Chubby Checker Biography

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Birth Name: Ernest Evans
Born: 1941/10/03
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Years Active: 1959–present
Genres: Rock And Roll

Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans; October 3, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter best known for popularizing the dance style Twist with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard's R&B hit "The Twist". In September 2008, "The Twist" topped Billboard's list of the most popular singles to have appeared in the Hot 100 since its debut in 1958.




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