Chubby Checker

Donovan, left, and Chubby Checker attend the Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Checker to Rock Hall: Induct me or ‘drop dead’

NEW YORK (AP) — Chubby Checker wants the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to know it’s time to induct him into its exclusive club before it’s too late. “I don’t want to get in […]


Library of Congress

Simon & Garfunkel song among those to be preserved

WASHINGTON (AP) – A popular tune by Simon and Garfunkel written after John F. Kennedy’s assassination and Chubby Checker’s 1960s dance hit “The Twist” will be among 25 recordings selected for preservation at the Library of Congress.



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