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Chubby Checker, 1981

Posted on August 1, 2014 | in Uncategorized | by
Singer Chubby Checker performed on September  5, 1981 at the breeding season auction charity at the Hyatt Regency, downtown  Lexington, Ky. Checker was famous for the dance The Twist . The breeding season of 14  stallions were auctioned off. Funds from the benefit went to the Ephraim  McDowell Cancer Research Foundation for the construction of a cancer research  and treatment center. (The center would eventually be named the Markey Cancer  Center) Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

Singer Chubby Checker performed on Sept. 5, 1981, at the breeding-season auction charity at the Hyatt Regency indowntown Lexington. Checker was famous for singing about and performing the dance The Twist. The breeding seasons of 14 stallions were auctioned off. Proceeds from the benefit went to the Ephraim McDowell Cancer Research Foundation for the construction of a cancer research and treatment center. (The center would eventually be named the Markey Cancer Center) Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

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