The R&B No. 1's of the '50s

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/14/2014
  • Label: Acrobat
  • UPC: 824046600327
  • Catalog Number: 6003
  • Sales rank: 14,509

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I Almost Lost My Mind - Ivory Joe Hunter (3:10)
  2. 2 Double Crossing Blues - Johnny Otis Quintette (2:48)
  3. 3 Mistrusting Blues - Johnny Otis Orchestra (3:01)
  4. 4 I Need You So - Ivory Joe Hunter (3:09)
  5. 5 Pink Champagne - Joe Liggins & His Honeydrippers (3:01)
  6. 6 Cupid Boogie - Johnny Otis Orchestra (2:37)
  7. 7 Hard Luck Blues - Roy Brown (2:59)
  8. 8 Mona Lisa - Nat King Cole (3:23)
  9. 9 Blue Light Boogie, Pt. 1 - Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 (5:09)
  10. 10 Blue Shadows - Lowell Fulson (2:55)
  11. 11 Anytime Anyplace Anywhere - Joe Morris Orchestra (3:02)
  12. 12 Please Send Me Someone To Love - Percy Mayfield (2:53)
  13. 13 Teardrops From My Eyes - Ruth Brown (2:52)
  14. 14 Bad Bad Whiskey - Amos Milburn (2:59)
  15. 15 Black Night - Charles Brown (3:08)
  16. 16 Rocket 88 - Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats (2:49)
  17. 17 Chicao Boo - Lloyd Glenn (2:22)
  18. 18 Sixty Minute Man - The Dominoes (2:30)
  19. 19 Don't You Know I Love You - The Clovers (3:04)
  20. 20 The Glory of Love - The Five Keys (2:45)
  21. 21 T-99 Blues - Jimmie Nelson (3:07)
  22. 22 Fool Fool Fool - The Clovers (2:32)
  23. 23 I Got Loaded - Peppermint Harris (2:29)
  24. 24 I'm In the Mood - John Lee Hooker (3:03)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Because of You - Tab Smith & His Orchestra (3:07)
  2. 2 Flamingo - Earl Bostic (2:42)
  3. 3 Weepin' and Cryin' - The Griffin Brothers Orchestra (3:21)
  4. 4 Cry - Johnnie Ray & The Four Lads (3:01)
  5. 5 Three O'Clock Blues - B.B. King (3:01)
  6. 6 Night Train - Jimmy Forrest (2:59)
  7. 7 Booted - Roscoe Gordon (3:05)
  8. 8 5-10-15 Hours - Ruth Brown (3:12)
  9. 9 Have Mercy Baby - The Dominoes (2:22)
  10. 10 Goin' Home - Fats Domino (2:10)
  11. 11 Lawrdy Miss Clawdy - Lloyd Price (2:31)
  12. 12 Mary Joe - The Four Blazes (2:35)
  13. 13 Ting-a-Ling - The Clovers (3:04)
  14. 14 My Song - Johnny Ace (3:00)
  15. 15 Juke - Little Walter (2:43)
  16. 16 Five Long Years - Eddie Boyd (2:40)
  17. 17 You Know I Love You - B.B. King (3:04)
  18. 18 I Don't Know - Willie Mabon & His Combo (3:08)
  19. 19 Baby Don't Do It - The "5" Royales (2:45)
  20. 20 (Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean - Ruth Brown (2:54)
  21. 21 Hound Dog - Big Mama Thornton (2:51)
  22. 22 I'm Mad - Willie Mabon & His Combo (2:36)
  23. 23 Help Me Somebody - The "5" Royales (3:03)
  24. 24 Please Love Me - B.B. King (2:55)
  25. 25 The Clock - Johnny Ace (2:55)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Crying In the Chapel - The Orioles (3:03)
  2. 2 Shake a Hand - Faye Adams (2:54)
  3. 3 Money Honey - Clyde McPhatter (2:57)
  4. 4 Honey Hush - Big Joe Turner (2:39)
  5. 5 The Things That I Used To Do - Guitar Slim (3:01)
  6. 6 I'll Be True - Faye Adams (2:50)
  7. 7 You'll Never Walk Alone - Roy Hamilton (3:18)
  8. 8 Work With Me Annie - The Midnighters (2:45)
