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This Is Brook Benton

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Download links and information about This Is Brook Benton by Brook Benton. This album was released in 1989 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Jazz, Pop genres. It contains 20 tracks with total duration of 54:36 minutes.

Artist: Brook Benton
Release date: 1989
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Jazz, Pop
Tracks: 20
Duration: 54:36
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing 2:28
2. Try a Little Tenderness 2:57
3. Hey There (From "Pajama Game") 2:58
4. There I've Said It Again 2:41
5. Call Me Irresponsible (From the Picture "Papa's Delicate Condition") 2:53
6. Peg O' My Heart 2:17
7. Just As Much As Ever 2:11
8. That Old Feeling 2:44
9. My Darling, My Darling (From "Where's Charley") 2:14
10. A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square 3:05
11. Hawaiian Wedding Song 2:38
12. The Second Time Around 2:47
13. I Only Have Eyes for You 2:09
14. More (Theme from "Mondo Cane") 2:51
15. Moon River 3:00
16. Mother Nature, Father Time 2:52
17. Impossible, Incredible, But True 2:11
18. Unforgettable 3:09
19. There Goes My Heart 3:50
20. Goodnight My Love, Pleasant Dreams 2:41

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Brook Benton recorded almost all of his hits for Mercury Records between 1959 and 1964. He then signed to RCA Victor, apparently with the intention of moving from the singles charts to the LP charts and becoming what they used to call an "all-around entertainer." At least, that's the impression you get from this 20-track, 55-minute compilation of Benton's 1965-1966 recordings for RCA. Backed by a full orchestra, Benton essays a set of pop standards — "Call Me Irresponsible," "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square," "Unforgettable" — in what seems to be his bid to join the ranks of Nat King Cole and Billy Eckstine. (He really pulls out the stops trying to top Cole's definitive reading of "Unforgettable.") Benton acquits himself adequately, but his R&B material is preferable. This set contains only one song from the Benton-Clyde Otis songwriting partnership, the countryish "Mother Nature, Father Time," and, not coincidentally, that's the only singles chart entry to be found here, too.