By Miriam Raftery
Photo by Phil Konstanin
April 10, 2015 (El Cajon ) – Rock and roll superstar Chubby Checker will perform a concert with a “Twist” on April 23rd at Sycuan’s Live & Up Close Theater. Checker rocketed to fame in 1960, when his recording of “The Twist” was the number one song in the nation, sparking a new dance craze and countless variations such as the “Peppermint Twist”, “Let’s Twist Again” and “Twist and Shout.”
He is the only artist ever to have 5 albums in the top 12 at one time and the only artist to have a song hit number one twice with “The Twist” which Billboard Magazine rated the number one song of all time.
He won a Grammy for best rock performance and went on to record more hit songs such as “Limbo Rock” and “Knock Down Walls,” attracting new generations of fans.
Checker takes stage at 8 p.m. on the 23rd at Sycuan in El Cajon. For tickets, visit www.Sycuan.com.