Chubby Checker

Chubby Checker Biography

American rock’n’roll vocalist, best known for popularizing the “Twist” dance craze with his 1960 hit cover version of Hank Ballard’s R&B hit “The Twist”. Born October 3, 1941 in Spring Gulley, South Carolina.

(Note: Many “greatest hits” LPs and CDs released after 1981 do not contain the original Parkway recordings, but newer versions re-recorded probably around 1980, see list.)

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