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    Hank Ballard & The Midnighters

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    Hank Ballard & The Midnighters was a 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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