Posts Tagged “Chubby Checker”

  • Jewish Twists

    July 5th, 2009 | Blog | admin | No Comments

    When Hank Ballard and The Midnighters released a minor blues number they called “The Twist” back in 1959, it was a forgettable b-side. When Chubby Checker covered it a year later, it not only became an a- side single that rose to #1 on the Billboard charts, it became a social event, a culture-spanning dance …

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