Now 66 years old, Checker (whose real name is Ernest Evans) is reviving his music with a two-disc greatest hits release, "All The Best," proving that his music is indeed timeless.
"All The Best" will be released on July 22.
The dancing legend visited The Early Show's Second Cup Café to share his fond memories of his career and bring his audience back to a happy time in music history.
Known for hit singles in the '60s, such as "The Twist," "Dance the Mess Around," "Let's Twist Again" and a "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," Evans became an American icon by inspiring the wildly popular dance "The Twist."
"The Twist" became a pop culture phenomenon that made everyone - both young and old - jump out of their seats and onto the dance floor.
It has been said that Evans had a negative association with "The Twist" for some time because he felt that it limited him to just the rock n' roll genre.
Today the South Carolina-born, South Philadelphia-raised singer embraces his past. After all, "Let's Twist Again" (Dance Like We Did Last Summer) garnered him a Grammy Award for the best rock n' role single in 1961.
He is also the only musician to have had five albums on the Top 12 at once.