Marc Benno

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Marc Benno
Born(1947-07-01) July 1, 1947 (age 67)
OriginDallas, Texas
GenresBlues, R&B
OccupationsMusician, session musician, composer
InstrumentsGuitar, piano, vocals
Years active1968-present
LabelsA&M, Shelter Records, Blue Skunk Music
Associated actsThe Doors, Eric Clapton, Leon Russell, Lightnin' Hopkins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Rita Coolidge, The Asylum Choir
Websitewww.marcbenno.com
 
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Marc Benno
Born(1947-07-01) July 1, 1947 (age 67)
OriginDallas, Texas
GenresBlues, R&B
OccupationsMusician, session musician, composer
InstrumentsGuitar, piano, vocals
Years active1968-present
LabelsA&M, Shelter Records, Blue Skunk Music
Associated actsThe Doors, Eric Clapton, Leon Russell, Lightnin' Hopkins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Rita Coolidge, The Asylum Choir
Websitewww.marcbenno.com

Marc Benno (born on July 1, 1947, Dallas, Texas) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.[1]

Benno was a member of The Asylum Choir with Leon Russell in the late 1960s, and launched a solo career in the early 1970s, with his 1972 effort Ambush being the most commercially successful. He wrote the song "Rock 'n Roll Me Again", which was recorded by the band The System for the soundtrack to the 1985 film Beverly Hills Cop; this soundtrack won a Grammy Award. Benno also worked with musicians such as The Doors, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Rita Coolidge.[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

YearAlbumPeak chart positions
US
1968Look Inside the Asylum Choir (with Leon Russell)
1970Marc Benno
1971Minnows
Asylum Choir II (with Leon Russell)70
1972Ambush171[3]
1979Lost In Austin
1990Take It Back To Texas
1994Snake Charmer
2000Sugar Blues
2002Live In Gillespie County
2003Golden Treasure
2003Hit The Bottom
2004I Got It Bad
2005Live at the Chi Chi Club (with John Cipollina, Pete Sears)
2006Crawlin (with Stevie Ray Vaughan, Doyle Bramhall)
2007Live In Japan
2007Shadow
2011From the Vault
Live at the Pour House
2012Nearly Famous

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marc Benno
  2. ^ "Marc Benno". AllMusic. 1947-07-01. Retrieved 2012-04-09. 
  3. ^ Billboard, Allmusic

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