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Hank Ballard & The Midnighters - The Very Best Of Released 2017-03-24 on One Day Music Download on iTunes: https://geo.itunes.apple.com/album/id-1?uo=6&app=itunes&at=10ldAw&ct=YTAT5060255183151 Download on Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/search?q=Hank+Ballard+%26+The+Midnighters+The+Very+Best+Of&c=music&PAffiliateID=100l3VM 1. 00:00:00 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Work With Me, Annie 2. 00:02:48 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Sexy Ways 3. 00:05:19 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters The Twist 4. 00:07:53 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Teardrops On Your Letter 5. 00:10:40 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters The Hoochi Coochi Coo 6. 00:13:14 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Keep On Dancing 7. 00:15:45 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Young Lady 8. 00:18:31 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Come...
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Copyright owner:UMG!-----Hank Ballard (November 18, 1927 March 2, 2003), born John Henry Kendricks, was a rhythm and blues singer, the lead vocalist of Hank Ballard and The Midnighters and one of the first proto-rock 'n' roll artists to emerge in the early 1950s. -Wikipedia
Hank Ballard grew up singing gospel in church in his hometown of Bessemer, Alabama. He had always wanted to sing professionally, and at 16 years of age got a chance to do it when he took over a group called The Royals, which had been organized in 1950 (and among whose original members were Levi Stubbs and Jackie Wilson). Ballard replaced one of the group's singers and immediately began to shift its style from that of smooth, harmonic pop melodies to a grittier R&B-edged, gospel-influenced - and at times quite suggestive - pop style. Their first hit was in 1953 with "Get It," and they had another, bigger hit the next year (by which time they had changed their names to The Midnighters to avoid being confused with another group, The Five Royals) with "Work With Me, Annie", a song that took a ...
http://www.youtube.com/group/nojivefortyfives In September of 1943, Sid Nathan started King Records In Cincinnati, Ohio. King would go on to record some of the most important music of our time. The world has all but forgotten Sid Nathan and King Records. This is not a good thing.