Chanteur Rock 'n' Roll Australien né Mervyn Bonson, le 12 Août 1942. Merv Benton fut populaine dans les années 60. à l'apogée de sa gloire en 1967, sa carrière est interrompue à cause de problèmes de gorge. Il a émigré aux États-Unis en 1991 et a fait des apparitions musicales occasionnelles.

Australian Rock 'n' Roll singer born Mervyn Bonson, August 12, 1942. Merv Benton was popular in the 60s.  At the height of his fame in 1967, his career was cut short due to throat problems. He migrated to the USA in 1991 and has made occasional live musical appearances.

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Talents : Vocals, Guitar

Style musical : Rock 'n' Roll

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BABY LET'S PLAY HOUSE (1964)

NERVOUS BREAKDOWN (1964)

TOO MUCH (1964)

Yield Not To Temptation (1965)

The Worryin' Kind (1966)

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000 10

Singles & EP

03/1964 SP W & G WG-S-1844 (AUS) .

Baby, Let's Play House / Endless Sleep

1964 SP W & G WG-S-1885 (AUS) .

Nervous Breakdown / Doncha' Think It's Time

1964 SP W & G WG-S-1944 (AUS) .

You're The Dog / Be Sweet

1964 EP W & G WG-E-1976 (AUS)

The HITS OF Merv Benton's - Be Sweet / Nervous Breakdown / Baby, Let's Play House / You're The Dog

1964 SP W & G WG-S-2319 (AUS) .

(I Do The) Shimmy Shimmy / Come On And Get Me

1965 SP W & G WG-S-2360 (AUS) .

It's Love Baby / Goodnight Irene

1965 SP W & G WG-S-2384 (AUS) .

Cincinatti Fireball / I Got Burned

1965 EP W & G WG-E-2407 (AUS)

Dollars & Dimes - Dollars And Dimes / Honey Don't / Put The Blame On Me / It's Love Baby

08/1965 SP W & G WG-S-2432 (AUS)

Yield Not To Temptation / Twenty Flight Rock

1965 SP W & G WG-S-2474 (AUS)

Don't Destroy Me / Can I Believe It's True

1965 SP W & G WG-S-2491 (AUS) .

(I Do The) Shimmy Shimmy '65 / Baby Let's Play House

1965 SP W & G WG-S-2518 (AUS) .

Sell My Soul / We Got Love

1966 SP W & G WG-S-2545 (AUS) .

You Got What It Takes / Shake Rattle And Roll

1966 EP W & G WG-E-2555 (AUS)

Rockin' Hot!! - I Got Burned / When I Got Paid / Shake Rattle And Roll / Sell My Soul

1966 EP W & G WG-E-2556 (AUS)

We Got Love! - King Of Love / Love Me Tender / It's Love Baby / Lotta' Lovin' / We Got Love

1966 SP W & G WG-S-2601 (AUS) .

The Worryin' Kind / Big Jack

1966 EP W & G WG-E-2707 (AUS)

More Merv Benton - Feel It / You Got What It Takes / Worryin' Kind / I'll Go Crazy

1966 SP W & G WG-S-8015 (AUS) .

I'll Go Crazy / It Hurts Me

1966 SP W & G WG-S-8039 (AUS) .

King Of Love / Who'll Be The Next In Line

05/1967 SP W & G WG-S-8072 (AUS) .

Bonaparte's Retreat / Do It Again A Little Bit Slower

1967 SP W & G WG-S-8101 (AUS) .

Too Many Fish In The Sea / You Didn't Have To Be So Nice

1967 SP W & G WG-S-8133 (AUS) .

Lovin' Up A Storm / Come On Up

1986 EP ? ASR 1000 (AUS)

Merv Benton And The All Stars - Merv Benton with The All Stars : Baby What's Wrong / You Got What It Takes / Rocky Road Blues / The All Stars : Peter Gunn / New Orleans Beat

19?? SP S & O SO-001 (AUS) (bootleg) .

