Brook Benton

Brook Benton

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, with hits such as "It's Just a Matter of Time" and "Endlessly", many of which he co-wrote. He made a comeback in 1970 with the ballad "Rainy Night in Georgia." Benton scored over 50 Billboard chart hits as an artist, and also wrote hits for other performers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brook Benton has received more than 473,669 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,616th most popular singer.

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  • 470k

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  • 38.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Brook Benton ranks 1,623 out of 3,001Before him are Concha Buika, Loona, Roy Khan, Teresa Brewer, Guy Mitchell, and Bobby Bare. After him are Fred Schneider, Natalie Horler, Tatiana Bulanova, Kitty Wells, Birdy, and Teddy Pendergrass.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Brook Benton ranks 8,129 out of 12,171Before him are Rachael Leigh Cook (1979), Almon Brown Strowger (1839), Joel Gretsch (1963), Bobby Bare (1935), Patrick Leonard (1956), and Dick Clark (1929). After him are Heather Morris (1987), Fred Armisen (1966), Fred Schneider (1951), Sid Eudy (1960), Troy Baker (1976), and Joan Leslie (1925).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Brook Benton ranks 451Before him are Hayley Williams (1988), DJ Yella (1967), Ernest Tubb (1914), Anita Baker (1958), Teresa Brewer (1931), and Bobby Bare (1935). After him are Fred Schneider (1951), Kitty Wells (1919), Teddy Pendergrass (1950), Porter Wagoner (1927), Big L (1974), and 6ix9ine (1996).