Shake Some Action

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Shake Some Action
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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
(1971)
Shake Some Action
(1976)
Flamin' Groovies Now
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media 8.5/10[2]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[3]
The Village Voice B[4]

Shake Some Action is the fourth album by the San Francisco rock band the Flamin' Groovies. It was released in 1976 on Sire Records and reached number 142 on the Billboard albums chart.


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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deming, Mark. "Shake Some Action – Flamin' Groovies". AllMusic. Retrieved August 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ Tangari, Joe (September 5, 2005). "Flamin' Groovies: Shake Some Action". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved August 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ Fields, Gaylord (August 25, 2005). "Shake Some Action: Flamin' Groovies". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on March 10, 2007. Retrieved August 13, 2015. 
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert (November 22, 1976). "Christgau's Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. Retrieved August 13, 2015.