The Beatles “Twist And Shout” Song and Guitar Chords

Twist And Shout

Official Music Video

Songwriting (words and music)

P.Medley/B.Russel

The original was released in 1961 by The Top Notes, produced by Phil Spector.

Source: Wikipedia

Episode

On November 4, 1963, a young man in England made a joke in front of Queen Elizabeth.

For our last number, I’d like to ask your help. Would the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands. And the rest of you, if you’ll, just rattle your jewelry. -John Lennon

Gear

John: Rickenbacker 325

Paul: Hofner 500/1

George: Gretsch Duo Jet

Song Description

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Key

Key of D

BPM

124 BPM

Lyrics And Chord Progressions

Title: twist And Shout
Artist: The Beatles
Words & Music By: P.Medley/ B.Russel

[Intro]
 D G  A7   
 D G  A7   
 
[Verse 1] 
                 D           G           A7
Well shake it up baby, now  (shake it up baby) 
          D       G         A7
Twist and shout  (twist and shout) 
                           D           G      A7
C'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon baby, now  (c'mon, baby)
                     D     G          A7
C'mon and work it on out  (work it on out - ooooh)
 
[Verse 2]
                 D     G          A7
Well, work it on out  (work it on out) 
                     D      G       A7
You know you look so good  (look so good) 
                    D           G       A7
You know you got me goin' now  (got me goin')  
                       D       G               A7
Just like you knew you would  (like I knew you would - ooooh) 
 
[Verse 3]
                 D           G           A7
Well shake it up baby, now  (shake it up baby)
          D       G         A7
Twist and shout  (twist and shout) 
                           D           G      A7
C'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon baby, now  (c'mon, baby) 
                     D     G          A7
C'mon and work it on out  (work it on out - ooooh) 
 
[Verse 4]
                              D      G            A7
You know you twist you little girl  (twist little girl) 
                      D      G        A7
You know you twist so fine  (twist so fine) 
                         D             G              A7
C'mon and twist a little closer, now  (twist a little closer) 
                            D      G                  A7
And let me know that you're mine  (let me know you're mine - ooooh) 

 
[Solo]
 
 
[Verse 5]
            D           G           A7
Shake it up Baby, now  (shake it up baby) 
          D       G         A7
Twist and shout  (twist and shout) 
                           D           G      A7
C'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon baby, now  (c'mon, baby) 
                     D     G          A7
C'mon and work it on out  (work it on out- ooooh) 
 
[Verse 6]
                              D      G            A7
You know you twist you little girl  (twist little girl) 
                      D      G         A7
You know you twist so fine  (twist so fine) 
                         D             G              A7
C'mon and twist a little closer, now  (twist a little closer) 
                            D      G                  A7
And let me know that you're mine  (let me know you're mine- ooooh) 
 
 
[Verse 7]
                                  D           G           A7
Well shake it, shake it, shake it baby, now  (shake it up baby)    
                                  D           G           A7
Well shake it, shake it, shake it baby, now  (shake it up baby)    
                                  D           G           A7
Well shake it, shake it, shake it baby, now  (shake it up baby)    
A                   D9
Aah, aah, aah, aah   

[End]

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