Writer: Hank Ballard Producer: Karl Mann Released: Aug. '60, Parkway 39 weeks; No. 1 "The Twist" began as a B side for Ballard and the Midnighters in 1958. But in 1960, former chicken plucker Checker covered it at Dick Clark's suggestion. "Going crazy is what I was looking for — where the music is so good you lose control," Checker said. " 'The Twist' did that." Appears on: Greatest Hits (Prime Cuts) Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/the-500-greatest-songs-of-all-time-20110407/chubby-checker-the-twist-20110526#ixzz2NXxpkiTB Follow us: @rollingstone on Twitter | RollingStone on Facebook

Chubby Checker - The Twist

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