Tracklist

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CD 1: Sun Records: 25 All-Time Greatest Hits
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Bear Cat (The Answer to Hound Dog) Rufus Thomas 2:55
2 Feelin' Good Little Junior's Blue Flames 3:00
3 Mystery Train Little Junior's Blue Flames 2:30
4 Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 4.2 2:53
5 Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins 4 2:20
6 Honey Don't Carl Perkins 4 2:53
7 I Walk the Line Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 4.35 2:49
8 Ooby Dooby Roy Orbison and The Teen Kings 5 2:15
9 Boppin' the Blues Carl Perkins 2:53
10 Dixie Fried Carl Perkins 2:30
11 Matchbox Carl Perkins 2:13
12 Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On Jerry Lee Lewis 4.65 2:57
13 Red Hot Billy Lee Riley and His Little Green Men 2:35
14 Raunchy Bill Justis & His Orchestra 2:26
15 Great Balls of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis 3 1:55
16 Ballad of a Teenage Queen Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 2:15
17 Breathless Jerry Lee Lewis 4 2:45
18 Guess Things Happen That Way Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 3.65 1:53
19 High School Confidential Jerry Lee Lewis 2:34
20 The Ways of a Woman in Love Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 2:19
21 Mona Lisa Carl Mann 2:32
22 Lonely Weekends Charlie Rich 2:12
23 What'd I Say Jerry Lee Lewis 2:31
24 Who Will the Next Fool Be Charlie Rich 2:26
25 Cinnamon Girl The Gentrys 2:19
CD 2: Sun Records: 25 Blues Classics
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 We All Gotta Go Sometime Joe Hill Louis 2:43
2 Baker Shop Boogie Willie Nix, The Memphis Blues Boy 2:44
3 Easy (instrumental) Jimmy DeBerry & Walter Horton 3:00
4 Bear Cat (The Answer to Hound Dog) Rufus "Hound Dog" Thomas 2:53
5 Feelin' Good Little Junior's Blue Flames 2:58
6 Tiger Man (King of the Jungle) Rufus Thomas Jr. 2:50
7 Pinetop's Boogie Woogie Pinetop Perkins 2:46
8 Hydramatic Woman Joe Hill Louis 2:32
9 The Hucklebuck Earl Hooker 3:06
10 Mystery Train Little Junior's Blue Flames 2:26
11 Love Me Baby Little Junior's Blue Flames 2:38
12 Come Back Baby Doctor Ross 2:51
13 Somebody Told Me Little Milton 3:00
14 Straighten Up Baby James Cotton 2:21
15 I'm Gonna Murder My Baby Pat Hare 2:57
16 Cotton Croop Blues James Cotton 3:00
17 The Boogie Disease Doctor Ross 2:35
18 When It Rains It Pours Billy “The Kid” Emerson 3:11
19 I Feel So Worried Sammy Lewis & Willie Johnson 2:37
20 Red Hot Billy “The Kid” Emerson 2:28
21 Lookin' for My Baby Little Milton 2:55
22 Ain't That Right Eddie Snow 2:39
23 Go Ahead On Guitar Red 2:49
24 The Chicken (dance with You) Rosco Gordon 2:51
25 Jelly Roll King Frank Frost 2:29
CD 3: Sun Records: 25 Red-Hot Rockabilly Classics
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 We Wanna Boogie Sonny Burgess 2:29
2 Slow Down Jack Earls 2:24
3 Go! Go! Go! Roy Orbison and The Teen Kings 2:13
4 Huh Babe Luke McDaniel 2:19
5 Rockin' With My Baby Malcolm Yelvington 2:23
6 Drinkin' Wine Jumpin’ Gene Simmons 2:44
7 Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby Carl Perkins 2:17
8 Ubangi Stomp Warren Smith 2:04
9 Come on Little Mama Ray Harris 2:22
10 Give Me Some Love Conway Twitty 2:06
11 Flyin' Saucers Rock & Roll Billy Lee Riley and His Little Green Men 2:08
12 Put Your Cat Clothes On Carl Perkins 2:55
13 Ain't Got a Thing Sonny Burgess 2:13
14 Miss Froggie Warren Smith 2:29
15 Rock Boppin' Baby Ed Bruce 2:21
16 Real Wild Child (Wild One) Jerry Lee Lewis 1:59
17 Flatfoot Sam Tommy Blake 2:06
18 Fairlane Rock Hayden Thompson 2:35
19 Rock Baby, Rock It! Johnny Carroll 2:25
20 Good Lovin' Dickey Lee & The Collegiates 2:58
21 Judy Rudy Grayzell 2:08
22 Right Behind You Baby Ray Smith 2:29
23 Tootsie Carl McVoy 2:33
24 Shake Around Ray Smith 2:54
25 Rockin' Love Carl Mann 2:33

