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Chubby Checker

Chubby Checker

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American Bandstand: $250,000 of Talent Sang 'Happy Birthday'

Interview by June Harris, Disc, 16 December 1961

* BOBBY RYDELL SWORE ME TO SECRECY * CHUBBY'S GREETING CAN BE KILLING * EYDIE'S COUGH GETS INTO ACT HARRY WALTERS talks to June Harris about ...

As Twist Hits the Chart Top Chubby Checker and Joey Dee Reveal How They Started To Do It — And Why!

Interview by uncredited writer, New Musical Express, 23 February 1962

C'MON EVERYBODY, let's do the twist! Did I hear someone say they don't know how to do it? That's ridiculous. Anyone can do it, I ...

Chubby Checks In

Report by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 8 September 1962

'TWIST' KING HERE FOR TOUR ...

Norman Jopling Views Chubby Checker's Teen Dance Hits and Finds He's the Commercial Dance King

Discography by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 23 March 1963

EVERYONE KNOWS the old story about Chubby Checker and the Twist. ...

Dance Crazes? "They're Out" Says Chubby Checker

Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 17 August 1963

CHUBBY CHECKER emerged from the bathroom in his London hotel. He'd showered and shaved. Light blue shirt, dark mohair slacks, open sandals. And a limp. ...

Let's Twist again

Retrospective by Richard Williams, The Guardian, 4 June 2011

Fifty years ago, a new dance craze swept the world and changed for ever the way people move. Richard Williams, up on his feet when it ...

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