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  1. Rock 'n' roller Chubby Checker still sharing No. 1 dance favoriteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | SouthCoastToday.com

    It's been more than a half-century since Chubby Checker jubilantly danced onto the American Bandstand stage and introduced to the world to “The Twist.” He changed music history in two minutes and 42 seconds. The song introduced the world to a new type of dance move.

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  2. Rock 'n' roller Chubby Checker still sharing number-one dance favoriteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Gaston Gazette

    It's been more than a half-century since Chubby Checker jubilantly danced onto the American Bandstand stage and introduced the world to "The Twist." He changed music history in two minutes and 42 seconds.

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  3. The Newcastle United years: 1960-61 and 117 goals conceded sees the Magpies go downRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Chronicle Live

    ... the home front, they could watch The Avengers on TV, take in The Guns of Navarone at the flicks, and dance to Chubby Checker's Let's Twist Again, but their team was awful. After a bright start, beating Preston away and trouncing Fulham 7-2 at St ...

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  4. Don Gibson takes a twist on Tuesday pizza nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Star Online

    ... doing "The Twist." The theatre and the restaurant teamed up to help promote Don Gibson's upcoming show with Chubby Checker by recruiting more than two dozen dancers in the county to dance to Checker's big hits "The Twist" and "Let's Twist Again." ...

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  5. South Philly's crumbling idols mural needs a rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... you became a singer. If you dipped your foot into it, you became a dancer," the singer says. Frankie Avalon, Chubby Checker, Fabian, Al Martino, Jack Klugman, Marian Anderson, Mario Lanza, Joey Bishop, James Darren - they are but a few of the South ...

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  6. 'Twist' hitmaker Chubby Checker to play Sands Bethlehem Event CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 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 perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Tickets, at $20-$35, will go on sale at 10 a.m. June 5 at www.sandseventcenter.com, www.ticketmaster.com, the event center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets and 800-745-3000.

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  7. South Philly's crumbling idols mural needs a rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... you became a singer. If you dipped your foot into it, you became a dancer," the singer says. Frankie Avalon, Chubby Checker, Fabian, Al Martino, Jack Klugman, Marian Anderson, Mario Lanza, Joey Bishop, James Darren - they are but a few of the South ...

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  8. Chubby Checker Sues Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom over Kids' Clothing LineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Broward-Palm Beach

    A Pennsylvanian man named Ernest Evans, better known by his stage name, Chubby Checker, is suing a New York clothing company called Andy & Evan Industries for selling children's clothing - some pieces of which, like "shirtzies," are branded as "Chubby Checker" -without the singer's knowledge or consent, or compensation.

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  9. Steve Smith: Bakersfield Rockina Country Festival rocked baby boomers with Chubby Checker and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... Tillis and the other performers still put on solid, energetic, fan-pleasing performances. Take 73-year-old Chubby Checker, the only artist in music history to hit No. 1 twice on Billboard's Hot 100 pop singles chart with the same record (“The ...

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. '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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  13. '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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. '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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