Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Livin’ Doll
Cliff Richard 2:37
2 Heartbeat
Buddy Holly 5 2:09
3 Bye Bye Love
The Everly Brothers 2:21
4 Hello Mary Lou
Ricky Nelson 2 2:19
5 Take Good Care of My Baby
Bobby Vee 4 2:38
6 Three Steps to Heaven
Eddie Cochran 2:24
7 Under the Moon of Love
Curtis Lee 3 2:52
8 You’re Sixteen
Johnny Burnette 1:56
9 Oh! Carol
Neil Sedaka 2:18
10 Halfway to Paradise
Billy Fury 2:27
11 Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
The Shirelles 3.65 2:38
12 The Great Pretender
The Platters 3:36
13 Sealed With a Kiss
Brian Hyland 5 2:42
14 Blue Velvet
Bobby Vinton 2:50
15 Earth Angel
The Crew-Cuts 3:01
16 I Only Have Eyes for You
The Flamingos 3:24
17 Tears on My Pillow
Little Anthony & The Imperials 2:19
18 Blue Moon
The Marcels 2:15
19 A Teenager in Love
Dion & The Belmonts 5 2:35
20 Girl of My Best Friend
Ral Donner 2:16
21 More Than I Can Say
Bobby Vee 2:33
22 Don’t Ever Change
The Crickets 2:15
23 I Can Help
Billy Swan 2:57
24 A Walking Miracle
The Essex 2:19
25 Under the Boardwalk
The Drifters 2:41
Medium 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Brown Eyed Handsome Man
Paul McCartney 1:53
2 Reet Petite
Jackie Wilson 2 2:43
3 Runaway
Del Shannon 5 2:19
4 Runaround Sue
Dion 2:45
5 Poetry in Motion
Johnny Tillotson 2:28
6 Why Do Fools Fall in Love
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers 5 2:20
7 Pretty Little Angel Eyes
Curtis Lee 2:47
8 Little Bitty Pretty One – 1957
Thurston Harris 2:24
9 Tower of Strength
Gene McDaniels 2:17
10 I Don’t Know Why I Love You but I Do
Clarence “Frogman” Henry 2:21
11 You Got What It Takes
Marv Johnson 2:41
12 Ain’t That a Shame
Fats Domino 2:21
13 Mocking Bird
Inez & Charlie Foxx 2:37
14 Please Mr. Postman
Margo & The Marvelettes 2:28
15 Remember (Walking in the Sand)
The Shangri‐Las 2:19
16 Hey Paula
Paul & Paula 2:36
17 The Crying Game
Dave Berry 2:43
18 Only the Lonely
Roy Orbison 5 2:27
19 When Will I Be Loved
The Everly Brothers 2:01
20 Hold Me
P.J. Proby 2:40
21 Help Me Rhonda
The Beach Boys 3 2:47
22 Do You Love Me
The Contours 5 2:54
23 The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Bobby Vee 2:33
24 What Do You Want
Adam Faith 1:35
25 Please Don’t Tease
Cliff Richard 2:58
26 I’ll Never Get Over You
Johnny Kidd and The Pirates 2:07
27 Be‐Bop‐A‐Lula
Gene Vincent 5 2:34

