The focus is on Rock 'n' Roll with many of the featured songs first heard in the numerous Rock 'n' Roll films that made their silver screen debut that year.
12 of the selections made the US Hot 100 while eight reached the UK Top 30.
Featured artists read like a mini history of Rock 'n' Roll, from Chuck Berry to Eddie Cochran, Bill Haley to Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis and beyond. It is incredible to think that, in the UK, you could find all these artists on one label at the same time.
The booklet includes comprehensive track-by-track annotation and labels shots of every single track, plus period ads and ephemera ensuring that this is guaranteed to be one of the strongest sellers in the series to date.