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    The Midnighters Aka The Royals (1) (Detroit, MI)
    (Part 2 : Discography)



    Personnel :



    Hank Ballard (Baritone)

    Charles Sutton (Tenor)

    Henry Booth (Lead)

    Sonny Woods (Bass)



    Discography :


    Singles :

    The Royals (1)
    1952 - Every Beat Of My Heart / All Night Long (Federal 12064)
    1952 - Starting From Tonight / I Know I Love You So (Federal 12077)
    1952 - Moonrise  / Fifth Street Blues (Federal 12088)
    1952 - A Love In My Heart / I'll Never Let Her Go (Federal 12098)
    1952 - Are You Forgetting / What Did I Do ((Federal 12113)
    1953 - The Shrine Of St. Cecilia / I Feel So Blue (Federal 12121)
    1953 - Get It / No It Ain't (Federal 12133)
    1953 - Hey Miss Fine / I Feel That-A-Way (Federal 12150)
    1953 - That's It / Someone Like You (Federal 12160)
    1954 - Work With Me Annie / Until I Die (Federal 12169)

    The Midnighters
    1954 - Work With Me Annie / Until I Die (Federal 12169)

    1954 - Give It Up / That Woman (Federal 12177)
    1954 - Sexy Ways / Don't Say Your Last Goodbye (Federal 12185)
    1954 - Annie Had A Baby / She's The One (Federal 12195)

    1954 - Annie's Aunt Fannie / Crazy Loving (Federal 12200)
    1954 - Tell Them / Stingy Little Thing (Federal 12202)
    1954 - She's The One / Moonrise (Federal 12205)

    1955 - Ashamed Of Myself / Ring-A-Ling-Ling (Federal 12210)

    1955 - Why Are We Apart / Switchie, Witchie, Tichie (Federal 12220)
    1955 - Henry's Got Flat Feet (Can't Dance No More) / Whatsoever You Do (Federal 12224)
    1955 - It's Love Baby (24 Hours A Day) / Looka Here (Federal 12227)

    1955 - Give It Up / That Woman (Federal 12230)

    1955 - Rock And Roll Wedding / That House On The Hill (Federal 12240)
    1955 - Don't Change Your Pretty Ways / We'll Never Meet Again (Federal 12243)
    1956 - Partners For Life / Sweet Mama, Do Right (Federal 12251)

    1956 - Rock Granny Roll / Open Up The Back Door (Federal 12260)

    1956 - Tore Up Over You / Early One Morning (Federal 12270)


    1957 - I'll Be Home Some Day / Come On And Get It (Federal 12285)

    1957 - Let Me Hold Your Hand / Oh Bah Baby (Federal 12288)

    1957 - E Basta Cosi / In The Doorway Crying (Federal 12293)

    1957 - Oh, So Happy / Is Your Love For Real (Federal 12299)
    1957 - Let 'Em Roll / What Made You Change Your Mind (Federal 12305)

    1958 - Stay By My Side / Daddy's Little Baby (Federal 12317)
    1958 - Baby Please / Ow-Wow-Oo-Wee (Federal 12339)

    Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
    1959 - Teardrops On Your Letter / The Twist (King 5171)

          
    1959 - Kansas City / I'll Keep You Happy (King 5195)
    1959 - Sugaree / Rain Down Tears (King 5215)
    1959 - Cute Little Ways / A House With No Windows (King 5245)
    1959 - I Could Love You / Never Knew (King 5275)
    1959 - Look At Little Sister / I Said I Wouldn't Beg You (King 5289)
    1960 - The Coffee Grind / Waiting (King 5312)
    1960 - Finger Poppin' Time / I Love You, I Love You So-O-O (King 5341)
    1960 - Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go / If You'd Forgive Me (King 5400)

       

    1960 - Walk Slow (Little Willie John) / The Hoochi Coochi Coo (King 5428/5430)
    1960 - The Hoochi Coochi Coo / I'm Thinking Of You (King 5430)

