Chequered! is a studio album released by American singer Chubby Checker. Released by London Records in , it is notable for being a stylistically different approach for Checker, opting for the more psychedelic sound that was popular at the time. It was produced by Ed Chalpin, who was known for giving Jimi Hendrix his first recording contract. Mini Bio (1) Chubby Checker was born on October 3, in Spring Gulley, South Carolina, USA as Ernest Evans. He has been married to Catharina Johanna Lodders since April 12, They have three children.
Born Ernest Evans on October 3, , in Spring Gulley, South Carolina, he worked in a local poultry shop while in high school, and while on the job often entertained customers by . Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans; October 3, ) is an American rock 'n roll singer and dancer. He is widely known for popularizing many dance styles including the twist dance style, with his hit cover of Hank Ballard & The Midnighters ' R&B hit " The Twist " and the Pony with hit " Pony Time ".
Oct 06, · Born Ernest Evans on October 3, , in Spring Gulley, South Carolina, Chubby Checker (as he later became known) was the son of a tobacco farmer. Checker's family moved to Philadelphia, and as a.