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Hank Ballard

Age: 75

rhythm-and-blues singer and songwriter whose racy lyrics were often banned from radio in the 1950s. Ballard wrote the song “The Twist,” which Chubby Checker made famous in 1959.

Died: Los Angeles, March 2, 2003

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