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Brook Benton was one of the most successful of the R&B artists whose talent and versatility enabled them to transcend the genres and enjoy success, and retain their credibility, in the R&B, pop and adult contemporary markets, his smooth, classy vocal style characterising the fifty and more hits during his 20 years as a chart performer, with successes on both sides of the Atlantic. He was also a highly successful songwriter and producer, working with noted writer Clyde Otis and providing hits for the likes of Nat King Cole. This great-value 57-track 2-CD set comprises almost all the A and B sides of his 32 releases during the first eight years of his recording career, from his debut with The Sandmen on the Okeh label in 1955, and encompassing his singles for the Epic, Vik, RCA and Mercury labels through to 1962. It features no less than thirty pop and R&B chart entries, including the R&B No. 1s "It's Just A Matter of Time", "Thank You Pretty Baby", "So Many Ways" and "Kiddio", plus other classic Top 10 hits like "Endlessly", "Think Twice", "The Boll Weevil Song" and "Hotel Happiness". It's a comprehensive overview of the first years of his distinguished career which provides an entertaining showcase for the talent of a highly distinctive vocal stylist who transcended the genres with such natural ease
Brook Benton was one of the most successful of the R&B artists whose talent and versatility enabled them to transcend the genres and enjoy success, and retain their credibility, in the R&B, pop and adult contemporary markets, his smooth, classy vocal style characterising the fifty and more hits during his 20 years as a chart performer, with successes on both sides of the Atlantic. He was also a highly successful songwriter and producer, working with noted writer Clyde Otis and providing hits for the likes of Nat King Cole. This great-value 57-track 2-CD set comprises almost all the A and B sides of his 32 releases during the first eight years of his recording career, from his debut with The Sandmen on the Okeh label in 1955, and encompassing his singles for the Epic, Vik, RCA and Mercury labels through to 1962. It features no less than thirty pop and R&B chart entries, including the R&B No. 1s "It's Just A Matter of Time", "Thank You Pretty Baby", "So Many Ways" and "Kiddio", plus other classic Top 10 hits like "Endlessly", "Think Twice", "The Boll Weevil Song" and "Hotel Happiness". It's a comprehensive overview of the first years of his distinguished career which provides an entertaining showcase for the talent of a highly distinctive vocal stylist who transcended the genres with such natural ease
824046326920
Brook Benton - Singles Collection 1955-62

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Format: CD
Label: ACBT
Rel. Date: 10/05/2018
UPC: 824046326920

Singles Collection 1955-62
Artist: Brook Benton
Format: CD
New: In Stock $20.99
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DISC: 1

1. When I Grow Too Old To Dream
2. Somebody To Love
3. The Kentuckian Song
4. Ooh
5. Some Of My Best Friends
6. Bring Me Love
7. Love Made Me Your Fool
8. Give Me A Sign
9. The Wall 1
10. All My Love Belongs To You 1
11. Come On Be Nice 1
12. I Wanna Do Everything For You 1
13. A Million Miles From Nowhere 1
14. Devoted 1
15. Crinoline Skirt 1
16. Because You Love Me 1
17. Crazy In Love With You 1
18. I'm Coming Back To You 1
19. Only Your Love 2
20. If Only I Had Known 2
21. It's Just A Matter Of Time 2
22. Hurtin' Inside 2
23. Endlessly 2
24. So Close 2
25. Thank You Pretty Baby 2
26. With All Of My Heart 2
27. So Many Ways 2
28. I Want You Forever 2
29. This Time Of Year 3
30. Nothing In The World (Could Make Me Love You More Than I Do) 3
31. How Many Times 3
32. Baby (You've Got What It Takes) 3
33. I Do 3
34. The Ties That Bind 3
35. Hither And Thither And Yon 3
36. A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love) 3
37. I Believe 3
38. Kiddio 3
39. The Same One 4
40. Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread) 4
41. Someday You'll Want Me To Want You 4
42. Think Twice 4
43. For My Baby 4
44. The Boll Weevil Song 4
45. Your Eyes 4
46. Frankie And Johnny 4
47. It's Just A House Without You 4
48. Revenge 4
49. Really, Really 5
50. Shadrack 5
51. The Lost Penny 5
52. Walk On The Wild Side 5
53. Somewhere In The Used To Be 5
54. Hit Record 5
55. Lie To Me 5
56. Hotel Happiness 5
57. Still Waters Run Deep

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Brook Benton was one of the most successful of the R&B artists whose talent and versatility enabled them to transcend the genres and enjoy success, and retain their credibility, in the R&B, pop and adult contemporary markets, his smooth, classy vocal style characterising the fifty and more hits during his 20 years as a chart performer, with successes on both sides of the Atlantic. He was also a highly successful songwriter and producer, working with noted writer Clyde Otis and providing hits for the likes of Nat King Cole. This great-value 57-track 2-CD set comprises almost all the A and B sides of his 32 releases during the first eight years of his recording career, from his debut with The Sandmen on the Okeh label in 1955, and encompassing his singles for the Epic, Vik, RCA and Mercury labels through to 1962. It features no less than thirty pop and R&B chart entries, including the R&B No. 1s "It's Just A Matter of Time", "Thank You Pretty Baby", "So Many Ways" and "Kiddio", plus other classic Top 10 hits like "Endlessly", "Think Twice", "The Boll Weevil Song" and "Hotel Happiness". It's a comprehensive overview of the first years of his distinguished career which provides an entertaining showcase for the talent of a highly distinctive vocal stylist who transcended the genres with such natural ease
        
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