Tracklist

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CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Gotta Let You Go Joe Hill Louis 2:43
2 Rocket “88” Jackie Brenston and His Delta Cats 4 2:48
3 B.B. Blues B.B. King 2:31
4 Swamp Root Harmonica Frank Floyd 2:35
5 Moanin’ at Midnight Howlin’ Wolf 2:56
6 How Many More Years Howlin’ Wolf 2:42
7 There’s a Man in Jerusalem The Southern Jubilees 2:23
8 Rats in My Kitchen Sleepy John Estes 3:06
9 She May Be Yours (But She Comes to See Me Sometime) Joe Hill Louis 3:03
10 Baker Shop Boogie Willie Nix 2:47
11 Easy Jimmy & Walter 2:57
12 Bear Cat (The Answer to Hound Dog) Rufus Thomas 2:51
13 Take a Little Chance Jimmy DeBerry 2:20
14 Just Walkin’ in the Rain The Prisonaires 2:41
15 Make Room in the Lifeboat for Me Howard Seratt 2:35
16 Feelin’ Good Little Junior's Blue Flames 2:59
17 Tiger Man (King of the Jungle) Rufus Thomas 2:48
18 Mystery Train Little Junior's Blue Flames 2:24
19 Come Back Baby Doctor Ross 5 2:49
20 Gospel Train The Jones Brothers 2:20
21 My Kind of Carryin’ On Doug Poindexter & The Starlite Wranglers 1:59
22 I’m Gonna Murder My Baby Pat Hare 3:05
23 Cotton Crop Blues James Cotton 2:56
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 That’s All Right Elvis Presley, Scotty & Bill 1:56
2 Good Rockin’ Tonight Elvis Presley, Scotty & Bill 2:13
3 Drinkin’ Wine Spo‐Dee‐O‐Dee Malcolm Yelvington 2:50
4 Turn Around Carl Perkins 2:59
5 Baby Let’s Play House Elvis Presley, Scotty & Bill 2:17
6 Someday You Will Pay The Miller Sisters 2:19
7 Red Hot Billy “The Kid” Emerson 2:25
8 Lookin’ for My Baby Little Milton 2:54
9 Cry! Cry! Cry! Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 3.5 2:29
10 Sitting by My Window Five Tinos 3:26
11 Mystery Train Elvis Presley, Scotty & Bill 2:29
12 Let the Jukebox Keep on Playing Carl Perkins 2:55
13 Defrost Your Heart Charlie Feathers 2:28
14 Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 4.2 2:49
15 Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins 4 2:15
16 Honey, Don’t! Carl Perkins 4 2:50
17 Let’s Get High Rosco Gordon 2:37
18 Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby Carl Perkins 2:14
19 Rock ’n’ Roll Ruby Warren Smith 2:53
20 I Walk the Line Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 4.35 2:44
21 Get Rhythm Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 3.35 2:14
22 Ooby Dooby Roy Orbison and The Teen Kings 5 2:13
23 Red Headed Woman Sonny Burgess 2:11
24 Dixie Fried Carl Perkins 2:26
25 Ubangi Stomp Warren Smith 1:58
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Crazy Arms Jerry Lee Lewis with His Pumping Piano 2:45
2 End of the Road Jerry Lee Lewis with His Pumping Piano 1:50
3 Flying Saucer Rock and Roll Billy Lee Riley and His Little Green Men 2:03
4 Matchbox Carl Perkins 2:10
5 Down by the Riverside The Million Dollar Quartet 2:22
6 Devil Doll Roy Orbison & The Roses 2:10
7 Whole Lot of Shakin’ Going On Jerry Lee Lewis 4.65 2:53
8 So Long I’m Gone Warren Smith 2:13
9 Red Hot Billy Lee Riley and His Little Green Men 2:32
10 Red Cadillac and a Black Moustache Warren Smith 2:40
11 Raunchy Bill Justis & His Orchestra 2:23
12 You Win Again Jerry Lee Lewis & His Pumping Piano 2:57
13 Great Balls of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis & His Pumping Piano 1:52
14 Claudette Roy Orbison 1:57
15 Breathless Jerry Lee Lewis & His Pumping Piano 4 2:42
16 Guess Things Happen That Way Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 3 1:49
17 High School Confidential Jerry Lee Lewis & His Pumping Piano 5 2:29
18 Right Behind You Baby Ray Smith 2:25
19 Jump Right Out of This Jukebox Onie Wheeler 2:21