  9. 9 Shake Rattle and Roll - Big Joe Turner (2:59)
  10. 10 Honey Love - The Drifters (2:24)
  11. 11 Oh What a Dream - Ruth Brown (2:54)
  12. 12 Annie Had a Baby - The Midnighters (2:41)
  13. 13 It Hurts Me To My Heart - Faye Adams (3:00)
  14. 14 Mambo Baby - Ruth Brown (2:42)
  15. 15 Hearts of Stone - The Charms (2:35)
  16. 16 You Upset Me Baby - B.B. King (3:02)
  17. 17 Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine) - The Penguins (2:49)
  18. 18 Sincerely - The Moonglows (3:11)
  19. 19 Pledging My Love - Johnny Ace (2:28)
  20. 20 The Wallflower (Dance With Me Henry) - Etta James (2:48)
  21. 21 My Babe - Little Walter (2:34)
  22. 22 I Got a Woman - Ray Charles (2:52)
  23. 23 Unchainted Melody - Roy Hamilton (2:59)
  24. 24 Ain't That a Shame - Fats Domino (2:26)
  25. 25 Unchained Melody - Al Hibbler (2:53)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley (2:44)
  2. 2 A Fool For You - Ray Charles (3:02)
  3. 3 Maybellene - Chuck Berry (2:22)
  4. 4 Only You (and You Alone) - The Platters (2:37)
  5. 5 All By Myself - Fats Domino (2:19)
  6. 6 Hands Off - Jay McShann & His Orchestra (2:49)
  7. 7 Poor Me - Fats Domino (2:16)
  8. 8 Adorable - The Drifters (2:42)
  9. 9 The Great Pretender - The Platters (2:40)
  10. 10 At My Front Door - The El Dorados (2:39)
  11. 11 Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers (2:19)
  12. 12 Drown In My Own Tears - Ray Charles (3:20)
  13. 13 Long Tall Sally - Little Richard (2:09)
  14. 14 I'm In Love Again - Fats Domino (1:54)
  15. 15 Fever - Little Willie John (2:42)
  16. 16 Treasure of Love - Clyde McPhatter (2:10)
  17. 17 Rip It Up - Little Richard (2:22)
  18. 18 My Prayer - The Platters (2:47)
  19. 19 Honky Tonk, Pt. 1 - Bill Doggett (3:12)
  20. 20 Let the Good Times Roll - Shirley & Lee (2:16)
  21. 21 Houng Dog - Elvis Presley (2:23)
  22. 22 Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley (2:02)
  23. 23 Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino (2:21)
  24. 24 Since I Met You Baby - Ivory Joe Hunter (2:50)
  25. 25 Blue Monday - Fats Domino (2:16)
  26. 26 Jim Dandy - LaVern Baker (2:12)
  27. 27 Love is Strange - Mickey & Sylvia (2:56)
  28. 28 I'm Walkin' - Fats Domino (2:08)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Lucille - Little Richard (2:25)
  2. 2 School Day - Chuck Berry (2:41)
  3. 3 All Shook Up - Elvis Presley (1:58)
  4. 4 Young Blood - The Coasters (2:17)
  5. 5 Searchin' - The Coasters (2:36)
  6. 6 C.C. Rider - Chuck Willis (2:34)
  7. 7 Short Fat Fannie - Larry Williams (2:23)
  8. 8 Send For Me - Nat King Cole (2:37)
  9. 9 Further Up the Road - Bobby "Blue" Bland (2:58)
  10. 10 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear - Elvis Presley (1:47)
  11. 11 Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On - Jerry Lee Lewis (2:53)
  12. 12 Long Lonely Nights - Clyde McPhatter (2:24)
  13. 13 Diana - Paul Anka (2:27)
  14. 14 Mr. Lee - The Bobbettes (2:13)
  15. 15 Honeycomb - Jimmie Rodgers (2:15)
  16. 16 Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley (2:29)
  17. 17 Wake Up Little Susie - The Everly Brothers (2:01)
