Brook Benton

The Best of Brook Benton (806193)

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The Best of Brook Benton

Brook Benton

Soul Jam

8436559468411

SOU 164136

806193

BLUES

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CD 6,60 €

SIX-PANEL DIGIPACK

30 ORIGINAL ALL-TIME CLASSICS

A consummate singer, Brook Benton was the early soul era’s smoothest crooner, combining his pop instincts with a storyteller’s knack. Beginning in the late ‘50s, he racked up an astounding string ofhits on both the pop and R&B charts, and seemed to do so effortlessly. This CD includes a selection of Benton’s most essential tracks from the peakof his career. This is a good starting point to explore Brook Benton’s legendary discography. A versatile and splendid vocalist, as well as a talented songwriter, here he proves that great singing is great singing, no matter what the genre.

PERSONNEL:

  • Brook Benton - lead vocals, plus:
  • Dinah Washington - vocal duets with Benton on tracks 10 & 30
  • King Curtis - saxophone on track 9
  • Among others
  • Orchestras conducted and arranged by:
  • Belford Hendricks, Billy Mure, Stan Applebaum, and Ray Ellis.

Recorded in New York City and Nashville, USA.

TRACKS:

  • 01. YOU’RE FOR ME
  • 02. ONLY YOUR LOVE
  • 03. A MILLION MILES FROM NOWHERE
  • 04. DEVOTED
  • 05. YOUR LOVE ALONE
  • 06. ENDLESSLY
  • 07. KIDDIO
  • 08. HOTEL HAPPINESS
  • 09. IT’S JUST A MATTER OF TIME
  • 10. A ROCKIN’ GOOD WAY (TO MESS AROUND AND FALL IN LOVE)
  • 11. RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA
  • 12. STILL WATERS RUN DEEP
  • 13. I WANNA DO EVERYTHING FOR YOU
  • 14. LIE TO ME
  • 15. CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF OF YOU
  • 16. I JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH MYSELF
  • 17. TOUCH ‘EM WITH LOVE
  • 18. IF ONLY I HAD KNOWN
  • 19. MOTHER NATURE, FATHER TIME
  • 20. THANK YOU PRETTY BABY
  • 21. SO MANY WAYS
  • 22. FOOLS RUSH IN (WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD)
  • 23. REVENGE
  • 24. HONEY BABE
  • 25. CHAINS OF LOVE
  • 26. FRANKIE AND JOHNNY
  • 27. THE SAME ONE
  • 28. MY TRUE CONFESSION
  • 29. WALK ON THE WILD SIDE
  • 30. BABY (YOU’VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES)
  • TOTAL TIME: 76:52 min.