20 Lovin’ Up a Storm Jerry Lee Lewis & His Pumping Piano 1:52
21 Mona Lisa Carl Mann 2:28
22 Lonely Weekends Charlie Rich 2:09
23 Who Will the Next Fool Be Charlie Rich 2:24
24 Jack’s Jump Frank Frost with The Night Hawks 2:14
25 Don’t Put No Headstone on My Grave Charlie Rich 4:18
26 Cadillac Man The Jesters 2:37

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1951) (track 6)
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1951-08) (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Willie Steele (1951) (track 6)
Willie Sims (1951-03-03) (track 2)
Willie Steele (1951-08) (track 5)
bass guitar:
Jesse Knight (1951-03-03) (track 2)
membranophone:
Willie Nix (1952-11-17) (track 9)
Houston Stokes (1953-02-25) (track 11)
Houston Stokes (1953-03-08) (track 12)
Raymond Jones (drummer) (1953-05-16) (track 13)
John Bowers (drummer) (1954-05-14) (track 23)
Willie Nix (1952-10-09) (track 10)
guitar:
Willie Johnson (Member of The Famous Flames) (1951) (track 6)
Willie Kizart (1951-03-03) (track 2)
Willie Johnson (Blues guitarist) (1951-08) (track 5)
Joe Willie Wilkins (1952-10-09) (track 10)
Jimmy DeBerry (1953-02-25) (track 11)
Joe Hill Louis (1953-03-08) (track 12)
Pat Hare (1954-05-14) (track 22)
Sleepy John Estes (1952-04-24) (track 8)
Jimmy DeBerry (1953-05-16) (track 13)
William Stewart (US Doo-Wop/R&B vocalist, member of The Prisonaires) (1953-06-01) (track 14)
guitar and harmonica:
Joe Hill Louis (1950) (track 1)
Harmonica Frank Floyd (1951-07-15) (track 4)
Joe Hill Louis (1952-11-17) (track 9)
Howard Seratt (1953) (track 15)
harmonica:
James Cotton (US blues harmonica player, singer & songwriter) (1952-10-09) (track 10)
Big Walter Horton (blues harmonica player) (1953-02-25) (track 11)
Howlin’ Wolf (1951) (track 6)
Howlin’ Wolf (1951-08) (track 5)
harmonica and washboard:
Lee Crisp (1952-04-24) (track 8)
bass:
Israel Franklin (1954-05-14) (track 22)
double bass:
Tuff Green (1953-03-08) (track 12)
electric guitar:
Pat Hare (1954-05-14) (track 23)
piano:
Ike Turner (1951) (track 6)
Ike Turner (1951-03-03) (track 2)
Albert Williams (1952-10-09) (track 10)
Albert Williams (1952-11-17) (track 9)
Mose Vinson (1953-05-16) (track 13)
Billy Love (50s Mississippi blues/R&B pianist on Chess) (1954-05-14) (track 22)
Mose Vinson (1954-05-14) (track 23)
baritone saxophone:
Jackie Brenston (1951-03-03) (track 2)
tenor saxophone:
Raymond Hill (1951-03-03) (track 2)
baritone vocals:
William Stewart (US Doo-Wop/R&B vocalist, member of The Prisonaires) (1953-06-01) (track 14)
bass vocals:
Marcell Sanders (1953-06-01) (track 14)
composer:
Jackie Brenston (– 1951-03-03) (track 2)
lead vocals:
Howlin’ Wolf (1951) (track 6)
lead vocals and tenor vocals:
Johnny Bragg (1953-06-01) (track 14)
lyricist:
Jackie Brenston (– 1951-03-03) (track 2)
tenor vocals:
John Drue (1953-06-01) (track 14)
Ed Thurman (1953-06-01) (track 14)
vocals:
Pat Hare (1954-05-14) (track 22)
Joe Hill Louis (1950) (track 1)
Jackie Brenston (1951-03-03) (track 2)
Harmonica Frank Floyd (1951-07-15) (track 4)
Howlin’ Wolf (1951-08) (track 5)
Sleepy John Estes (1952-04-24) (track 8)
Willie Nix (1952-10-09) (track 10)
Joe Hill Louis (1952-11-17) (track 9)
Howard Seratt (1953) (track 15)
Rufus Thomas (US blues & funk singer & songwriter) (1953-03-08) (track 12)
Jimmy DeBerry (1953-05-16) (track 13)
James Cotton (US blues harmonica player, singer & songwriter) (1954-05-14) (track 23)
writer:
Johnny Bragg (track 14)
Buddy Killen (track 14)
Robert Riley (track 14)
Chester Arthur Burnett (1951) (track 6)
later translated versions:
Ich sage dir adieu (track 14)
recording of:
Rocket "88" (track 2)
How Many More Years (1951) (track 6)
