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Nothing but good 1952-1962 : the Federal/King recordings

Hank Ballard (performer), The Midnighters (performer)
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Nothing but good 1952-1962 : the Federal/King recordings

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Title
Nothing but good 1952-1962 : the Federal/King recordings
Performer
Hank Ballard The Midnighters
Publisher
Bear Family, 2009
5 cd's + boekje
Playing time
06:34:20
EAN
4000127167958
CDR
HDX8881
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P4 - Populaire muziek Engels (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Hank Ballard

Hank Ballard (born John Henry Kendricks; November 18, 1927 – March 2, 2003) was an American R&B singer and songwriter, the lead vocalist of 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 originally recorded (in 1959) "The Twist" which was notably covered a year later by Chubby Checker, this second version spreading the popularity of the dance. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.

Early years

Born John Henry Kendricks in Detroit, Michigan, he and his brother, Dove Ballard, grew up and attended school in Bessemer, Alabama, after the death of their father. He lived with his paternal aunt and her husband, and began sin…Read more on Wikipedia

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