George Benson ‎– Anthology

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Rhino Records (2) ‎– R2 79934, Rhino Records (2) ‎– 8122-79934-2
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1-01 Shadow Dancers
Bass – Ronnie BoykinsDrums – Montego JoeEngineer – Rudy Van GelderFeaturing – The Brother Jack McDuff QuartetProducer – Lew FuttermanSaxophone [Tenor] – Red HollowayWritten-By – George Benson
4:47
1-02 Ain't That Peculiar
Drums – Ray LucasFeaturing – The George Benson QuartetOrgan – Lonnie SmithProducer – John HammondSaxophone – Ron Cuber*Written-By – Marvin Tarplin, Robert Rogers, Warren Moore, William Robinson*
2:58
1-03 A Foggy Day
Drums – Jimmy LovelaceFeaturing – The George Benson QuartetOrgan – Lonnie SmithProducer – John HammondSaxophone – Ron Cuber*Written-By – George & Ira Gershwin
2:33
1-04 Ready And Able
Drums – Marion Booker*Featuring – The George Benson QuartetOrgan – Lonnie Smith, Lonnie SmithProducer – John HammondSaxophone – Ron Cuber*Written-By – Jimmy Smith
3:34
1-05 What's New
Bass – Ron CarterCongas – Johnny PachecoDrums – Billy CobhamEngineer – Val ValentinPiano – Herbie HancockProducer – Esmond EdwardsWritten-By – Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke
5:32
1-06 Chattanooga Choo Choo
Arranged By – Don SebeskyCello – George RicciCongas – Johnny PachecoDrums – Leo MorrisEngineer – Rudy Van GelderFlute – George Marge, Romeo Penque, Stan WebbHorns – Alan Raph, Buddy Lucas, Joe Shepley, Marvin Stamm, Wayne AndreOrgan – Charles CovingtonPiano – Herbie HancockProducer – Creed TaylorVibraphone – Jack JenningsViola – David MankovitzViolin – Bernard Eichen, Charles LiboveWritten-By – Harry Warren (2), Mack Gordon
3:38
1-07 White Rabbit
Bass – Ron CarterBassoon – Jane TaylorDrums – Billy CobhamElectric Piano – Herbie HancockEngineer – Rudy Van GelderGuitar – Jay BerlinerHarp – Gloria AgostiniHorns – Alan Rubin, George Marge, Hubert Laws, Jim Buffington, John Frosk, Phil Bodner, Wayne AndrePercussion, Vocals – Airto MoreiraProducer – Creed TaylorVibraphone – Phil KrausWritten-By – Grace Slick
7:01
1-08 Summertime (Live)
Bass – Wayne Dockery, Will LeeDrums – Andy Newmark, Marvin Chappell, Steve GaddEngineer – Dave Hewitt*, John VenableFlute – Hubert LawsKeyboards – Ronnie FosterPercussion – Johnny Griggs, Ray ArmandoProducer – Creed TaylorWritten-By – DuBose Heyward, George & Ira Gershwin
7:19
1-09 Breezin'
Bass – Stanley BanksBass, Guitar – Phil UpchurchClavinet – Jorge DaltoConductor – Claus OgermanDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Piano – Ronnie FosterPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldProducer – Tommy LipumaWritten-By – Bobby Womack
5:21
1-10 This Masquerade
Bass – Stanley BanksClavinet – Jorge DaltoConductor – Claus OgermanDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Piano – Ronnie FosterGuitar – Phil UpchurchPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldProducer – Tommy LipumaWritten-By – Leon Russell
8:05
1-11 Shark Bite
Bass – Stanley BanksClavinet – Jorge DaltoConductor – Claus OgermanDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Piano – Ronnie FosterGuitar – Phil UpchurchPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldProducer – Tommy LipumaWritten-By – George Benson
6:10
1-12 Nature Boy
Bass – Stanley BanksConductor – Claus OgermanDrums – Harvey MasonGuitar – Phil UpchurchKeyboards – Jorge Dalto, Ronnie FosterMixed By – Al SchmittPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldProducer – Tommy LipumaWritten-By – Eden Ahbez
6:01
1-13 The Greatest Love Of All
Bass – Stanley BanksConductor – Lee HoldridgeDrums – Harvey MasonGuitar – Lee RitenourPiano – Michael MasserProducer – Michael MasserWritten-By – Linda Creed, Michael Masser
3:36
1-14 On Broadway (Live)
Arranged By [Strings] – Nick DeCaroBass – Stanley BanksDrums – Harvey MasonGuitar – Phil UpchurchKeyboards – Jorge Dalto, Ronnie FosterMixed By – Al SchmittPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldProducer – Tommy LipumaWritten-By – Leiber & Stoller, Mann And Weil
5:15
1-15 We All Remember Wes (Live)
Arranged By [Strings] – Nick DeCaroBass – Stanley BanksDrums – Harvey MasonGuitar – Phil UpchurchKeyboards – Jorge Dalto, Ronnie FosterMixed By – Al SchmittPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldProducer – Tommy LipumaWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
5:48
2-01 Love Ballad
