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  1. Chubby Checker brings 'Twist' to PortsmouthRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | SeacoastOnline

    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.

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  2. 'Twist' star Chubby Checker in town with new tuneRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | SeacoastOnline

    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.

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  3. April 6, 1984: Milt Wilcox, Detroit Tigers spoil Chicago White Sox's opener, 3-2Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Detroit Free Press

    ... game of the season. CHICAGO -- The Comiskey Park camera men wore tuxedos. The White Sox played a tape of Chubby Checker singing "Let's Twist Again Like We Did Last Summer." They flashed video after high-fiving video on the scoreboard, and they ...

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  4. Ted Nugent talk heats up city council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | KLTV Tyler

    ... not decided who will replace Nugent at the Fourth of July concert at the Maude Cobb Convention Center. Singer Chubby Checker has expressed an interest in performing at the show. Copyright 2014 KLTV . All rights reserved.

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  5. VIDEO: With Nugent out, Chubby Checker offers to play Longview July 4 festivalRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... a new twist on Longview's search for an artist to headline this year's Fireworks and Freedom Celebration. Chubby Checker, best known for popularizing the twist-style dance with his cover of Hank Ballard's R&B hit "The Twist," has offered to play ...

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  6. Nugent controversy lingers around Longview event, as familiar name enters the conversationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 24 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... at candidates for the event that will be ticketed at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center. Iconic singer Chubby Checker, known best for his hit ''The Twist,'' has let the city know he would be happy to headline the event. "I would really like ...

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  7. Twist of FateRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    Whenever Chubby Checker comes to our area to perform "The Twist" and his other early-'60s dance-craze hits, he admires the view as he approaches downtown Cincinnati.

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  8. Cambria resident John Madara is a part in rock 'n' roll historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | SanLuisObispo.com

    He worked with Wayne Newton, helped discover Hall and Oates, and crafted chart-topping hits for Len Barry, Chubby Checker and Lesley Gore.

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  9. The Super Bowl Halftime Show Used To Be A Bizarre, Cultish NightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Finally things started getting a bit more mainstream - but no less awful. Here's an aging, be-jhericurled Chubby Checker lipsynching to "Let's Twist Again" while members of the USC and SDSU marching bands dance and play around him. It took until ...

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  10. The Super Bowl Halftime Show Used To Be A Bizarre, Cultish NightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Finally things started getting a bit more mainstream - but no less awful. Here's an aging, be-jhericurled Chubby Checker lipsynching to "Let's Twist Again" while members of the USC and SDSU marching bands dance and play around him. It took until ...

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  11. Batucada Surgiu and Keloob KteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... Mar-Keys. Ernie K-Doe jumped in with "Popeye Joe" on Minit. Don Covay was doing "The Popeye Waddle" on Cameo. Chubby Checker had the biggest hit of all when "Popeye (The Hitchhiker)", the B side of his #2 pop hit "Limbo Rock", broke the top ten on ...

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  12. The importance of being 'Ernest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2014 | Courier News

    Chubby Checker owes a lot to the late music pioneer Dick Clark. But he's also indebted to Clark's wife.

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  13. The importance of being 'Ernest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2014 | Asbury Park Press

    Chubby Checker owes a lot to the late music pioneer Dick Clark. But he's also indebted to Clark's wife.

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  14. Diggin' deep: Crimson Tears focuses on classic, album rock eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... the mad monk," Walsh said. Then, in 1981, he successfully tried out for a spot in the touring band of singer Chubby Checker, known best for his early '60s smash, "The Twist." During that period, the band performed on several TV shows, including ...

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  15. Times PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... $9 for ages 12 and younger, are available at 337-356-3859 or midwinterfairrodeos.com. Rock 'n' roll legend Chubby Checker twists the night away in Opelousas with a performance at 9 p.m. Friday at the Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino Event ...

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  16. Times PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... $9 for ages 12 and younger, are available at 337-356-3859 or midwinterfairrodeos.com. Rock 'n' roll legend Chubby Checker twists the night away in Opelousas with a performance at 9 p.m. Friday at the Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino Event ...

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  17. Grammy nominee Zachary Richard is among the local performers in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... $9 for ages 12 and younger, are available at 337-356-3859 or midwinterfairrodeos.com. Rock 'n' roll legend Chubby Checker twists the night away in Opelousas with a performance at 9 p.m. Friday at the Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino Event ...

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  18. NFL's turf gurus gird for historic Super BowlRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2013 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... Legendary groundskeeper George Toma, who has worked in some capacity at every Super Bowl, recalled the singer Chubby Checker preparing to rehearse his halftime routine on a rolling jukebox that almost immediately sank into the stadium sod and ...

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  19. NFL's Turf Gurus Gird For Historic Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2013 | CBS Local

    ... Legendary groundskeeper George Toma, who has worked in some capacity at every Super Bowl, recalled the singer Chubby Checker preparing to rehearse his halftime routine on a rolling jukebox that almost immediately sank into the stadium sod and ...

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  20. NFL Groundskeeping Experts Are Ready For Cold-Weather MetLife Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2013 | CBS Local

    ... Legendary groundskeeper George Toma, who has worked in some capacity at every Super Bowl, recalled the singer Chubby Checker preparing to rehearse his halftime routine on a rolling jukebox that almost immediately sank into the stadium sod and ...

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