Sam Cooke’s ‘Twistin’ the Night Away’

Sam Cooke’s ‘Twistin’ the Night Away’ is his tenth studio album (and one of hisnmost successful) recorded on January 30, 1961 and released in April 1962 by RCA

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Track Listing : 1.Twistin’ The Night Away (Sam Cooke) – 02:39 . 2.Sugar Dumpling (Sam Cooke) – 02:16 . 3.Twistin’ In The Kitchen With Dinah (Sam Cooke) – 02:08 . 4.Somebody’S Gonna Miss Me (Lattimore Brown, Arthur Lee Reeves) – 02:32 . 5.A Whole Lotta Woman (James W. Alexander, Lowell Jordan) – 02:20 . 6.The Twist (Hank Ballard) – 02:27 . 7.Twistin’ In The Old Town Tonight (Mack David) – 02:08 . 8.Movin’ And A’Groovin’ (Sam Cooke, Lou Rawls) – 02:34 . 9.Camptown Twist (Sam Cooke) – 02:13 . 10.Somebody Have Mercy (Sam Cooke) – 02:56 . 11.Soothe Me (Sam Cooke) – 02:07 . 12.That’S It—I Quit—I’M Movin’ On (Roy Alfred, Del Sorino) (Sam Cooke) – 02:31

Musicians : Sam Cooke – Vocals . René Hall – Guitar, Conductor Except (12) . Sammy Lowe – Conductor On (12) . Clifton White – Guitar . Al Chernet – Guitar . Charles Macey – Guitar . Tommy Tedesco – Guitar . Bobby Gibbons – Guitar . Lloyd Trotman – Bass Guitar . Red Callender – Bass Guitar . Jimmy Bond – Bass Guitar . Ray Pohlman – Bass Guitar . Panama Francis – Drums . Earl Palmer – Drums . Sharky Hall – Drums . Bobby Donaldson – Percussion . Ernest Hayes – Piano . Eddie Beal – Piano . Marty Harris – Piano . Stuart Williamson – Trumpet . John Anderson – Trumpet . Larry Altpeter – Trombone . Albert Godlis – Trombone . Frank Saracco – Trombone . John Ewing – Trombone . Jackie Kelso – Tenor Saxophone . Plas Johnson – Tenor Saxophone . Jewell Grant – Baritone Saxophone . Hinda Barnett – Violin . Frederick Buldrini – Violin . Morris Lefkowitz – Violin . Archie Levin – Violin . Ben Miller – Violin . George Ockner – Violin . Sylvan Ockner – Violin . Franklin Siegfried – Violin . Harry Urbont – Violin

Production : Produced By Hugo & Luigi . René Hall Except (12) . Al Schmitt – Engineer

Arrangements : René Hall Except (12)

Recorded On January 30, 1961 At Rca Victor (New York City) And On December 18–19, 1961; February 15–16, 19 1962 At Rca Victor Studios (Hollywood).

Released In April 1962 By Rca Victor.

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One of the great dance albums of its period, but a brilliant soul album as well, which is why it holds up 40 years later. […]

moody @ RateYourMusic
A bit too much twistin’ […]

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Sam Cooke’s ‘Twistin’ the Night Away’

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