SALE
Zurück
Vor
Zurück zur Übersicht
  • Ab 55 € versandkostenfrei (innerhalb DE)
  • DHL Versand - Auslieferung auch Samstags
  • Über 50.000 Artikel direkt ab Lager lieferbar.

Brook Benton Christmas Gold

Christmas Gold
 
 
 
Benachrichtigen Sie mich, wenn der Artikel lieferbar ist.
 
 

Artikel-Nr.: CDCHRG009

Gewicht in Kg: 0,100

Statt: 9,95 € * (15 % gespart)
8,46 € *
 
 

Brook Benton: Christmas Gold

(1994/Delta) 11 Tracks (33:58), 70er Jahre Aufnahmen, wenige Exemplare verfügbar!

Christmas with the velvet voice of Brook Benton!


 

Songs

Wird geladen...

 

Artikeleigenschaften von Brook Benton: Christmas Gold

  • Interpret: Brook Benton

  • Albumtitel: Christmas Gold

  • Artikelart CD

  • Genre Christmas

  • Label DELTA

  • SubGenre Pop - Vocal Pop

  • EAN: 8712155020988

  • Gewicht in Kg: 0.100
 
 

Interpreten-Beschreibung "Benton, Brook"

Brook Benton

It's Just A Matter Of Time

Brook Benton

It's Just A Matter Of Time

 

As Mercury Records’ new head of east coast A&R, Clyde Otis lost no time signing his demo singer and occasional co-writer, Brook Benton. During the first session Benton and Otis recorded a song they’d worked up, It's Just A Matter Of Time. They’d written the song for Nat ‘King’ Cole, but Otis explained to Cole that he’d just landed the Mercury gig, and really wanted the song for Benton. The lyrics reflected Benton's frustration at his inability to score a hit as a singer. When confronted with his co-writer's frustration Otis would say, "It's just a matter of time, Brook." Otis ensured that it would appeal to the broadest cross-section of the market by employing a full string section.

 

However, there was a political dimension to the strings that went beyond merely broadening the base of appeal. "Historically," asserted Otis, "black artists wanted to record with strings because it had been something that had been denied them. The strings symbolized legitimacy. There weren't even any black string players working in the studios. When we organized Brook's first date I asked my contractor if there were any black string players. He said, 'Yes. They're working in Broadway shows and other pick-up jobs.' I said, 'Why don't they play record dates?' He said, 'Nobody calls them.' I said, 'If they're good, I want to see them on my sessions.'" Benton's intimate and crisply miked vocals looked back toward the relaxed ballad style of Arthur Prysock and Billy Eckstine and forward to the passion of soul music.

One of the selling points was Benton’s low notes. He was singing deeper and with more feeling than on any of his previous recordings for other labels. The low notes were a legacy from an early R&B giant, Percy Mayfield. Benton had first used them on his demo of The Stroll. After his vocal arrangement had been successfully co-opted by the Diamonds, Benton resolved to use the low notes on his own recordings and perfected his technique. Otis also ensured that Brook rehearsed his vocal part for days before a session so that many of the nuances could be honed to perfection. “The people at Mercury said it was too quiet,” said Otis. “Said it didn’t rock and roll enough. So I took it to a dee-jay, Doctor Jive, asked him to play it. He called back and said the switchboard had lit up. The people at Mercury checked it out and found it was true.”  In January 1959, It's Just A Matter Of Time entered the charts, topping the R&B listings and peaking at #3 on the pop charts.

Both Benton and Otis had been vindicated in the strongest possible terms. 

Various - Blowing The Fuse 1959

Classics That Rocked The Jukebox


Read more at: https://www.bear-family.de/various-blowing-the-fuse-1959-classics-that-rocked-the-jukebox.html
Copyright © Bear Family Records

 
Kundenbewertungen für "Christmas Gold"
 
Bewertungen werden nach Überprüfung freigeschaltet.
Schreiben Sie eine Bewertung für den Artikel "Brook Benton: Christmas Gold"
 
 
 
 
 
 

Die mit einem * markierten Felder sind Pflichtfelder.

 
 
Humperdinck,...: Christmas...

Inhalt: 1.0000

8,29 € * Statt: 9,75 € *

Vaughn, Billy: Christmas Gold

Inhalt: 1.0000

8,46 € * Statt: 9,95 € *

Richard, Cliff: Cliff At...

Inhalt: 1.0000

7,95 € *

Martin, Dean: Let It Snow,...