         
    1961 - Let's Go Again (Where We Went Last Night) / Deep Blue Sea (King 5459)
    1961 - The Continental Walk / What Is This I See (King 5491)
    1961 - The Switch-A-Roo / The Float (King 5510)
    1961 - The Big Frog / Doin' Everything (Henry Moore) (King 5513)
    1961 - Nothing But Good / Keep On Dancing (King 5535)
    1961 - Big Red Sunset / Can't You See -- I Need A Friend (King 5550)
    1961 - Do You Remember / I'm Gonna Miss You (King 5578)
    1962 - Do You Know How To Twist / Broadway (King 5593)
    1962 - It's Twistin' Time / Autumn Breeze (King 5601)
    1962 - Good Twistin' Tonight / I'm Young (King 5635)
    1962 - I Want To Thank You / Excuse Me (King 5655)
    1962 - Dream World / When I Need You (King 5677)
    1962 - Shaky Mae / I Love And Care For You (King 5693)
    1962 - Bring Me Your Love / She's The One (King 5703)

       


    1963 - All The Things In Life That Please You / (At A Place They Call) The Rising Tide (King 5713)
    1963 - That Low Down Move / House On The Hill (The Viceroys) (King / Bethlehem 5719)
    1963 – (I’m Goin’ Back To) The House On The Hill / That Low-Down Move (King 5719)
    1963 - Christmas Time For Everyone But Me / Santa Claus Is Coming (King 5729)
    1963 - How Could You Leave Your Man Alone / Walkin' And Talkin' (King 5746)
    1963 - Those Lonely, Lonely Feelings / It's Love, Baby (King 5798)
    1963 - Buttin' In / I'm Leavin' (King 5821)


    1964 - Don't Let Temptation Turn You Around / Have Mercy, Have A Little Pity (King 5835)
    1964 - Don't Fall In Love With Me / I'm So Mad With You (King 5860)
    1964 - I Don't Know How To Do But One Thing / These Young Girls (King 5884)
    1964 - Stay Away From My Baby / She's Got A Whole Lot Of Soul (King 5901)
    1964 - Daddy Rolling Stone / What's Your Name (King 5931)
    1964 - Let's Get The Show On The Road / A Winner Never Quits (King 5954)
    1964 - One Monkey Don't Stop No Show / What Can I Tell You (King 5963)
    1964 - The Handwriting On The Wall / I Done It (King 5974)
    1965 - Poppin' The Whip / You, Just You (King 5996)
    1965 - I'm Just A Fool (And Everybody Knows) / Do It Zulu Style (King 6001)
    1966 - Sloop And Slide / My Sun Is Going Down (King 6018)
    1966 - I'm Ready / Togetherness (King 6031)


    1966 - I Was Born To Move / He Came Alone (King 6055)
    1967 - Here Comes The Hurt / Dance Till It Hurt Cha (King 6092)
    1967 - You're In Real Good Hands / Unwind Yourself (King 6119)
    1967 - Funky's Soul Train / Which Way Should I Turn (King 6131)
    1968 - I'm Back To Stay / Come On Wit' It (King 6177)
    1969 - Are You Lonely For Me Baby / With Our Sweet Lovin' Self (King 6228)
    1969 - Butter Your Popcorn / Funky Soul Train (King 6244)
    1969 - Come On With It / Blackenized (King 6246)
    1970 - Work With Me Annie / Sexy Ways (King 6332)
    1970 - Sunday Morning Coming Down / Love Made A Fool Of Me (Silver Fox 23)
    1971 - Love, Why Is It Taking You So Long / I'm A Junkie For My Baby's Love (Chess 2111)
    1972 - Teardrops On Your Letter / Annie Had A Baby (People 604)
    1972 - With Your Sweet Lovin' Self / Finger Poppin' Time (People 606)
    1973 - Going To Get A Thrill / ? (Polydor 14166)
    1974 - Let's Go Streaking (Part 1) / Let's Go Streaking (Part 2) (Stang 5053)
    1975 - Hey There Sexy Lady / (Instrumental) (Stang 5058)
    1975 - Let's Go Skinny Dipping / Love On Love (Stang 5061)
    1975 - Work With Me Annie / Annie Had A Baby (King Kg-502)


    1975 - The Twist / Teardrops On Your Letter (King Kg-508)
    1977 - Sexy Ways / Kansas City (King Kg-522)
    1978 - The Twist / Teardrops On Your Letter (Gusto 2012)
    1978 - Annie Had A Baby / Work With Me Annie (Gusto 2048)
    1978 - Finger Poppin' Time / Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go (Gusto 2094)
    ? - Sexy Ways / Kansas City (Gusto 2103)
    ? - Switchie, Witchie, Titchie / Tore Up Over You (Gusto 2149)
    ? - What Is This I See / Broadway (Gusto 2150)
    ? - I Used To Cry Mercy Mercy Mercy / Love Rock And Thrill (Gusto 2151)
    ? - The Hoochi Coochi Coo / The Coffee Grind (Gusto 2166)

