Chubby is now celebrating his twilight years, not by doing the Twist, but by hawking beef jerky and steaks from his website. Want to buy a tenderloin from Chubby Checker? It only costs $141.48 for a box of 12. And on the way to checkout, you can pick up a CD too!
There's a CD, though, that you can't buy on his website. The Chequered! album came out in 1971, and was the Twistman's surprisingly soulful stab at acid rock. (Checker apparently hates it, refusing to talk about it.) It was obscure at the time of its release, only being initially released overseas, but it's become a bit of a cult classic amongst music collectors. Check out one of the tracks:
Chubby Checker - "Goodbye Victoria"
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