Twist and Shout (album)

Twist and Shout (album)

Twist and Shout
Studio album by The Beatles
Released 3 February 1964
Recorded 1963
Studio EMI Studios, London
Genre Rock and roll
Length 31:43
Label Capitol Canada
Producer George Martin
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Twist and Shout
The Beatles' Second Album

Twist and Shout was the Beatles' second album released in Canada, in mono by Capitol Records (catalogue number T 6054). It consists of songs mostly drawn from Please Please Me, their first LP released in the United Kingdom.


  • Track listing 1
  • Certifications 2
  • Differences from Please Please Me 3
  • Reissue 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Track listing

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Lead vocals Length
1. "Anna (Go to Him)"   Arthur Alexander John Lennon 3:00
2. "Chains"   Gerry Goffin, Carole King George Harrison 2:25
3. "Boys"   Luther Dixon, Wes Farrell Ringo Starr 2:28
4. "Ask Me Why"   McCartney/Lennon Lennon 2:28
5. "Please Please Me"   McCartney/Lennon Lennon and McCartney 2:00
6. "Love Me Do"   Lennon/McCartney McCartney and Lennon 2:22
7. "From Me to You"   McCartney/Lennon Lennon and McCartney 1:56
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Lead vocals Length
1. "P.S. I Love You"   McCartney/Lennon McCartney 2:06
2. "Baby It's You"   Burt Bacharach, Hal David, Barney Williams Lennon 2:40
3. "Do You Want to Know a Secret"   McCartney/Lennon Harrison 1:59
4. "A Taste of Honey"   Ric Marlow, Bobby Scott McCartney 2:05
5. "There's a Place"   McCartney/Lennon Lennon and McCartney 1:53
6. "Twist and Shout"   Phil Medley, Bert Russell Lennon 2:33
7. "She Loves You"   McCartney/Lennon Lennon and McCartney 2:19


Region Certification Sales/shipments
Canada (Music Canada)[1] 3× Platinum 300,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Differences from Please Please Me


A stereo version of this album was released in the 1970s, catalogue number ST 6054, but having the mono jacket of T-6054


  1. ^ "Canadian album certifications – The Beatles – Twist and Shout".  

External links

  • Beatles LPs at Capitol6000
  • The Beatles in Canada