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Brook Benton

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: September 19, 1931 | Died: April, 1988    

Brook Benton

Brook Benton was one of the most popular recording artists in late 1950s and early 1960s, scoring over 50 hits on the Billboard charts, and collecting 18 certified gold records. He was also a prolific songwriter having penned songs that have become standards, as “It's Just a Matter of Time” and “Endlessly.”

Benjamin Franklin Peay was born in Camden, South Carolina, on September 19, 1931. Benton sang in his church as a child, and continued with gospel music into his teens. By age seventeen, Benton left for New York City to try his luck in the popular music business, and began singing on demo tapes for aspiring songwriters peddling their songs....
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    Songs I Love To Sing

    Verve Music Group
    2003
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    Greatest Hits

    Mercury
    1999
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    The Best Of Brook Benton (1931-1988)

    Mercury
    1988
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    His Greatest Hits, It's Just A Matter Of Time

    Mercury
    1984
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    The Boll Weevil Song/Frankie & Johnny

    Mercury
    1984
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    Music For The Millions

    Mercury
    1983
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    His Greatest Hits

    Mercury
    1977
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