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R& B/Rock ‘n’ Roll pioneer Hank Ballard was born on this day in 1927. Here he is with the Midnighters and one of their hits, “Work With Me Annie.”

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.