Ray Benson Steps Out: 'Wheel'man Goes Solo In New Album

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Since 1969, Ray Benson has been the frontman for country swing band Asleep at the Wheel. The band's wild productivity has meant that Benson has released only one solo effort, 2003's Beyond Time. On Jan. 21, he releases his second solo album, A Little Piece. Meredith Ochs has a review.



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