"Dancing Apart to the Beat" 24/7 since his appearance on National Bandstand
"The Twist" in 1962 was the only song to be #1 twice, In 1960 and 1962. "The Twist" the #1 song of the sixties decade and now September 11, 2008 "The Twist" is the #1 song of all time (Billboard Magazine September, 2008).
Chubby's celebrating 50 years of "The Twist" in 2010 . . . why not party with him!
It's 1960. Do you remember when . . .?
- The Flintstones first arrived on TV
- The Etch-A-Sketch fascinated kids everywhere
- The laser rocked our technological world
- And, "Dancing Apart to the Beat" was born through Chubby Checker's "The Twist"
With 2010 just around the corner, it's time to celebrate those sensational ‘60s as they celebrate their 50th anniversary. Chubby Checker has big plans to honor the pioneering contributions "The Twist" and "Dancing Apart to the Beat" have made to the history of Rock 'n Roll.
One Class Act Deserves Another
Do you have a client looking for an icon for all ages for a celebrity endorsement or special appearance? Combine your client's needs with a celebration of this record-breaking, history-making song, and the man who put it on the map. A pairing of Chubby Checker with your client's ad campaign, promotional project, or special events – now more than ever -- could be the perfect way to assist with branding, increase ratings, and drive consumer traffic. Imagine, Chubby Checker and "The Twist", "Dancing Apart to the Beat", together with your client, and an already class act becomes all the more classy.
A name. A dance. A legend . . . Chubby Checker and his world-famous "The Twist", "Dancing Apart to the Beat"
Only the most successful single of all time, "The Twist" has the distinction of hitting No. 1 twice - a feat still unequalled five decades later. This Rock ‘n Roll giant revolutionized dance forever in just a couple of minutes on American Bandstand when he first showed the world how to "Dance Apart to the Beat." What's more, "The King of the Twist" continues to dazzle audiences worldwide. A new No.1 single in 2007 and a new recording contract with RED/Sony in 2008 are signs that this timeless performer is appealing to a whole new audience.
The legendary Chubby Checker celebrates 50 years of charting in Billboard, as "The Fly" debuts on Hot Singles Sales at No. 16, November 2009.
Chubby Checker signed a Major Label Record Deal with RED / Sony. Based on the success of his Indie release, "Knock Down The Walls," which went to # 1 on the Billboard Dance Chart last November. Chubby will be re-releasing that single & his re-mastered Greatest Hits on RED. RED / Sony will also distribute
Chubby's New Chocolate Bar – The Checker Bar and a Vintage T-Shirt commemorating his induction into the R&B Hall of Fame.
Seize the moment as we get ready for the 50th Anniversary of "The Twist", "Dancing Apart to the Beat" in 2010!
Today, Chubby's repertoire includes decades of high-energy, unforgettable songs and dance hits from his landmark, '60s-era "The Twist" to his Rock 'n Roll showstoppers of the '80s and '90s through to his more recent work. His latest recording, "Knock Down the Walls," brings the musical journey right up to today. It can be purchased on iTunes and Amazon.com. The Man not only performs, but demonstrates the famed "Twist" moves as well as "The Pony", "The Fly", "The Shake" and "The Hucklebuck", the foundation of all modern Rock 'n Roll dance styles. Pair all this musical excitement with the generosity of a performer who truly adores his fans and always brings them to their feet, and your client's success factor simply skyrockets.
The Chubby Checker Endorsement Package can be custom-tailored. Associate your special project with this living cultural treasure, and choose "The King of The Twist", "Dancing Apart to the Beat" 24/7 since 1959.