Mister Twist

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All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
A collection of Chubby Checker's early barrage of twist and other dance records that made him a household name and easily remembered visual worldwide. The compiler took it easy on this one, only seven of the 20 songs have the word "twist" in their titles, they include the mega twice #1 hit "The Twist," "Let's Twist Again," and lesser twisters like "Twist A Long." Chubby sang about other dances and hit with "The Fly," "The Pony," "The Hucklebuck" and "Limbo Rock." He missed too, "The Slop" and "The Jet" didn't set the world on fire, even Dick Clark shunned them, but other favorites make up for the misses, particularly indulging is Checker's debut "The Class," and "The ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
A collection of Chubby Checker's early barrage of twist and other dance records that made him a household name and easily remembered visual worldwide. The compiler took it easy on this one, only seven of the 20 songs have the word "twist" in their titles, they include the mega twice #1 hit "The Twist," "Let's Twist Again," and lesser twisters like "Twist A Long." Chubby sang about other dances and hit with "The Fly," "The Pony," "The Hucklebuck" and "Limbo Rock." He missed too, "The Slop" and "The Jet" didn't set the world on fire, even Dick Clark shunned them, but other favorites make up for the misses, particularly indulging is Checker's debut "The Class," and "The Mess Around." If not a Chubby Checker fan don't even think of buying this CD, it'll end up as an unusual coaster, ashtray, or worst. But if you're a fan of the early sixties teen scene this will refresh many youthful memories as you twist and pony along to one the eras giants in more ways than one.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/20/2001
  • Label: DJ SPECIALIST
  • EAN: 4017914610061
  • Catalog Number: 61006

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Twist (2:36)
  2. 2 Let's Twist Again (2:18)
  3. 3 Twistin' U.S.A (2:28)
  4. 4 Twist a Long (2:37)
  5. 5 Twistin' Round the World (2:37)
  6. 6 Twistin' (2:36)
  7. 7 Don't Knock the Twist (2:34)
  8. 8 Dance-A-Long (2:09)
  9. 9 Oh, Susannah (1:48)
  10. 10 Good Good Lovin' (2:21)
  11. 11 The Fly (2:25)
  12. 12 The Hucklebuck (2:27)
  13. 13 The Slop (2:09)
  14. 14 Pony Time (2:25)
  15. 15 The Mess Around (2:17)
  16. 16 The Jet (2:04)
  17. 17 The Class (2:16)
  18. 18 Limbo Rock (2:26)
  19. 19 Loddy Lo (2:07)
  20. 20 Hey, Bobba Needle (2:16)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Chubby Checker Primary Artist
Technical Credits
James Brown Composer
Andy Gibson Composer
Albert Shubert Composer
Roy Alfred Composer
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