Create account Log in

Brook Benton

[Edit]

Wikimp3 information about the music of Brook Benton. On our website we have 70 albums and 70 collections of artist Brook Benton. You can find useful information and download songs of this artist. We also know that Brook Benton represents Hip Hop/R&B genres.

Biography

[Edit]

Silky smooth: that was Brook Benton's byword from his first record to his very last, as the singer parlayed his rich baritone pipes into seven number one R&B hits and eight Top Ten items. Stints on the gospel circuit preceded Benton's first secular session for Okeh in 1953, but his career didn't begin to take off until he teamed with writer/producer Clyde Otis. Benton co-wrote and sang hundreds of demos for other artists before frequent collaborator Otis signed his friend to Mercury; together they pioneered a lush, violin-studded variation on the standard R&B sound, which beautifully showcased Benton's intimate vocals.

Benton crashed the top spot on the R&B charts in early 1959 with his moving "It's Just a Matter of Time," then rapidly encored with three more R&B chart-toppers: "Thank You Pretty Baby," "So Many Ways," and "Kiddio." Pairing with Mercury labelmate Dinah Washington, their delightful repartee on "Baby (You've Got What It Takes)" and "A Rockin' Good Way" paced the R&B lists in 1960.

The early '60s were a prolific period for Benton, but he left Mercury a few years later and bounced between labels before reemerging with the atmospheric Tony Joe White ballad "Rainy Night in Georgia" on Cotillion in 1970. Benton later made a halfhearted attempt to cash in on the disco craze, but his hitmaking reign was at an end long before his death in 1988.

Title: Rooftop Storys

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: Masters At Work

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: Confectioner's

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: R&B Hits

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul

Title: Christmas Magic

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: A Bouquet Of Hits

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: Hit Record, Vol. 1

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: Do Your Own Thing

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Soul

Title: Moonshine And Music

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Jazz

Title: Black Or White

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: Love Incorporated

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: Colorful Fruit

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: Recital Brook Benton

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Rock

Title: Unusual Friendship

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Jazz

Title: Up And Down

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: In The Wild West

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: Gaudy Colours

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: Blue Skies

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: Story Teller

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul

Title: Emotional Security

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: Eight

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul

Title: Talkative Friend

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: At An Earlier Time

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Title: 30 Best Hits

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul

Title: Splash Of Color

Artist: Brook Benton

Genre: Pop

Collections

Title: Night Ride

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Rock

Title: 100 Soul Hits

Genre: Rock

Title: Twist and Shout

Genre: Rock

Title: '60s Time Machine

Genre: Rock

Title: I Love the 60s

Genre: Rock

Title: Crooners & Divas

Genre: Jazz

Title: Ultimate Memories

Genre: Pop

Title: Classic R&B

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Pop

Title: Ready, Set.. Soul!

Genre: Pop

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Next >

Featuring albums

Title: R&B Christmas, Vol. 1

Artist: R.

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul

Title: Soul City

Artist: Aaron Neville

Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul

Title: The Solid 50's

Artist: The Solid 50's

Genre: Pop

Title: The Two Of Us

Artist: Dinah Washington

Genre: Jazz

Title: Looks Like Rain

Artist: Various Artists

Genre: Pop

Title: Gold

Artist: Dinah Washington

Genre: Jazz

Genres