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LET’S GO (AGAIN), LET’S GO, LET’S GO (There’s A Thrill Upon The Hill )

16 Jan

​The Midnighters were an American R&B group from Detroit, Michigan. They were an influential group in the 1950s and early 1960s, with many R&B hit records. They were also notable for launching the career of lead singer Hank Ballard, and the world-wide dance craze The Twist. Between 1953 and 1962 The Midnighters scored almost two dozen hits on the National Pop & R&B Charts. Their big hits included the million-selling Billboard Top 10 pop hits “Finger Popping Time” (for which they received a 1961 Grammy Award nomination),[1] and “Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go”.The Midnighters also enjoyed 13 Top 10 R&B Hits,including 3 R&B # 1’s. Top 10 R&B hits included Work With Me Annie”, “It’s Love Baby (24 Hours A Day)”, “Annie Had a Baby”, “The Hoochi Coochi Coo”, “Teardrops On Your Letter”, “Get It”, “The Float” and “Nothing But Good”. They received The Rhythm and Blues Foundation’s prestigious Pioneer Award in 1992,[2] and were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999,[3] Lead singer Hank Ballard received a controversial solo induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. The Midnighters as a group were inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 14, 2012.[4]

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