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  1. Michelle Goodman crowned 2016 Miss MendocinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... The pageant had a Fabulous 50s theme and the six contestants began the show entering the stage to the tune of Chubby Checker's “Let's Twist Again.” Each contestant was judged in a personal interview on Saturday afternoon, as well as ...

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  2. Long Beach Music Hall of Fame get more organizers and inducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    ... Little Less Conversation” and he wrote “Limbo Rock,” recorded by the Champs and Chubby Checker. You can hear his work on the Beach Boys' “Sloop John B,” and Nancy Sinatra's “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down). ...

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  3. Chubby Checker In A Free Concert At Wolf DenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | CTNow.com

    You know Chubby Checker as the popularizer of "The Twist," but do you know he also sang and danced about "The Hucklebuck," "The Pony, ""The Fly," "Slow Twisting" and "Limbo Rock"? His constant gyrations caused a prankster to add this made-up title to the list of hit records on Checker's Wikipedia site: "You Stopped Twisting. Why?" Chubby Checker comes on, baby, and does the Twist, Saturday, Dec. 26, at the Wolf Den, in the Mohegan Sun casino complex, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, all for free.

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  4. Half-remembered Caribbean pop hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Ask MetaFilter

    ... to hear the rest of it in my head, my internal soundtrack shifts it to either Desmond Dekker's Israelites or Chubby Checker's Limbo Rock , so that might help people get a sense of the feel.

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  5. Happy 2015 Video Birthday to Gwen Stefani, India.Arie, Lindsey...Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2015 | Aquarius Papers

    ... small thing. These 6 span over 55 years of hitmaking! And so, let's begin with the original twister! First, Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans, October 3, 1941)! Here's Chubby on Dick Clark's "American Bandstand" doing the dance that made him famous, ...

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  6. Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra. They include Cherokee Chief John Ross, who led opposition to the forced move of his people to what is now Oklahoma, in 1790; historian George Bancroft in 1800; actor Warner Oland in 1879; German pacifist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Cal von Ossietzky in 1889; writers Thomas Wolfe in 1900, James Herriot in 1916 and Gore Vidal in 1925; hockey Hall of Fame member Glenn Hall in 1931 ; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Eddie Cochran in 1938; rock 'n' roll singer Chubby Checker in 1941 ; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Lindsey Buckingham in 1949 ; musician Keb' Mo' in 1951 ; activist Rev.

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  7. On this day: Britain detonated its first atomic bombRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    ... comedian and writer. Christopher Bruce CBE, ballet dancer and choreographer, 70; Neve Campbell, actress, 42; Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans), singer, "King of the Twist", 74; Fred Couples, golfer, 56; Michael Garner, actor, 61; David Goode, ...

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  8. Bradford Bulls need to rediscover mojo fast after sickening derby defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    THERE have been more twists and turns in these Supers 8s Qualifiers than someone dancing to Let's Twist Again by Chubby Checker. However, the Bulls must be hoping there is one more plot change when they face favourites Wakefield Trinity Wildcats at Belle Vue in the Million Pound Game next Saturday .

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  9. How Low Can You Go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Though Chubby Checker recorded these lyrics to Limbo Rock in 1962, the popular catchphrase still holds true today--especially when it comes to your blood pressure. Ever since 1967, we've been aiming to go low.

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  10. Wildwood dedicates mural to Chubby Checker and 'The Twist'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Music legend Chubby Checker was on hand for the unveiling of a 12-by-40-foot mural in Wildwood paying homage to "The Twist" singer, who first performed his iconic dance at a local club. The Press of Atlantic City reports the mural, dedicated at the corner of Pacific and Garfield avenues Monday, is the third honoring music stars that played the Jersey shore town.

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  11. EMS training; GMO labeling; Chubby Checker mural; BEN Column, Sept. 8, first updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    ... in the Wildwoods Monday, located on the south facing side of Romeos Pizzeria (3707 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood,. Chubby Checker was selected as the subject of the third Icon Wall Mural to commemorate the 55th anniversary of his hit song and dance, The ...

