Laura Benedict, Singer/Singer/Singer

By on 11-28-2005 in Meet the Session Singers

by Gary Powell

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The first time I heard Laura Benedict Scott sing was in the mid 1980’s at an Austin club “Toulouse” on 6th Street. She had a commanding stage presence and was ripping Aretha Franklin’s “Think” like no other singer I had ever heard. Laura has been an important part of my studio ever since.

Laura has performed across the country with the popular Austin band, “Rotel and the Hot Tomotoes”, for twenty years. With them, Laura has made two separate appearances performing at the White House for President Bush. Laura has also been featured in starring roles at Zachary Scott Theatre Center, in Austin for the shows “Beehive”, “Rockin’ Christmas Party”, “Soul Sisters” and an amazing performance as Pasty Cline in “Always Patsy Cline”.

Laura is currently working with her new group Three Blondes, which is performing at Austin conventions and gala events. Her natural talent for R&B, session skills, work ethic and loyalty make her a “first-call” singer in my studio. I’m so proud to have Laura Benedict associated with my long history as an Austin music producer.

These Laura Benedict solo performances can be found on various Disney recordings and the other recordings listed below. Please note that I do not sell these recordings. For more information please go directly to Walt Disney Records or follow the links below for specific titles.

A Bug’s Life Sing Along

“Rolly Poly Pillbug Rock ‘n Roll”

Dinosaur-Disney Song Factory

“Make Some Noise”

Disney’s Animal Songs

“Lucky, Lucky Snake”, “Rhinos, Rhinos Can’t Be Beat”, “Anteater”

Various Other Laura Benedict Solo Performances for Walt Disney Records

“Home for the Holidays”, “So This is Love”, “The “Little” Medley”, “The Bunny Hop”, “The Silly Words of Christmas Time”, “The Swim”, “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree”

Chorus Performances for Walt Disney Records

“Black Widow Spider”, “I Won’t Say I’m in Love”, “Happy Birthday”, “Bibidibobbididoo”, “Shout”, “Morning’s Here”, “You’ve Got a Friend in Me”, “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King”, “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree”, “High Hopes”, “Ladybug”, “Flea-Ring Circus”, “Little Miss Muffit, Little Bo Peep Medley”, “Let’s All Roar Tonight”


“Just Take the Keys” for the State of Texas, “Franklin Federal”

Miramar Productions

Imaginaria-“Night Magic”

Kurt Van Sickle

“Blessed Father”


“In My Palm”


  1. Yeah to Laura!

    I’ve have loved her voice ever since I first heard her also…

    A true NATURAL talent… fantastic singer… and great person.

    If I come back as a woman in my next life, I want to sing like Laura Benedict!

    Best to all!

    Larry Seyer

  2. Wow. . . what can I say to all that. . . such comments help remind me that it’s all worth the years of hard work. I’m grateful for all those who believe in me.

    Love ya,

  3. A natural is right!!! Loved listening to these songs!!! Thank you for sharing these Gary! Always a pleasure coming to your blog!!


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