Chubby Checker is the undisputed "Dance King" rock 'n' roll singer of all time. What keeps this artist going? Can they break the record? Book:Chubby Checker. Pierce, Florida.
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Archived from the original on 12 December The New York Times. Chubby enjoys the summer sunset of his golden career entertaining audiences worldwide in charismatic performances that have now also become very human and real. Rock Stars Encyclopedia..
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In September"The Twist" topped Billboard ' s list of the most popular singles to have appeared in the Hot since its debut inan honor it maintained for an August update of the list. He entertained his classmates by performing vocal impressions of popular entertainers of the day, such as Jerry Lee LewisElvis Presley and Fats Domino. It was his boss at the Produce Market, "Tony A. The owner of Fresh Farm Poultry, Henry Colt, was so impressed by the boy's performances for the customers that he, along with his colleague and friend Kal Mann, who worked as a songwriter for Cameo-Parkway Records arranged for young Chubby to do a private recording for American Bandstand host Dick Clark. At this recording session Evans got his stage name from Clark's wife, who asked Evans what his name was. As he had just completed a Fats Domino impression, she smiled and said, "As in Checker? Checker privately recorded a novelty single for Clark in which the singer portrayed a school teacher with an unruly classroom of musical performers..