Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

Profile:
Vocal quartet from Detroit, MI. Formed in 1952 as The Royals with: Henry Booth, Charles Sutton, Lawson Smith and Sonny Woods.

Late 1953; Hank Ballard replaced Lawson Smith as the lead singer. In 1954, the group's name changed to The Midnighters and then later to Hank Ballard & The Midnighters.

When the group disbanded in 1965, they later formed again with Frank Stadford, Walter Miller and Wesley Hargrove.

After Lawson's departure, the band members were Henry Booth (lead and tenor), Charles Sutton (lead and tenor), Hank Ballard (baritone), and Sonny Woods (bass).

The group was originally named The Midnighters.

1972: The band charted with one R&B Billboard hit as Hank Ballard and the Midnight Lighters.

Awards: 1990; R&R Hall of Fame.
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Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Discography Tracks

Albums

Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* Singin' And Swingin' (Album) King Records (3) US 1959 Sell This Version
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* Mr. Rhythm And Blues (Album) King Records (3) Canada 1960 Sell This Version
Hank Ballard And His Midnighters* The One And Only (Album) King Records (3) US 1960 Sell This Version
Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Dance Along (Album) King Records (3) USA & Canada 1961 Sell This Version
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* Spotlight On Hank Ballard (Album) King Records (3) US 1961 Sell This Version
981 Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* Hank Ballard Sings 24 Great Songs(LP) King Records (3) 981 US 1961 Sell This Version
748 Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* Let's Go Again(LP, Album, Mono) King Records (3) 748 US 1961 Sell This Version
Hank Ballard & The Midnighters The Twistin' Fools King Records (3) US 1962 Sell This Version
Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Jumpin (Album) King Records (3) UK 1962 Sell This Version
815 Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* The 1963 Sound Of Hank Ballard And The Midnighters(LP, Album, Mono) King Records (3) 815 US 1963 Sell This Version
KSS-7-815 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters The 1963 Sound of Hank Ballard & The Midnighters(7", MiniAlbum) King Records (3) KSS-7-815 US 1963 Sell This Version
913 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Those Lazy, Lazy Days(LP, Mono) King Records (3) 913 US 1965 Sell This Version
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* Volume 2 (Album) King Records (3) US 1987 Sell This Version
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* Live At The Palais (Album) Charly R&B France 1987 Sell This Version
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* 24 Hit Tunes (Comp) King Records (3) US 1987 Sell This Version
PPR 9991 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters From Love To Tears(CD, Album) Pool Party Records PPR 9991 US 1998 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* Sugaree / Rain Down Tears (Single) King Records (3) US 1959 Sell This Version
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* Teardrops On Your Letter / The Twist (Single) King Records (3) US 1959 Sell This Version
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* Look At Little Sister / I Said I Wouldn't Beg You King Records (3) US 1959 Sell This Version
Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Cute Little Ways / House With No Windows King Records (3) US 1959 Sell This Version
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* I Could Love You (Single) King Records (3) US 1959 Sell This Version
5245 Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Cute Little Ways / House With No Windows(Shellac, 10") King Records (3) 5245 US 1959 Sell This Version
45-5449 Henry Moore Featured Orchestra With Hank Ballard & The Midnighters Henry Moore Featured Orchestra With Hank Ballard & The Midnighters - Rock Junction(7", Single, Mono) King Records (3) 45-5449 US 1959 Sell This Version
45-5195 Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* Kansas City / I'll Keep You Happy(7") King Records (3) 45-5195 US 1959 Sell This Version
SOE 3474 Hank Ballard And The Midnighters* Kansas City (7", EP) Odeon SOE 3474 France 1959 Sell This Version