Henry Stone Music

Twist With Steve Alaimo in Billboard (1961)

BILLBOARD MUSIC WEEK December 18, 1961 TWIST WITH STEVE ALAIMO Steve Alaimo, Checker LP 2981 – “If there is sales room for any more Twist albums, this one has the verve and beat to make it. Alaimo sings in fine rocking style on a group of Twist-tempo, danceable items. Selections include “The Twist,” “The Hoochie […]

Henry Stone and Hank Ballard and The Midnighters Created The Twist Dance Craze

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Before Chubby Checker’s version of The Twist took the world by storm, spawning a Dick Clark fueled dance craze, and a series of answer records that continues till today, it was just another record cut by Henry Stone and Hank Ballard and The Midnighters at the North Miami Armory. It’s all in the book called “Peppermint […]