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  1. Twistin' with Chubby CheckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | WTOV9

    He kicked off a national craze, and for most people, revolutionized the way we dance. Chubby Checker, the artist behind "The Twist" and many other hits performed during Saturday's Rock Roll and Doo Wop Volume 9 at the Capitol Theater in Wheeling.

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  2. Chubby Checker upset history is trying to forget himRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | O-R Online

    Following Saturday's performance at Wheeling's Capitol Theater, Chubby Checker will be formally inducted into America's Pop Music Hall of Fame.

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  3. 'Senior' prom has residents rockin' to the oldiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | WBNS

    ... and other fashions that fit with the decorations, FCCLA and NHS members danced with residents to music like Chubby Checker's "Let's Twist Again." "I love this, and I don't even dance," said Gerry Green, 94. "Just the whole outfit. The whole place is ...

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  4. 'Senior' prom has residents rockin' to the oldiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Deseret News

    ... and other fashions that fit with the decorations, FCCLA and NHS members danced with residents to music like Chubby Checker's "Let's Twist Again." "I love this, and I don't even dance," said Gerry Green, 94. "Just the whole outfit. The whole place is ...

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  5. Jerry Lee Lewis, Chubby Checker coming to NYCB Theatre at WestburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Newsday

    Jerry Lee Lewis performs in concert at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Photo Credit: AP / Owen Sweeney If there are two men who are directly responsible for heating up the dance floor, it's Jerry Lee Lewis and Chubby Checker.

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  6. Music For People Who Really, Really Really Like to Limbo DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Music For Maniacs

    ... did. And this has to be one of the strangest artifacts of the limbo craze - a instrumental version of the hit Chubby Checker song "Limbo Rock" stretched out for the length of an entire album. Hollywood session vet Billy Strange (that's his guitar on ...

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  7. Hot Tickets: Pala goes outside and lures Huey Lewis, Russell Peters and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... Huey Lewis and the News bring the fun Thursday, July 30. Tickets are $47-$72.Get ready to do the "Twist" with Chubby Checker Saturday, June 27. Tickets are $45. Comedian Russell Peters performs Saturday, Aug. 8. Tickets are $50-$70. Finally, ...

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  8. Chubby Checker, in Lehigh Valley Music Awards speech, says music business 'racist'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | The Morning Call

    When Chubby Checker accepted a Lehigh Valley Music Award during the awards' 16th ceremonies on Sunday, he had nice things to say about his citation and his fans. But he was not as kind to the music business, calling it racist and saying, "it's very unfair to the dark people."

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  9. Music History for February 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... the famed talk show host (and good friend) would tragically drown in Lewis' pool just three years later. Chubby Checker started a three-week run at No.1 on the US music singles chart in 1961 with "Pony Time", his second No1 of the 60's. It reached ...

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  10. Chubby Checker to receive Lehigh Valley Music Award in BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | NJ.com

    Singer Chubby Checker is scheduled to appear March 8 during the Lehigh Valley Music Awards 16 ceremony at the SteelStacks complex in Bethlehem. Singer Chubby Checker will be honored March 8 for his contributions to the music industry and to musicians in the Lehigh Valley, according to a news release.

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  11. 'The Twist' hitmaker Chubby Checker added to Lehigh Valley Music Awards lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Morning Call

    Chubby Checker, whose 1960 hit "The Twist" is among the most popular singles ever to hit Billboard's Hot 100 chart, will be honored at the Lehigh Valley Music Awards' 16th annual ceremony, it was just announced. Checker, 73, a longtime Philadelphia resident, will be honored at the ceremony, at 4 p.m. March 8 at Musikfest Caf at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem, for his contributions to the music industry and all he has done to contribute to the musicians in the Lehigh Valley, the awards announced.

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  12. Do ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... an international dance craze from rumpus rooms to high society clubs. You know Mr. Evans as the one and only Chubby Checker , and he'll celebrate the 55th Anniversary of the Twist at Resorts Casino Hotel, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City. Time: 9 p.m. ...

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  13. Dave Appell: Songwriter, arranger and producer who wrote 'Let's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Independent

    ... who wrote, arranged and produced many records for the Cameo-Parkway label. His most important copyright is Chubby Checker's "Let's Twist Again" (1961), a staple of oldies radio stations and a "must have" for any twist scene on a film soundtrack. He ...

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  14. Party time for amazing Mabel as she reaches her109th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2014 | Crawley Observer

    ... attention as friends and family sang along to some of her old favourites including Roll Out The Barrell and Chubby Checker's Let's Twist Again. Her granddaughter, Hannah Edwards-Picknell, said: "She is the heart of our family and has influenced ...

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  15. Announcement: GuitarControl.com releases "Learn How to Play The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | PRWeb

    GuitarControl.com released a new video guitar lesson from GuitarControl.com instructor and creator Claude Johnson. In this guitar lesson, now available on YouTube.com, Claude Johnson teaches how to play The Twist by Chubby Checker.

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  16. Dave Appell, Songwriter for Chubby Checker, Dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Billboard

    Dave Appell , the Philadelphia songwriter-producer behind such 1960s rock 'n' roll hits as "Let's Twist Again" and "Limbo Rock" from Chubby Checker and Dee Dee Sharp 's "Mashed Potato Time," has died. He was 92. Appell, who later produced the Tony Orlando & Dawn hits "Knock Three Times" and "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree," died Tuesday, his family announced .

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  17. David Appell, 92, musician, composer, producerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Philly.com

    Far from looking for a shrink to get those notes out of his brain, Dave capitalized on his passion in a long career of making music, his kind of music, the kind that gets your fingers snapping and your feet stomping. Like "Let's Twist Again," which he wrote for Chubby Checker.

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  18. Rural Ga..1975...and The TwistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... people were crossing tracks in either direction, even for a performer named Ernest Evans, better known as Chubby Checker. I recall taking a seat with my friends at a table up front to see the most energetic performer I had seen since I saw Elvis at ...

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  19. How LOW can the bigots in Malaysia go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Malaysia Chronicle

    The title is inspired by the question "How low can you go?" in the lyrics of Chubby Checker's popular song of 1962 titled "Limbo Rock". It was a dance where the dancers had to bend backwards on their knees and move forward under a "limbo stick" held either on one or both ends and progressively lowered after each successful pass until no one could pass under it anymore.

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  20. Hopewell seniors jamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... able to find a single music sheet among the three books he's brought. When they do "Let's Twist Again'' by Chubby Checker, Jackie Headley has to tell him to look under "L'' and not "T.'' Dom Rodriguez plays in two groups at Cumberland County ...

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