Written by Jesse Stone (Charles E. Calhoun)
Date 1954
Publisher Atlantic

"Shake, Rattle and Roll" is a rhythm and blues song that was written in 1954 and first recorded by Big Joe Turner. A rock and roll version recorded the same year by Bill Haley & His Comets and became the first million-selling rock and roll recording. The song is ranked #126 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. The song has been covered by many artists including Fats Domino, The Beatles, Elvis Presley, and even an episode of The Goon Show.