Chubby Checker—the Philly-native best known for "The Twist"—has reportedly filed a lawsuit against the folks behind an app that helps guesstimate the size of a guy's penis based on his shoe size. "The Chubby Checker" app was available courtesy of Palm ...
Philadelphia Daily News · 2/14/2013
Left to right: Chubby Checker Attorney Robert Parenti, Attorney Willie E. Gary, Chubby Checker, Attorney Alicia M. Phidd. (PRNewsFoto/Gary, Williams, Parenti, Watson & Gary, P.L.) A Florida personal injury lawyer has filed a federal lawsuit against …
Ars Technica · BySean Gallagher · 2/14/2013
In legal news that could have wide-ranging implications for artists whose names can also be used as genital-themed euphemisms, Chubby Checker has come to an unspecified agreement with the makers of ‘Chubby Checker,’ an app that purported to …
Ultimate Classic Rock · 7/26/2014
Chubby Checker performs on July 9, 2010 in Philadelphia. (Photo: Bill McCay, Getty Images) Singer Chubby Checker, 71, is in a twist over a software app that bears his name and is used to estimate the size of a man's penis based on his shoe size.
USA Today · ByAnn Oldenburg · 2/15/2013
Chubby Checker (the singer) has his panties in a twist over Chubby Checker (the penis-measuring app) ... and now he's suing to jock-block the people responsible. The 71-year-old music legend has filed a lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard and Palm (ha, palm) ..
TMZ · 2/14/2013
It’s a familiar phrase from Chubby Checker’s signature song of the 1960s, and Saturday night, he’s bringing his shuffling feet and swiveling hips to WinnaVegas Casino Resort in Sloan, Iowa. He’ll be sharing stage time with singer Bill Medley.
Sioux City Journal · 10/18/2013
In the late 1950s, a young singer called Ernest Evans began going by the name of Chubby Checker, a handle bestowed in part by Dick Clark's wife (seriously!). Because it was a less vulgar time, nobody thought to warn young Chubby that his new moniker …
CNN · 2/15/2013
Chubby Checker has sued HP over a webOS app, also called Chubby Checker, that measures dick size. Someone should probably inform Chubby Checker (rock legend) that HP hasn't actually made Palm devices since 2011, and webOS is now open …
Gizmodo · 2/14/2013
Taylor has performed with Roberta Flack, Chubby Checker and Charlie Daniels. Sign up is required for both programs, so call the library or stop by the circulation desk to reserve your spot. Halloween Fun at the Clymer …
Pocono Record · 5 hours ago
Chubby Checker is known around the world for his No. 1 hit "The Twist," which was deemed by Billboard Magazine in 2013 as being the No. 1 song for the past 50 years. He is also known for his other songs, "The Hucklebuck," "The Fly" and "Limbo Rock.
Park Record · ByScott Iwasaki · 8/7/2015

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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