"The way we dance on the dance floor is because of this song," Chubby Checker told Billboard's cameras, discussing his tune "The Twist" capturing the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 55th Anniversary All-Time Top 100 Songs list, revealed today (August 2). At Billboard's New York headquarters, Checker hopped out of his chair to do "The Twist" and demonstrate how it's been adopted and adapted by every musical generation since it hit No. 1 the week of Sept. 24, 1960.
|HOT 100 55th ANNIVERSARY CENTRAL|
• Hot 100 55th Anniversary All-Time Top 100 Songs
• Hot 100 By The Numbers
• Hot 100 at 55: New & Familiar Faces Highlight All-Time Ranking
• Hot 100 List: Every No. 1 Song (1958-2013)