The Midnighters



The Midnighters

Rating
Active
1950 to 1960
Location
Muscle Shoals, Alabama, United States
Biography
The backup group with R&B legend Hank Ballard, this Detroit band was initially called the Royals when they formed in 1952. Henry Booth, Charles Sutton, Lawson Smith, and Sonny Woods were the original lineup. Ballard replaced Smith in 1953 and became the lead singer. They became the Midnighters in 1954. The group disbanded temporarily in 1965, then reformed with Frank Stadford, Walter Miller, and Wesley Hargrove. This unit worked in the James Brown Revue for several years.

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

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

The Very Best of Hank Ballard and the Midnighters

The Very Best of Hank Ballard and the Midnighters

Hank Ballard July 6, 2014

18 Tracks

All My Succes - Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

All My Succes - Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

Hank Ballard December 6, 2013

20 Tracks

Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

Hank Ballard October 13, 2013

18 Tracks

Annie Had a Baby

Annie Had a Baby

The Midnighters August 9, 2013

1 Tracks

Finger Poppin' Time

Finger Poppin' Time

Hank Ballard May 13, 2013

1 Tracks

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