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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
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...
Mercury
1988
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His Greatest Hits,...
Mercury
1984
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The Boll Weevil...
Mercury
1984
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Music For The...
Mercury
1983
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