Twist (dance)

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"The Twist"
Song by Chubby Checker
from the album Twist With Chubby Checker
ReleasedJune 1960
Recorded1960
GenreRock and roll
Length2:52
LabelParkway Records 811
Songwriter(s)Hank Ballard
Producer(s)Dave Appell
Music video
"The Twist" at YouTube

"The Twist" was a song 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 made the dance very popular.

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

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