Hank Ballard



Hank Ballard

Rating
Active
1951 to 2003
Born
November 18, 1927
Died
March 2, 2003
Location
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Biography
Hank Ballard (born John Henry Kendricks) (November 18, 1936 - 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 'n' 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 The Midnighters. He later wrote and recorded "The Twist" which spread the popularity of the dance and was notably covered by Chubby Checker.

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Classics: 1952-1954

Classics: 1952-1954

Hank Ballard November 30, 2017

24 Tracks

Best Of The Best

Best Of The Best

Hank Ballard November 19, 2017

10 Tracks

Sexy Ways

Sexy Ways

Hank Ballard October 30, 2015

24 Tracks

The Twist

The Twist

Hank Ballard October 30, 2015

9 Tracks

Stay By My Side

Stay By My Side

Hank Ballard August 26, 2015

18 Tracks

Brodway

Brodway

Hank Ballard June 2, 2015

2 Tracks

Open up the Back Door

Open up the Back Door

Hank Ballard February 18, 2015

18 Tracks

Classic Hits By Hank Ballard

Classic Hits By Hank Ballard

Hank Ballard February 13, 2015

24 Tracks

Classic Hits By Hank Ballard, The Midnighters

Classic Hits By Hank Ballard, The Midnighters

Hank Ballard February 13, 2015

28 Tracks

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