In 1982, when Checker Motors Corporation of Kalamazoo, Michigan stopped production of the iconic hulks that had become synonymous with the term New York Taxi, a bit of American tradition skidded onto the hard shoulders of …
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 defined an era. “’The Twist’ is the ...
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.
Rock ‘n’ roll icon Chubby Checker’s lawyers have filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against bosses at technology giant Hewlett-Packard over a software application that estimates the size of a man’s penis based on his shoe size. The …
If you recently danced to a song, rocked out to your iPod at the gym or did a dance move with a specific name, you can thank Chubby Checker. There is no denying Chubby Checker's place in rock ‘n’ roll history. And at 72 he still loves …
Don't expect some moldy oldies revue leisurely going through the motions when Chubby Checker plays the Palace Theatre on Oct. 29. "We're a rock band," Checker says of his five-man ensemble. "Chubby plays rock 'n' roll. Like …
Warning: once you’ve read what we’re about to say, you’ll never be able to think of legendary singer Chubby Checker the same way. The man behind “The Twist” is suing the makers of an app that measures a man’s endowment, anatomy …
Chubby Checker heads to Chinook Winds, Aug. 24-25; he says 'I can't count that high' to a question of how times he has performed in Oregon Chubby Checker could charm the rattles off a snake. He has been doing it for six decades now, …
Chubby Checker performs a free concert to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of 'The Twist' at Dilworth Plaza,City Hall July 9, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Photo by Bill McCay/Getty Images) ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) — Rock and …
A lawyer acting for Chubby Checker — the musical legend behind “The Twist” — has announced a lawsuit against tech-giant Hewlett-Packard for using the singer’s name for a penis-measuring app. In a statement this week, attorney Willie …