Credits

CD 1: Sun Records: 25 All-Time Greatest Hits

acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 7)
drums (drum set):
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 5)
W.S. Holland (1955-12 – 1966-12) (track 6)
Billy Pat Ellis (1956) (track 8)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1958-01-21) (track 17)
bass guitar:
Jay W. Brown (1958-01-21) (track 17)
mandolin:
James Morrow (1956) (track 8)
membranophone:
Jimmy Van Eaton (1957-02-05) (track 12)
guitar:
Luther Perkins (1955-07-30) (track 4)
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (tracks 5–6)
Johnny 'Guitar' Wilson (1956) (track 8)
Roland Janes (1957-02-05) (track 12)
Roland Janes (1958-01-21) (track 17)
Billy Lee Riley (1958-01-21) (track 17)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 4)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (tracks 5–6)
Roy Orbison (1956) (track 8)
double bass:
Marshall Grant (1955-07-30) (track 4)
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (tracks 5–6)
Jack Kennelly (1956) (track 8)
Marshall Grant (1956-04-02) (track 7)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 7)
piano:
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1957-02-05) (track 12)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1958-01-21) (track 17)
arranger:
Bob Dylan (track 11)
composer:
Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter) (track 17)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 4)
Jack Clement (tracks 16, 18)
Wade Moore (track 8)
Dick Penner (track 8)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (tracks 6, 10–11, 11)
Charlie Rich (tracks 22, 24)
Neil Young (Canadian singer, songwriter & musician) (track 25)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 5)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 7)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 23)
Howard Griffin (track 10)
Curley Griffin (1950s Rockabilly artist) (1956) (track 9)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1956) (track 9)
lyricist:
Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter) (track 17)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (track 4)
Jack Clement (tracks 16, 18)
Wade Moore (track 8)
Dick Penner (track 8)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (tracks 6, 11, 11)
Charlie Rich (tracks 22, 24)
Neil Young (Canadian singer, songwriter & musician) (track 25)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 5)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 7)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 23)
producer:
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (tracks 4, 7)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (tracks 4, 7–8, 17)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (1957) (track 12)
Jack Clement (tracks 12, 17–18)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 4)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (tracks 5–6)
Roy Orbison (1956) (track 8)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 7)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1957-02-05) (track 12)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1958-01-21) (track 17)
writer:
Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter) (track 15)
Charlie Rich (track 20)
Ray Charles (soul musician, singer and songwriter) (track 23)
Roy Hall (US rockabilly pianist & songwriter) (tracks 12, 12)
Jack Hammer (Earl Burroughs, co-wrote Great Balls of Fire) (track 15)
Bill Justis (track 20)
Dave “Curly” Williams (tracks 12, 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1956) (track 7)
Sun Record Company (1957) (track 12)
Sun Entertainment Corporation (1958) (track 18)
Sun Record Company (1958) (track 17)
Charly Records (2008 –) (track 12)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (tracks 4, 7)
Broken Arrow Music (track 25)
Carl Perkins Music Inc. (tracks 5–6, 9, 11)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 4, 6–7, 11, 15, 17, 23)
Carlin Music Corp. (track 5)
Cotillion Music Inc. (BMI) (track 25)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 12, 12)
Hi Lo Music (tracks 5–6)
Hi Lo Music Inc. (track 6)
Hill & Range Songs, Inc. (tracks 15, 17)
Hill & Range (tracks 5, 7)
Hill and Range Southwind Mus S A (BMI-affiliated) (track 7)
House of Cash, Inc. (BMI-affiliated, publisher for works of Johnny Cash) (track 7)
Knox Music Ltd. (track 6)
Knox Music, Inc. (tracks 11, 24)
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (tracks 6, 11)
MPL UK Publishing (track 9)
MUAC Music (track 23)
Mijac Music (track 23)
Obie Music Inc. (track 17)
Progressive Music (publisher) (track 23)
Special Rider Music (track 11)
Unichappell Music (tracks 5, 11)
Unichappell Music, Inc. (tracks 5, 23)
Warner–Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 23)
Whole Lotta Shakin' Music (tracks 12, 12)
Wren Music Co. (tracks 5, 9)
has remixes:
Blue Suede Shoes (test acetate) by Carl Perkins (track 5)
karaoke versions:
Ooby Dooby (karaoke) by Roy Orbison (track 8)
mash-ups:
sampled by:
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1957 (number: 1) (order: 1) (track 12)
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1956 (number: 5) (order: 5) (track 5)
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1957 (number: 38) (order: 38) (track 14)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 95) (order: 94) (track 5)
arrangement of:
Matchbox (track 11)
arrangements:
Matchbox (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 11)
Wer Kennt Den Weg (translated) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Cinnamon Girl (track 25)
What’d I Say (track 23)
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On (1957-02-05) (track 12)
is based on:
later parody versions:
I Cross the Line (track 7)
I Walk The Line #3 (track 7)
Sin of the World (track 25)
The Cats of Cash (tracks 4, 7)
later translated versions:
Folsom Prison Blues (German version) (track 4)
G'nagelte Schuach (track 5)
Jou blijf ik trouw (track 7)
Kanelipuun alla (track 25)
Tu mets le feu (track 15)
Yölinjalla (track 7)
later versions:
Zeg niet nee (track 23)
part of:
Million Dollar Quartet (jukebox musical, book by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott) (track 5)
recording of:
Dixie Fried (track 10)
Great Balls of Fire (track 15)
Lonely Weekends (track 22)
Matchbox (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 11)
Folsom Prison Blues (1955-07-30) (track 4)
Blue Suede Shoes (1955-12) (track 5)
Honey, Don’t! (1955-12) (track 6)
Ooby Dooby (1956) (track 8)
Boppin’ the Blues (1956-03) (track 9)
I Walk the Line (1956-04-02) (track 7)
Matchbox (1957-01) (track 11)
Breathless (1958-01-21) (track 17)
Guess Things Happen That Way (1958-04 – 1958-05) (track 18)
Who Will the Next Fool Be (1962) (track 24)
referred to in medleys:
Good Old Rock ’n Roll (order: 4) (tracks 12, 12)
Good Old Rock ’n Roll (order: 5) (track 5)
Raggarkungen (order: 5) (track 5)
The Anniversary Waltz, Part 1 (order: 7) (track 15)
version of:
Match Box Blues (track 11)

