Sam Cooke - Twistin' The Night Away album
Twistin' the Night Away" is a song written and recorded by Sam Cooke. It was released as a single in 1962 and became very popular, charting in the top ten of both the Billboard Hot 100 ( and Billboard's R&B chart (.Twistin' the Night Away" was successful overseas as well, peaking at on the UK Singles Chart
Twistin' the Night Away (album). Twistin' the Night Away is the tenth studio album by American singer-songwriter Sam Cooke. Produced by Hugo & Luigi, the album was released in April 1962 in the United States by RCA Victor.
Twistin’ the Night Away. Twistin’ the Night Away Tracklist. 1. Twistin' the Night Away Lyrics. 2. Sugar Dumpling Lyrics. 3. Twistin' in the Kitchen with Dinah Lyrics. More Sam Cooke albums. Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963.
Twistin' The Night Away was one of Cooke's more successful LP's, only his second ever to chart, and from here on, all of his albums would sell in serious numbers. The singer is at his most soulful, exciting, and passionate on the bluesy "Somebody Have Mercy", the romantic lament "Somebody's Gonna Miss Me", the achingly beautiful, yearning "A Whole Lotta Woman" and the soaring "Soothe Me" with Lou Rawls.
Sam Cooke revolutionized R&B music in the ’50s and ’60s with his inimitable singing style and smooth, soulful voice. He was among the first and most successful to cross R&B over into the popular music field. With his smooth, velvet, delivery singing style, Sam Cooke stands on his own as one of the all time great singer-songwriters, capable of singing almost any style of music in his own distinctive way. If you are a Sam Cooke fan, this is a must have. Tracks A1 Twistin’ the Night Away . 9 A2 Sugar Dumpling . 5 A3 Twistin’ in the Kitchen With Dinah . 6 A4 Somebody’s Gonna Miss Me . 9 A5 A Whole Lotta Woman . 8 A6 The Twist . 5 B2 Twistin’ in the Old Town Tonight . 0 B3 Movin’ and Groovin’. 3 B4 Camptown Twist . 1 B4 Somebody Have Mercy . 3 B5 Soothe Me . 7 B6 That’s It, I Quit, I’m Moving On . 8.
In 1960, Sam signed with RCA Records, a deal negotiated by The William Morris Agency, where he continued to write and record such Number 1 hits as Chain Gang, Twisting The Night Away, Bring It On Home To Me, Having A Party and Cupid. and Sam appointed Allen Klein to manage SAR, Kags and all of the related companies; at the same time Allen became Sam’s manager.
|A1||Twistin' The Night Away|
|A3||Twistin' In The Kitchen With Dinah|
|A4||Somebody's Gonna Miss Me|
|A5||A Whole Lotta Woman|
|B1||Twistin' In The Old Town Tonight|
|B2||Movin' And A'Groovin'|
|B4||Somebody Have Mercy|
|B6||That's It - I Quit - I'm Movin' On|
|B7||Havin' A Party|
Notes* Bonus Tracks [A7 & B7]
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 8436542011990
|LPM-2555||Sam Cooke||Twistin' The Night Away (LP, Album, Mono, Roc)||RCA Victor||LPM-2555||US||1962|
|SF - 5133||Sam Cooke||Twistin' The Night Away (LP, Album)||RCA Victor||SF - 5133||UK||1962|
|MOVLP499, LPM/LSP-2555||Sam Cooke||Twistin' The Night Away (LP, Album, RE, RM, 180)||Music On Vinyl, RCA Victor||MOVLP499, LPM/LSP-2555||Netherlands||2012|
|NOTLP133||Sam Cooke||Twistin' The Night Away (LP, Album, RE, RM, 180)||Not Now Music||NOTLP133||UK||2014|
|LSP-2555||Sam Cooke||Twistin' The Night Away (LP, Album)||RCA Victor||LSP-2555||US||1962|