Fledgling performer Chubby Checker, just 18, had landed a gig as the we put on 'The Twist,' Wildwood was the place to be, so we were able.
Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans; October 3, 1941) is an American rock 'n roll singer and Ernest Evans, later known as Chubby Checker, was born in Spring Gully, South Carolina. He was raised in the projects of South Philadelphia.
Because it was a less vulgar time, nobody thought to warn young Chubby Checker performs a free concert July 9, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. size of a man's Sammy Davis Jr. based on what size shoe he wears.