Eartle Evans,  and two brothers. Chubby performed as well as appeared as a version of himself in Twist Around the Clock and Don't Knock the Twist In the year he appeared as himself on the hit television series Ally McBealperforming in a bar that was hosting a Twist contest. Checker introduced his version of "The Twist" at the age of 18 in July in Wildwood, New Jersey at the Rainbow Club, "The Twist" went on to become the only single to top the Billboard Hot twice, in two separate chart runs. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. His demands were met with a mixed reception.
A rap version of "The Twist" recorded by Checker and the rap group the Fat Boys returned Checker to the charts when it reached number sixteen on the pop charts in
He moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniawith his family when he was eight. InChecker recorded a public service announcement PSA for the Social Security Administration to help launch a new campaign to promote recent changes in Medicare law. That recording rose to the Number Two chart position in Great Britain. As Ed Ward put it in his book Rock of Ages: A Brush With History.