Can I Believe It's True (Merv BENTON) / We Say Yeah (Paul WAYNE)





Albums

1964 LP 12" W & G WG-B-1916 (AUS)

Come On And Get Me! - (I Do The) Shimmy Shimmy / Mess Of Blues / Lotta Lovin' / Cincinatti Fireball / Twenty Flight Rock / Come On And Get Me / Baby, Let's Play House / Nervous Breakdown / Love Me Tender / Pretty Girls Everywhere / Don't Leave Me Now / Honey Don't

1964 LP 12" W & G WG-B-2494 (AUS)

Sounds Great! - Feel It / Rocky Road Blues / When I Get Paid / You Send Me / It's Love Baby / I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine / I Got Burned / King Of Love / Sell My Soul / Dollars And Dimes / Hello Josephine / Too Much / Goodnight Irene / Yield Not To Temptation

1965 LP 12" W & G WG-B-2631 (AUS)

The Best Of Merv Benton - I Got Burned / We Got Love / Don't Destroy Me / It's Love Baby / Cincinnati Fireball / Be Sweet / Shimmy Shimmy '65 / Nervous Breakdown / Come On And Get Me / Baby Let's Play House / Yield Not To Temptation / You Got What It Takes / Sell My Soul / The Worryin' Kind

1966 LP 12" W & G WG 25/S/5481 (AUS)

Great Country Songs - Movin' On / 500 Miles / Memphis Tennessee / Lonesome Town / Don't Think Twice, It's Alright / A Born Loser / My Abiline / Ruby / Kentucky Woman / I Walk The Line / Jailer Bring Me Water

1983 LP 12" Raven RVLP-16 (AUS)

Fabulous Merv Benton - 22 Greatest Hits Original Recordings - Yield Not To Temptation / Its Love Baby / Put The Blame On Me / Can I believe Its True / Be Sweet / King Of Love / Come On And Get Me / Lonely Weekends / The Worrying Kind / You Got What It Takes / Dont Destroy Me / Baby Lets Play House / Nervous Breakdown / Cincinatti Fireball / Rocky Road Blues / My Girl Josephine / Honey Dont / Twenty Flight Rock / (I Do) Shimmy Shimmy '65 / I'll Go Crazy / I Got Burned / Sell My Soul

07/2002 CD CANETOAD CTCD-031 (AUS)

Greatest Hits - 1964-1967 - Baby, Let's Play House / Endless Sleep / Nervous Breakdown / Doncha' Think It's Time / Be Sweet / You're The Dog / Come On And Get Me / It's Love Baby / Goodnight Irene / Cincinatti Fireball / I Got Burned / Twenty Flight Rock / Yield Not To Temptation / Don't Destroy Me / Can I Believe It's True / Shimmy Shimmy '65 / We Got Love / Sell My Soul / You've Got What It Takes / Shake, Rattle And Roll / The Worryin' Kind / Big Jack / I'll Go Crazy / It Hurts Me / King Of Love / Who'll Be The Next In Line / Bonaparte's Retreat / Do It Again A Little Bit Slower / Too Many Fish In The Sea / You Didn't Have To Be So Nice / Lovin' Up A Storm / Come On Up

11//2002 CD CANETOAD CTCD-032 (AUS)

Great Shakin' Fever - Shimmy Shimmy / Honey Don't / Dollars And Dimes / Put The Blame On Me / When I Get Paid / Lotta Lovin' / Love Me Tender / Feel It / Mess Of Blues / Pretty Girls Everywhere / Don't Leave Me Now / Rocky Road Blues / You Send Me / I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine / My Girl Josephine / Too Much / Great Shakin' Fever / Runaway Lover / Girl Machine / I Want That / One Sided Love Affair / Lonely Weekends / Always / Pride And Joy / Roll Over Beethoven / Don't Leave Me Now / Yield Not To Temptation / 500 Miles / Memphis, Tennessee / Don't Think Twice It's Alright / A Born Lover / Jailer, Bring Me Water

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