Win tickets to see Chubby Checker! At the LPAC, Friday Oct 20th! Chubby Checker appeared on American Bandstand, performing a song that would set in motion one of the greatest dance sensations in Rock & Roll history, “The Twist”. The phenomenon of the Twist became the first world-wide dance craze, with its popularity spanning the globe. Not only did “The Twist” hit number one on the charts!