It's Just a Matter of Time" is a popular song written by Brook Benton, Clyde Otis and Belford Hendricks. The original recording by Benton topped the Billboard rhythm & blues chart in 1959 and peaked at No. 3 on the Hot 100 pop chart, the first in a string of hits for Benton that ran through 1970. The song later found a second life as a country song, with major hit recordings by three different country music performers during the 1970s and 1980s, two of which hit number on. 35.
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Brook Benton: It's Just a Matter of Time: His Greatest Hits Roughing his velvet voice with just the slightest hint of alluvial mud as Clyde Otis's strings swooped and punched, Benton was rock and roll's answer to Nat King Cole or black music's answer to Pat Boone. Either way he filled a need, and he wrote most of his own tunes, too. Though this selection from his 22 r&b hits (among them two unincluded number one Dinah Washington duets) is skimpier than there's any reason for, I'll take him over Lou Rawls anyday.
A1. It's Just A Matter Of Time. Written-By – B. Hendricks, B. Benton, C. Otis. Otis, L. Dixon.
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Brook Benton’s 1959 hit It’s Just a Matter of Time is a great example of this. It’s Just a Matter of Time, which finds Benton chiding his ex for leaving him, is a simple, effective AABA (erse), each verse ending with the titular hook line of It’s just a matter of time. In this case, while it was originally conceived as a string-laden pop song with a touch of R&B, it was at its core a short, well-written tune that translated nicely to the country genre. Spanning the generations, Sonny James took it to number one in 1970, and Glen Campbell went to number seven with it in 1986. With their fourth studio album. xtended Q&A: Craig Wiseman. Let’s talk about Tim McGraw for a minute.
Brook Benton, Belford Hendricks and Clyde Otis established themselves as a songwriting team in the late 1950s, penning hits for Nat King Cole ( Looking Back ) and Clyde McPhatter ( A Lover’s Question ). During one songwriting session, Benton expressed frustration that they were not hitting on any good ideas, to which Otis replied, It’s just a matter of time, Brook. Those words inspired them to write a love song from the point of view of a man who misses his love, but believes she will come back to him. The song featured in the film Boogie Nights.
Artist: Brook Benton. Album: 100 Soul Hits, 100 Soul Hits. Brook Benton: best 2 tracks. Brook Benton - A Little Bit Of Soap The Platinum Collection, 2007 03:57. Brook Benton - Precious Lord The Gospel Truth, 1971 02:52. Artist: Brook Benton.
Thursday, July 13, 2017. Brook Benton - It's Just A Matter Of Time. Brook Benton – It's Just A Matter Of Time. Label: Mercury – MG-20421. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Mono. Written-By – Belford Hendricks, Brook Benton, Clyde Otis. 3 months ago. Easy Listening World. Thank you and goodbye! - Well, I think it's now time to let you know that I have decided not to do any more posts here on Easy Listening World.
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