    Henry Booth & The Midnighters
    1961 - Every Beat Of My Heart / Starting From Tonight (Deluxe 6190)

Hank Ballard & The Midnight Lighters 
1972 - Finger Poppin' Time / From The Love Side (Polydor 14128)



    LPs :


    1956  - The Midnighters Sing Their Hits (Federal 290)
    Work With Me Annie / Moonrise / Sexy Ways / Get It / Switchie Witchie Titchie / It's Love Baby (24 Hours A Day) / Annie Had A Baby / She's The One / Annie's Aunt Fannie / Crazy Loving (Stay With Me) / Henry's Got Flat Feet / Tore Up Over You


    1956 - Their Greatest Hits (Federal 541)
    Work With Me Annie / Moonrise / Sexy Ways / Get It / Switchie Witchie Titchie / It's Love Baby (24 Hours A Day) /  / Annie Had A Baby / She's The One / Annie's Aunt Fannie / Crazy Loving (Stay With Me) / Henry's Got Flat Feet / Tore Up Over You
        

     

    1956 - Their Greatest Hits (King 541)
    Work With Me Annie / Moonrise / Sexy Ways / Get It / Switchie Witchie Titchie / It's Love Baby (24 Hours A Day) /  / Annie Had A Baby / She's The One / Annie's Aunt Fannie / Crazy Loving (Stay With Me) / Henry's Got Flat Feet / Tore Up Over You

       

     

    1957 - Greatest Hits, Volume 2 (King 581)
    Open Up The Back Door / In The Doorway Crying / Oh So Happy / Let 'Em Roll / E Bosta Cosi / Stay By My Side /  / Daddy's Little Baby / Partners For Life / Is Your Love For Real / What Made You Change Your Mind / Let Me Hold Your Hand / Early One Morning 

       


    1959 - Singin' and Swingin' (King 618)
    Teardrops On Your Letter / Stingy Little Thing / Ring A-Ling A-Ling / Ashamed Of Myself / The Twist / Let Me Hold Your Hand / Ooh Ooh Baby / Tell Them / Don't Say Your Last Good-Bye / What So Never You Do / That House On The Hill / Rock and Roll Wedding / Sweet Mama Do Right / I'll Be Home Someday


    1960 - The One and Only (King 674)
    Sugaree / Rain Down Tears / Cute Little Ways / House With No Windows / Everybody Does Wrong Some Time / So Good To Be Home /  / Kansas City / I'll Keep You Happy / I'm Crying Mercy, Mercy / She's Got A Whole Lot Of Soul / I'll Pray For You / Move Move Move


    1960 - Mr. Rhythm and Blues (Finger Poppin' Time) (King 700)
    Waiting / Never Knew / Young Lady / Give It Up / Look at Little Sister / Don't Go I Love You / I Love You So-o-o / Why Are We Apart / I Could Love You / The Coffee Grind / Finger Poppin' Time / I Said I Wouldn't Beg You


    1960 - Spotlight on Hank Ballard (King 740)
    Let's Go Let's Go Let's Go / Mona Lisa  / When I Need You / Good-Bye-So Long  / I Must Be Crazy / Just One More Chance / The Hoochi Coochi Coo / If You'd Forgive Me / Summertime / I'm Sick Of You / I'm Thinking Of You  / These Young Girls  


    1961 - Let's Go Again  (King 748)
    Let's Go Again / Where Is The Love / Come On And Get It / Baby Please / That Woman / Rock Granny Roll / I'm So Crazy About You / Deep Blue Sea / Go-Wow-Oo-Wee / Don't Change Your Pretty Ways / Looka Here / I Like To See My Baby


    1961 - Dance Along (King 759)
     Keep On Dancing / The Switch-A-Roo / I Belong to You (You're the Keeper of My Heart) / The Continental Walk / Big Red Sunset / I'm Young / Nothing But Good / The Float / What Is This I See / Daddy Rolling Stone / Can't You See I Need a Friend / I'm Gonna Miss You


