Twist & Shout (album)

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Twist & Shout
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 15, 1962
StudioBell Sound Studios, New York City
GenreRhythm and blues, soul, rock and roll
ProducerBert Berns
The Isley Brothers chronology
Twist & Shout
Twisting and Shouting
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]

Twist & Shout is the second studio album released by The Isley Brothers on the Wand label in 1962. Their second album after Shout! three years prior, the album was released on the success of the title track, which would later be covered by The Beatles more than a year later for their own hit version. Other stand-outs in the album include Isley-penned tracks such as "Right Now", "Nobody But Me" and the charter, "Twistin' With Linda".

  • In 1964 the record label release & renamed Twist & Shout album as Take Some Time Out for The Famous Isley Brothers due to the popularity of the Beatles "Twist & Shout" version of the same year.
  • The cover of Take Some Time Out for The Famous Isley Brothers picture of the trio performing in a night club.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
1."Twist and Shout"Phil Medley, Bert Russell2:30
2."I Say Love"Phil Medley, Bert Russell2:07
3."Right Now"Elaine Jasper3:20
4."Hold On Baby"Phil Medley, Bert Russell2:28
5."Rubber Leg Twist"Nate Nelson, Elaine Jasper2:02
6."The Snake"Elaine Jasper2:10
Side two
7."You Better Come Home"Bert Russell2:17
8."Never Leave Me Baby"Bert Russell, Phil Medley2:23
9."Spanish Twist"Bert Russell2:30
10."Time After Time"Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn2:31
11."Let's Twist Again"Kal Mann, Dave Appell2:09
12."Don't You Feel"Bert Russell, Donald Drowty3:11


The Isley Brothers
  • Tom Owen - engineer


  1. ^ Unterberger, Richie. Twist & Shout > review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-08-03.

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