Shake Some Action

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Shake Some Action
Studio album by The Flamin' Groovies
Released June 1976
Recorded Rockfield Studios Monmouth, South Wales
Length 35:56
Label Sire
Producer Greg Shaw, Dave Edmunds
The Flamin' Groovies chronology
Teenage Head
Shake Some Action
Flamin' Groovies Now
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Shake Some Action is the fourth album by the San Francisco rock band the Flamin' Groovies. It was released in 1976 on Sire. The record reached no. 142 in the Billboard charts.

The Seattle band Shake Some Action! was named after this album's title song.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Cyril Jordan and Chris Wilson except where noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Shake Some Action"     4:34
2. "Sometimes"   Gene Thomasson 2:21
3. "Yes, It's True"     2:29
4. "St. Louis Blues"   W.C. Handy 2:39
5. "You Tore Me Down"     2:50
6. "Please Please Girl"     2:04
7. "Let the Boy Rock 'n' Roll"   Joe Butler, John Sebastian 2:18
8. "Don't You Lie to Me"   Chuck Berry 2:27
9. "She Said Yeah"   Roddy Jackson, Sonny Christy 1:38
10. "I'll Cry Alone"     2:15
11. "Misery"   John Lennon, Paul McCartney 1:39
12. "I Saw Her"   Hunter, Jordan 2:41
13. "Teenage Confidential"     2:45
14. "I Can't Hide"     3:12


  1. ^ "Shake Some Action! The Band". Retrieved 12 September 2011. Hall chose the name Shake Some Action!, inspired by the quintessential power-pop song of the same name by the Flamin' Groovies.