Bass – Robert PopwellConductor – Mike MainieriDrums – Steve GaddGuitar – Earl Klugh, Phil UpchurchKeyboards – Jorge Dalto, Ronnie FosterPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldProducer – Tommy LipumaWritten-By – Skip Scarborough
4:19
2-02 Off Broadway
Bass – Louis JohnsonDrums – John Robinson (2)Guitar – Lee RitenourHorns – Jerry Hey, Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsMixed By – Bruce SwedienPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaProducer – Quincy JonesSynthesizer – Greg PhillinganesWritten-By – Rod Temperton
5:26
2-03 Moody's Mood
Bass – Abraham LaborielConductor – Marty PaichDrums – John Robinson (2)Mixed By – Bruce SwedienProducer – Quincy JonesSynthesizer – Greg PhillinganesVocals – Patti AustinWritten-By – Eddie Jefferson, James Moody
3:28
2-04 Give Me The Night
Bass – Abraham LaborielDrums – John Robinson (2)Electric Piano – Herbie HancockGuitar – Lee RitenourHorns – Jerry Hey, Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsMixed By – Bruce SwedienPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaProducer – Quincy JonesSynthesizer – Michael BoddickerSynthesizer [Bass] – Richard TeeWritten-By – Rod Temperton
3:43
2-05 Turn Your Love Around
Drums – Jeff PorcaroGuitar – Jay GraydonHorns – Bill Reichenbach (2), Chuck Findley, Gary Herbig, Jerry HeyMixed By – Ed Rak, Russ TitelmanPercussion – Mike BairdPiano – Jai WindingProducer – Jay GraydonSynthesizer – David FosterSynthesizer [Bass] – David PaichWritten-By – Bill Champlin, Jay Graydon, Steve Lukather
3:51
2-06 Love All The Hurt Away
Bass – Louis JohnsonDrums – Jeff PorcaroGuitar – Buzzy FeitenPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaProducer – Arif MardinSaxophone – Eddie DanielsSynthesizer – David FosterVocals [Featuring] – Aretha FranklinWritten-By – Sam Dees
4:09
2-07 Mimosa
Bass – Ron CarterDrums – Grady TateEngineer – Tony MayPercussion – Erroll Bennett*Producer – Lola SmithSaxophone – Stanley TurrentineSynthesizer – Jimmy SmithWritten-By – George Benson
5:50
2-08 Being With You
Bass – Anthony JacksonDrums – Carlos VegaElectric Piano – Robbie BuchananEngineer – Jeremy Smith (2)Guitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Producer – Arif MardinWritten-By – Omar Hakim
3:56
2-09 20/20
Drum Programming – Steve KipnerPercussion – Dave Weckl, Paulinho Da CostaProducer – Russ TitelmanSynthesizer – Randy Goodrum, Randy WaldmanWritten-By – Randy Goodrum, Steve Kipner
4:06
2-10 New Day
Bass – Anthony JacksonConductor – Ralph BurnsFlute – George Young (2)Guitar – Cecil WomackKeyboards – Clifford CarterPercussion – Erroll Bennett*Producer – Russ TitelmanTriangle – Ralph MacDonaldWritten-By – Cecil Womack / Linda Womack*
4:28
2-11 Kisses In The Moonlight
Drum Programming – Narada Michael WaldenEngineer – David FrazerPercussion – Gigi GonawayProducer – Narada Michael WaldenSynthesizer – Frank Martin, Preston GlassWritten-By – Jeffrey Cohen, Narada Michael Walden, Preston Glass
3:55
2-12 Mt. Airy Road
Bass – Marcus MillerDrums – Harvey MasonEngineer – Bill SchneeGuitar – Earl Klugh, Paul Jackson Jr.Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaProducer – Tommy LipumaProgrammed By – Jason Miles (2), Rhett LawrenceSynthesizer – Greg PhillinganesWritten-By – Marcus Miller
7:52
2-13 Let's Do It Again
Bass – Marcus MillerEngineer – Earl CohenProducer – David Lewis, Wayne Lewis (2)Programmed By – David Lewis, Jonathan Lewis, Wayne Lewis (2)Written-By – Curtis Mayfield
3:42
2-14 Tenderly
Mixed By – Bill SchneeProducer – Tommy LipumaWritten-By – Jack Lawrence (2), Walter Gross
3:07
2-15 Ready Now That You Are
Featuring – Count Basie OrchestraMixed By – Al Schmitt, Ed RakProducer – George BensonSaxophone [Solo] – David Glasser (2), Frank Foster III*Trumpet [Solo] – Bob OjedaWritten-By – Frank Foster
5:50
2-16 The Long And Winding Road
Bass – Sekou BunchConductor – John ClaytonDrums – Michael White (5)Guitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Mixed By – Al SchmittProducer – Tommy LipumaSynthesizer – Greg PhillinganesWritten-By – Lennon-McCartney
5:55
2-17 C-Smooth
Bass – Alex AlEngineer – Dave RideauGuitar – DeChown JenkinsKeyboards – Melvin DavisProducer – Paul BrownVibraphone, Synthesizer – Ricky PetersonWritten-By – DeChown Jenkins, Jaz Sawyer
5:52

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Packaged in a 6-Panel DigiPac format, with two trays on the middle and right panel, left panel pocket holds the 48-page Booklet, all housed in a Slip-On card-box cover.