    1962 - The Twisting Fools (King 781)
     Do You Know How To Twist / Miss Twister / Up And Away / Broadway / We'll Never Meet Again / I Feel That-A- Way / The Twist / I Got A Mind To Leave You / Do You Remember / You Ain't Nothing But Fine / Leave That Fat / Until I Die


    1962 - Jumpin' Hank Ballard (King 793)
     I'm Learning / Dream World / It's Twistin' Time / What's Your Name / I Want To Thank You / Good Twistin' Tonight / Get Ready / Your Lovin' / After School / She's The One / Autumn Breeze / Excuse Me I Think I Got a Heartache


    1963 - The 1963 Sound of Hank Ballard (King 815)
    (At A Place They Call) The Rising Tide / (All The Things In Life That) Pleases You / (I'm Goin' Back To) The House On The Hill / How Could You Leave Your Man Alone / Don't Fall In Love With Me / Dr. Lover / Now What'cha Gonna Do / That Low Down Move / Don't Let Me Die A Lonely Man / Walkin' And Talkin' / Everybody Wants Money (But Nobody Wants To Work) / Come On Baby Let's Shake It


    1963 - Biggest hits (King 867)
     - Let's Go Let's Go Let's Go / Finger Poppin' Time / Teardrops On Your Letter / Let's Go Again (Where We Went Last Night) / I'm Learning / The Twist / It's Love Baby (24 Hours A Day) / Kansas City / Sugaree / Work With Me Annie / Annie Had A Baby / Hoochi Coochi Coo


    1964 - A Star In Your Eyes (King 896)
    I'm so made with you / Stay away from my baby / Have mercy, have a little pity / Don't let temptation (turn you round) / Bring Me Your Love / It's love baby (24 hours a day) / Buttin' in / I love and care for you / Those lonely, lonely feelings / I don't know how to do but one thing / Every Time I See You / Shaky Mae


    1964 - Those Lazy, Lazy Days (King 913)
    Get The Show On The Road / Knock On Wood I Feel So Good / Somebody's Got To Help Me / That's Your Mistake / Handwriting On The Wall / You Don't Have To Cry / Watch What I Tell You / One Monkey Don't Stop No Show / I Done It / Seven Nights To Rock / Everybody Do Wrong / Winner Never Quits


    1965 - Glad Songs, Sad Songs, Shout Songs (King 927)
    The Float / I'm Young / Big Red Sunset / The Coffe Grind / Keep on Dancing / Oo-Wow-oo-Wee / Look at little sister / I'm Gonna miss you / Sweet mama do right / Let me hold your hand / Rock and roll wedding / Do you know how to twist


    1966- 24 Hit Tunes (King 950)
     The Twist / Until I Die / No It Ain't / Do You Know How To Twist / Cute Little Ways / Move Move Move / The Coffee Grind / Young Lady / Give It Up / Finger Poppin' Time / I Like To See My Baby / Baby Please /  / That Woman / Where Is The Love / Nothing But Good / I'm Young / Daddy Rolling Stone / Can't You See I Need A Friend / Let Me Hold Your Hand / Ooh Bah Baby / Don't Say Your Last Goodbye / I'll Be Home Someday / I Belong To You (You're The Keeper Of My Heart) / The Float


    1966 - Hank Ballard Sings 24 Great Songs (King 981)
    What Is This I See / So Good to Be Home / I Got a mind to leave you / I Could love you / I'm crying mercy mercy / Waiting / That's it / I love you, I Love you so / Stingy Little Thing / Don't Change Your Pretty Ways / She's Got A Whole Lot Of Soul / Work baby / Do you remember / Come On And Get It / We'll Never Meet Again / I'm So Crazy About You / Tell Them / Don't go, I love you / I Feel That-A- Way / Everybody Does Wrong Some Time / I'll pray for you / Never Knew / Hello miss fine / I Said I Wouldn't Beg You


    1969 - You Can't Keep a Good Man Down (King KSD-1052)
     How You Gonna Get Respect, Part 1 / Teardrops On Your Letter / You're So Sexy / Funky Soul Train / Slip Away   / Which Way Should I Turn / With Your Sweet Lovin' Self / Are You Lonely For Me Baby / Thrill On The Hill   / Woman Is Man's Best Friend   / Unwind Yourself  / Come On Wit' It

     

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