TWIST AND SHOUT

Latest update on 18/02/2014

Artist: Top Notes
Author: Bert Russell/Phil Medley
Label: Atlantic
Year: 1961

B-side of Always Late (Why Lead Me On?). Produced by strong egos Jerry Wexler and Phil Spector, who left Atlantic after this sixth flop in a row. Same chord progression than La Bamba. For years Bruce Springsteen closed his shows with a medley of both.

Covers:

1962:

Isley Brothers [n°2 R&B for Wand]

1962:

Beatles [in Hamburg and one year later on debut lp Please Please Me; n°2 US; their iconic 'Woooo' yell was inspired by the Isley Brothers' version and was first used in She Loves You]

1962:

Booker T. & The MG's

1963:

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes [copied the Beatles]

1963:

Sylvie Vartan [as Twiste et chante]

1964:

Dave Clark Five [as No Time To Lose]

1964:

Shangri-La's

1967:

Mamas And Papas

1967:

Mae West

1969:

Tom Jones

1976:

Elvin Bishop

1985:

Who

1988:

Salt-N-Pepa

1993:

Chaka Demus & Pliers [n°1 UK]

1994:

Backbeat Band

2005:

Raymond Van het Groenewoud [as Schud Nog Eens Goed Schat]

Bert Russell is producer, songwriter & label boss Bert Berns. Other songs of his: Cry Baby, Cry To Me, Down In The Valley, Everybody Needs Somebody To Love, Hang On Sloopy, Here Comes The Night, I Want Candy, A Little Bit Of Soap, Piece Of My Heart and Tell Him.

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