Born Ernest Evans on October 3, in Philadelphia, he worked in a local poultry shop while in high school, and while on the job often entertained customers by singing and cracking jokes. His workplace antics helped win an audition with the local Cameo-Parkway label, who signed the fledgling singer in ; at the suggestion of no less than Dick Clark's wife, the portly youth was rechristened Chubby Checker, the name a sly reference to Fats Domino. Checker's first single, "The Class," showcased his skills as an impressionist; while the record became a minor novelty hit, none of its immediate follow-ups were successful. The single rocketed to number one during the autumn of , remaining on the charts for four months; some time after it dropped off, it slowly returned to prominence, and in late it hit number one again -- the only record ever to enjoy two stays at the top more than a year apart. After "The Twist" first made Checker a superstar, he returned to the top in with "Do the Pony"; that same year, he also reached the Top Ten with "Let's Twist Again," which assured the dance's passage from novelty to institution. In total, Checker notched 32 chart hits before the bubble burst in ; as interest in dance novelties dwindled, he briefly turned to folk music, and became a regular on the nightclub circuit.
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Ya know the chunky, chubby sticks that you can swipe on and blend out super quickly! Clinique already has one, as does higher end brands like Charlotte Tilbury and even smaller brands like Kiko and Gosh have their own! Personally I think you might see them trending For Summer. I have a funny feeling that Sephora might do one, as hell, Ulta already has one for cheeks and lips why not Sephora next? What do you think of a possible Chubby Stick world domination for Summer? Maybe an upcoming beauty trend for the warmer weather? Hey Muse, remember when Drew Barrymore rolled out a blush stick in her Flower cosmetic line maybe months ago?
Maybelline - The Best of Chuck Berry
The song has received numerous honors and awards throughout the years. The song is misspelled "Maybelline" on several releases. The lyrics were rewritten at the direction of Chess as well. With these changes the original songs were often not detectable particularly if the melody was slightly modified.
It was written and recorded in by Chuck Berry , adapted in part from the Western swing fiddle tune " Ida Red ". Berry's song told the story of a hot rod race and a broken romance, the lyrics describing a man driving a V8 Ford and chasing his unfaithful girlfriend in her Cadillac Coupe DeVille. The song was a major hit with both black and white audiences. It has received numerous honors and awards.