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Twist (dance)

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"The Twist"
Song by Chubby Checker
from the album Twist With Chubby Checker
ReleasedJune 1960
GenreRock and roll
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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