  18. 18 You Send Me - Sam Cooke (2:46)
  19. 19 At the Hop - Danny & the Juniors (2:31)
  20. 20 Raunchy - Ernie Freeman (2:16)
  21. 21 Raunchy - Bill Justis (2:22)
  22. 22 I'll Come Running Back To You - Sam Cooke (2:11)
  23. 23 Get a Job - The Silhouettes (2:47)
  24. 24 Sweet Little Sixteen - Chuck Berry (3:01)
  25. 25 Tequila - The Champs (2:13)
  26. 26 Twilight Time - The Platters (2:47)
  27. 27 Wear My Ring Around Your Neck - Elvis Presley (2:15)
  28. 28 All I Have To Do is Dream - The Everly Brothers (2:21)
  29. 29 Witch Doctor - David Seville (2:19)
Disc 6
  1. 1 Yakety Yak - The Coasters (1:52)
  2. 2 What Am I Living For - Chuck Willis (2:27)
  3. 3 Splish Splash - Bobby Darin (2:12)
  4. 4 Patricia - Pérez Prado (2:19)
  5. 5 Just a Dream - Jimmy Clanton (2:32)
  6. 6 Little Star - The Elegants (2:42)
  7. 7 When - The Kalin Twins (2:26)
  8. 8 It's All In the Game - Tommy Edwards (2:38)
  9. 9 Rock-In Robin - Bobby Day (2:36)
  10. 10 Topsy, Pt. 2 - Cozy Cole (3:34)
  11. 11 A Lover's Question - Clyde McPhatter (2:35)
  12. 12 Lonely Teardrops - Jackie Wilson (2:43)
  13. 13 Try Me - James Brown (2:31)
  14. 14 Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price (2:21)
  15. 15 It's Just a Matter of Time - Brook Benton (2:26)
  16. 16 Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison (2:28)
  17. 17 Personality - Lloyd Price (2:35)
  18. 18 There Goes My Baby - The Drifters (2:13)
  19. 19 What'd I Say, Pt. 1 - Ray Charles (6:28)
  20. 20 Think You're Pretty Baby - Brook Benton (2:30)
  21. 21 I'm Gonna Get Married - Lloyd Price (2:21)
  22. 22 I Want To Walk You Home - Fats Domino (2:19)
  23. 23 Poison Ivy - The Coasters (2:43)
  24. 24 Sea of Love - Phil Phillips (2:22)
  25. 25 You Better Know It - Jackie Wilson (2:02)
  26. 26 So Many Ways - Brook Benton (2:30)
  27. 27 Don't You Know? - Della Reese (2:33)
  28. 28 The Clouds - The Spacemen (2:40)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Eddie Boyd Composer
Roy Brown Composer
Willie Dixon Composer
Lloyd Glenn Composer
Peppermint Harris Composer
John Lee Hooker Composer
Ivory Joe Hunter Composer
Willie Mabon Composer
Percy Mayfield Composer
Johnny Otis Composer
Antonin Dvorak Composer
Giacomo Puccini Composer
Billy Hill Composer
Lee Andrews Composer
Paul Anka Composer
Hank Ballard Composer
Jesse Belvin Composer
Brook Benton Composer
Chuck Berry Composer
James Brown Composer
Ray Charles Composer
Sam Cooke Composer
Bobby Darin Composer
Bill Doggett Composer
Alan Freed Composer
Frankie Lymon Composer
Clyde McPhatter Composer, Producer
Elvis Presley Composer
Lloyd Price Arranger, Composer
Larry Williams Composer
Chuck Willis Arranger, Composer
Jackie Wilson Composer
Billy Butler Composer
Albert Collins Composer
Louis Jordan Composer
Jay McShann Composer
Art Harris Composer
Clifford Scott Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Mickey Baker Composer
Dave Bartholomew Composer
Lincoln Chase Composer
Jimmy Clanton Composer
Bill Justis Composer
Jerry Leiber Composer
Paul Evans Composer
Pérez Prado Composer
Buck Ram Composer
Otis Blackwell Composer
Jimmy Kennedy Composer
Edmund Anderson Composer
Ross Bagdasarian Composer
