Ben Trace

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Ben L. Trace
Born (1890-08-22)August 22, 1890
Origin Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died November 1976 (aged 85–86)
Occupation(s) Songwriter
Associated acts Al Trace

Ben L. Trace (August 22, 1890 – November 1976) 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.