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A song by Hank Ballard, his blacklisted status (songs like "Sexy Ways" kept him pinned to the 50s rhythm and blues ghetto for
being "too suggestive") kept it from becoming a pop hit until Chubby Checker's asexual cover helped launch the Twist dance craze in the US; Checker built a long career on this, while the craze begat years of novelty hits and new dances (and discotheques), a tradition lampooned by Roxy Music's "Do the Strand" and Digital Underground's "Humpty Dance".