Dance crazes have gone from twisting to twerking -- and you can thank Chubby Checker. And the man who got America to do “The Twist” in 1960 -- and then “Twist Again” a year later -- will be the first person to tell you that the history of …
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 …
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But, but.. it's so cleverly named! Rock 'n' roll legend Chubby Checker recently filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard, claiming a smartphone app they published under the musician's name did “irreparable damage and …
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - When Chubby Checker hit the stage on American Bandstand in the 1960s the dance world changed forever, bringing sex appeal to the dance floor. "We brought that to the dance floor because when we did the twist a …
Yesterday, musician Chubby Checker, née Ernest Evans (the man loves his alliteration), filed a $500 million lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard and Palm over a Palm Pilot app that was downloaded a mere 84 times. Why? Because the …
NORTHWEST PHILADELPHIA >> Chubby Checker is a household name for many around the world. Those in Northwest Philadelphia have a great affinity to the recording artists who turned songs like “Let’s Do the Twist” into gold and …
Anyway it was the era of rock 'n' roll and the theater was sponsoring a dance contest. It would be the Twist from Chubby Checker fame. My older sister and a neighbor boy entered this contest. The theater was packed that day with kids …
Kingwood is invited to do "The Twist" with iconic musician and dance revolutionary Chubby Checker when he takes the stage during the upcoming Kingwood Crawfish Festival at Kingwood Town Center Park. The Kingwood Crawfish Festival …
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 …
Singer songwriter Chubby Checker, best known for the song "The Twist," is suing HP over an app called "The Chubby Checker" that claims to measure the size of a man's penis. The app was being sold on HP's Palm App Catalog. …