Moanin' at Midnight (1951-08) (track 5)
Just Walkin’ in the Rain (1953-06-01) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 20)
fiddle:
Bill Cantrell (1954-10) (track 4)
Bill Cantrell (1955-07) (tracks 12–13)
drums (drum set):
W.S. Holland (1955-12) (track 15)
W.S. Holland (1955-12 – 1966-12) (track 16)
Billy Pat Ellis (1956) (track 22)
Johnny Bernero (1956-02) (track 19)
trumpet:
Jack Nance (1956-05-02) (track 23)
mandolin:
James Morrow (1956) (track 22)
membranophone:
W.S. Holland (1954-10) (track 4)
Phineas Newborn, Sr. (1955-05-31) (track 7)
W.S. Holland (1955-07) (track 12)
John Murray Daley (1956-02) (track 17)
Johnny Bernero (1956-02-05) (track 19)
Clyde Leoppard (1956-02-05) (track 19)
W.S. Holland (1956-03) (tracks 18, 24)
Russ Smith (1956-05-02) (track 23)
Johnny Bernero (1956-08) (track 25)
guitar:
Scotty Moore (American guitarist and recording engineer) (1954-07-05) (track 1)
Scotty Moore (American guitarist and recording engineer) (1954-09) (track 2)
Jay Perkins (1954-10) (track 4)
Gordon Mashburn (1954-10-10) (track 3)
Scotty Moore (American guitarist and recording engineer) (1954-11-16) (track 5)
Luther Perkins (1955-05) (track 9)
Calvin Newborn (50s US R&B guitar player) (1955-05-31) (track 7)
Quinton Claunch (1955-07) (track 13)
Scotty Moore (American guitarist and recording engineer) (1955-07) (track 11)
Jay Perkins (1955-07) (track 12)
Luther Perkins (1955-07-30) (track 14)
Jay Perkins (1955-12) (tracks 15–16)
Johnny 'Guitar' Wilson (1956) (track 22)
Buddy Holobaugh (1956-02) (track 19)
Foree Wells (1956-02) (track 17)
Buddy Holobaugh (1956-02-05) (track 19)
Eddie Starr (1956-03) (tracks 18, 24)
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 21)
Joe Lewis (1950s US rockabilly artist) (1956-05-02) (track 23)
Brad Suggs (1956-08) (track 25)
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1954-07-05) (track 1)
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1954-09) (track 2)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1954-10) (track 4)
Malcolm Yelvington (1954-10-10) (track 3)
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1954-11-16) (track 5)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-05) (track 9)
Charlie Feathers (1955-07) (track 13)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-07) (track 12)
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1955-07) (track 11)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 14)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (tracks 15–16)
Roy Orbison (1956) (track 22)
Warren Smith (US rockabilly vocalist/guitarist) (1956-02) (track 19)
Warren Smith (US rockabilly vocalist/guitarist) (1956-02-05) (track 19)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1956-03) (tracks 18, 24)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 21)
Sonny Burgess (rockabilly artist) (1956-05-02) (track 23)
Warren Smith (US rockabilly vocalist/guitarist) (1956-08) (track 25)
bass:
Jan Ledbetter (1956-02) (track 19)
Jan Ledbetter (1956-02-05) (track 19)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1956-08) (track 25)
double bass:
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1954-07-05) (track 1)
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1954-09) (track 2)
Clayton Perkins (1954-10) (track 4)
Jake Ryles (1954-10-10) (track 3)
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1954-11-16) (track 5)
Marshall Grant (1955-05) (track 9)
Kenneth Banks (1955-05-31) (track 7)
Bill Black (US bassist/leader for Elvis/Bill Black's Combo) (1955-07) (track 11)
Johnny Black (bassist) (1955-07) (track 13)
Clayton Perkins (1955-07) (track 12)
