Picture yourself putting out a cigarette with your foot while drying off your back with a towel Yes, Nick, he had one major hit. Cameo-Parkway was the first label family that was decidedly marketed for the youth of America. The king of the twist sure as hell belongs in-and probably much more so than alot of the 70's artists who have been getting in lately like Leonard Cohen. I certainly wouldn't have anything against Checker's version of "The Twist" going into a Song Hall of Fame, in fact, I would be all for it. Checker, who will be 64 in October, was signed by the Philadelphia label, Cameo-Parkway in
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The way we dance on the dance floor is as old as my career. The Rock Hall clearly does not take Checker seriously, they would have at least nominated him already otherwise. Chubby Checker made a huge impact on rock n'roll in his time. Posted by john jarvis on Friday, NPS backing off park fee increases after outraged comments. Posted by Kariann on Sunday, They jam together on "Roll Over Beethoven.
I would note induct him; what was there outside of those Twist songs he did? And if the moon and stars really were aligned correctly, the Midniters would have gone in with Ballard. Advertise Contact Us Permissions. I was under the impression that this was serving as a "historical" museum as well. He catalyzed it as it seemed to be dying with the stroll and bop were no longer the popular dances. Posted by indepmo on Friday, Lets induct every 50's artist, even if they are crap!
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But only in the very nicest possible way. Posted by dmg on Tuesday, The negative character traits mentioned in one of the posts, if true, are really not good reasons to keep someone out of the hall. Not Hall of Fame worthy. While I'm praying to God and thanking him for all the good things, I ask, 'Why don't they play my music? He brought the fly and the shake to the scene.