Tag: John Henry Kendricks

Artist Countdown: Hank Ballard Top 25 Hits 12pm ET

Hank BallardHank Ballard (November 18, 1927 – March 2, 2003), born John Henry Kendricks, 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 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. – Wikipedia

1 Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go
2 Finger Poppin’ Time
3 The Twist
4 Work with Me, Annie (The Midnighters)
5 The Hoochi Coochi Coo
6 The Switch-A-Roo
7 The Continental Walk
8 Let’s Go Again (Where We Went Last Night)
9 Nothing But Good
10 Kansas City
11 Teardrops On Your Letter
12 Annie Had a Baby (The Midnighters)
13 Sexy Ways (The Midnighters)
14 The Float
15 Get It (The Royals)
16 Annie’s Aunt Fannie (The Midnighters)
17 It’s Love Baby (24 Hours A Day) (The Midnighters)
18 Henry’s Got Flat Feet (Can’t Dance No More) (The Midnighters)
19 How You Gonna Get Respect (When You Haven’t Cut Your Process Yet) 
20 The Coffee Grind
21 From the Love Side (Hank Ballard and the Midnight Lighters)
22 Keep On Dancing
23 Do You Know How to Twist
24 Cute Little Ways
25 Sugaree