Born to singer mom-Carmen Revelle-who performed with the house band at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, Benita Hill has the music of the late 1940’s and early 50’s in her bluesy blood. But shes also got rock’n’roll in her toes jazz in her vocal chords and pop and Latin music in her fingertips.
Lucky for Nashville and many top recording artists she’s also blessed with a little bit of country in her soul. Now adopted as a hometown girl Hill both writes and sings songs that you no doubt have sung along to at one time or another: Garth Brooks’ "Two Pina Coladas" and "It’s Your Song"; Kirk Whalum’s "The Moment I Prayed" and "I Loved You In Memphis" performed by Isaac Hayes.
She has worked with producer Ben Folds on a CD of original songs by William Shatner . Recently Benita had a song she co-wrote with legendary Brill Building era songwriter Philip Springer (most famous for "Santa Baby" by Eartha Kitt ) premier in the New York show "The Last Songbird" in December 2005 .
It was Benita’s version of "Santa Baby" that was used as a national commercial for Jaguar Automobiles . And though writing songs and and making music ranks high on her "love-to-do" list the platinum-haired diva is also developing a television show likes to go to movies with her 17-year-old aspiring filmmaker son cook hike and count her blessings as a cancer survivor.