“Peppermint Twist” was written by Joey Dee and Henry Glover. It was recorded and released by Joey Dee and the Starliters in 1961. It revolved around the Twist and the nightclub in which Dee performed, “The Peppermint Lounge”. The song hit number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in early 1962. “Peppermint Twist” went on to replace Chubby Checker”s “The Twist” at the number one position.
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