Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Please, Please, Please James Brown and the Famous Flames 2:47
2 When You Dance The Turbans 2:56
3 (You've Got) The Magic Touch The Platters 2:30
4 My Blue Heaven Fats Domino 4 2:09
5 Church Bells May Ring The Willows 2:29
6 My Special Angel Bobby Helms 3:01
7 Slippin' and Slidin' Little Richard 2:45
8 It's Too Late Chuck Willis 2:38
9 Boppin' the Blues Carl Perkins 2:50
10 Slow Walk Sil Austin 2:42
11 A Thousand Miles Away The Heartbeats 2:27
12 I Want You to Be My Girl Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers 3:02
13 Ooby Dooby The Teen Kings 2:13
14 Ivory Tower Otis Williams & The Charms 2:16
15 Corrine Corrina Big Joe Turner 5 2:56
16 Out of Sight, Out of Mind The Five Keys 2:19
17 Oh What a Night The Dells 2:56
18 Ready Teddy Little Richard 5 2:10
19 Ruby Baby The Drifters 2:27
20 I Walk the Line Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 4.35 2:47
21 Devil or Angel The Clovers 2:28
22 Goodnight My Love Jesse Belvin 3:07

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1956-02-04) (track 1)
acoustic guitar:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 20)
drums (drum set):
Edison Gore (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Earl Palmer (1956-02-07) (track 7)
Earl Palmer (1956-05-09) (track 18)
bass guitar:
Frank Fields (1956-02-07) (track 7)
Frank Fields (1956-05-09) (track 18)
guitar:
Nafloyd Scott (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Edgar Blanchard (1956-02-07) (track 7)
Edgar Blanchard (1956-05-09) (track 18)
bass:
Clarence Mack (US bassist) (1956-02-04) (track 1)
double bass:
Marshall Grant (1956-04-02) (track 20)
electric guitar:
Luther Perkins (1956-04-02) (track 20)
piano:
Lucas "Fats" Gonder (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Little Richard (1956-02-07) (track 7)
Little Richard (1956-05-09) (track 18)
baritone saxophone:
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-02-07) (track 7)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-05-09) (track 18)
tenor saxophone:
Ray Felder (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Wilbert Smith (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-02-07) (track 7)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-05-09) (track 18)
background vocals:
Bobby Byrd (founder of the Famous Flames, James Brown's vocal group) (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Nashpendle Knox (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Sylvester Keels (member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Johnny Terry (bass vocals, member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (1956-02-04) (track 1)
composer:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 1)
John Marascalco (track 18)
Buck Ram (track 3)
Johnny Terry (bass vocals, member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (track 1)
Chuck Willis (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 20)
Walter Donaldson (1924) (track 4)
Curley Griffin (1950s Rockabilly artist) (1956) (track 9)
Carl Perkins (American pioneer of rockabilly music) (1956) (track 9)
lead vocals:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Little Richard (1956-02-07) (track 7)
Little Richard (1956-05-09) (track 18)
lyricist:
James Brown (“The Godfather of Soul”) (track 1)
John Marascalco (track 18)
Buck Ram (track 3)
Johnny Terry (bass vocals, member of James Brown & The Famous Flames) (track 1)
Chuck Willis (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
George A. Whiting (popular songwriter) (1924) (track 4)
John R. Cash (country music legend) (1956) (track 20)
performer:
James Brown & The Famous Flames (1956-02-04) (track 1)
producer:
Ralph Bass (track 1)
Ahmet Ertegun (track 8)
Bob Johnston (American record producer) (track 20)
Sam Phillips (Producer at Sun Records) (track 20)
Jerry Wexler (track 8)
vocals:
Johnny Cash (country music legend) (1956-04-02) (track 20)
writer:
Edwin Bocage (track 7)
Albert Collins (composer of “Lucille” & “Slippin’ and Slidin’”) (track 7)
Johnny Funches (track 17)
Marvin Junior (track 17)
William Miller (songwriter) (track 11)
James Smith (composer of “Slippin’ and Slidin’”) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
Sun Entertainment Corporation (1956) (track 20)
Sun Record Company (1956) (track 20)
publisher:
ABG Elvis Songs (track 18)
Aberbach (London) (Publisher) (track 20)
Elvis Presley Music (track 18)
Hill & Range (track 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)
Intersong Music (track 1)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 4)
MPL UK Publishing (track 9)
Nom Music, Inc. (track 11)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 18)
Venice Music, Inc. (track 18)
Wren Music Co. (track 9)
recorded at:
King Studios in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1956-02-04) (track 1)
edits:
My Blue Heaven (1990 film version) by Fats Domino (track 4)
has remixes:
My Blue Heaven (1990 film version) by Fats Domino (track 4)
My Blue Heaven (Imperial, electronically created stereo) by Fats Domino (track 4)
part of:
Dave Marsh: The Best of the Top 40 Singles: 1956 (number: 32) (order: 32) (track 14)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 142) (order: 141) (track 1)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 260) (order: 258) (track 17)
arrangements:
Wer Kennt Den Weg (translated) (track 20)
cover recording of:
My Blue Heaven (1955-12-23) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Daddy’s Home (track 11)
later parody versions:
I Cross the Line (track 20)
I Walk The Line #3 (track 20)
The Cats of Cash (track 20)
later translated versions:
Jou blijf ik trouw (track 20)
Yölinjalla (track 20)
later versions:
recording of:
Corrine, Corrina (track 15)
It’s Too Late (track 8)
Ivory Tower (track 14)
Oh, What a Night (track 17)
Please, Please, Please (1956-02-04) (track 1)
Slippin’ and Slidin’ (1956-02-07) (track 7)
Boppin’ the Blues (1956-03) (track 9)
I Walk the Line (1956-04-02) (track 20)
Ready Teddy (1956-05-09) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN:US: B000RJ3VHI [info]

Release Group

part of:The Rock 'n' Roll Era (Time-Life Music) (number: 23) (order: 23)