Hank Ballard and The Midnighters



Hank Ballard and The Midnighters

Rating
Active
1952 to 2002
Location
Springfield, Illinois, United States
Biography
Hank Ballard (born John Henry Kendricks; November 18, 1927 – March 2, 2003) was a rhythm and blues singer and songwriter, the lead vocalist of Hank Ballard and the Midnighters and one of the first rock and roll artists to emerge in the early 1950s. He played an integral part in the development of the genre, releasing the hit singles "Work With Me, Annie" and answer songs "Annie Had a Baby" and "Annie's Aunt Fannie" with his Midnighters. He later wrote and recorded "The Twist" which spread the popularity of the dance and was notably covered by Chubby Checker. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


She's The One

She's The One

Hank Ballard and The Midnighters July 28, 2017

17 Tracks

Look At Little Sister

Look At Little Sister

Hank Ballard and The Midnighters April 7, 2017

18 Tracks

The Very Best Of

The Very Best Of

Hank Ballard and The Midnighters March 24, 2017

50 Tracks

That House On The Hill

That House On The Hill

Hank Ballard and The Midnighters January 18, 2017

18 Tracks

Partners for Life

Partners for Life

Hank Ballard and The Midnighters October 31, 2015

28 Tracks

Another Station

Another Station

Hank Ballard and The Midnighters October 30, 2015

28 Tracks

I Love Soul

I Love Soul

Hank Ballard and The Midnighters September 2, 2015

25 Tracks

Finger Poppin' Time and Other Hits

Finger Poppin' Time and Other Hits

Hank Ballard and The Midnighters July 3, 2015

17 Tracks

Remember

Remember

Hank Ballard and The Midnighters May 21, 2015

17 Tracks

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