Marshall Grant (1955-07-30) (track 14)
Clayton Perkins (1955-12) (tracks 15–16)
Jack Kennelly (1956) (track 22)
Tuff Green (1956-02) (track 17)
Clayton Perkins (1956-03) (tracks 18, 24)
Marshall Grant (1956-04-02) (tracks 20–21)
Johnny Ray Hubbard (1956-05-02) (track 23)
electric guitar:
Quinton Claunch (1954-10) (track 4)
Quinton Claunch (1955-07) (track 12)
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 20)
steel guitar:
Stan Kesler (1954-10) (track 4)
Miles Winn (1954-10-10) (track 3)
Stan Kesler (1955-07) (tracks 12–13)
Stan Kesler (1956-02) (track 19)
Stan Kesler (1956-02-05) (track 19)
alto saxophone:
Adolph "Billy" Duncan (1956-02) (track 17)
Charles Taylor (gospel) (1956-02) (track 17)
saxophone:
Willie Wilkes (1956-02) (track 17)
piano:
Reece Fleming (1954-10-10) (track 3)
'Smokey' Joe Baugh ("Smokey Joe") (1956-02) (track 19)
Smokey Joe ("Smokey Joe") (1956-02-05) (track 19)
Kern K. Kennedy (1956-05-02) (track 23)
Smokey Joe ("Smokey Joe") (1956-08) (track 25)
Billy “The Kid” Emerson (rock 'n' roll on Sun, Vee-Jay & Chess Records) (1955-05-31) (track 7)
Rosco Gordon (1956-02) (track 17)
baritone saxophone:
Richard Sanders (saxophonist) (1956-02) (track 17)
tenor saxophone:
Jewell Briscoe (1955-05-31) (track 7)
Moses Reed (1955-05-31) (track 7)
composer:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 9, 14, 21)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 19)
Arthur Gunter (tracks 5, 5)
Wade Moore (track 22)
Dick Penner (track 22)
Charles Underwood (track 25)
Roy Brown (blues musician) (1947-07) (track 2)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 15)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 20)
Sonny Burgess (rockabilly artist) (track 23)
Howard Griffin (track 24)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (tracks 4, 16, 18, 24)
lyricist:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (tracks 9, 14, 21)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (track 19)
Arthur Gunter (tracks 5, 5)
Wade Moore (track 22)
Dick Penner (track 22)
Charles Underwood (track 25)
Roy Brown (blues musician) (1947-07) (track 2)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955) (track 15)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 20)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (tracks 4, 16, 18)
producer:
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (tracks 14, 20)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (tracks 9, 14, 20–22)
vocals:
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1954-07-05) (track 1)
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1954-09) (track 2)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1954-10) (track 4)
Malcolm Yelvington (1954-10-10) (track 3)
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1954-11-16) (track 5)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-05) (track 9)
Billy “The Kid” Emerson (rock 'n' roll on Sun, Vee-Jay & Chess Records) (1955-05-31) (track 7)
Charlie Feathers (1955-07) (track 13)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-07) (track 12)
Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) (1955-07) (track 11)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1955-07-30) (track 14)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1955-12) (tracks 15–16)
Roy Orbison (1956) (track 22)
Rosco Gordon (1956-02) (track 17)
Warren Smith (US rockabilly vocalist/guitarist) (1956-02) (track 19)
Warren Smith (US rockabilly vocalist/guitarist) (1956-02-05) (track 19)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1956-03) (tracks 18, 24)
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (tracks 20–21)
