Ben Peters

Songwriter

1933 – 2005

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Who was Ben Peters?

Ben James Peters was an American country music songwriter who wrote many #1 songs. Charley Pride recorded 40 of his songs and 4 of them went to #1 on the American country charts. Peters was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1980.

Peters was briefly a recording artist himself; his only charting hit was his own composition "San Francisco is a Lonely Town", which hit #46 on the country charts in 1969.

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Born
Jun 20, 1933
Mississippi
Also known as
  • Ben James Peters
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • The University of Southern Mississippi
Died
May 25, 2005
Nashville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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