George Benson ‎– Best Of George Benson: The Instrumentals

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Warner Bros. Records ‎– 9 46660-2
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1 My Heart Is Dancing
Bass – Freddie WashingtonDrums – Omar HakimElectric Piano – Richard TeeFlugelhorn – Randy BreckerFlute – Hubert LawsGuitar – George BensonPiano – Bob JamesProducer – Bob JamesProgrammed By [Synth Programming] – Max RisenhooverSaxophone – Kirk WhalumWritten-By – Omar Hakim
5:15
2 Breezin'
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Claus OgermanDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Piano [Solo], Clavinet, Piano [Acoustic] – Jorge DaltoElectric Piano, Synthesizer [Mini-moog] – Ronnie FosterLead Guitar – George BensonPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldProducer – Tommy LiPumaRhythm Guitar, Bass – Phil UpchurchWritten-By – Bobby Womack
5:40
3 Mimosa
Arranged By [Horn Arrangement], Programmed By [Synth Programming] – Larry WilliamsBass – Marcus MillerClassical Guitar – Earl KlughDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Guitar – George BensonPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaProducer – Tommy LiPumaRhythm Guitar – Paul Jackson*Synthesizer, Arranged By [Synth Arrangement] – Greg PhillinganesWritten-By – George Benson
6:54
4 Dinorah, Dinorah
Backing Vocals – Patti AustinBass – Louis JohnsonDrums – John Robinson (2)Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Greg PhillinganesLead Guitar, Scat – George BensonPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaPiano [Acoustic Yamaha Yc-30], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Clare FischerProducer – Quincy JonesSaxophone, Flute – Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsSynthesizer, Programmed By [Synth Programming] – Herbie HancockTrumpet – Jerry HeyWritten-By – Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins
3:41
5 Being With You
Arranged By [String Arrangements] – Arif MardinBass – Anthony JacksonDrums – Carlos VegaElectric Piano – Robbie BuchananGuitar [Solo] – George BensonProducer – Arif MardinRhythm Guitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Written-By – Omar Hakim
3:54
6 Valdez In The Country
Arranged By [Orchestra Arranger], Conductor – Claus OgermanClavinet, Piano – Jorge DaltoDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Piano, Synthesizer [Mini-moog] – Ronnie FosterLead Guitar – George BensonPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldProducer – Tommy LiPumaRhythm Guitar, Bass – Phil UpchurchWritten-By – Donny Hathaway
4:24
7 Affirmation
Arranged By [Orchestra Arranger], Conductor – Claus OgermanBass – Stanley BanksDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Piano [Solo], Clavinet, Piano [Acoustic] – Jorge DaltoElectric Piano, Synthesizer [Mini-moog] – Ronnie FosterLead Guitar – George BensonPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldProducer – Tommy LiPumaRhythm Guitar – Phil UpchurchWritten-By – José Feliciano
6:53
8 Tenderly
Guitar – George BensonProducer – Tommy LiPumaWritten-By – Jack Lawrence (2), Walter Gross
3:06
9 We All Remember Wes
Bass – Stanley BanksDrums – Harvey MasonKeyboards – Ronnie FosterLead Guitar – George BensonPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldPiano [Acoustic Piano], Keyboards – Jorge DaltoProducer – Tommy LiPumaRhythm Guitar – Phil UpchurchWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
5:42
10 Weekend In L.A.
Bass – Stanley BanksDrums – Harvey MasonKeyboards – Ronnie FosterLead Guitar – George BensonPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldPiano [Acoustic Piano], Keyboards – Jorge DaltoProducer – Tommy LiPumaRhythm Guitar – Phil UpchurchWritten-By – George Benson
7:28
11 That's Right
Bass, Rhythm Guitar – Paul PetersonDrums – Michael BlandKeyboards, Organ – Ricky PetersonLead Guitar – George BensonProducer – Ricky Peterson, Tommy LiPumaWritten-By – Michael White (5), Ron Smith (3)
4:58

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#1: from Love Remembers album (1993)
#2,7: from Breezin' album (1976)
#3: from Collaboration (with Earl Klugh) album (1987)
#4: from Give Me The Night album (1980)
#5: from In Your Eyes album (1983)
#6: from In Flight album (1977)
#8: from Tenderly album (1989)
#9,10: from Weekend In L.A. album (1978)
#11: exclusive to Best Of George Benson: The Instrumentals album (1997)

Randy Brecker appears courtesy of GRP Records
Kirk Whalum appears courtesy of Sony Records
Phil Upchurch appears courtesy of CTI Records (tracks 2 & 7) and T.K. Productions (tracks 10 & 11)
Ronnie Foster appears courtesy of Blue Note Records
Jorge Dalto appears courtesy of Spring Records (tracks 2 & 7) and United Artists Records (track 6)
Harvey Mason appears courtesy of Arista Records
Paulinho da Costa appears courtesy of Pablo Records
Jerry Hey, Kim Hutchcroft and Larry Williams appears courtesy of A&M Records
Herbie Hancock appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Ralph MacDonald appears courtesy of Marlin Records
Dave Grusin appears courtesy of GRP Records
Richard Tee appears courtesy of Tee Talent Inc.
George Benson appears courtesy of GRP Records (track 11)
Ricky Peterson appears courtesy of Go Jazz Records

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  • Barcode: 0 9362-46660-2 8
  • Matrix / Runout: ['WEA Mfg. Olyphant' logo] W2461 1 46660-2 RE-1 01 M1S5
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L901
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2U8F
  • SPARS Code (Back cover inlay): AAD

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