Credits

Medium 1

drumset [drums]:
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1960) (track 11)
kettle drum:
Carole King (1960) (track 11)
guitar:
Billy Davis (guitarist for The Drifters) (track 25)
piano:
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1960) (track 11)
arranger:
Phil Spector (track 7)
Arnold Goland (track 7)
baritone vocals:
Gene Pearson (track 25)
bass vocals:
Winifred Terry (track 25)
composer:
Lionel Bart (track 1)
Carole King (track 11)
Cayet Mangiaracina (track 4)
Lee Morris (US songwriter) (track 14)
Gene Pitney (track 4)
Buck Ram (track 12)
Neil Sedaka (track 9)
Mort Shuman (track 19)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 16)
Bernie Wayne (track 14)
Richard Rodgers (1934) (track 18)
engineer:
William McMeekin (track 7)
lead vocals:
Johnny Moore (soul/rnb vocalist for The Drifters) (track 25)
Shirley Owens (1960) (track 11)
lyricist:
Lionel Bart (track 1)
Cayet Mangiaracina (track 4)
Lee Morris (US songwriter) (track 14)
Gene Pitney (track 4)
Buck Ram (track 12)
Al Dubin (track 16)
Gerry Goffin (track 11)
Howard Greenfield (track 9)
Doc Pomus (track 19)
Bernie Wayne (track 14)
Lorenz Hart (1934) (track 18)
performer:
Dion & The Belmonts (track 19)
The Drifters (UK merseybeat group, later known as "The Shadows", 1959. VERY RARE!) (track 1)
producer:
Jimmie Haskell (track 4)
Ozzie Nelson (track 4)
Ricky Nelson (rock n roll artist) (track 4)
Norrie Paramor (track 1)
Phil Spector (track 7)
tenor vocals:
Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) (track 25)
vocals:
Cliff Richard (track 1)
Doris Coley (1960) (track 11)
Addie Harris (1960) (track 11)
Beverly Lee (1960) (track 11)
writer:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (track 7)
Boudleaux Bryant (track 3)
Felice Bryant (track 3)
Bob Cochran (track 6)
Eddie Cochran (track 6)
Gary Geld (track 13)
Curtis Lee (rock and roll artist) (track 7)
Bob Montgomery (track 2)
Norman Petty (track 2)
Arthur Resnick (songwriter, producer) (track 25)
Peter Udell (track 13)
Kenny Young (track 25)
publisher:
B. Feldman & Co. (track 16)
B. Feldman Ltd. (track 16)
BMG Music Publishing (NYC-based headquarters, with national subsidiaries under it) (track 7)
EMI Robbins Catalog Inc. (ASCAP) (track 18)
Panther Music Corp (track 12)
Peermusic (UK) Ltd. (track 12)
TM Music Ltd. (track 25)
Pogo Music (1962) (track 13)
recorded at:
Mirasound Studios in New York, New York, United States (1961-08 – 1961-09) (track 7)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 125) (track 11)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 157) (track 16)
cover recording of:
Blue Moon (track 18)
Hello Mary Lou (track 4)
is the basis for:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Bajo la rambla (track 25)
Blå lys (track 18)
Derniers baisers (Sealed with a Kiss) (track 13)
Dunde ar Aare (track 25)
Hello, Mary Lou (German translation) (track 4)
Những nụ hôn cuối (Mùa hè như cơn gió thoáng qua trên biển xanh màu...) (track 13)
你是我的女人 (track 25)
歡欣一一記 (track 11)
later versions:
Gatsby (track 2)
J'irai au paradis (track 6)
Skriv någon gång (track 13)
recording of:
A Teenager in Love (track 19)
Blue Velvet (track 14)
Bye Bye Love (track 3)
Heartbeat (track 2)
Living Doll (track 1)
Oh! Carol (track 9)
Sealed With a Kiss (track 13)
The Great Pretender (track 12)
Under the Boardwalk (track 25)
Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King song) (1960) (track 11)
Under the Moon of Love (1961-08 – 1961-09) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Diana / Little Darlin’ / Oh! Carol / Runaway (Raul Seixas medley) (track 9)

