Brook Benton

Brook Benton
1931 - 1988

Brook Benton  American Soundtrack


Brook Benton passed away on 9th Apr 1988 aged 56.


Brook Benton is a 56 year old American Soundtrack Musician\/Composer born on 19th September, 1931 in Lugoff, South Carolina, United States. His zodiac sign is Virgo

Brook Benton is a member of the following lists: 20th-century American singers, African-American singers and African-American musicians.


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First Name Brook
Last Name Benton
Age 56 (age at death) years
Birthday 19th September, 1931
Birthplace Lugoff, South Carolina, United States
Died 9th April, 1988
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer, songwriter, actor
Occupation Soundtrack
Music Genre (Text) Pop, R&B, soul
Music Genre R&B
Year(s) Active 1958–88
Music Style Early R&B, Pop/Rock, Early Pop/Rock
Music Mood Party/Celebratory, Exuberant, Earthy, Poignant, Sentimental, Romantic, Sensual, Joyous, Amiable/Good-Natured, Sweet, Passionate
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Mercury, Cotillion, RCA, Okeh

Brook Benton, born Benjamin Franklin Peay, (September 19, 1931 – April 9, 1988) was an American singer and songwriter who was popular with rock and roll, rhythm and blues, and pop music audiences during the late 1950s and early 1960s, when he scored hits such as "It's Just a Matter of Time" and "Endlessly", many of which he co-wrote.

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