Ron Banks

Tribute to Ron Banks (Ep. 23, 2022)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. pays tribute to his old friend and Detroit music legend the late Ron Banks, a founding member of the vocal group The Dramatics, which formed in the mid-1960s and continued to record and perform for several decades.

A Tribute to Ron Banks (Ep. 23, 2020)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to his old “marble-shooting’ buddy”, the late Ron Banks. He was a founding member of the legendary soul and R&B vocal group from Detroit, The Dramatics. Ron Banks passed away in 2010.

A Tribute To Ron Banks (Ep. 22, 2019)

On this week’s program, In Black America producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a conversation recorded in 2008 with the late Ron Banks, founder of the long-running Detroit R&B vocal group The Dramatics. Ron Banks passed away in March, 2010.

A Tribute to Ron Banks (Ep. 12, 2016)

In Black America presents a 2008 conversation with the late Ron Banks, who passed away in 2020.  Banks was the lead singer and a founding member of Detroit singing group The Dramatics.

A Tribute to Ron Banks (Ep. 21, 2015)

In Black America presents a conversation with the late Ron Banks, who passed away in 2010. A Detroit native, Banks was lead singer and a founding member of The Dramatics.

A Tribute to Ron Banks (Ep. 21, 2014)

A tribute to the life and musical legacy of the late Ron Banks, a Detroit native who was the leader and founding member of veteran R&B vocal group The Dramatics, who passed away in March, 2010.