(Newser) – Somehow "Chubby Checker," "Hewlett-Packard," and "penis size" have all ended up in the same story. It seems there was once an app for HP's Palm OS platform called "The Chubby Checker," but it had nothing to do with …
WILDWOOD— The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) unveiled its third Icon Wall Mural in the Wildwoods Sept. 7, located on the south facing side of Romeos Pizzeria, 3707 Pacific Avenue. …
PORTSMOUTH — After enjoying pancakes and waffles with New Hampshire maple syrup, music legend Chubby Checker mingled with the crowd, signed autographs and oversaw a twist contest Wednesday at the Roundabout Diner. His new …
Chubby Checker, said was like pretending "you are wiping your bottom with a towel and putting out a cigarette with both feet," may be difficult to imagine in these more jaded times, but it's true. By 1960, when Checker's recording of "The
“I went to school with (early rock ‘n roll singer) Fabian, and he got to have his dream of being a star when he was in Grade 10 or 11,” Checker explains over the phone from New York City. “I was on the radio by the 11th grade. Basically I’ve …
It’s been almost 57 years since Chubby Checker started twisting his way to the top of the Billboard Pop charts. But that hasn’t stopped him from keeping the dance scene alive and well. “It wasn’t too long ago that I had a number one dance …
It’s been more than 50 years since Chubby Checker had his first No. 1 hit. And five decades later, “The Twist” has been named the “No. 1 song of all time” by Billboard Magazine. It will remain that way until 2065. “This means from the time …
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 home of Steve and Louise …
Mary J. Blige opened the show with her breakout hit, "Real Love," while Val Chmerkovsky and Dasha danced a hot number. However, the night's biggest performance came from Estelle singing "The Twist" with a surprise guest - …
From Real Gone Music comes a reissued Chubby Checker twofer containing the 1961 releases It's Pony Time and Let's Twist Again. The albums were the third and fourth of Checker's career. This is mostly very dated dance music, popular …