Twist & Shout (album)

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Twist & Shout
Studio album by The Isley Brothers
Released April 15, 1962
Recorded 1962
Studio Bell Sound Studios, New York City
Genre Rhythm and blues, soul, rock and roll
Length 29:38
Label Wand
Producer Bert Berns
The Isley Brothers chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Twist & Shout is the second 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
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Twist and Shout" Phil Medley, Bert Russell 2:30
2. "I Say Love" Phil Medley, Bert Russell 2:07
3. "Right Now" Elaine Jasper 3:20
4. "Hold On Baby" Phil Medley, Bert Russell 2:28
5. "Rubber Leg Twist" Nate Nelson, Elaine Jasper 2:02
6. "The Snake" Elaine Jasper 2:10
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
7. "You Better Come Home" Bert Russell 2:17
8. "Never Leave Me Baby" Bert Russell, Phil Medley 2:23
9. "Spanish Twist" Bert Russell 2:30
10. "Time After Time" Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn 2:31
11. "Let's Twist Again" Kal Mann, Dave Appell 2:09
12. "Don't You Feel" Bert Russell, Donald Drowty 3:11


The Isley Brothers
  • Tom Owen - engineer


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

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