Twist and Shout

Informal Bootleg: Early Demos 1973
Live Bootleg: Binghamton, Sesto Calende 1991, The Knitting Factory 1997 (2), The Knitting Factory 1999
Early Demos 1973

Lyrics

Well

Well shake it up baby now
Twist and shout
Shake it shake it baby now
Come on and work it on out
Well you know you twist a little girl

Notes

Binghamton

Lyrics

Oh shake it up baby, now
Oh twist and shout (see I told ya I was in that twist mood)
Oh shake it up baby, now
C'mon and work it on out (work it on out)

You know you look so good
You know you twist so good
You know you got me goin now
Like I you knew that you would

Ahh----ahh----ahh,
Oh shake it up baby
Ah Twist and shout
Ah shake it up baby now
C'mon and work it on out

Yeah

Sesto Calende 1991

Lyrics

Ah shake it up baby, now
Ah Twist and shout
Oh shake it shake it baby, now
C'mon and work it on out (yeah)

You know you twisty little girl
You know you twist so fine
C'mon and twist a little closer now
And let me know that you're mine

Ahh----ahh----ahh,

The Knitting Factory 1997 (2)

Lyrics

Shake it up baby now
Twist and shout
Shake it shake it shake it baby now
Come on and work it on out

Twist a little girl
You know you twist so fine
Come on and twist a little closer now
And let me know that you're mine

Original Version

Chords

(A7)            (D)        (G)         (A)
Well shake it up baby, now (shake it up baby)

(A7)     (D)    (G)       (A)
Twist and shout (twist and shout)

(A7)                      (D)        (G)    (A)
c'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon baby, now (c'mon, baby)

(A7)                (D)  (G)        (A)
c'mon and work it on out (work it on out) 

(A7)             (D)   (G)        (A)
Well, work it on ou--t (work it on out)

(A7)                 (D)  (G)     (A)
You know you look so good (look so good)

(A7)               (D)        (G)     (A)
You know you got me goin' now (got me goin') 

(A7)                  (D)    (G)             (A)    (A7)
Just like you knew you would (like I knew you would-oooo)

(A7)            (D)        (G)         (A)
Well shake it up baby, now (shake it up baby)

(A7)     (D)    (G)       (A)
Twist and shout (twist and shout)

(A7)                      (D)        (G)    (A)
c'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon baby, now (c'mon, baby)

(A7)                (D)  (G)        (A)  (A7)
c'mon and work it on out (work it on out-oooo)

(A7)                      (D)   (G)           (A)  
You know you twisty little girl (twisty little girl)

(A7)                 (D)   (G)       (A)
You know you twist so fine (twist so fine)

(A7)                    (D)          (G)            (A)
C'mon and twist a little closer, now (twist a little closer)

(A7)                       (D)   (G)                (A)  (A7)
And let me know that you're mine (let me know you're mine-oooo)

(Instrumental Break - 4 measures)

(A)                      (A7)         (D)        (G)         (A)
Ahh----ahh----ahh----ahh, Wow!(scream) Baby, now (shake it up baby)

(A7)     (D)    (G)       (A)
Twist and shout (twist and shout)

(A7)                      (D)        (G)    (A)
c'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon baby, now (c'mon, baby)

(A7)                (D)  (G)        (A)  (A7)
c'mon and work it on out (work it on out-oooo)

(A7)                      (D)   (G)           (A)  
You know you twisty little girl (twisty little girl)

(A7)                 (D)   (G)       (A)
You know you twist so fine (twist so fine)

(A7)                    (D)          (G)            (A)
C'mon and twist a little closer, now (twist a little closer)

(A7)                       (D)   (G)                (A)  (A7)
And let me know that you're mine (let me know you're mine-oooo)

(A7)                             (D)        (G)         (A)   
Well shake it, shake it, shake it baby, now (shake it up baby)-3x

(A)                     (G)(G)(G)(G)(G)(D) *hold D for the end*
Ahh----ahh----ahh----ahh 

Lyrics

Well shake it up baby, now (shake it up baby)
Twist and shout (twist and shout)
c'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon baby, now (c'mon, baby)
c'mon and work it on out (work it on out)

Well, work it on ou--t (work it on out)
You know you look so good (look so good)
You know you got me goin' now (got me goin')
Just like you knew you would (like I knew you would-oooo)

Well shake it up baby, now (shake it up baby)
Twist and shout (twist and shout)
c'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon baby, now (c'mon, baby)
c'mon and work it on out (work it on out-oooo)

You know you twisty little girl (twisty little girl)
You know you twist so fine (twist so fine)
C'mon and twist a little closer, now (twist a little closer)
And let me know that you're mine (let me know you're mine-oooo)

Ahh----ahh----ahh----ahh, Wow!(scream) Baby, now (shake it up baby)
Twist and shout (twist and shout)
c'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon baby, now (c'mon, baby)
c'mon and work it on out (work it on out-oooo)

You know you twisty little girl (twisty little girl)
You know you twist so fine (twist so fine)
C'mon and twist a little closer, now (twist a little closer)
And let me know that you're mine (let me know you're mine-oooo)

Well shake it, shake it, shake it baby, now (shake it up baby)-3x
Ahh----ahh----ahh----ahh

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