Various Artists

C'Mon Let's Do The British Twist


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THE TWIST was by far the biggest dance craze at the turn of the 60s, an era during which mad new dance fads seemed to come along every few weeks.
However, although The Twist had taken America by storm during 1960, it took a couple of years to catch on in the UK.
This unique collection takes a look at the UK's reaction to The Twist, presenting an eclectic, unlikely selection of bedfellows, performing mainly (although not entirely) cover versions of US hits.

 

Tracklist

1. DUFFY POWER - WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN' GOIN' ON
2. WINIFRED ATWELL - JOHANN'S TWIST
3. BERT WEEDON (with Kenny Lynch) - TWIST ME PRETTY BABY
4. CYRIL STAPLETON & HIS SHOW BAND (featuring Ray Merrell) - LET'S TWIST A LITTLE LONGER TONIGHT
5. CYRIL STAPLETON & HIS SHOW BAND - THE TWISTIN' TRAIN
6. SHANE FENTON & THE FENTONES - IT'S GONNA TAKE MAGIC
7. BILLY FURY - THE TWIST KID
8. CRAIG DOUGLAS - RING A DING
9. CYRIL STAPLETON & HIS SHOW BAND - LET'S TWIST AGAIN
10. JIMMY POWELL - TOM HARK
11. THE FIRESTONES - PARTY TWIST (part 2) MY GUY'S GONE TWIST / CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS TWIST / TWISTIN' THE MOOD
12. RAY BENNETT - TWISTIN' TO THE BLUES
13. THE GARY EDWARDS COMBO - TWISTFUL THINKIN'
14. THE VERNONS GIRLS - YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN
15. CYRIL STAPLETON & HIS SHOW BAND - TWIST ME ANOTHER
16. THE FIRESTONES - PARTY TWIST (part 1) THE TWIST / HAWAIIAN WAR TWIST / TWIST IT UP
17. THE VISCOUNTS - MAMA'S DOIN' THE TWIST
18. DES O'CONNOR - TWIST DRIVE
19. BILLY FURY - LET'S PAINT THE TOWN
20. CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS - DO YOU WANT TO DANCE
21. PAUL RICH - ROCK-A-HULA BABY
22. JOE LOSS & HIS ORCH - ROON THE TOON
23. LORD ROCKINGHAM'S XI - NEWCASTLE TWIST
24. SUSAN MAUGHAN - MAMA DO THE TWIST
25. THE HAL CARTER FIVE - COME ON AND TWIST ME
26. DAVY JONES - JEZEBEL
27. RAY PILGRIM - RED RED ROSES
28. JOE LOSS & HIS ORCH - TWISTIN' IN THE MOOD
29. JOE LOSS & HIS ORCH - ALONG THE BOULEVARD
30. THE KING BROTHERS - KING SIZE TWIST
31. CHARLIE DRAKE - TANGLEFOOT
32. DAVID EDE & THE RABIN BAND - TWISTIN' THE TRAD
33. DAVID EDE & THE RABIN BAND - TWISTIN' THOSE MEECES TO PIECES
34. DEAN SHANNON - UBANGI STOMP
35. CYRIL STAPLETON & HIS SHOW BAND - WHEN THE SAINTS COME TWISTIN' IN

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