The Twist
Chubby Checker
Checker Chubby 1960 The Twist 45

Come on, baby
Let's do the twist
Take me by my little hand
And go like this

- cover of a 1960 Hank Ballard hit -

1960
1
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1960 for one week
  • peaked at No. 14 on the UK Singles chart in 1962
  • topped the Billboard chart again on January 13, 1962 ~ the only single to reach No. 1 in two different chart runs to become the biggest hit single of the 1960s decade on the Billboard Hot 100
  • written by Hank Ballard
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