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Hank Ballard: A Simple Twist of Fate

David Burke, Vintage Rock, November 2019

Chubby Checker may have become synonymous with 'The Twist', but that didn't bother the song's composer. "It was a blessing for me," said Hank Ballard of Checker's multi-million seller. David Burke looks back at the career of an artist who was at the vanguard of rock'n'roll. 

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