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Brook Benton

The Langfordaires (members Bill Langford, Benjamin Peay, .......................) 1948 group.

The Harlemaires (members Benjamin Peay, Jimmy Manning, .............................)

The
Jerusalem Stars (members Benjamin Peay, Bill Pickney (later with The Drifters), ..) 1951 group.

The Sandmen (members Benjamin Peay (lead), Thurmon Haynes (baritone), Walter Springer (second tenor) and Adriel McDonald (bass - a former member of The Ink Spots) and group founder)    

Okeh 4-7052 - When I Grow Too Old To Dream / Somebody To Love - 1955 (arranger and orchestra leader Quincy Jones)

Lincoln Chase

Columbia 4-40475 - That'a All I Need / The Message - 1955 (Backing Vocals The Sandmen)

Chuck Willis

Okeh 4-7055 - I Can Tell* / One More Break - 1955 *Backing Vocals The Sandmen.

Brook Benton & The Sandmen (members Brook Benton, ...............................................)

Okeh 4-7058 - Ooh / The Kentuckian Song* - 1955 *Flip Is A Brook Benton Solo.

Brook Benton (born Benjamin Franklin Peay in Camden, South Carolina on 19-September-1931 --- died 9-April-1988 in New York City --- cause: spinal meningitis)

Okeh 4-7065 - Bring Me Love / Some Of My Best Friends – 1956
Epic 9177 - Love Made Me Your Fool / Give Me A Sign – 1956
Epic 9199 - The Wall / All My Love Belongs To You – 1957
Vik 0285 - I Wanna Do Everything For You / Come On Be Nice – 1957
Vik 0311 - A Million Miles From Nowhere / Devoted – 1957
Vik 0325 - Because You Love Me / Crinoline Skirt – 1958
Vik 0336 - Crazy In Love With You / I'm Coming Back To You – 1958
RCA Victor 47-7489 - Only Your Love / ? - 1959
Mercury 71394 -
It's Just A Matter Of Time* / Hurtin' Inside 1959 *Also recorded in 1967 by Benny Latimore on Dade 2015.  
Mercury 71443 - Endlessly* / So Close** - 1959 *Also Recorded In 1972 By Mavis Staples On Volt 4086 
**also recorded in 1967 by Carol Fran on Roulette 4719
Mercury 71478 - Thank You Pretty Baby / With All Of My Heart - 1959  
Mercury 71512 - So Many Ways / I Want You Forever - 1959   

Mercury 71554 - This Time Of The Year / Nothing In The World (Could Make Me Love You More Than I Do) - 1959 

Mercury 71558 - This Time Of The Year / How Many Times – 1959

Dinah Washington & Brook Benton

Mercury 71565 - Baby (You Got What It Takes)* / I Do - 1960 *Also Recorded In 1960 By Dean And Dina On Bell 138.

Brook Benton

Mercury 71566 - The Ties That Bind / Hither, Thither And Yon - 1960 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)

Dinah Washington & Brook Benton

Mercury 71629 - A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love)* / I Believe - 1960 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve) *Also Recorded In 1962 By Odessa Harris On Capitol 4881.

Brook Benton

Mercury 71652 - Kiddio / The Same One - 1960 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)   

Mercury 71722 - Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread)* / Someday You'll Want Me To Want You - 1960 (some copies issued with picture sleeve) *also recorded in 1940 by Bob Crosby on Decca 3154.    

Mercury 71730 - This Time Of The Year / Merry Christmas, Happy New Year – 1960
Mercury 71774 - Think Twice / For My Baby - 1961 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)   
Mercury 71820 - The Boll Weevil Song / Your Eyes - 1961 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)  

Mercury 71859 - Frankie And Johnny* / It's Just A House Without You - 1961 (Some copies issued with picture sleeve) *also recorded in 1921 by Frank Crumit on Columbia 3439.    

Mercury 71903 - Revenge / Really Really - 1961 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)
Mercury 71912 - Shadrack / The Lost Penny - 1961 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)
Mercury 71925 - Walk On The Wild Side / Somewhere In The Used To Be - 1962 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)
Mercury 71962 - Hit Record* / Thanks To The Fool - 1962 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve --- All Orange Background - Scarce, Blue Background With Orange Title Banner - Common) *Also Recorded In 1967 By Mickey Murray On SSS International 727.
Mercury 72009 - Two Tickets To Paradise / It's Alright - 1962 (Unreleased)
Mercury 72024 - Lie To Me / With The Touch Of Your Hand - 1962 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)   
Mercury 72055 - Hotel Happiness / Still Waters Run Deep - 1962 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve) With The Merry Melody Singers.   
Mercury 72099 - I Got What I Wanted / Dearer Than Life - 1963 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)
Mercury 72135 - My True Confession / Tender Years - 1963 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)
Mercury 72177 - Two Tickets To Paradise / Don't Hate Me - 1963 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)

Brook Benton & Damita Jo

Mercury 72196 - Yaba-Taba-Do / Almost Persuaded - 1963 (Unreleased)
Mercury 72207 - Baby, You've Got It Made / Stop Foolin' – 1963

