Hits & Highlights
- Artist: Hank Ballard
- Format: CD
- Release Date:4/19/2011
Repressing of this compilation from one of the most influential R&B artists of his era, who became an all-round entertainer thanks to his many charismatic stage performances. Ballard's unique music successfully embraced Doo Wop, the Blues, Gospel and Rock 'N' Roll, and his musical achievements were finally recognized by his musical peers in 1990 when he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Ballard is also remembered for the song 'The Twist', which he wrote and recorded with the Midnighters, and which later became a worldwide hit for Chubby Checker. Ballard's huge musical legacy cannot be ignored, as proven by this new double CD collection of classic recordings which provides a fascinating insight into his musical talents. Includes extensive sleeve notes especially commissioned for the series and full details of the recordings compiled on the releases. Blue Orchid.
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