Tag: Hank Ballard and the Midnighters

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Chubby Checker, “Let’s Twist Again”

"The Twist" was the only 45 to reach #1 in two different years. But was the success a curse?...

Etta James

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Etta James, “I’d Rather Go Blind”

"I'd Rather Go Blind" was a B-side that practically defined the R&B genre...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Hank Ballard And The Midnighters, “Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go”

Hank Ballard had a number of hits, but someone else scored bigger with one of his songs....