Chubby Checker

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Legal name: Earnest Evans

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Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans, October 3, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter. He is widely known for popularizing the twist dance style, 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, an honor it maintained for an August 2013 update of the list. He also popularized the Limbo Rock and its trademark limbo dance, as well as various dance styles such as the fly.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1960 Twist With Chubby Checker Chubby Checker 1
1961 It's Pony Time Chubby Checker 1
1961 Let's Twist Again Chubby Checker 1
1962 For 'Teen Twisters Only Chubby Checker 1
1962 Limbo Party Chubby Checker 1
1971 Checquered Chubby Checker 1
1971 Chubby Checker Chubby Checker 2
2013 Let's Twist Again, the Very Best of Chubby Checker Chubby Checker 1
Legends Chubby Checker 1
Limbo Rock Chubby Checker 1
Limbo Rock / Let's Limbo Some More Chubby Checker 1
Still Twistin' Chubby Checker 1
The Twist Chubby Checker 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1962 Biggest Hits Compilation Chubby Checker 1
1992 Mr Twister Compilation Chubby Checker 1
1992 Chubby Checker's Greatest Hits Compilation Chubby Checker 1
1992 Greatest Hits Compilation Chubby Checker 1
1993 Let's Twist Again: 20 Twist & Limbo Hits Compilation Chubby Checker 1
1998 Let's Twist Again Compilation Chubby Checker 1
2005 K-Tel Greatest Hits Compilation Chubby Checker 1
2005 The Best of Chubby Checker: Cameo Parkway 1959-1963 Compilation Chubby Checker 1
2013 5 Classic Albums Plus Bonus Singles and Twistin' Tracks Compilation Chubby Checker 1
20 Greatest Hits Compilation Chubby Checker 1
20 Twistin' Hits Compilation Chubby Checker 1
All the Best Compilation Chubby Checker 1
All the Hits for Your Dancin' Party, Volume 1 Compilation Chubby Checker 1
Best of Chubby Checker Compilation Chubby Checker 1
Chubby Checker Compilation Chubby Checker 1
Chubby Checker & Friends Ultimate Dance Mix Compilation Chubby Checker 1
Chubby Checker Classics Compilation Chubby Checker 1
Original Greatest Hits Compilation Chubby Checker 1
The Best of Chubby Checker Compilation Chubby Checker 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1960 The Twist Chubby Checker 2
1961 Pony Time / Oh Susannah Chubby Checker 1
1961 Jingle Bell Rock Chubby Checker & Bobby Rydell 1
1961 Let's Twist Again Chubby Checker 2
1961 Limbo Rock / Popeye (The Hitch-Hiker) Chubby Checker 1
1962 Dancin' Party Chubby Checker 1
1964 Rosie / Lazy Elsie Molly Chubby Checker 1
1965 You Just Don't Know (What You Did to Me) / Two Hearts Chubby Checker 1
1965 Let's Do the Freddie / (At the) Discotheque Chubby Checker 1
1966 Karate Monkey / Her Heart Chubby Checker 1
1973 Reggae My Way / Gypsy Chubby Checker 1

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
Let's Twist Again Chubby Checker 1
Let's Twist Again Chubby Checker 1

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