George Benson ‎– 20/20

Warner Bros. Records ‎– 7599-25178-2
CD, Album, Reissue

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1 No One Emotion
Arranged By – Clif Magness, Randy Waldman, Russ TitelmanArranged By [Horns] – Jerry HeyBacking Vocals – Gordon Grody, Lani Groves, Patti AustinDrum Programming – Clif Magness, Russ TitelmanDrums [Additional] – Dave Weckl, Steve FerroneHorns – Gary Grant, Gary Herbig, Jerry Hey, Kim HutchcroftKeyboards – Randy WaldmanPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaRhythm Guitar, Soloist [Guitar] – Michael SembelloWritten-By – Clif Magness, Mark Mueller, Tom Keane
2 Please Don't Walk Away
Arranged By [Strings] – James Newton HowardBass – Marcus MillerElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Richard TeeGuitar – George BensonPiano, Synthesizer – James Newton HowardSynthesizer [Additional], Drum Programming – Clifford CarterSynthesizer [Synclavier], Vocoder – Rob MounseyWritten-By – James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather
3 I Just Wanna Hang Around You
Backing Vocals [Additional] – Patti AustinDrum Programming [Simmons] – Bryan Lee JanszenDrum Programming, Backing Vocals – Michael SembelloElectric Piano [DX-7 Rhodes], Synthesizer [Bass] – Daniel Sembello*Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaSynthesizer – Randy WaldmanWritten-By – Cruz Sembello, Jon Sembello*, Michael Sembello/Daniel Sembello*
4 Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You
Arranged By, Programmed By [Synthesizer], Keyboards – Robbie BuchananBacking Vocals – Deborah Thomas, Richard MarxBass – Nathan EastDrums – Carlos VegaGuitar – Dann Huff, Paul Jackson*Guitar, Soloist – George BensonWritten-By – Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser
5 Beyond The Sea (La Mer)
Alto Saxophone – Charles I. Williams*, Frank WessArranged By [Horns], Conductor – Frank FosterArranged By [Strings], Conductor – Ralph BurnsBaritone Saxophone – Bobby Eldridge*Bass – Earl MayDrums – John Robinson (2)Guitar, Soloist – George BensonLyrics By [English] – Jack Lawrence (2)Music By, Lyrics By [French] – Charles TrenetPiano – Joe SampleRhythm Guitar – Freddie GreenSynthesizer – Clifford Carter, James Newton HowardTenor Saxophone – George Coleman, Jimmy HeathTrombone – Benny Powell, Dave Taylor*, Robin Eubanks, Slide HamptonTrumpet – Earl Gardner, Felix Vega, Joe Newman, Jon Faddis, Lou Soloff*
6 20/20
Backing Vocals – James Taylor*, Patti AustinCymbal [Additional] – Dave WecklDrum Machine [DMX], Synthesizer [DSX Sequencer] – Randy Goodrum, Steve KipnerGuitar, Soloist – George BensonPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaProgrammed By [Synthesizer], Performer – Randy GoodrumSynthesizer [Additional] – Randy WaldmanSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Rob MounseyWritten-By – Randy Goodrum, Steve Kipner
7 New Day
Arranged By [Strings], Conductor – Ralph BurnsBacking Vocals – Cecil & Linda Womack*Bass – Anthony JacksonFinger Cymbals – Eric "Crusher" Bennett*Flute – George Young (2)Guitar – Cecil WomackGuitar, Soloist – George BensonKeyboards, Drum Programming – Clifford CarterTriangle – Ralph MacDonaldWritten-By – Cecil & Linda Womack*
8 Hold Me
Drum Programming [Simmons] – Bryan Lee JanszenGuitar, Soloist, Rhythm Guitar, Drum Programming, Backing Vocals – Michael SembelloGuitar, Soloist, Vocals [Harmony] – George BensonPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldSynthesizer [Additional] – Clifford CarterSynthesizer [Bass] – Richard TeeSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Rob MounseySynthesizer, Drum Programming, Cymbal [Ride] – Daniel Sembello*Written-By – Michael Sembello/Daniel Sembello*
9 Stand Up
Drums – John Robinson (2)Electric Piano [DX-7 Rhodes] – Barnaby FinchFlute, Synthesizer [String] – Dave GrusinGuitar – George BensonPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaRhythm Guitar – David Williams (4)Synthesizer – Neil LarsenSynthesizer [Bass] – Richard Tee, Rob MounseyWritten-By – Neil Larsen
10 You Are The Love Of My Life
Arranged By [Rhythm Track] – Gene Page, Michael MasserArranged By [Strings] – Gene PageBacking Vocals – Darryl Phinnessee, David Cochran*, Deborah ThomasBass – Neil StubenhausDrums – Rick ShlosserGuitar – Paul Jackson*Keyboards – Randy KerberVocals [Duet] – Roberta FlackWritten-By – Linda Creed, Michael Masser

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Made in Germany.

Recorded at A&R Recording Studios, New York; A&M Recording Studios, Hollywood; Amigo Studios, Inc., N. Hollywood; Atlantic Studios, New York; Automated Sound Studios, New York; Bossa Nova Hotel, San Fernando, California; Clinton Recording Studio, New York; Devonshire Sound Studios, N. Hollywood; Grand Slam Studio, W. Orange, N.J.; Hit Factory, New York; House Of Music, W. Orange, N.J.; Power Station, New York; Rosebud Recording Studio, Inc., New York; Bill Schnee Studios, N. Hollywood; Sigma Sound Studio, New York & Village Recorder, W. Los Angeles

Mixed at Clinton Recording Studio, New York & Bill Schnee Studio, N. Hollywood

Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7599-25178-2 9
  • Matrix / Runout: 759925178-2.2 11/98
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1, 2): IFPI L011
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 054T
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0509
  • Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 0392
  • Price Code: WE 835

Other Versions (5 of 46) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
1-25178, 9 25178 George Benson 20/20(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 1-25178, 9 25178 US 1985 Sell This Version
25178-1 George Benson 20/20(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 25178-1 New Zealand 1985 Sell This Version
none George Benson 20/20(CD, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label none Russia Unknown Sell This Version
WBC 1578 George Benson 20/20(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records WBC 1578 South Africa 1985 Sell This Version
9 25178-2 George Benson 20/20(CD, Album) Warner Bros. Records 9 25178-2 US 1985 Sell This Version