“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 …
Dick Clark is inextricably linked to the career of one of South Carolina’s most famous musicians. It is not a stretch to suggest that without Clark there would be no Chubby Checker. It was at Clark’s behest that Checker recorded “The …
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 - …
According to a press release, lawyers representing Chubby Checker, the rock n’ roll pioneer responsible for the dance craze known as “The Twist,” are suing Hewlett Packard and its subsidiary Palm over their app called “The Chubby
REGINA -- According to Chubby Checker, The Twist will always be a timeless hit. “The Twist is the No. 1 song of all time,” Checker said in a recent telephone interview to preview Saturday’s show at the Casino Regina Show Lounge. …
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 …
If there are two men who are directly responsible for heating up the dance floor, it's Jerry Lee Lewis and Chubby Checker. Lewis would use his fingers while Checker would use his feet. On April 10, they join forces for a double bill at the …
Chubby Checker is in a “Twist” (!) that his name is associated with an app called “The Chubby Checker” claims to predict the girth of a man’s penis based on his shoe size. The singer (real name Ernest Evans) filed a trademark …
The Lancaster Barnstormers hope to break a world record on April 28, the opening night of its 2016 baseball season. …