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  12. Wildwood dedicates mural to Chubby Checker and 'The Twist'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Music legend Chubby Checker was on hand for the unveiling of a 12-by-40-foot mural in Wildwood paying homage to "The Twist" singer, who first performed his iconic dance at a local club. The Press of Atlantic City reports the mural, dedicated at the corner of Pacific and Garfield avenues Monday, is the third honoring music stars that played the Jersey shore town.

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  13. In the words of Chubby Checker: How low can Dodgers go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Back in the early 1960s -- you know, right after dinosaurs roamed the Earth -- Chubby Checker had his last Top 10 hit with "Limbo Rock," a Caribbean-themed dance song that asked the question: Today the Dodgers can only hope they have discovered their season's answer to that question. They were no-hit Friday night by the unheralded Mike Fiers, a 30-year-old right-hander who has never won as many as 10 games in a single season and owns a career 3.57 earned-run average.

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  14. Concert preview: Chubby Checker will twist his way to Park CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    At 73, pop icon and recording artist Chubby Checker performs more than he did when his it "The Twist" hit the airwaves in 1960. Checker and his band The Wildcats will play a five-night stand the Egyptian Theatre in Park City beginning Wednesday, Aug. 12. At 73, pop icon and recording artist Chubby Checker performs more than he did when his it "The Twist" hit the airwaves in 1960.

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  15. Chubby Checker will twist his way to the Egyptian TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Park Record

    At 73, pop icon and recording artist Chubby Checker performs more than he did when his it "The Twist" hit the airwaves in 1960. Checker and his band The Wildcats will play a five-night stand the Egyptian Theatre beginning Wednesday, Aug. 12. Chubby Checker is known around the world for his No.

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  16. Cheers and Jeers: TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Remember during the '08 campaign when the traditional media tried spinning the line that Obama was too young and wet-behind-the-huge-ears to be president? I laughed, knowing that his accomplished POTUSmates in the 40-something club include Teddy Roosevelt, James K. Polk, John F. Kennedy, and Bill Clinton. Besides, a quick check of the highlights of his birth year, 1961, is enough to make your bones feel a bit creaky: aoe' None of the James Bond movies had been released; West Side Story won the Oscar for Best Picture aoe' John F. Kennedy was sworn in as the 35th president---Obama is #44 aoe' The Dow Jones Industrials reached a high of...734!!! aoe' The Grammy for best Rock & Roll recording: Chubby Checker's Let's Twist Again .

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  17. The Week In Pop: Watch Us Whip Through The History Of Dance Crazes, From Chubby Checker To SilentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Stereogum

    ... of history to revisit. Let's limit our list to songs named after a dance and Stanky Legg down memory lane Chubby Checker - "The Twist" (1960) Checker didn't originally write or record "The Twist," but his version brought the song to life and shot to ...

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  18. REVIEW: Chubby Checker is all about fun at Sands Bethlehem Event CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | The Morning Call

    The thing to remember about early 1960s pop hitmaker Chubby Checker is that his songs were always about fun - as evidenced by his several Twist dance-related hits and other dance crazes. He was never as insightful as Bob Dylan or even as serious as The Beatles or The Rolling Stones, and never meant to be.

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  19. Chubby Checker says his music, movements put a permanent Twist on popular cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Morning Call

    For all the fame "The Twist" has brought him, Chubby Checker notes that it was far from his only hit. Rock 'n' roll icon Chubby Checker is on the phone from a tour stop near Binghamton, N.Y., trying to explain the impact his 1960 hit "The Twist" and the dance it spawned had on the music industry.

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  20. Chatting with Chubby Checker: Early rock icon, playing Sands...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Morning Call

    Rock 'n' roll icon Chubby Checker is on the phone from a tour stop near Binghamton, N.Y., trying to explain the impact his 1960 hit "The Twist" and the dance it spawned had on the music industry. "The Twist" is a lot like the electric light or the telephone, says Checker, who performs at 7 p.m. today, July 24, at Sands Bethlehem Event Center.

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