1, 2004 (Los Angeles, California) -- Chubby Checker, King
of the Twist, started a world-wide revolution in 1959
with his infectious, upbeat music, introducing “dancing
apart to the beat,” and is again making history
in the snack food industry with a new, unique line of
products that fits the needs and tastes of today’s
consumers. A hands-on entrepreneur, Checker is the visionary
and creator of Chubby’s Checkerbar, Chubby Checker
Brand Beef Jerky, Outside the Bun Hot Dogs, New York Twist
Steaks, Golden Hits Gourmet Popcorn, and Girl of the World
Bottled Water. CorBranz Marketing Group, LLC, has formed
an exclusive alliance with Last Twist, Inc., Checker's
parent company, to market his brand on a worldwide basis.
company is currently launching the brand in North America,
Australia, and Europe. Chubby and his CorBranz partners
have big plans for his brand in supermarkets, convenience
stores, drug stores, clubs, mass merchandisers and quick
service restaurant chains. More>
Chubby Checker, “The King of the TWIST”, has been
packing in crowds and pleasing audiences of all ages for the past
four decades. His ability to electrify an audience puts him in
a class of his own. Chubby has performed in all types of showrooms,
concert halls, theaters, casinos, clubs, colleges, and professional
athletic team stadiums. He has also performed for Presidents,
heads of states and large corporations throughout his career.
has been out on the road doing what he does best, entertaining and
providing fun for people. His heavy touring schedule is guaranteed
to route him through your neighbourhood or region, so do not miss
your opportunity to book this family entertainer and Rock ‘n’ Roll
icon. Be a part of music history.
following is a list of accomplishments Chubby Checkers’ music has
achieved over the past four decades.
the Billboard Top Ten Chart, 1958-1995 by Joel Whitburn the
following facts are listed:
Twist is #2 on the list of the Top 500 Songs of the Rock
Era (it held #1 for 33 years until 1993’s Tag Teams’ Whoomp!
(There It Is). Limbo Rock (#311), Let’s Twist Again (#2076),
Slow Twistin’ (#2017), The Fly (#2335) and
Popeye Hitchhiker (#4266) also made the list.
Twist ranks #1 in the following categories: Top 100 Songs
of the Sixties, Top 100 Songs of 1962, Top 100 Songs by Male Solo
Artists (Elvis with Don’t Be Cruel is #2), Top
100 Rock Era Remakes.
Twist also ranks #6 for Top 100 Songs of 1960 and
#15 for Top 100 Songs by Teens & Pre-Teens.
Rock (#25) and Pony Time (#49) are in the Top 100
Songs of the Sixties; Pony Time (#7), Let’s Twist
Again (#42), and The Fly (#50) are in the Top 100
Songs of 1961; and Slow Twistin’ (#36) are in the
Top 100 Songs of 1962; and Limbo Rock is #7
in the Top 30 “Rock” & “Roll” Songs (songs that
contain the words “Rock” or “Roll”).
is a record breaker who has sold over 250 million records to date
worldwide. This places him in the #56 spot in all time record sales.
Checker is the only artist to have the same single record go #1
twice in different years (1960 & 1962).