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Rockin Good Way

CD (Item 859923) Mercury/Gold Dust, Late 50s/Early 60s — Condition: Used
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One of the unsung geniuses of the early soul era! From today's perspective, lots of folks don't know what to make of Brook Benton. Was he a pop singer? Was he an R&B vocalist? Was he a mellow crooner with a voice like velvet? Truth is, he was all of those things – and as you'll hear on this incredible 32 track compilation, his work during the early days is some of the most complicated of his generation. Working often with arranger Belford Hendricks at Mercury, Brook drew together strands of R&B, jazz, early soul, and even a bit of country – to forge a sound that could be totally hard rocking one minute, sweet and lovely the next. The tracks on this set are a great mix of hits and rarities that perfectly demonstrate that fact – and titles include "You're For Me", "A Million Miles From Nowhere", "Hotel Happiness", "It's Just A Matter Of Time", "A New Love", "Hit Record", "Another Cup Of Coffee", "Fools Rush In", "My True Confession", "When I Grow Too Old To Dream", "Revenge", "The Intoxicated Rat", and "Lingering On".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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