Beatles cover songs Part 2 “ Twist and Shout ” covered 109 times to date was written by Bert Russell and Phil Medley and recorded by the Top Notes in 1961. Produced by a guy name Phil Spector. The Beatles would do more of his productions. The Isley Brothers in 1962. The Beatles would be the third ones to cover this song in 1963 from “Please Please Me” And, from the same album, “Anna” written and recorded by Arthur Alexander , 1962. “ Anna (Go to Him) ” the Beatles would be the second to record this song A mashup of the two songs. This has been covered 16 times, here is Ricky Lee Jones talking about the songs influence on her “ A Taste of Honey ” written by Bobby Scott and Ric Marlow based on the play of the same name by Shelagh Delaney and adapted from the theme song of the movie in 1961. This one I always though to be an original song though the character of the tune speaks otherwise so I should have caught on sooner. It was originally recorded as a vocal
A blog about cover songs. Much about the 50's thru 70's and beyond. Blues, Rock, and Country focus with a bit of everything in between. Artist profiles, song profiles and theme's with cover songs being the central focus.