7 Black Entertainers Who Became American Idols after ‘American Bandstand’

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CHUBBY CHECKER 

In a time before YouTube, American Bandstand provided the original platform for viral dance crazes. That was made abundantly clear when a new artists by the name of Chubby Checker hit the stage and showed the world how to do The Twist.

CHUBBY CHECKER

In a time before YouTube, American Bandstand provided the original platform for viral…