George Harrison recalled playing The Beatles’ “Twist and Shout” in Hamburg. He became friends with Eric Clapton around this time.
“Twist and Shout” became a huge hit in the United States.
The Beatles‘ “Twist and Shout” became one of the Fab Four’s most famous covers. George Harrison revealed why he became sick of the song. Notably, the cover performed differently on different charts.George then became much more critical of The Beatles’ time in Hamburg. “Even when we sold records and started doing a lot of tours, it was a bit of a drag because we’d go on the road and we’d play the same tunes to different people and then we’d drop a few and add news ones all the time, but basically it was the same old tunes,” he said.