Twist History

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Written by Jake Fuller

The song "The Twist" was written by Hank Ballard in 1959. He and his boys made up some twisting movements for the boys to do while playing music. Then in 1960, Chubby Checkers' twist record reached #1 on US charts and made the Twist (rock and roll dance) famous.

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