Chubby Checker

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The greatest pop music dance crazes – ranked!
It’s 40 years since we first spelled out YMCA to the Village People’s disco hit – here are 15 of the best finger-pointing, hip-wiggling hits

Laura Snapes

04, Jan, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Don Covay obituary
Songwriter, singer and record producer whose compositions became hits for stars including Chubby Checker and Aretha Franklin

Richard Williams

04, Feb, 2015 @1:06 PM

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Don Covay, R&B songwriter, dies aged 76
The Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin and Chubby Checker all had hits with covers of Covay’s songs

Guardian music

04, Feb, 2015 @9:14 AM

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Chubby Checker and Hewlett-Packard settle penis measurement app lawsuit
Rock'n'roll singer famous for The Twist had been seeking half a billion dollars over the penis-measuring app. By Hannah Jane Parkinson

Hannah Jane Parkinson

25, Jul, 2014 @10:06 AM

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Chubby Checker sues Hewlett-Packard over app to measure penis size
Chubby Checker app has caused 'irreparable damage' to singer of same name, say lawyers

Sean Michaels

14, Feb, 2013 @10:21 AM

Obituary: Kal Mann
Best remembered for his collaboration with the genial rocker Chubby Checker, and as co-author of the song, The Twist.

Adam Sweeting

05, Dec, 2001 @2:35 AM

Barbara Ellen: Chubby checker

'Some people strive for thinness, some have thinness thrust upon them, and up until recently, I was in the latter category.'

Barbara Ellen

17, Jun, 2001 @1:27 AM

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