Twist (dance)

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"The Twist"
Single by Chubby Checker
from the album Twist With Chubby Checker
Released June 1960
Format 7", 45rpm
Recorded 1960
Genre Rock and roll
Length 2:52
Label Parkway Records 811
Songwriter(s) Hank Ballard
Producer(s) Dave Appell
Music video
"The Twist" at YouTube

The Twist was a popular dance in the early 1960s. It was made famous by a song of the same title, written by Hank Ballard. Ballard's version of the song was not a hit, but a cover version by Chubby Checker became an international hit, and sparked off a craze for the dance.

Checker followed with Let's Twist Again, which was another huge hit.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Chubby Checker Let's Twist Again. [1]