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Chubby Checker

Chubby Checker
Born: Oct 3, 1941 in Spring Gulley, SC
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Genre: Pop/Rock, R&B
Biography: Chubby Checker was the unrivaled king of the rock & roll dance craze; although most of the dances his records promoted -- the Pony, "the Fly," and the Hucklebuck, to cite just three -- have long since faded into obscurity, his most famous hit, "The Twist," remains the yardstick against which all subsequent ...Read full biography
Limbo Party
Released: 1962
Label: Parkway Records
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Abandoning for a moment his obsession with "The Twist," Chubby Checker branches out into new territory on this 1962 epic entitled Limbo Party. The half-tacky/half-serious liner notes are unusual -- and ...Read full review
Twist with Chubby Checker
Released: 1960
Label: Parkway Records
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Listening to Twist With Chubby Checker is similar to listening to a Chuck Berry record -- after a few minutes, you realize that the songs are just a series of variations on the same chord progressions ...Read full review
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