Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Runaway
Del Shannon 5 2:20
2 Rubber Ball
Bobby Vee 2:21
3 Little Devil
Neil Sedaka 2:40
4 Walking Back to Happiness
Helen Shapiro 2:31
5 Runnin' Scared
Roy Orbison 2:15
6 Where the Boys Are
Connie Francis 2:41
7 Portrait of My Love
Matt Monro 2:47
8 Big Bad John
Jimmy Dean 3:00
9 The Lion Sleeps Tonight
The Tokens 2:42
10 Stand by Me
Ben E. King 3:01
11 Walk Right Back
The Everly Brothers 2:19
12 You Always Hurt the One You Love
Clarence “Frogman” Henry 2:32
13 Take Five
Dave Brubeck 5:27
14 North to Alaska
Johnny Horton 2:49
15 Tribute to Buddy Holly
Mike Berry & The Outlaws 2:58
16 Michael
The Highwaymen 2:48
17 Halfway to Paradise
Billy Fury 2:29
18 You Don't Know
Helen Shapiro 2:42
19 Well I Ask You
Eden Kane 2:17
20 Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
The Shirelles 3.65 2:43

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set) [drums]:
Gary Chester (studio drummer and educator) (1960) (track 20)
kettle drum:
Carole King (1960) (track 20)
piano:
Paul Griffin (American pianist, session musician) (1960) (track 20)
composer:
Sonny Curtis (track 11)
Carole King (track 20)
Solomon Linda (track 9)
Joe Melson (track 5)
Roy Orbison (track 5)
Cyril Ornadel (track 7)
John Schroeder (track 18)
Gene Pitney (track 2)
Aaron Schroeder (50s/60s US songwriter) (track 2)
lead vocals:
Shirley Owens (1960) (track 20)
lyricist:
Sonny Curtis (track 11)
Gerry Goffin (track 20)
Mike Hawker (track 18)
David West (track 7)
Gene Pitney (track 2)
Aaron Schroeder (50s/60s US songwriter) (track 2)
Joe Melson (1961) (track 5)
Roy Orbison (1961) (track 5)
George David Weiss (1961) (track 9)
orchestrator:
Martin Slavin (track 18)
publisher:
Mike Stoller (track 10)
solo clavioline [musitron]:
Max Crook (track 1)
vocals:
Doris Coley (1960) (track 20)
Addie Harris (1960) (track 20)
Beverly Lee (1960) (track 20)
writer:
Luigi Creatore (track 9)
Max Crook (track 1)
Ben E. King (track 10)
Jerry Leiber (track 10)
Hugo Peretti (track 9)
John Schroeder (track 4)
Del Shannon (track 1)
Albert Stanton (pseudonym for Al Brackman) (track 9)
Mike Hawker (track 4)
Mike Stoller (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
HHO Licensing Ltd. (track 20)
publisher:
Abilene Music Inc. (track 9)
Belinda Music (track 1)
Bug Music (track 1)
Hornall Brothers Music Ltd. (limited company) (track 10)
Jerry Leiber Music (track 10)
Melodie der Welt (track 10)
Mole Hole Music (track 1)
Trio Music (track 10)
Unichappell Music (track 10)
Vicki Music (track 1)
mash-ups:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 125) (track 20)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 466) (track 1)
has revision:
The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Mango Groove revision) (track 9)
later parody versions:
Karkuri (track 1)
Mia (track 10)
Ronomy (track 1)
later translated versions:
Bleib bei mir (track 10)
Ci vedremo domani (Will You Love Me Tomorrow) (track 20)
Mädchenschreck (track 1)
Pregherò (track 10)
Stand By Me (Spanish) (track 10)
Stand by Me (track 10)
Tu ne sais pas (track 18)
Đến bên em (track 10)
悲しき片想い (track 18)
歡欣一一記 (track 20)
烈火街頭 (track 1)
緊靠一起 (track 10)
later versions:
Haavekuva (track 7)
Je reviens vers le bonheur (Walkin’ back to happiness) (track 4)
Mon amour disparu (track 1)
Vanina (track 1)
part of:
The Lion King (stage musical) (track 9)
recording of:
Rubber Ball (track 2)
Runaway (track 1)
Running Scared (track 5)
Stand by Me (Ben E. King) (track 10)
Walk Right Back (track 11)
You Don’t Know (track 18)
Will You Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King song) (1960) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:
Diana / Little Darlin’ / Oh! Carol / Runaway (Raul Seixas medley) (track 1)
version of:
Wimoweh (track 9)

Release Group

part of: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll, Volume 2 (Connoisseur, 1992 & reissue 1994) (number: 1961)