Sonny Burgess (rockabilly artist) (1956-05-02) (track 23)
Warren Smith (US rockabilly vocalist/guitarist) (1956-08) (track 25)
writer:
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 11)
W. R. Emerson (rock 'n' roll on Sun, Vee-Jay & Chess Records) (track 7)
Stick McGhee (track 3)
Junior Parker (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1955) (track 9)
Sun Entertainment Corporation (1956) (tracks 20–21)
Sun Record Company (1956) (tracks 20–21)
publisher:
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (tracks 14, 20)
Carl Perkins Music Inc. (tracks 15–16)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 1–2, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 20–21)
Carlin Music Corp. (track 15)
Crudup Music (track 1)
Embassy Music Corp. (tracks 5, 5)
Fort Knox Music (track 2)
Fort Knox Music Co (track 2)
Hi Lo Music (tracks 4, 15–16)
Hi Lo Music Inc. (tracks 7, 16)
Hill & Range Songs, Inc. (tracks 4, 9)
Hill & Range (tracks 15, 20)
Hill and Range Southwind Mus S A (BMI-affiliated) (track 20)
House of Cash, Inc. (BMI-affiliated, publisher for works of Johnny Cash) (track 20)
Jason Clement Music (track 25)
Knox Music Ltd. (tracks 16, 18)
Knox Music, Inc. (tracks 2, 18)
Lark Music Ltd. (track 2)
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (tracks 16, 18)
Mijac Music (track 11)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 11)
Trio Music (track 2)
Unichappell Music (tracks 1, 11, 15)
Unichappell Music, Inc. (tracks 1, 11, 15)
Wren Music Co. (track 15)
Hilo Music Inc. (1953) (track 11)
Hi Lo Music (1956 –) (track 25)
recorded at:
Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1956-02-05) (track 19)
edit of:
Dixie Fried (version 2: 3 false starts & master) by Carl Perkins (track 24)
has remixes:
Blue Suede Shoes (test acetate) by Carl Perkins (track 15)
karaoke versions:
Ooby Dooby (karaoke) by Roy Orbison (track 22)
mash-ups:
Just a Baby by Neil Cicierega (track 14)
sampled by:
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1956 (number: 5) (order: 5) (track 15)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 95) (order: 94) (track 15)
arrangements:
Wer Kennt Den Weg (translated) (track 20)
cover recording of:
That’s All Right (1954-07-05) (track 1)
Good Rockin’ Tonight (1954-09) (track 2)
Baby Let’s Play House (1954-11-16) (track 5)
Baby Let’s Play House (1955-02-05) (track 5)
is based on:
Crescent City Blues (track 14)
later parody versions:
Donnie Prison Blues (track 14)
I Cross the Line (track 20)
I Walk The Line #3 (track 20)
The Cats of Cash (tracks 14, 20)
later translated parody versions:
Vazelina medley (track 1)
later translated versions:
Et la voix d'Elvis (track 2)
Folsom Prison Blues (German version) (track 14)
G'nagelte Schuach (track 15)
Gråt gråt gråt (track 9)
Ist schon gut (track 1)
Jou blijf ik trouw (track 20)
Yölinjalla (track 20)
later versions:
part of:
Million Dollar Quartet (jukebox musical, book by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott) (track 15)
recording of:
Red Hot (track 7)
Turn Around (track 4)
Drinkin’ Wine, Spo-Dee-O-Dee (1954-10-10) (track 3)
Cry! Cry! Cry! (1955-05) (track 9)
Mystery Train (1955-07-11) (track 11)
Folsom Prison Blues (1955-07-30) (track 14)
Blue Suede Shoes (1955-12) (track 15)
Honey, Don’t! (1955-12) (track 16)
Ooby Dooby (1956) (track 22)
Rock and Roll Ruby (1956-02-05) (track 19)
Dixie Fried (1956-03) (track 24)
Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby (1956-03) (track 18)
Get Rhythm (1956-04-02) (track 21)
I Walk the Line (1956-04-02) (track 20)
Red Headed Woman (1956-05-02) (track 23)
Ubangi Stomp (1956-08) (track 25)
