Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La Bamba Ritchie Valens 2:04
2 Lonely Teardrops Jackie Wilson 2:42
3 Just A Dream Jimmy Clanton 2:29
4 16 Candles The Crests 4 2:50
5 Get A Job Silhouettes 2:55
6 Kansas City Wilbert Harrison 2:25
7 Tears On My Pillow Little Anthony & The Imperials 2:25
8 Tequila The Champs 2:12
9 Donna Ritchie Valens 2:25
10 Little Darlin' The Diamonds 2:06
11 Stagger Lee Lloyd Price 2:24
12 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes The Platters 2:39
13 At The Top Danny & the Juniors 2:30
14 For Your Precious Love Jerry Butler 2:45
15 It's Just A Matter Of Time Brook Benton 2:27
16 (I'm Just A) Lonely Boy Paul Anka 2:27
17 Dedicated To The One I Love The Shirelles 2:04
18 Searchin' The Coasters 2:40
19 Come Go With Me The Del‐Vikings 2:37
20 Crackin' Up Bo Diddley 2:03

Credits

CD 1

membranophone:
Clifton James (track 20)
guitar:
Bo Diddley (track 20)
maracas:
Jerome Green (track 20)
piano:
Otis Spann (track 20)
additional lyricist:
R.Valens (track 1)
background vocals:
The Carnations (50s-60s doo wop) (track 20)
composer:
Jerome Kern (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
R.Valens (track 9)
lyricist:
Otto Harbach (track 12)
R.Valens (track 9)
vocals:
Bo Diddley (track 20)
writer:
Ralph Bass (track 17)
Arthur Brooks (track 14)
Richard Brooks (track 14)
Jerry Butler (soul singer) (track 14)
Tyran Carlo (track 2)
Bo Diddley (track 20)
Berry Gordy (track 2)
Gwen Gordy (known as Gwen Gordy Fuqua since 1961) (track 2)
Lowman Pauling (track 17)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 12)
Chappell Music (track 12)
Redwood Music (track 12)
Sunflower Music Inc (publisher) (track 14)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (track 12)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 12)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 17)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 1)
Gladstone Music (1958 – ????) (track 14)
arrangements:
Dym (Smoke Gets in Your Eyes) (for two violins and piano, Frolov) (track 12)
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
La Bible (track 1)
later translated versions:
Fumo negli occhi (track 12)
愛得太遠 (track 17)
later versions:
La Bamba rock (track 1)
part of:
Baby It’s You! (jukebox musical, book by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott) (track 17)
Roberta (track 12)
recording of:
Crackin' Up (track 20)
Donna (track 9)
La bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 1)
Lonely Teardrops (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
12/8 Medley (That’ll be the Day musical) (track 9)
version of:
La bamba (track 1)