CD 2: Sun Records: 25 Blues Classics

composer:
Billy “The Kid” Emerson (rock 'n' roll on Sun, Vee-Jay & Chess Records) (track 18)
lyricist:
Billy “The Kid” Emerson (rock 'n' roll on Sun, Vee-Jay & Chess Records) (track 18)
writer:
W. R. Emerson (rock 'n' roll on Sun, Vee-Jay & Chess Records) (track 20)
publisher:
Hi Lo Music Inc. (tracks 18, 20)
Riverline Music (track 18)
recording of:
Red Hot (track 20)

CD 3: Sun Records: 25 Red-Hot Rockabilly Classics

drums (drum set):
Jimmy Van Eaton (1956-12-11) (track 11)
membranophone:
W.S. Holland (1956-03) (track 7)
guitar:
Eddie Starr (1956-03) (track 7)
Roland Janes (1956-12-11) (track 11)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1956-03) (track 7)
Billy Lee Riley (1956-12-11) (track 11)
bass:
Marvin Pepper (1956-12-11) (track 11)
double bass:
Clayton Perkins (1956-03) (track 7)
piano:
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1956-12-11) (track 11)
composer:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (tracks 7, 12)
Ray Scott (Rockabilly artist: Harold Raymond Scott) (track 11)
Charles Underwood (track 8)
lyricist:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (tracks 7, 12)
Ray Scott (Rockabilly artist: Harold Raymond Scott) (track 11)
Charles Underwood (track 8)
producer:
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 11)
vocals:
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1956-03) (track 7)
Billy Lee Riley (1956-12-11) (track 11)
writer:
Sonny Burgess (rockabilly artist) (tracks 1, 13)
Jack Clement (track 13)
Johnny Greenan (track 16)
Dave Owens (track 16)
Johnny O’Keefe (track 16)
publisher:
Knox Music Ltd. (track 7)
Knox Music, Inc. (track 7)
MPL Communications Inc. (Paul McCartney-related, NYC-based company) (track 16)
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (track 7)
Peermusic UK (UK publisher) (track 16)
Hi Lo Music (1956 –) (track 8)
recorded at:
Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1956-12-11) (track 11)
edits:
Ain’t Got a Thing (Sun, edited) by Sonny Burgess (track 13)
remix of:
Flying Saucer Rock & Roll (undubbed master take) by Billy Riley (track 11)
cover recording of:
Wild One (Real Wild Child) (track 16)
later translated versions:
Wilde Has (swiss german lyrics) (track 16)
Wilder Has (german lyrics) (track 16)
recording of:
Ain't Got a Thing (track 13)
Ubangi Stomp (track 8)
We Wanna Boogie (track 1)
Flyin’ Saucers Rock ’n’ Roll (1956-12-11) (track 11)
Put Your Cat Clothes On (1957-01) (track 12)

Release

ASIN:US: B00006L3I4 [info]