Medium 2

Hammond organ [Hammond B3 organ]:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 21)
bass guitar:
Carol Kaye (track 21)
drums:
Hal Blaine (track 21)
guitar:
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 21)
Huey Davis (guitarist) (1962) (track 22)
piano [acoustic piano]:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 21)
additional lyricist:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 21)
additional writer:
George Goldner (track 6)
Jimmy Merchant (track 6)
Herman Santiago (singer for Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers) (track 6)
background vocals:
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 21)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 21)
Carl Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 21)
Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys) (track 21)
Joe Billingslea (1962) (track 22)
Billy Hoggs (1962) (track 22)
Hubert Johnson (singer) (1962) (track 22)
Sylvester Potts (1962) (track 22)
composer:
Peter Chester (track 25)
Marilyn Garrett (track 23)
Ernie Maresca (track 4)
Joe Melson (track 18)
Roy Orbison (track 18)
Geoff Stephens (track 17)
Les Vandyke (track 24)
Dottie Wayne (track 23)
Ben Weisman (track 23)
Bruce Welch (track 25)
Phil Everly (track 19)
Berry Gordy (track 22)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 21)
engineer:
Chuck Britz (track 21)
instruments:
The Funk Brothers (1962) (track 22)
lead vocals:
Al Jardine (track 21)
Billy Gordon (1962) (track 22)
Billy Hoggs (1962) (track 22)
lyricist:
Geoff Stephens (track 17)
Les Vandyke (track 24)
Dion (US singer-songerwriter, blends doo-wop, pop rock & R&B) (track 4)
Phil Everly (track 19)
Berry Gordy (track 22)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 21)
performer:
The Shadows (UK Rock 'n' Roll Band) (track 25)
producer:
Norrie Paramor (track 25)
Berry Gordy (track 22)
solo clavioline [musitron]:
Max Crook (track 3)
spoken vocals [dialogue]:
Wolfman Jack (track 6)
vocals:
Cliff Richard (track 25)
writer:
Mike Anthony (US songwriter) (track 5)
Dave Bartholomew (track 12)
Tyran Carlo (track 2)
Max Crook (track 3)
Roquel Davis (track 11)
Tex Davis (track 27)
Fats Domino (track 12)
Charlie Foxx (track 13)
Inez Foxx (track 13)
Gwen Gordy (known as Gwen Gordy Fuqua since 1961) (track 11)
Paul Kaufman (songwriter) (track 5)
Morris Levy (track 6)
Frankie Lymon (track 6)
Del Shannon (track 3)
Gene Vincent (track 27)
Berry Gordy (tracks 2, 11)
publisher:
Belinda Music (track 3)
Bronx Soul Music (track 4)
Bug Music (track 3)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 21)
Mijac Music (track 4)
Mole Hole Music (track 3)
Patricia Music (track 6)
Peermusic (UK) Ltd. (track 17)
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. (later renamed as Peermusic) (track 17)
Travis Music, Inc. (track 12)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 4)
Vicki Music (track 3)
Fidelity Music (1959) (track 11)
was commissioned by:
recorded at:
Hitsville (Motown Records) in Detroit, Michigan, United States (1962) (track 22)
Universal Recording Studios (1965-02-24) (track 21)
music videos:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 466) (track 3)
cover recording of:
Runaround Sue (track 4)
is based on:
Hush, Little Baby (lullaby, popularized as "Mockingbird") (track 13)
is the basis for:
Be-Bop Confidential (track 27)
later parody versions:
Help Me, Rhoda (track 21)
Karkuri (track 3)
Ronomy (track 3)
later translated versions:
Be bop a lula (French translation) (track 27)
Mädchenschreck (track 3)
Nachtigall (track 13)
浮気なスー (track 4)
烈火街頭 (track 3)
later versions:
Mon amour disparu (track 3)
Vanina (track 3)
recording of:
Be‐Bop‐a‐Lula (track 27)
Help Me, Rhonda (track 21)
Mockingbird (track 13)
Please Don't Tease (track 25)
Poetry in Motion (track 5)
Runaway (track 3)
The Crying Game (track 17)
What Do You Want? (track 24)
Ain’t That a Shame (1955-03-15) (track 12)
Only the Lonely (1960-05) (track 18)
Do You Love Me (1962) (track 22)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 18)
Diana / Little Darlin’ / Oh! Carol / Runaway (Raul Seixas medley) (track 3)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 18)
translated parody version of:
Hjelp meg Ragna (track 21)