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"Twist, Twist Senora" is a song written by Frank Guida, Gene Barge, and Joseph Royster and performed by Gary U.S. Bonds. It reached #9 on the U.S. pop chart in 1962.[1] It was featured on his 1962 album Twist Up Calypso.[2]

"Twist, Twist Senora"
Single by Gary U.S. Bonds
from the album Twist Up Calypso
B-side"Food of Love"
ReleasedMarch 1962 (1962-03)
GenreRock and roll
Songwriter(s)Frank Guida, Gene Barge, Joseph Royster
Producer(s)Frank Guida
Gary U.S. Bonds singles chronology
"Dear Lady Twist"
"Twist, Twist Senora"
"Seven Day Weekend"

The song took its inspiration from the calypso song "Jump in the Line (Shake, Señora)".

The song was produced by Frank Guida.[3]

The song ranked #88 on Billboard magazine's Top 100 singles of 1962.[4]

Other versionsEdit

  • A version by Burt Blanca was released on the 2008 various artists album Rock N France: Platinum Collection.[5]


  1. ^ "Gary U.S. Bonds, "Twist, Twist Senora" Chart Positions". Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  2. ^ "Gary U.S. Bonds, Twist Up Calypso". Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  3. ^ "Gary U.S. Bonds, "Twist, Twist Senora" Single Release". Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  4. ^ "Top 100 Singles of 1962", Billboard, Section II, December 29, 1962. p. 82. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  5. ^ "Burt Blanca, Rock N France: Platinum Collection". Retrieved March 8, 2019.