Skip to comments.Chubby Checker's federal lawsuit has sexual twist, Gary law firm in Stuart says
Posted on 02/13/2013 7:06:25 AM PST by ConservativeStatement
FORT PIERCE Stuart attorney Willie Gary has filed a federal lawsuit with a "Twist." Gary and members of his law firm filed a lawsuit late Monday in federal court in Fort Pierce on behalf of Chubby Checker, the 71-year-old singer known for "The Twist," against Hewlett-Packard
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“and has earned the position of one of the greatest musical entertainers of all time,”
AH-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA! He is joking, isn’t he? Two hit records in the 50s and none since? Oh, yeah.....one of the greatest musical entertainers of all time! /s
I was never a Chubby Checker fan. Hank Ballard and the Midnighters did the original version of the Twist - Chubby Checker only lucked into the Twist when Dick Clark was unable to book Ballard to perform the song on “American Bandstand”, so he booked Chubby Checker in his place. That being said, however, if Chubby Checker does have his name trademarked, and Hewlett-Packard is using it without his consent, then he does have a case.
Chubby Checkers is only 71 years old??
Actually he had 21 Top 40 hits from 1959 to 1965, so he was no slouch in that department.
and has earned the position of one of the greatest musical entertainers of all time,
But I’m with you on your view on CC. He was far from being one of the greatest musical entertainers of all time.