Twist and Shout (EP)

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Twist and Shout
EP by the Beatles
Released 12 July 1963
Recorded 11 February 1963, EMI Studios, London
Genre Merseybeat
Length 8:32
Label Parlophone
Producer George Martin
The Beatles EP chronology
Twist and Shout
The Beatles' Hits
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The Twist and Shout EP by the Beatles is the band's first British EP, released by Parlophone (catalogue number GEP 8882) on 12 July 1963. It was also released in Germany, Spain, New Zealand, Australia and Argentina.[2] All four tracks on the EP were originally released on their debut album Please Please Me.

Track listing

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Lead singer Length
1. "Twist and Shout" Bert RussellPhil Medley John Lennon 2:33
2. "A Taste of Honey" Ric MarlowBobby Scott Paul McCartney 2:05
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Lead singer Length
1. "Do You Want to Know a Secret" John Lennon–Paul McCartney George Harrison 2:00
2. "There's a Place" John Lennon–Paul McCartney John Lennon and Paul McCartney 1:53

UK EP sales chart performance

  • Entry Date : 20 July 1963
  • Highest Position : 1 (for 21 weeks)
  • Weeks in Chart : 64 Weeks[3]

See also


  1. ^ Twist and Shout at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Beatles, The – Twist And Shout at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 
  3. ^ The Beatles - Twist and Shout

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