Ben Trace

Songwriter

1890 – 1976

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Who was Ben Trace?

Ben L. Trace was an American songwriter who, from the 1910s through the 1950s, in collaboration with his ten-years-younger bandleader brother, Al, composed hundreds of lyrics to popular songs.

A native of Chicago, Ben Trace wrote the songs which were primarily performed by Al Trace and His Orchestra, including their most successful recording, "You Call Everybody Darlin'", which became a #1 hit in 1948.

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Born
Aug 22, 1890
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Nov 1, 1976

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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