This is a joyous book to read, with anecdotes about just about everybody and an extremely interesting potted history of crime in New York and beyond. Gambling, murders, fame and money intermix in a fascinating account of a club and a time when Chubby Checker created a dance craze which everyone copied and where the Peppermint Lounge cleaned up/5(51). "Peppermint Twist" is a song written by Joey Dee and Henry Glover, recorded and released by Joey Dee and the Starliters in Capitalizing on the Twist dance craze and the nightclub in which Dee performed ("The Peppermint Lounge"), the .
Peppermint Twist Chubby Checker Buy this song. FAVORITE (1 fan) Chubby Checker. Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans, October 3, ) is an American singer-songwriter. He is widely known for popularizing the twist dance style, with his hit cover of Hank Ballard's R&B hit "The Twist". In September "The Twist" topped Billboard's list of. " The Twist " is an American pop song written and originally released in by Hank Ballard and the Midnighters as a B-side to "Teardrops on Your Letter". Ballard's version was a moderate hit, peaking at number 28 on the Billboard Hot