Tag Archives: Chubby Checker

Tuesday Open Thread | Dance Music of the 1960’s

Put on the earbuds and dance a little underneath that desk at work.  

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Tuesday Open Thread | 60′s Rock & Roll Hits

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 … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

The Twist was a dance inspired by rock and roll music. It became the first worldwide dance craze in the early 1960s, enjoying immense popularity among young people and drawing fire from critics who felt it was too provocative. It … Continue reading

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