referred to in medleys:
Do You Remember (Stars on 45) (track 1)
Good Old Rock ’n Roll (order: 5) (track 15)
Raggarkungen (order: 5) (track 15)

CD 3

drums (drum set):
Jimmy Van Eaton (1956-11-14) (tracks 1–2)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1956-12-11) (track 3)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1958-01-21) (track 15)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1958-03) (track 17)
bass guitar:
Jay W. Brown (1958-01-21) (track 15)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1958-03) (track 17)
membranophone:
Johnny Bernero (track 8)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1957-02-05) (track 7)
Jimmy Van Eaton (1959-10-14) (track 22)
Buddy Harman (1961-02-11) (track 23)
guitar:
Al Hopson (track 8)
Roland Janes (1956-11-14) (track 2)
Roland Janes (1956-12-11) (track 3)
Roland Janes (1957-02-05) (track 7)
Roland Janes (1958-01-21) (track 15)
Billy Lee Riley (1958-01-21) (track 15)
Roland Janes (1958-03) (track 17)
Billy Lee Riley (1958-03) (track 17)
Roland Janes (1959-10-14) (track 22)
Hank Garland (1961-02-11) (track 23)
Kelton 'Kelso' Herston (1961-02-11) (track 23)
Warren Smith (US rockabilly vocalist/guitarist) (track 8)
Billy Lee Riley (1956-12-11) (track 3)
Charlie Rich (1959-10-14) (track 22)
Charlie Rich (1961-02-11) (track 23)
Charlie Rich (1962) (track 25)
bass:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 8)
Marvin Pepper (1956-12-11) (track 3)
Billy Lee Riley (1959-10-14) (track 22)
Bob Moore (U.S. bassist and bandleader) (1961-02-11) (track 23)
piano:
Jimmy Wilson (rockabilly piano) (track 8)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1956-12-11) (track 3)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1956-11-14) (tracks 1–2)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1957-02-05) (track 7)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1958-01-21) (track 15)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1958-03) (track 17)
baritone saxophone:
Martin Willis (american saxophonist) (1959-10-14) (track 22)
tenor saxophone:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1961-02-11) (track 23)
arranger:
Bob Dylan (track 4)
composer:
Jack Clement (track 16)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 6)
Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter) (track 15)
Roy Orbison (tracks 8, 14)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (tracks 4, 4)
Charlie Rich (tracks 22–23, 25)
Ray Scott (Rockabilly artist: Harold Raymond Scott) (track 3)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (– 1956-11-14) (track 2)
lyricist:
Jack Clement (track 16)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 6)
Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter) (track 15)
Roy Orbison (tracks 8, 14)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (tracks 4, 4)
Charlie Rich (tracks 22–23, 25)
Ray Scott (Rockabilly artist: Harold Raymond Scott) (track 3)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (– 1956-11-14) (track 2)
producer:
Jack Clement (tracks 1–2, 7, 15, 17)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (tracks 1–3, 15, 17)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (1957) (track 7)
vocals:
Warren Smith (US rockabilly vocalist/guitarist) (track 8)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1956-11-14) (tracks 1–2)
Billy Lee Riley (1956-12-11) (track 3)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1957-02-05) (track 7)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1958-01-21) (track 15)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1958-03) (track 17)
Charlie Rich (1959-10-14) (track 22)
