"Twist and Shout" is a song written by Phil Medley and Bert Russell. It was originally titled "Shake It Up, Baby" and recorded by the Top Notes and then covered by The Isley Brothers. It was covered by The Beatles with John Lennon on the lead vocals and originally released on their first album Please Please Me. The song was covered by The Mamas & the Papas in the style of a ballad in 1967 on their album Deliver, and on a film soundtrack by Cliff Richard. It was also covered by The Tremeloes. Most recently Chaka Demus and Pliers reached No. 1 on the UK charts with their version in January 1994. The Who performed it throughout their career, most notably on Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970 and 1982's Who's Last. It was heavily sampled by female rap trio Salt-N-Pepa in 1988.
Read more about Twist And Shout: The Top Notes' "Shake It Up, Baby", Isley Brothers' Version, The Beatles' Version, Brian Poole and The Tremeloes' Version, Other Cover Versions, Appearances in The Media
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Famous quotes containing the words twist and, shout and/or twist:
“A light and diplomatic bird
Is lenient in my window tree.
A quick dilemma of the leaves
Discloses twist and tact to me.”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)
“If they want to hang me, let them. And on the scaffold I will shout Freedom for the working class!”
—Mother Jones (18301930)
“The Twist was a guided missile, launched from the ghetto into the very heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion, and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books.”
—Eldridge Cleaver (b. 1935)