“Get That Hump in Your Back”: Hank Ballard Promotes Scoliosis

Recorded on July 19, 1966 at Cincinnati’s King Records studio, Hank Ballard’s “Get That Hump in Your Back” only saw light of day when included on 1995’s King R&B Box Set:

“Get That Hump in Your Back”     Hank Ballard     1966

The song asks why it was kept in the can for nearly 30 years – was it something it said?

Hank “The Twist” Ballard (far left) on TV’s “To Tell the Truth” in 1961

Hank Ballard on To Tell the Truth