TWISTIN' THE TWIST

Latest update on 04/01/2010

Artist: Teddy Martin & his Las Vegas Twisters
Author: Giuseppe Mengozzi
Label: Columbia
Year: 1961

Instrumental. French group backed by jazz drummer Giuseppe Mengozzi (aka Jerry Mengo, Jao Pandeiro and Teddy Martin). He played with Django Reinhardt during the thirties.

Covers:

1962:

Richard Anthony [as La Leçon de Twist, n°1 Fr; lyrics: Danyel Gerard/Lucien Morisse]

1962:

Dalida [idem; Lucien Morisse's wife; her version was pushed in favor of coauthor Gerard's]

1962:

Danyel Gerard [idem]

1962:

Caterina Valente [hit It]

1962:

Chaussettes Noires

1962:

Caterina und Silvio [sister and brother as Popocatepetl Twist]

2003:

Star Academy 3

Sophia Loren, sworn enemy of the twist, dances on this theme in 1962 film Le Couteau Dans La Plaie (Five Miles To Midnight).

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