Bernard Besman Composer
Priscilla Bowman Composer
Jackie Brenston Composer
Felice Bryant Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Tyran Carlo Composer
Maxwell Davis Composer
Eddie Durham Composer
Ahmet Ertegun Composer
Harvey Fuqua Composer
Henry Glover Composer
Berry Gordy Jr. Composer
Oscar Hammerstein II Composer
Arthur Hammerstein Composer
Belford Hendricks Composer
Rudy Jackson Composer
B.B. King Composer
Riley King Composer
Leonard Lee Composer
Morris Levy Composer
Al Lewis Composer
Jay Livingston Composer
Bernie Lowe Composer
Kal Mann Composer
Ellas McDaniel Composer
Al Nevins Composer
Alex North Composer
Clyde Otis Composer
Jack Reardon Composer
Chuck Rio Composer
Don Robey Composer
Sylvia Robinson Composer
Vincent Rose Composer
Carl Sigman Composer
Larry Stock Composer
Mike Stoller Composer
Jesse Stone Composer
Jimmy Thomas Composer
Billy Ward Composer
Hy Zaret Composer
Johnny Moore Composer
John Davenport Composer
Joe Shapiro Composer
Bob Merrill Composer
Edgar Battle Composer
Artie Glenn Composer
William McLemore Composer
Lowman Pauling Composer
Shep Shepherd Composer
George Treadwell Composer
Earl Beal Composer
Eddie Cooley Composer
Reather Dixon Composer
Raymond Edwards Composer
Helen Gathers Composer
Gaynel Hodge Composer
William Horton Composer
Ollie Jones Composer
Richard Penniman Composer
Vito Picone Composer
Emma Pought Composer
Jannie Pought Composer
Arthur Venosa Composer
Lewis Simpkins Composer
George Khoury Composer
Jules Taub Composer
Walter Jacobs Composer
Enotris Johnson Composer
John Marascalco Composer
Jessie Mae Robinson Composer
Fats Washington Composer
Harold Logan Arranger, Composer
David Mattis Composer
Arthur Singer Composer
Ethel Smith Composer
Lou Stallman Composer
Bobby Stevenson Composer
Laurie Tate Composer
Lou Willie Turner Composer
Dudley Wilkinson Composer
Phillip Baptiste Composer
Jules Bihari Composer
Georges Boulanger Composer
Bert Carroll Composer
Bernice Davis Composer
Charles Dawes Composer
Mimi Uniman Composer
Oscar Washington Composer
Bobby Worth Arranger
Joseph Morris Composer
Traditional Composer
Lover Patterson Composer
Eddie Jones Composer
Curtis Williams Composer
Benjamin Nelson Composer
Tommy Braden Composer
Fred Jay Composer
Churchill Kohlman Composer
Tommy Brown Composer
Joe Veasey Composer
Jean Murray Composer
Norman Henry Composer
Sidney Manker Composer
Paul Watts Liner Notes
Julius Dixon Composer
John Medora Composer
William Cook Composer
Johnny Alexander Composer
Theodor Grouya Composer
Rose McCoy Composer
Joseph Liggins Composer
Robert Blackwell Composer
Johnny Wallace Composer
Charles Singleton Composer
Edward Ray Composer
Sydney Nathan Composer
Charles Calhoun Composer
Herbert Lance Composer
Jimmie Nelson Composer
Jessie Robinson Composer
James Forrest Composer
Antoine Domino Composer
Russell Moody Composer
Roscoe Gordon Composer
William Fisher Composer
Gwendolyn Gordy Composer
Clarence Lofton Composer
Rudolph Toombs Composer
Raymond Evans Composer
Jamesetta Rogers Composer
Ande Rande Composer
Harrison Nelson Composer
Edward Abner Composer
Douglass Henderson Composer
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