Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Why Do Fools Fall in Love
The Teenagers 2:21
2 Whispering Bells
The Del‐Vikings 2:28
3 Speedoo
The Cadillacs & Jesse Powell Orchestra 2:21
4 Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)
The Penguins 5 2:56
5 Little Star
The Elegants 2:43
6 I Wonder Why
Dion & The Belmonts 2:19
7 Book of Love
The Monotones 5 2:22
8 Sincerely
The Moonglows 3:12
9 Come Go With Me
The Del‐Vikings 2:41
10 Only You (And You Alone)
The Platters 2:40
11 Hushabye
The Mystics 2:32
12 There Goes My Baby
The Drifters 5 2:14
13 I Only Have Eyes for You
The Flamingos 3:24
14 A Teenager in Love
Dion & The Belmonts 5 2:36
15 16 Candles
The Crests 2:53
16 Stay
Maurice Williams and The Zodiacs 1:42
17 Oh What a Nite
The Dells 2:54
18 There's a Moon Out Tonight
The Capris 2:15
19 Blue Moon
The Marcels 2:18
20 Get a Job
The Silhouettes 2:48
21 Barbara Ann
The Regents 2:16
22 In the Still of the Nite
The Five Satins 3:04

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Willie Dixon (1954-10) (track 8)
membranophone:
Wesley Landers (Jazz drummer) (1954-10) (track 8)
guitar:
Reggie Kimber (track 12)
Walter Scott (US blues guitarist) (1954-10) (track 8)
piano:
Johnny Young (jazz pianist) (1954-10) (track 8)
tenor saxophone:
Eddie Chamblee (1954-10) (track 8)
baritone vocals:
Dock Green (track 12)
Harvey Fuqua (1954-10) (track 8)
bass vocals:
Elsbeary Hobbs (track 12)
Prentiss Barnes (1954-10) (track 8)
composer:
Fred Fassert (track 21)
Mort Shuman (track 14)
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs) (track 16)
Alan Freed (– 1954-10) (track 8)
Harvey Fuqua (– 1954-10) (track 8)
lead vocals:
Ben E. King (track 12)
Bobby Lester (1954-10) (track 8)
lyricist:
Fred Fassert (track 21)
Maurice Williams (US singer/songwriter, played with The Zodiacs) (track 16)
Doc Pomus (track 14)
Alan Freed (– 1954-10) (track 8)
Harvey Fuqua (– 1954-10) (track 8)
performer:
Dion & The Belmonts (track 14)
tenor vocals:
Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) (track 12)
Pete Graves (US doo-wop vocalist, member of The Moonglows) (1954-10) (track 8)
writer:
Earl T. Beal (track 20)
Jesse Belvin (track 4)
Warren Davis (track 7)
Luther Dixon (track 15)
Raymond W. Edwards (member of 1950s doowop group the Silhouettes) (track 20)
Gaynel Hodge (track 4)
William F. Horton (track 20)
Allyson R. Khent (track 15)
Ben E. King (track 12)
Jerry Leiber (track 12)
Richard A. Lewis (member of 1950s doowop group the Silhouettes) (track 20)
George Malone (track 7)
Charles Patrick (track 7)
Lover Patterson (track 12)
Vito Picone (track 5)
Mike Stoller (track 12)
George Treadwell (track 12)
Arthur Venosa (track 5)
Curtis Williams (1950s doo-wop singer, member of The Penguins) (track 4)
Doc Pomus (1959) (track 11)
Mort Shuman (1959) (track 11)
publisher:
Cousins Music (track 21)
EMI Longitude Music (track 21)
Regent Music Corp. (track 8)
Cherio Corp (1960) (track 16)
has remixes:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 193) (track 12)
is based on:
later parody versions:
Baa! We're Lambs! (track 21)
later translated versions:
Ma-ry-lène (Barbara Ann) (track 21)
Roadie-Lied (track 16)
Trouve un job (track 20)
later versions:
Histoire d'amour (track 7)
recording of:
16 Candles (track 15)
A Teenager in Love (track 14)
Barbara-Ann (track 21)
Book of Love (track 7)
Get a Job (track 20)
Hushabye (track 11)
Little Star (track 5)
Sincerely (track 8)
Stay (track 16)
There Goes My Baby (1959) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Beach Boys Medley (track 21)
Oldies Medley (Carpenters in Japan) (track 7)

Release

ASIN: US: B00000JFV7 [info]