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Sometimes there’s a song that is so powerful that it dominates the charts, becomes connected to a dance and lasts long after it has had its run. Then there’s Chubby Checker’s classic “The Twist,” which …
The Press-Enterprise · 6/24/2015
It was a fundraiser on Figure Eight Island last Friday night, a bit different from most. This, in the bastion of the very wealthy, was for Shaw University, the historically black Raleigh school. It was held at the Oceanside …
The News & Observer · 6/23/2015
Chubby Checker
It’s been more than a half-century since Chubby Checker jubilantly danced onto the American Bandstand stage and introduced to the world to “The Twist.” He changed music history in two minutes and 42 seconds.
South Coast Today · 6/18/2015
Chubby Checker
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Chubby Checker is best known for turning “The Twist” into an international phenomenon, but that doesn't mean he's forgotten about the job he once held at Fresh Farm Poultry in Philadelphia as a teenager in the 1950s. “Every time my wife goes to the ...
Go Upstate · ByDan Armonaitis · 6/18/2015
For about six years, Simmons toured and recorded with Russell. Nurtured on the slick and gritty phrasing of AC/DC’s Angus Black, the impeccable rhythm of Chubby Checker and the virtuosity of Eric Clapton …
Denton Record-Chronicle · 5 hours ago
Chubby Checker could make a case for being the last angry man in show business. And with good reason. When he performs Saturday night at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, he kicks off a year-long celebration of the 55th anniversary of the twist, the ...
Courier Post · 1/15/2015
What: Rock and Roll to the Rescue, a benefit for the Geauga Humane Society’s Rescue Village. Where ... ticketmaster.com and by phone at 1-800-745-3000 and 330-908-7793. CLEVELAND, Ohio – Chubby Checker isn't shy about it: Every time anyone …
Cleveland Plain Dealer · ByChuck Yarborough · 1/6/2015
It's been too long. More than a year, indeed, since Chubby Checker sued Hewlett-Packard because of an app that was called, well, Chubby Checker. An app that was originally released to the Palm of your hand, it claimed to estimate the length of your …
CNet · ByChris Matyszczyk · 7/27/2014

Chubby Checker

American Singer-Songwriter
Chubby Checker is an American singer-songwriter. He is widely known for popularizing the twist dance style, with his 1960 hit co…
Chubby Checker is an American singer-songwriter. He is widely known for popularizing the twist dance style, with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard's R&B hit "The Twist". In September 2008 "The Twist" topped Billboard's list of the most popular singles to have appeared in the Hot 100 since its debut in 1958, an honor it maintained for an August 2013 update of the list. He also popularized the Limbo Rock and its trademark limbo dance, as well as various dance styles such as the fly.
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