Chubby Checker, Dick Clark and 'The Twist'Uploader: Brarisar 2 years ago Subscribe 7
Soon after — sometime in late or early — a Baltimore-based disc jockey named Buddy Dean suggested Dick Clark listen to a song written and recorded by Hank Ballard and the Midnighters called The Twist. Everybody could get excited around him because he was so comfortable. Jerry Lee Lewis; guests: Bing Crosby 's " White Christmas " had done so on Billboard' s earlier chart. Steve Wright's Serious Jockin'.