Chubby Checker - Quotes

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I want my flowers while I'm alive.

I want my flowers while I'm alive.

Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears all the rappers, they're doing my dances and they're making billions doing my dances. When they do that little thing they do with their hands that's The Fly and The Pony. ---->>>

Homey don't quit. What else are you gonna do? It's like those guys in the cartoon they get up in the morning, check the clock and fight all day and after it's over they check the clock and go home. That's how it goes.

Homey don't quit. What else are you gonna do? It's like those guys in the cartoon they get up in the morning, check the clock and fight all day and after it's over they check the clock and go home. That's how it goes.

Before I got in this business I was in the chicken business. ---->>>

Do you realize that I have had five albums in the Top 30. Elvis and The Beatles have never done that. I had five singles in the Top 5, I mean, no one's ever done that. ---->>>

Ever see a little kid walking around talking to himself? I'm the same way. ---->>>

I compare the Twist to the electric light, The Twist is me, and I'm it. I'm the electric light. ---->>>

I'm just grateful to be on this planet. I have no enemies that I know of. I'm just the guy who makes happy. ---->>>

It takes a real soldier to stay in the music industry and live off the things that have been put before me and be able to survive all this time because it has not been easy. ---->>>

Dancing, apart to music with a beat, is my legacy. ---->>>

God's got something for me. I have faith it'll be OK. ---->>>

I want people to look at a checkerboard and think of me! ---->>>

When I'm onstage they know I'm honest, and I try to be as humble as I can. ---->>>

Everybody in the '80s, well, we hate rap. Now, the biggest rapper in the world... Eminem. Rap's a black thing. ---->>>

Besides, at 62 years old I look like I'm about 27. ---->>>

My outlet is my music, and it's been this way since I was 4 years old. ---->>>

What turns me on is to walk into a sold-out venue. The audiences are so much the same as they were in the '60s. It's just an amazing thing. I can't explain it, but I hope it never stops. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-03, 1941
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Occupation: Musician

Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans; October 3, 1941) is an American singer. He is widely known for popularizing the twist dance style, with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard's R&B hit "The Twist". In September 2008 "The Twist" topped Billboard's list of the most popular singles to have appeared in the Hot 100 since its debut in 1958, an honor it maintained for an August 2013 update of the list (wikipedia)