Brook Benton  

Mercury 72214 - This Time Of The Year / You're All I Want For Christmas – 1963
Mercury 72230 - Going, Going, Gone / After Midnight - 1963 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)
Mercury 72266 - Too Late To Turn Back Now / Another Cup Of Coffee - 1964 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)   
Mercury 72303 - A House Is Not A Home / Come On Back - 1964 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)   
Mercury 72333 - Lumberjack / Don't Do What I Did (Do What I Say) - 1964 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)
Mercury 72365 - Do It Right / Please, Please Make It Easy - 1964 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)
Mercury 72398 - Special Years / Where There's A Will (There's A Way) – 1965
Mercury 72446 - Love Me Now / A-Sleepin' At The End Of The Bed – 1965
RCA Victor 47-8693 - Mother Nature, Father Time / You're Mine - 1965 (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)
RCA Victor 47-8768 - Where There's Life / Only A Girl Like You – 1965
RCA Victor 47-8830 - Too Much Good Lovin' / A Sailor Boy's Love Song – 1966
RCA Victor 47-8879 - Break Her Heart / In The Evening In The Moonlight – 1966
RCA Victor 47-8944 - Where Does A Man Go To Cry / The Roach Song – 1966
RCA Victor 47-8995 - So True In Life, So True In Love / If You Only Knew – 1966
RCA Victor 47-9031 - Our First Christmas Together / Silent Night – 1966

The Troggs / Brook Benton

Miller Beer 621 - If You've Got The Time We've Got The Beer --- Radio Spots - 196? (Some Copies Issued With Picture Sleeve)

Brook Benton

RCA Victor 47-9096 - Wake Up / All My Love Belongs To You – 1967
RCA Victor 47-9105 - Keep The Faith Baby / Going To Soulsville – 1967
Reprise 0611 - You're The Reason I'm Living / Laura (Tell Me What He's Got That I Ain't Got) – 1967
Reprise 0649 - Glory Of Love / Weakness In A Man – 1967
Reprise 0676 - Instead (Of Loving You) / Lonely Street – 1968
Cotillion 44007 - I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself* / Do Your Own Thing - 1968 *Also recorded In 1966 By Dionne Warwick On Scepter 12167.  
Cotillion 44031 - She Knows What To Do With 'Em / Touch 'Em With Love – 1969
Cotillion 44034 - Nothing Can Take The Place Of You / Woman Without Love – 1969
Cotillion 44057 - Rainy Night In Georgia* / Where Do You Go From Here - 1969 *Also Recorded In 1976 By Freddie North On Mankind 12025.
Mercury 30101 - Merry Christmas, Happy New Year / This Time Of The Year - 196?
Cotillion 44072 - My Way / A Little Bit Of Soap – 1970
Cotillion 44078 - Don't It Want To Make You Go Home* / I've Gotta Be Me - 1970 *Written By Joe South.
Cotillion 44093 - Shoes / Let Me Fix It – 1970

Brook Benton With The Dixie Flyers (Members Brook Benton (Vocals), Jim Dickinson (Piano And Guitar), Charlie Freeman (Guitar), Tommy McClure (Bass), Mike Utley (Organ) And Sammy Creason (Drums)) 

Cotillion 44110 - Whoever Finds This, I Love You / Heaven Help Us All – 1971

Brook Benton

Cotillion 44119 - Take A Look At Your Hands / If You Think God Is Dead – 1971
Cotillion 44130 - Please Send Me Someone To Love* / She Even Woke Up To Say Goodbye - 1971 *also recorded in 1950 by Percy Mayfield on Speciality 375 and in 1957 by The Moonglows on Chess 1661 plus in 1965 by B. B. King on ABC-Paramount 10616.
Cotillion 44138 - A Black Child Can't Smile / If You Think God Is Dead – 1971
Cotillion 44141 - Soul Santa / Let Us All Get Together With The Lord – 1971
Cotillion 44152 - Movin' Day / Poor Make Believer – 1972
MGM 14440 - If You've Got The Time / You Take Me Home Honey – 1972
Brut 810 - Lay Lady Lay / A Touch Of Class – 1973
Brut 816 - South Carolina / South Carolina – 1973
Confidence 69 - Lay Lady Lay / South Carolina - 1973
Cotillion 13107 - Rainy Night In Georgia / Nothing Takes The Place Of You - 197? (Atlantic Oldies Series)
Stax 0231 - Winds Of Change / I Keep Thinking To Myself - 1974  
H. M. C.   830724 - Blue Decorations / Child - 1976
All Platinum 2364 - Can't Take My Eyes Off You / Weekend With Feathers – 1976
Olde World 1100 - Makin' Love Is Good For You / Better Times – 1977
Musicor 1961 - It's Just A Matter Of Time / So Close – 1977
Musicor 1962 - So Many Ways / Thank You Pretty Baby – 1977
Musicor 1963 - The Boll Weevil Song / Frankie And Johnny – 1977
Musicor 1964 - Kiddio / The Same One – 1977
Musicor 1965 - Rainy Night In Georgia / Hotel Happiness – 1977
Olde World 1107 - Soft / Glow Love – 1978
Olde World Owd 001 - Makin' Love Is Good For You (5:23) / ? - 1978 (12" Release)
Polydor 2015 - I Cried For You / Love Me A Little – 1979
Mercury 872796-7 - It's Just A Matter Of Time / Hurtin' Inside – 1989
Mercury 872798-7 - Endlessly / So Many Ways – 1989

Jerry Butler / Brook Benton  

Collectables Col 042207 - Never Gonna Give You Up / Just A Matter Of Time* - ? *Flip By Brook Benton.

Brook Benton & Dinah
Washington

Collectables Col 042647 - A Rockin' Good Way (To Mess Around And Fall In Love) / Baby (You Got What It Takes) - ?

Brook Benton / Lou Rawls               

Collectables Col 043437 - Think Twice / A Natural Man* - ? *flip by Lou Rawls.

Louis Jordan with Tymphany Five / Brook Benton

Ripete 4004 - Five Dollars Down / Can't Take My Eyes Off You* - 1989 *flip by Brook Benton.

Additions by Bosko Asanovic