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Brook Benton
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Un primo piano di Brook Benton
NazionalitàStati Uniti Stati Uniti
GenereSoul
Rhythm and blues
Pop
Rock and roll
Jazz
Periodo di attività musicale1958 – 1988
EtichettaMercury Records
Cotillion Records
RCA Records
Atlantic Records

Brook Benton, all'anagrafe Benjamin Franklin Peay[1][2][3][4][5][6][7] (Camden, 19 settembre 1931Queens, 9 aprile 1988), è stato un cantautore statunitense (segnatamente: afro-americano), in attività principalmente tra la fine degli anni cinquanta e la fine degli anni sessanta[1][2][3][4][5][6][7] e che era dedito ai generi soul, pop e R&B[1][3][7].

Tra i suoi brani più famosi, figurano It's Just a Matter of Time, Thank You Pretty Baby, So Many Ways (1959), Endlessly (1959) e Rainy Night in Georgia (1970).[1][2][3][4][5][6]

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Anno Album U.S. Pop
1959 This Time of Year 12
1961 Golden Hits 82
1961 The Boll Weevil Song And 11 Other Great Hits 70
1962 If You Believe 77
1962 Singing the Blues - Lie to Me 40
1963 Golden Hits, Volume 2 82
1967 Laura (What's He Got That I Ain't Got) 156
1969 Do Your Own Thing 189
1970 Brook Benton Today 27
1970 Homestyle 199
1977 The Incomparable Brook Benton - 20 Greatest Hits (Warwick) -
1984 This Is Brook Benton -
1992 Beautiful Memories of Christmas (raccolta postuma) -
1997 A Rainy Night in Georgia (raccolta postuma) -
2011 Rainy Night in Georgia & Other Favorities (raccolta postuma) -

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1957 "I Wanna Do Everything For You" - 19 - - -
1958 "A Million Miles from Nowhere" 82 16 - - -
1959 "It's Just a Matter of Time" 2(1) 1(9) - - It's Just a Matter of Time
1959 "Hurtin' Inside" 78 23 - - -
1959 "Endlessly" 11 3(2) - 28 -
1959 "So Close" 38 5 - - -
1959 "Thank You Pretty Baby" 9 1(4) - - -
1959 "So Many Ways" 1(1) 1(6) - - -
1959 "This Time of the Year" - 7 - - This Time of the Year
1959 "With All My Heart" 82 - - - -
1960 "Baby (You've Got What It Takes)" (con Dinah Washington) 2(4) 1(10) - - -
1960 "A Rockin' Good Way" (con Dinah Washington) 5 1(4) - - -
1960 "The Ties That Bind" 37 15 - - -
1960 "Kiddio" 3 1(9) - 41 -
1960 "The Same One" 16 11 - - -
1960 "Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)" 15 2(2) - 50 Songs I Love to Sing
1960 "Someday You'll Want Me to Want You" 93 26 - - -
1961 "For My Baby" 28 2(1) - - -
1961 "Think Twice" 7 4 - - -
1961 "Boll Weevil Song" 1(1) 2(4) 1 30 The Boll Weevil Song
1961 "It's Just a House Without You" 45 - 8 - -
1961 "Frankie and Johnny" 20 9 6 - The Boll Weevil Song
1961 "Revenge" 8 3 - - -
1962 "Shadrack" 19 13 - - -
1962 "Walk on the Wild Side" 43 15 - - -
1962 "Thanks To The Fool" - 21 - - -
1962 "Hit Record" 45 18 - - -
1962 "Lie to Me" 10 1(1) - - Singing The Blues
1962 "The Lost Penny" 77 - - - -
1962 "Still Waters Run Deep" 89 - - - -
1962 "Hotel Happiness" 2 1(1) - - -
1963 "I Got What I Wanted" 28 2(2) 14 - Singing The Blues
1963 "Dearer Than Life" 59 20 - - -
1963 "My True Confession" 22 7 8 - Singing The Blues
1963 "Tender Years" - 22 - - -
1963 "Two Tickets to Paradise" 32 5 8 - -
1963 "Stop Foolin'" (with Damita Jo) - 25 - - -
1964 "Another Cup of Coffee" 47 47 13 - -
1964 "Going Going Gone" 35 35 - - -
1964 "A House is Not a Home" 75 75 13 - -
1964 "Too Late to Turn Back Now" 43 43 14 - -
1964 "Lumberjack" 53 53 15 - -
1964 "Do It Right" 67 67 - - -
1965 "Love Me Now" 100 - 37 - -
1965 "Mother Nature, Father Time" 53 26 9 - Mother Nature, Father Time
1967 "Laura (What's He Got That I Ain't Got)" 78 - 37 - -
1968 "Weakness in a Man" - - 36 - -
1968 "Do Your Own Thing" 99 - 26 - -
1969 "Nothing Can Take the Place of You" 74 11 - - -
1970 "Don't It Make You Want to Go Home" 45 31 4 - Home Style
1970 "My Way" 72 25 35 - Today
1970 "Rainy Night in Georgia" 4 1 2 - Today
1971 "Shoes" 67 18 18 - -
1978 "Making Love is Good for You" - 49 - - -

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  • Colin Larkin (a cura di), 5th Concise Edition. The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, Omnibus Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0-85712-595-8.

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