Inhalt: 1.0000

25,46 € * Statt: 29,95 € *

Monte, Lou: Lou Monte...

Inhalt: 1.0000

7,96 € * Statt: 9,95 € *

Monte, Lou: The Mixed-Up...

Inhalt: 1.0000

16,90 € *

Monte, Lou: Golden Hits

Inhalt: 1.0000

16,90 € *

Various - Buffalo...: Rockabilly Xmas

Inhalt: 1.0000

12,59 € * Statt: 15,74 € *

Various: Here Is...

Inhalt: 1.0000

35,16 € * Statt: 43,95 € *

Various: Merry...

Inhalt: 1.0000

14,41 € * Statt: 16,95 € *

Various: It's...

Inhalt: 1.0000

12,71 € * Statt: 14,95 € *

Various: Happy...

Inhalt: 1.0000

12,71 € * Statt: 14,95 € *

Various: Merry...

Inhalt: 1.0000

16,96 € * Statt: 19,95 € *

Presley, Elvis: Silver Bells...

Inhalt: 1.0000

21,56 € * Statt: 26,95 € *

Fitzgerald, Ella: Ella...

Inhalt: 1.0000

54,95 € *

Various: Holiday...

Inhalt: 1.0000

7,96 € * Statt: 9,95 € *

Various: The...

Inhalt: 1.0000

18,66 € * Statt: 21,95 € *

Lee, Peggy: Christmas...

Inhalt: 1.0000

21,21 € * Statt: 24,95 € *

Various: Merry...

Inhalt: 1.0000

11,16 € * Statt: 13,95 € *

Various: The Ultimate...

Inhalt: 1.0000

12,76 € * Statt: 15,95 € *

Various: Christmas...

Inhalt: 1.0000

11,96 € * Statt: 14,95 € *

Various: Unsere...

Inhalt: 1.0000

7,96 € * Statt: 9,95 € *

Various: Christmas In...

Inhalt: 1.0000

14,41 € * Statt: 16,95 € *

Various: Here We Come...

Inhalt: 1.0000

13,56 € * Statt: 16,95 € *

Domino, Fats: Rock and...

Inhalt: 1.0000

14,50 € *

Benton, Brook: The Early...

Inhalt: 1.0000

13,56 € * Statt: 16,95 € *

Various: Vic Van De...

Inhalt: 1.0000

19,95 € * Statt: 29,95 € *

Various: Vic Van De...

Inhalt: 1.0000

29,95 € *

Brown, Charles: Charles...

Inhalt: 1.0000

14,41 € * Statt: 16,95 € *

Alexander, Peter: So ein...

Inhalt: 1.0000

9,95 € *

Various: Yule Cool -...

Inhalt: 1.0000

15,96 € * Statt: 19,95 € *

Domino, Fats: EP-Collectio...

Inhalt: 1.0000

23,96 € * Statt: 29,95 € *

Martin, Dean: A Winter...

Inhalt: 1.0000

8,46 € * Statt: 9,95 € *

Benton, Brook: A Rockin'...

Inhalt: 1.0000

14,32 € * Statt: 17,90 € *

Domino, Fats: The Story...

Inhalt: 1.0000

14,36 € * Statt: 17,95 € *

Cole, Nat 'King': Ramblin'...

Inhalt: 1.0000

29,95 € *

Martin, Dean: A Winter...

Inhalt: 1.0000

21,21 € * Statt: 24,95 € *

Various: Christmas...

Inhalt: 1.0000

11,96 € * Statt: 14,95 € *

Cooke, Sam: Portrait Of...

Inhalt: 1.0000

7,80 € * Statt: 9,75 € *

Lanza, Mario: Serenade & A...

Inhalt: 1.0000

29,95 € *

Kaempfert, Bert: Dreamin' &...

Inhalt: 1.0000

8,46 € * Statt: 9,95 € *

Wasington, Dinah...: The Two Of Us

Inhalt: 1.0000

16,95 € *

Domino, Fats: French EP...

Inhalt: 1.0000

6,90 € *

Martin, Dean: Cool Then,...

Inhalt: 1.0000

59,95 € *

Cole, Nat 'King': 1960-1964...

Inhalt: 1.0000

219,95 € *

Little Richard: The...

Inhalt: 1.0000

11,96 € * Statt: 14,95 € *

Presley, Elvis: Pictures Of...

Inhalt: 1.0000

8,75 € * Statt: 12,50 € *

 
 
Zuletzt angesehen