration
The Righteous Brothers 3:23
19 Leader of the Pack
The Shangri‐Las 2:50

Credits

CD 1

drumset [drums]:
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1960) (track 20)
kettle drum:
Carole King (1960) (track 20)
piano:
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1960) (track 20)
arranger:
Phil Spector (track 15)
Hank Levine (track 15)
background vocals:
Phil Spector (track 15)
Albeth Paris (track 15)
Sherrell Paris (track 15)
composer:
Jack Keller (track 18)
Carole King (track 20)
Neil Sedaka (track 5)
Mort Shuman (track 13)
engineer:
Stan Ross (Recording engineer) (track 15)
lead vocals:
Shirley Owens (1960) (track 20)
lead vocals [singing voice on 1st lead]:
Priscilla Paris (track 15)
lyricist:
Doc Pomus (track 13)
Gerry Goffin (tracks 18, 20)
Howard Greenfield (track 5)
performer:
Dion & The Belmonts (track 13)
producer:
Phil Spector (track 15)
spoken vocals [spoken voice on 2nd lead over the instrumental break]:
Albeth Paris (track 15)
vocals:
Doris Coley (1960) (track 20)
Addie Harris (1960) (track 20)
Beverly Lee (1960) (track 20)
writer:
Carole King (track 16)
Larry Kolber (track 15)
Barry Mann (track 15)
Doc Pomus (track 14)
Mort Shuman (track 14)
Gerry Goffin (track 16)
Doc Pomus (1959) (track 12)
Mort Shuman (1959) (track 12)
publisher:
recorded at:
Gold Star Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1961-07 – 1961-08) (track 15)
part of:
cover recording of:
I Love How You Love Me (1961-07 – 1961-08) (track 15)
is based on:
later translated versions:
歡欣一一記 (track 20)
recording of:
A Teenager in Love (track 13)
Halfway to Paradise (track 16)
Hushabye (track 12)
Run to Him (track 18)
Stairway to Heaven (Neil Sedaka song) (track 5)
Turn Me Loose (track 14)
Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King song) (1960) (track 20)

CD 2

arranger:
Alan Lauber (track 6)
composer:
Helen Miller (track 18)
lyricist:
Howard Greenfield (track 18)
producer:
Phil Spector (track 6)
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 2)
vocals:
Ben E. King (track 2)
writer:
Joy Byers (track 7)
Gerry Goffin (track 6)
Ben E. King (track 2)
Carole King (track 6)
Jerry Leiber (track 2)
Clyde Otis (American songwriter and record producer) (track 7)
Mike Stoller (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
H.H.O. Ltd (music licensing) (track 2)
publisher:
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 2)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 2)
Melodie der Welt (track 2)
Trio Music (track 2)
Unichappell Music (track 2)
recorded at:
Bell Sound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1961-06 – 1961-07) (track 6)
mash-ups:
Stand By Me by ccc (track 2)
sampled by:
Stand by Me by Timeflies (track 2)
part of:
later parody versions:
Mia (track 2)
later translated versions:
Bleib bei mir (track 2)
Pregherò (track 2)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 2)
Stand by Me (track 2)
緊靠一起 (track 2)
recording of:
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (track 2)
Every Breath I Take (1961-06 – 1961-07) (track 6)

CD 3

composer:
Sonny Bono (track 16)
Carole King (tracks 4–6, 15)
Jack Nitzsche (track 16)
lyricist:
Sonny Bono (track 16)
Gerry Goffin (tracks 4–6, 15)
writer:
Carole King (track 7)
Gerry Goffin (track 7)
publisher:
part of:
cover recording of:
Needles and Pins (track 16)
later translated versions:
Kohta juna lähtee (track 5)
La locomotion (track 5)
Ne prends pas mon amour (Keep Your Hands off My Baby) (track 7)
ピンと針 (track 16)
later versions:
Chance (Sylvie Vartan song) (track 6)
Le Loco-motion (French version) (track 5)
recording of:
Chains (track 6)
One Fine Day (Carole King song) (track 15)
The Loco‐Motion (track 5)
referred to in medleys:

CD 4

writer:
Pete Andreoli (track 12)
Jeff Barry (tracks 1–2, 19)
George Davis (US songwriter - singer, doo-wop era) (track 11)
Ellie Greenwich (tracks 1–2, 19)
Vincent Poncia Jr (track 12)
Phil Spector (track 2)
John Taylor (songwriter & saxophone player John Isaac Taylor) (track 11)
publisher:
Alley Music Corp. (track 1)
T. M. Music (puliblisher) (track 1)
part of:
is the basis for:
Goin' 2 the Chapel (track 2)
later parody versions:
Makes Me Cranky (track 1)
later translated versions:
HANKY PANKY (Japanese version) (track 1)
Le Chef de la bande (track 19)
recording of:
Chapel of Love (track 2)
Hanky Panky (track 1)
Leader of the Pack (track 19)
referred to in medleys:
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 19)