Texas sideman, singer DELBERT McCLINTON was Bruce Channel’s harmonica player on Hey Baby. While in England Delbert showed John Lennon some harmonica basics and rockabilly licks.
MIDNIGHTERS were originally a Detroit high school group called the Royals. Levi Stubbs and Jackie Wilson sang with them. In 1953 a Ford assembly line worker named Hank Ballard joined them and the lyrics soon got down and funky. And sales got hot.