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Benton, Brook b. September 19, 1931 d. April 9, 1988 Rhythm and Blues Musician. A native of Camden, South Carolina, he was born Benjamin Franklin Peay. Known for his baritone voice, he is best remembered for his hit recording of the song, ‘Rainy Night In Georgia,' which also became a hit for other recording artists. Also a noted songwriter with writer and producer Clyde Otis, he began his recording career in the early 1950s while touring the gospel circuit. In 1953, he began a recording session with the Okeh Record Label, and that lasted until he...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Unity Family Life Center Cemetery, Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA