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Let's Twist Again Songwriter Dave Appell Dead At 92

21st November 2014

Dave Appell, the man who co-wrote Let's Twist Again for Chubby Checker, has died, aged 92.The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania songwriter-producer, who also penned 1960s rock ’n’ roll hits Limbo Rock and Mashed Potato Time, passed away...

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Chubby Checker Settles Lawsuit Over Penis-check App

24th July 2014

Rock 'n' roll icon Chubby Checker has settled a trademark infringement suit regarding a naughty new app with Hewlett-Packard bosses.The Twist singer, real name Ernest Evans, sued executives at the computer company last year (13)...

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Chubby Checker Suing Palm And Hp Over Namesake App

By Victoria Pavlova | 15th February 2013

It’s rare that a mobile app manages to cause a stirrup, but when it happens, it’s always funny – as is the case with Chubby Checker (the legendary singer behind “The Twist”) and Chubby Checker...

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Chubby Checker Erect With Rage As He Sues Penis Measuring App Company For $500m

By Jack de Aguilar | 14th February 2013

One time heart throb Chubby Checker has had an apparent loss of humour after filing a lawsuit against a product related to something else that occasionally throbs.The Chubby Checker app claims to be able to...

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Chubby Checker Sues Hewlett-packard Over Penis App

13th February 2013

Rock 'n' roll icon Chubby Checker's lawyers have filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against bosses at technology giant Hewlett-Packard over a software application that estimates the size of a man's penis based on his shoe...

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The Twist Voted Best Ever Single

11th September 2008

Rock 'n' roll legend CHUBBY CHECKER's signature song THE TWIST has been voted the most popular single ever in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The legendary dancefloor number heads a list of...

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Chubby Checker Wants To Perform With 'Disciple's Justin And Beyonce

31st August 2007

Rock'n'Roll legend CHUBBY CHECKER wants to record duets with JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and BEYONCE KNOWLES - because he believes he inspired their music and dancing. Checker claims his 1960 hit The Twist revolutionised dancing, and Timberlake...

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Checker, Redding And Gordy Set For Top R+b Honours

12th April 2006

CHUBBY CHECKER, the late OTIS REDDING and Motown Records founder BERRY GORDY will be among those honoured at the 14th annual R+B Foundation Pioneer Awards Ceremony in June (06). Soul group THE DELFONICS will also...

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Fascinating Fact 1323

4th April 2006

THE TWIST singer CHUBBY CHECKER's daughter, MISTIE WILLIAMS, is making the rock 'n' roller proud - she's the star player at Duke University's basketball team, which will be playing for the US college title against...

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Chubby Checker Gets Twisting In The Kitchen

25th January 2006

Sixties singer CHUBBY CHECKER is turning his biggest hit, THE TWIST, into a food empire by coming up with twist-inspired snacks. The enterprising rock 'n' roll star has grown tired of food firms using...

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