Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Little Darlin'
The Diamonds 2:09
2 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
Jerry Lee Lewis 2:53
3 Wake Up Little Susie
The Everly Brothers 5 2:01
4 Chantilly Lace
The Big Bopper 2:23
5 Running Bear
Johnny Preston 2:37
6 Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins 4 2:15
7 Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home)
The Impalas 2:35
8 Handy Man
Jimmy Jones 1:59
9 Sea of Love
Phil Phillips 4 2:23
10 Long Tall Sally
Little Richard 2:11
11 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
The Platters 2:40
12 La Bamba
Ritchie Valens 5 2:06

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 6)
guitar:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 6)
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (track 6)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (track 6)
composer:
J.P. Richardson (track 5)
Jerome Kern (tracks 11, 11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 12)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 6)
lyricist:
J.P. Richardson (track 5)
Otto Harbach (tracks 11, 11)
R.Valens (track 12)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 6)
performer:
The Platters (track 11)
producer:
Bob Keane (track 12)
Buck Ram (track 11)
recording engineer:
Larry Levine (track 12)
Stan Ross (Recording engineer) (track 12)
vocals:
Johnny Preston (track 5)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (track 6)
writer:
Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter) (track 8)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 3)
Felice Bryant (track 3)
Roy Hall (US rockabilly pianist & songwriter) (track 2)
Jimmy Jones (writer of "Good Timin'" and "Handy Man") (track 8)
Robert Alexander Blackwell (1955-11-29) (track 10)
Enotris Johnson (1955-11-29) (track 10)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11-29) (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Cadence (NYC-based label founded by Archie Bleyer) (1957) (track 3)
Del-Fi Records Inc. (1958) (track 12)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 11, 11)
Chappell Music (tracks 11, 11)
EMI Longitude Music (track 12)
Hi Lo Music (track 6)
House of Bryant Publications (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 3)
Redwood Music (tracks 11, 11)
T.B. Harms (US sheet music publisher 1875 sold to Warner Brothers 1929 sold to Welk Music 1970) (tracks 11, 11)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (tracks 11, 11)
Venice Music (track 10)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 12)
DJ-mixes:
has remixes:
Blue Suede Shoes (test acetate) by Carl Perkins (track 6)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1958 (recordings) (number: 19) (track 12)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 95) (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 311) (track 3)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 346) (track 12)
arrangements:
Dym (Smoke Gets in Your Eyes) (for two violins and piano, Frolov) (tracks 11, 11)
cover recording of:
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (1958) (track 11)
later parody versions:
La Bible (track 12)
later translated versions:
Brauner Bär und weiße Taube (Waterloo & Roberto Blanco) (track 5)
Fumo negli occhi (tracks 11, 11)
G'nagelte Schuach (track 6)
Grote Beer (track 5)
later versions:
La Bamba rock (track 12)
L’Oncle John (track 10)
part of:
Roberta (tracks 11, 11)
recording of:
Handy Man (track 8)
La Bamba (additional lyrics by Ritchie Valens) (track 12)
Long Tall Sally (track 10)
Running Bear (track 5)
Blue Suede Shoes (1955-12) (track 6)
Wake Up Little Susie (1957) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Good Old Rock ’n Roll (tracks 2, 6, 10)
Raggarkungen (track 6)
Swing the Mood (track 3)
version of:
La bamba (track 12)

Release

ASIN:US: B000009SGA [info]

Release Group

part of:The Rock 'n' Roll Era (Time-Life Music) (number: M182-11)
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000046067 [info]