Pop vocalist and recording artist. Home People Literature and the Arts Music: The innovative dance that accompanied the song with its hip-swiveling moves caught the spirit of rock and roll. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. Popular Music in the USA. An early indication of his talent came when customers noticed his skill at impersonating the leading vocalists of the early rock and roll era — Elvis Presley , Jerry Lee Lewis , and, above all, a wildly successful New Orleans singer Checker admired, Fats Domino. Like other musical acts of his heyday, Checker has profited from a revival of interest in early rock and roll , tirelessly touring over days a year with his band the Wildcats.
If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Chubby needs to be inducted. Now, they have added all these ridiculous "goals" for the inductees to exhibit some degree of relevance in the music industry. I wonder what it makes you..? As you know, there were several songs during that era that were just about a dance the Twist, Watusi, Jerk, Peppermint Twist, etc Chubby's was more innocent, party-time fun and personally I prefer his take on it.
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Listen, jive, twist dance! By submitting comments you grant permission for all or part of those comments to appear in the print edition of New Jersey Monthly. Yet, it is also true that the Twist craze had enough commercial impetus behind it — plus the full and free acceptance and spending of the burgeoning Baby Boomer youth culture — that it needed little help from the White House. Everybody is having fun but everyone is dignified. Gary once washed dishes.