• Various Artists - Twistin' The Night Away - 50 Great Recordings Dedicated to the Most Popular Dance of the Century 1959-1962

When Hank Ballard and The Midnighters recorded their song, 'The Twist' they would have had no idea what they were about to start. For what was about to happen would change dancehalls across the known world forever, welcome ladies and gentleman to the dance phenomenon, The Twist!

Here we have 50 tracks inspired by the craze that was sweeping the nation like a teenage jigging plague and includes all the major classics such as, 'Let's Twist Again', and 'Twistin' the Night Away'.

Features, as you expect all the usual suspects: Chubby Checker; Sam Cooke; The Isley Brothers and the not so obvious, Frank Sinatra!

So come on, roll back the carpet it's twisting time!

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. THE TWIST - HANK BALLARD AND THE MIDNIGHTERS
2. TWISTIN' THE NIGHT AWAY - SAM COOKE
3. PEPPERMINT TWIST PART ONE- JOEY DEE AND THE STARLITERS
4. PEPPERMINT TWIST PART TWO- JOEY DEE AND THE STARLITERS
5. THE TWIST - CHUBBY CHECKER
6. LET'S TWIST AGAIN - CHUBBY CHECKER
7. DEAR LADY TWIST - GARY US BONDS
8. TWIST AND SHOUT - THE TOPNOTES
9. SPANISH TWIST - BILL HALEY & HIS COMETS
10. MEET ME AT THE TWISTIN' PLACE - JOHNNY MORRISETE
11. SLOW TWISTIN - CHUBBY CHECKER AND DEE DEE SHARP
12. TWIST TWIST SENORA - GARY US BONDS
13. SOUL TWIST - KING CURTIS & HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS
14. A KISSIN' AND A TWISTIN' - FABIAN
15. HEY LET'S TWIST - JOEY DEE AND THE STARLITERS
16. TWISTIN' MATILDA (And the Channel) - JIMMY SOUL
17. TWIST AROUND THE CLOCK - CLAY COLE
18. TWISTIN' FEVER - THE MARCELS
19. TWIST HER - BILL BLACK'S COMBO
20. TWIST AND SHOUT - THE ISLEY BROTHERS
21. BRISTOL TWISTIN' ANNIE - THE DOVELLS
22. WOBBLE TWIST- KING CURTIS & HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS
23. TWISTIN' POSTMAN - THE MARVELLETTES
24. SCRATCH 'N' TWIST - WILD JIMMY SPRUILL
25. IT'S TWISTIN' TIME - HANK BALLARD

Disc 2

1. TEACH ME TO TWIST - CHUBBY CHECKER AND BOBBY RYDELL
2. GOOD TWISTIN' TONIGHT - HANK BALLARD
3. MERRY TWISTMAS-THE MARCELS
4. XMAS TWIST - THE TWISTIN' KINGS
5. WHITEHOUSE TWIST - THE TWISTIN' KINGS
6. TWIST ON LITTLE GIRL - JIMMY CLANTON
7. TWISTIN' USA - DANNY AND THE JUNIORS
8. TWISTIN' WITH LINDA - THE ISLEY BROTHERS
9. PEPPERMINT TWIST - DANNY PEPPERMINT & THE JUMPIN' JACKS
10. TWISTIN' ALL NIGHT LONG - DANNY AND THE JUNIORS/FREDDIE CANNON
11. TWIST CHANGO - MACHITO
12. EVERYBODY'S TWISTIN' - FRANK SINATRA
13. BASIE TWIST - COUNT BASIE AND HIS ORCHESTRA
14. THE TWISTER - BO DIDDLEY
15. MUDDY WATER'S TWIST - MUDDY WATERS with Earl Hooker's Orchestra
16. JAM UP TWIST - TOMMY RIDGLEY
17. NEW ORLEANS TWIST - BLAZER BOY
18. TWISTIN' OUT IN SPACE - ROBERT PARKER
19. TWISTING TIME - KING CURTIS & HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS
20. THE ITALIAN TWIST - THE UNIQUE ECHOES
21. TWIST AND FREEZE - BILLY HUHN & THE CATALINAS
22. MEDLEY - DANNY AND THE JUNIORS
MOTHER'S CLUB TWIST
23. THE TWIST - THE OLYMPICS
24. THE ALVIN TWIST - THE CHIPMUNKS
25. JOEY DEE TEACHES YOU HOW TO DO THE PEPPERMINT TWIST

Other Details
Price Code B
Format 2CD
Release Date 12/07/2013
UPC Bar Code No 604988024128

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Various Artists - Twistin' The Night Away - 50 Great Recordings Dedicated to the Most Popular Dance of the Century 1959-1962

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