Let’s Do The Twist

On August 1, 1960 Chubby Checker released the Twist! In honor of one of our favorite twisted songs, here are a few facts about the beloved Twist from Wikipedia.

  • The original song was written and released by Hank Ballard in 1959.
  • Chubby Checker made the song and dance popular in the 1960s.
  • The single became a hit and reached number one on the Billboard Charts on September 19th, 1960.
  • Dick Clark has his hands on this song! Chubby Checker performed it on American Bandstand.
  • In 1988, The Fat Boys featuring Chubby Checker made the song popular again.

To celebrate the anniversary of Chubby Checker’s Twist, grab your favorite flavor of Kim & Scott’s Gourmet Pretzel and snack while watching this performance!

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