Hank Ballard

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Birthday
18, 1927
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Mar 2, 2003 (75)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
18, 1927
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Mar 2, 2003 (75)

About

R&B singer and songwriter who released provocative songs like "Work with Me, Annie" and "Annie’s Aunt Fannie."

Before Fame

He spent time working on a Ford assembly line and, at sixteen, he joined The Royals, a local group. His vision took the band from blues to rock 'n' roll.

Trivia

He released the #7 hit "Finger Poppin' Time" and #6 hit "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go."

Family Life

He grew up in Detroit, Michigan and was raised with his brother in Bessemer, Alabama by their aunt.

Associated With

Under the guidance of James Brown, he released two Billboard-charted hits, the 1968 hit "How You Gonna Get Respect" and the 1972 song "From the Love Side."

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