Who Sang Your Sister Can't Twist (but She Can Rock 'n Roll)? Elton John

Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road cover art
Release information
Writer(s): Bernie Taupin, Elton John
Release Date: 1973-10-5
Genre: Rock Folk, World, & Country
Style: Country Rock/Symphonic Rock/Pop Rock/Ballad/Glam/Classic Rock
length: 2:42
producer: Gus Dudgeon
membranophone: Nigel Olsson
lead vocals: Elton John
engineer: David Hentschel
background vocals: Nigel Olsson, Dee Murray and Davey Johnstone
bass guitar: Dee Murray
electric guitar & slide guitar: Davey Johnstone
farfisa & piano: Elton John
Lyrics
I could really get off being in your shoes
I used to be stone sold on rhythm and blues
A heard of a place at the back of town
Where you really kick the **** when the sun goes down

I really got buzzed when your sister said
"Throw away them records `cause the blues is dead
Let me take you honey, where the scene's on fire"
And tonight I learned for certain that the blues expired

Oh your sister can't twist but she can rock and roll
Out bucks the broncos in the rodeo-do
She's only sixteen but it's plain to see
She can pull the wool over little old me
Your sister can't twist but she can rock and roll
Your sister can't twist but she got more soul than me

Somebody help me 'cause the bug bit me
Now I'm in heaven with the aching feet
But I'll be back tonight where the music plays
And your sister rocks all my blues away

I really got buzzed when your sister said
"Throw away them records `cause the blues is dead
Let me take you honey, where the scene's on fire"
And tonight I learned for certain that the blues expired

Oh your sister can't twist but she can rock and roll
Out bucks the broncos in the rodeo-do
She's only sixteen but it's plain to see
She can pull the wool over little old me
Your sister can't twist but she can rock and roll
Your sister can't twist but she got more soul than me

Your sister can't twist but she can rock and roll
Out bucks the broncos in the rodeo-do
She's only sixteen but it's plain to see
She can pull the wool over little old me
Your sister can't twist but she can rock and roll
Your sister can't twist but she can rock and roll
Your sister can't twist but she can rock and roll
Your sister can't twist but she got more soul than me

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Funeral for a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding
  • 2 Candle in the Wind
  • 3 Bennie and the Jets
  • 4 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
  • 5 This Song Has No Title
  • 6 Grey Seal
  • 7 Jamaica Jerk-Off
  • 8 I've Seen That Movie Too
    12" Vinyl 2
  • 1 Sweet Painted Lady
  • 2 The Ballad of Danny Bailey (1909-34)
  • 3 Dirty Little Girl
  • 4 All the Girls Love Alice
  • 5 Your Sister Can't Twist (but She Can Rock 'n Roll)
  • 6 Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting
  • 7 Roy Rogers
  • 8 Social Disease
  • 9 Harmony

  • Release information
    label: MCA Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin