Twist and Shout

original song written and composed by Phil Medley and Bert Berns; first recorded and released by The Top Notes in 1961

"Twist and Shout" is a 1961 song originally sung by Top Notes and did not become a hit until The Isley Brothers did it in 1962. British rock and roll band The Beatles turned it into a even bigger hit in 1964 and topped the singles charts in the United States, Finland and New Zealand. American hip-hop band Salt-N-Pepa covered it in 1988 for their second album A Salt with a Deadly Pepa. It went to number 4 in the United Kingdom and number 5 in Ireland and the Netherlands.