Sticker on card-box:
"The Virtuoso Who Broke Down The Walls Between Jazz, Pop, and R&B, 2 Discs, 32 Tracks Spanning The Legend's Entire Career Featuring All Of His Classic Cuts, Including "Give Me The Night" "This Masquerade" "On Broadway" "Turn Your Love Around", Plus An Extensive Biography, Rare Photos, And More..."

Tracks recorded :
1-1 in New York City, May 1, 1964.
1-2 & 1-3 at A&R Studios, New York City, February 9 - March 15, 1966.
1-4 at A&R Studios, New York City, August 1 - October 19, 1966.
1-5 at A&R Studios, New York City, and Capitol Studios, New York City, February 5 - February 7, 1968.
1-6 at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, August 27 - October 22, 1968.
1-7 at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, November 1971.
1-8 live at Carnegie Hall, New York City, by Record Plant Mobile, January 11, 1975, and Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
1-9 to 1-11 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, January 6 - 8, 1976.
1-12 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, August to November, 1976.
1-13 at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, and Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA.
1-14 & 1-15 live at The Roxy, West Hollywood, CA, by Wally Heider Remote, September 30 - October 2, 1977, and House Of Music, West Orange, NJ. Mixed at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA.
2-1 at Atlantic Studios, New York City, Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York City, and Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA.Mixed at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA.
2-2 to 2-4 at Kendun Recorders, Burbank, CA, and Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA.
2-5 at Dawnbreaker Studios, San Fernando, CA.
2-6 at Cherokee Studios, Hollywood, CA.
2-7 at Generation Sound Studios, New York City, June 6, 1982.
2-8 at Atlantic Studios, New York City.
2-9 & 2-10 at The Village Recorder, West Hollywood, CA, and Sigma Sound Studios, New York City. Mixed at Clinton Recording Studio, New York City.
2-11 at Tarpan Studios, San Rafael, CA, and Mediasound, New York City.
2-12 at Power Station, New York City, and Bill Schnee Studios, North Hollywood, CA.
2-13 at Minot Sound, White Plains, NY.
2-14 at Power Station, New York City.
2-15 at Clinton Recording Studio, New York City, and Power Station, New York City.
2-16 at The Review Room, New York City, and Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA. Mixed at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA.
2-17 at BearTracks Recording Studio, Suffern, NY. Mixed at Alpha Studios, Burbank, CA.

Tracks taken :
1-1 from " The New Boss Guitar Of George Benson " ( 1964 )
1-2 & 1-3 from " It's Uptown With The George Benson Quartet " ( 1966 )
1-4 from " The George Benson Cookbook " ( 1967 )
1-5 from " Giblet Gravy " ( 1968 )
1-6 from " Shape Of Things To Come " ( 1968 )
1-7 from " White Rabbit " ( 1971 )
1-8 from " In Concert - Carnegie Hall " ( 1976 )
1-9 & 1-10 from " Breezin' " ( 1976 )
1-11 from single B-side ( 1984 )
1-12 from " In Flight " ( 1977 )
1-13 from LP " Muhammad Ali In "The Greatest" (Original Soundtrack) " ( 1977 )
1-14 & 1-15 from " Weekend In L.A. " ( 1978 )
2-1 from " Livin' Inside Your Love " ( 1979 )
2-2 & 2-3 from " Give Me The Night " ( 1980 )
2-4 from single A-side ( 1980 )
2-5 & 2-6 from " The George Benson Collection " ( 1981 )
2-7 from LP Jimmy Smith ‎" Off The Top " ( 1982 )
2-8 from " In Your Eyes " ( 1983 )
2-9 & 2-10 from " 20/20 " ( 1984 )
2-11 from single A-side ( 1986 )
2-12 from CD George Benson / Earl Klugh ‎" Collaboration " ( 1987 )
2-13 from from single A-side ( 1988 )
2-14 from " Tenderly " ( 1989 )
2-15 from CD George Benson & Count Basie Orchestra ‎" Big Boss Band " ( 1990 )
2-16 from CD Various ‎" (I Got No Kick Against) Modern Jazz (A GRP Artists' Celebration Of The Songs Of The Beatles) " ( 1995 )
2-17 from " Standing Together " ( 1998 )

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Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe

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