Charlie Rich (1961-02-11) (track 23)
Charlie Rich (1962) (track 25)
writer:
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 8)
Roy Hall (US rockabilly pianist & songwriter) (tracks 7, 7)
Ralph Mooney (1954) (track 1)
Chuck Seals (1954) (track 1)
Ron Hargrave (1958-01 – 1958-01-28) (track 17)
Jerry Lee Lewis (Rock & Roll pianist, “The Killer”) (1958-01 – 1958-01-28) (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Record Company (1956) (tracks 1–2)
Sun Record Company (1957) (track 7)
Sun Record Company (1958) (tracks 15, 17)
Charly Records (2008 –) (track 7)
publisher:
Acuff-Rose (track 14)
Carlin Music Corporation (tracks 4, 15, 17)
Hi Lo Music (track 25)
Hill & Range Songs, Inc. (tracks 2, 15, 17)
Knox Music, Inc. (tracks 4, 23)
MPL Communications Ltd. (not for release label use! Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (track 4)
Obie Music Inc. (track 15)
Penron Music (track 17)
Unichappell Music (track 4)
Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (1956) (track 1)
recorded at:
Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, United States (1956-12-11) (track 3)
compilation of:
1. High School Confidential (take named (3.5) on BCD 17254) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 17)
2. High School Confidential (take named (3.2) on BCD 17254) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 17)
edit of:
High School Confidential (take named (3.5) on BCD 17254) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 17)
High School Confidential (take named (3.2) on BCD 17254) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 17)
has remixes:
Crazy Arms (electronically created stereo) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 1)
End of the Road (electronically enhanced for stereo) by Jerry Lee Lewis (track 2)
remix of:
Flying Saucer Rock & Roll (undubbed master take) by Billy Riley (track 3)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1957 (number: 1) (order: 1) (track 7)
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1958 (recordings) (number: 25) (order: 25) (track 17)
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1957 (number: 38) (order: 38) (track 11)
arrangement of:
Matchbox (track 4)
arrangements:
Matchbox (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 4)
Down by the River Side (arr. Jordan) (track 5)
Down by the Riverside (arr. Jackson) (track 5)
Down by the Riverside (arr. Barber) (track 5)
cover recording of:
You Win Again (track 12)
Crazy Arms (1956-11-14) (track 1)
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On (1957-02-05) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Be-Bop Confidential (track 17)
later translated versions:
Claudette (track 14)
Nous, quand on s'embrasse (High School Confidential) (track 17)
recording of:
Claudette (track 14)
Devil Doll (track 6)
Lonely Weekends (track 22)
Matchbox (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 4)
So Long I’m Gone (track 8)
End of the Road (1956-11-14) (track 2)
Down by the Riverside (1956-12-04) (track 5)
Flyin’ Saucers Rock ’n’ Roll (1956-12-11) (track 3)
Matchbox (1957-01) (track 4)
Breathless (1958-01-21) (track 15)
High School Confidential (1958-03) (track 17)
Who Will the Next Fool Be (1961-02-11) (track 23)
referred to in medleys:
Speed King / Good Times (order: 2) (track 17)
Good Old Rock ’n Roll (order: 4) (tracks 7, 7)
version of:
Match Box Blues (track 4)

Release

mastering:Bob Fisher (producer, recording artist & mastering engineer)
part of:BMG Club Edition (number: DRC3-1211) (order: 63)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/3804489 [info]
ASIN:US: B0000033DF [info]