Song and Music - 50s and earlier

Song titlesort descending Release date Singer - Band Singer-Band picture Album Country Musical genre Remarks
Heartbreak Hotel Jan. 1956 ELVIS PRESLEY Elvis Presley in 1970 (Washington) Heartbreak Hotel USA Rock and roll This song was the first gold record of Elvis
I Still Miss Someone Mar. 1958 JOHNNY CASH The Fabulous Johnny Cash USA Country music
I'm a Fool to Want You Jun. 1958 Billie Holiday Lady in Satin U.S. Jazz Written by Frank Sinatra, Jack Wolf and Joel Herron in 1951
If I Had You 1955 Dinah Washington For Those in Love USA Jazz Written in 1928. The music of the album was arranged by Quincy Jones
Il n'y a pas d'amour heureux 1953 GEORGES BRASSENS Georges Brassens interprète ses dernières compositions France Various The lyrics are from a poem by Louis Aragon of 1943
Jailhouse Rock Sept. 1957 ELVIS PRESLEY Jailhouse Rock USA Rockabilly OST of the eponym movie
Johnny B. Goode Mar. 1958 CHUCK BERRY Chuck Berry in 1972 Chuck Berry Is on Top USA Rock and roll It is considered as one of the best rock songs ever
Just a Gigolo Nov. 1956 Louis Prima The Wildest! U.S. Jazz Tango composed in 1929; in the album, it is paired in a medley with another old standard, "I Ain't Got Nobody"
La Prière 1953 GEORGES BRASSENS Les sabots d'Hélène France Various Poem by Francis Jammes
Long Tall Sally Mar. 1956 LITTLE RICHARD Here's Little Richard USA Rock and roll
Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?) Feb. 1945 Billie Holiday Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?) USA Jazz
Mad About the Boy 1952 Dinah Washington Mad About the Boy U.S. Jazz Written in 1932
My Baby Just Cares For Me 1958 NINA SIMONE Jazz As Played in an Exclusive Side Street Club USA Jazz The music was originally witten for the 1928 musical "Whoopee !"
Ne me quitte pas Nov. 1959 JACQUES BREL Jacques Brel in 1963 La Valse à mille temps France Various Written after the separation of Jacques Brel and his mistress
Oh! Carol 1959 NEIL SEDAKA Neil Sedaka Sings Little Devil and His Other Hits USA POP song To find out who is Carol, listen to the song "You've got a Friend" by James Taylor ...
Only You (And You Alone) May 1955 THE PLATTERS The Platters USA Doo-wop
Quand on n'a que l'amour Nov. 1956 JACQUES BREL Quand on n'a que l'amour France Various
Reelin' and Rockin' Jan. 1958 CHUCK BERRY Sweet Little Sixteen USA ROCK
Reet Petite Aug. 1957 JACKIE WILSON He's So Fine USA ROCK
Rock and Roll Music Sept. 1957 CHUCK BERRY Chuck Berry U.S. Rock and roll

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