Profiles host Mickey Burns interviews the “King of Twist,” Chubby Checker. With more than twenty top 40 hits to his credit, Chubby Checker’s impact on the formative years of Rock ‘N Roll is undeniable. His name is most associated with “The Twist,” the only song ever to rocket to the number one position – twice!
Chubby Checker was the first artist of color to have a # 1 hit on the Rock N Roll charts. “The Twist” has evolved into one of the most played jukebox singles of all time. Chubby Checker says of the success, “In two minutes and forty-two seconds, we changed the world.” Of all the # 1 songs in the past 50 years – Billboard Charts ranks “The Twist” as the # 1 most popular single of all time.
Taped in 2010 at the Hotel Wales in the heart of New York City.
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