The Original La Bamba and Other Hits of the 50's

~ Release by Various Artists (see all versions of this release, 1 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1La Bamba
recording of:
La bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens)
additional lyricist:
Ritchie Valens
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
publisher:
EMI Longitude Music and Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label)
version of:
La bamba
Ritchie Valens2:04
2Lonely Teardrops
recording of:
Lonely Teardrops
writer:
Tyran Carlo, Berry Gordy and Gwen Gordy (US songwriter/composer, née Gwendolyn Gordy)
publisher:
Jewel Music Publishing Co. Ltd. (publisher; do NOT use as release label), Lena Music and Regent Music (BMI)
Jackie Wilson2:42
3Just A Dream
Jimmy Clanton2:29
416 CandlesThe Crests42:50
5Get A Job
Silhouettes2:55
6Kansas City
Wilbert Harrison2:25
7Tears On My Pillow
Little Anthony & the Imperials2:25
8Tequila
The Champs2:12
9Donna
recording of:
Donna
lyricist and composer:
Ritchie Valens
publisher:
Carlin Music Corporation
Ritchie Valens2:25
10Little Darlin'
The Diamonds2:06
11Stagger Lee
recording of:
Stagger Lee (Lloyd Price version)
writer:
Harold Logan and Lloyd Price
publisher:
Irving Music (BMI) and Travis Music Co.
version of:
Stagger Lee ("Stackolee," etc., traditional)
Lloyd Price2:24
12Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
recorded in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1958-09-24)
producer:
Buck Ram
lead vocals:
Tony Williams (1928 - 1992, USA, lead singer of the Platters, Samuel E. Williams)
performer:
The Platters
cover recording of:
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (on 1958-09-24)
lyricist:
Otto Harbach
composer:
Jerome Kern
publisher:
Chappell & Co Ltd., Chappell & Co., Chappell Music (UK), Chappell Music Ltd., PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (renamed Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. circa 1998), PolyGram Music Publishing Ltd., Redwood Music, T.B. Harms and Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998)
part of:
Roberta
The Platters3.752:39
13At The Top
Danny & the Juniors2:30
14For Your Precious Love
recording of:
For Your Precious Love
writer:
Arthur Brooks, Richard Brooks and Jerry Butler (soul singer)
publisher:
Sunflower Music Inc (publisher) and Gladstone Music (from 1958 to ????)
Jerry Butler2:45
15It's Just A Matter Of Time
Brook Benton2:27
16(I'm Just A) Lonely Boy
Paul Anka2:27
17Dedicated To The One I LoveThe Shirelles2:04
18Searchin'The Coasters2:40
19Come Go With Me
part of:
Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 441)
recording of:
Come Go With Me
publisher:
Joseph M. Averbach
lyricist and composer:
C.E. Quick
publisher:
Fee Bee Music Company and Gil Music Corporation
The Del‐Vikings4.52:37
20Crackin' Up
drums (drum set):
Clifton James
guitar:
Bo Diddley (American singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer)
maracas:
Jerome Green
piano:
Otis Spann
background vocals:
The Carnations (Louisville, KY 1950s-1960s doo-wop group)
vocals:
Bo Diddley (American singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer)
recording of:
Crackin’ Up
lyricist and composer:
Bo Diddley (American singer, guitarist, songwriter and music producer)
Bo Diddley2:03