A Change Has Come - Chubby Checker | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic
However, his best known song is the hit " Let's Twist Again ", released in the same year; he also popularized in the song " Limbo Rock ", originally a previous year instrumental hit by The Champs to whom he added lyrics, and its trademark Limbo dance, as well as others dance styles such as The Fly. In September , "The Twist" topped Billboard ' s list of the most popular singles to have appeared in the Hot since its debut in , an honor it maintained for an August update of the list. He entertained his classmates by performing vocal impressions of popular entertainers of the day, such as Jerry Lee Lewis , Elvis Presley and Fats Domino. It was his boss at the Produce Market, "Tony A. The owner of Fresh Farm Poultry, Henry Colt, was so impressed by the boy's performances for the customers that he, along with his colleague and friend Kal Mann, who worked as a songwriter for Cameo-Parkway Records ,  arranged for young Chubby to do a private recording for American Bandstand host Dick Clark. At this recording session Evans got his stage name from Clark's wife, who asked Evans what his name was.
In the wake of Bruce Springsteen 's resurrection of Gary U. Bonds in , several veteran rockers -- Del Shannon , Mitch Ryder , etc. Chubby Checker , signed to MCA, did better than most.
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