Chubby Checker

Date(s):
06/20/2015
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
Don Gibson Theatre
318 S. Washington Street
Shelby, NC 28150
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In June of 1959, Chubby recorded “The Twist”. Bernie Lowe, president of Cameo Parkway records was not initially impressed with Chubby’s recording and felt it may be a “B” side at best. However, Chubby felt “The Twist” was something special and worked hard promoting the record by undertaking non-stop rounds of TV dates, interviews and live performances. Fourteen months later, in the summer of 1960, “The Twist” was a hit.
“The Twist” was not only the #1 song but it introduced the concept of “dancing apart to the beat”. Over the next few years, endless songs incorporating “The Twist”

Cost: $48.00
Contact: Stan Lowery
Contact Phone: 704-487-8114
Contact Email: [email protected]

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