About 1, people joined in on the gyrations, some even invited onstage by the South Philadelphia-bred singer. Chubby does what Chubby does and it has been that way from the beginning. Yeaaah, let's twist again, like we did last year! When he was 11, Checker started a street corner harmony group. This entry is from Wikipedia , the user-contributed encyclopedia. Artist Playlists See All. Chubby Checker became an overnight sensation, performing his hit song nonstop in the early '60s and going on to record hit song after hit song, often accompanied by signature dances.
Chubby Checker Marks 50 Years of "The Twist"
The year-old Checker spoke about the song that he will forever be yoked to, as well as his foray into country music. There are also unheard cassette demos, b-sides, remixes, and single edits. God bless and have mercy. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Visit our FAQ page for more information. Chubby tells Steve Wright why he thinks he was the 20th century's most influential singer.
Chubby Checker Marks 50 Years of "The Twist" - CBS News
Still, impressive as a run at No. The page you requested does not exist. Do you remember when, things were really hummin', Yeaaaah, let's twist again, twistin' time is here! Wednesday, July 4 at 8: ChubbyChecker , Jourdan ]. A member of the audience dances on stage with recording artist Chubby Checker during a concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release of the song, "The Twist" in Philadelphia Friday July 9,
You can be 75 years old or you can be 12 years old and you hear 'The Twist' at a wedding and everybody's dancing the same way," he said. Bring the whole family and enjoy brews and chews with ocean views. It had to have a good beat, and you had to be able to dance to it. Available through Ticketmaster, the-epc. Chubby does what Chubby does and it has been that way from the beginning. I want to receive notifications about featured artists and news. Victorian Cape May was known for its grand hotels, ornate cottages, and the finest beach on the Atlantic coast.