George Benson ‎– The George Benson Collection

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Warner Bros. Records ‎– 3577-2
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1 Turn Your Love Around
Arranged By [Horns], Trumpet – Jerry HeyBacking Vocals – Bill Champlin, Carmen Twilley*, Vanette Gloud*Cymbal [Payette] – Mike BairdDrums – Jeff PorcaroGuitar, Synthesizer – Jay GraydonPiano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Jai WindingProducer, Arranged By – Jay GraydonSaxophone, Flute – Gary HerbigSynth [Bass] – David PaichSynthesizer – David FosterTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet – Chuck FindleyVocals – George BensonWritten-By – Bill Champlin, Jay Graydon, Steve Lukather
3:49
2 Love All The Hurt Away
Alto Saxophone – Eddie DanielsBacking Vocals – Marcy Levy, Mark StevensBass – Louis JohnsonDrums – Jeff PorcaroElectric Piano, Synthesizer – David FosterFeaturing [Duet With], Lead Vocals – Aretha FranklinGuitar – Buzzy FeitenLead Vocals – George BensonPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaProducer, Arranged By – Arif MardinWritten-By – Sam L. Dees*
4:08
3 Give Me The Night
Arranged By [Rhythm], Arranged By [Vocal] – Rod TempertonBacking Vocals – Diva Gray, Jim Gilstrap, Jocelyn Allen*, Patti Austin, Tom BahlerBass – Abraham LaborielDrums – John Robinson (2)Electric Piano – Herbie HancockGuitar – Lee RitenourGuitar, Lead Vocals – George BensonPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaProducer, Arranged By [Rhythm] – Quincy JonesSaxophone, Flute – Kim Hutchcroft, Larry WilliamsSynth [Bass] – Richard TeeSynthesizer – Michael BoddickerTrumpet, Arranged By [Strings], Arranged By [Horns] – Jerry HeyWritten-By – Rod Temperton
3:42
4 Never Give Up On A Good Thing
Arranged By [Horns], Trumpet – Jerry HeyBass – Neil StubenhausDrums – John Robinson (2)Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Greg PhillinganesGuitar – Steve LukatherGuitar, Vocals – George BensonPercussion – Paulinho Da CostaPiano [Acoustic], Synthesizer – Michael OmartianProducer, Arranged By – Jay GraydonSaxophone, Flute – Gary HerbigTrombone – Bill Reichenbach (2)Trumpet – Chuck FindleyWritten-By – Michael Garvin, Tom Shapiro
4:04
5 On Broadway
Bass – Stanley BanksDrums – Harvey MasonGuitar, Vocals – George BensonKeyboards – Ronnie FosterPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldPiano [Acoustic], Keyboards – Jorge DaltoProducer – Tommy LiPumaRhythm Guitar – Phil UpchurchWritten-By – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
5:14
6 White Rabbit
Acoustic Guitar – Jay BerlinerArranged By, Conductor – Don SebeskyBass – Ron CarterDrums – Billy CobhamElectric Piano – Herbie HancockGuitar – George BensonPercussion, Vocals – Airto*Producer – Creed TaylorVibraphone [Vibes], Percussion – Phil KrausWritten-By – Grace Slick
6:57
7 This Masquerade
Arranged By, Conductor – Claus OgermanDrums – Harvey MasonLead Guitar, Lead Vocals – George BensonPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldPiano [Solo acoustic] – Jorge DaltoProducer – Tommy LiPumaRhythm Guitar – Phil UpchurchWritten-By – Leon Russell
3:17
8 Love Ballad
Bass – Robert Popwell, Jr.*Drums – Steve GaddElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Electric Piano [Yamaha CP-30], Synthesizer [Mini-Moog], Synthesizer [Polymoog] – Ronnie FosterGuitar, Vocals – George BensonOrchestrated By, Conductor – Mike MainieriPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldPiano [Acoustic], Clavinet, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Organ [Wurlitzer] – Jorge DaltoProducer – Tommy LiPumaRhythm Guitar – Phil UpchurchWritten-By – Scarborough*
4:15
9 Nature Boy
Arranged By, Conductor – Claus OgermanBass – Stanley BanksClavinet, Piano [Acoustic] – Jorge DaltoDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Piano, Synthesizer [Mini-Moog] – Ronnie FosterLead Vocals, Lead Guitar – George BensonPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldProducer – Tommy LiPumaRhythm Guitar – Phil UpchurchWritten-By – Eden Ahbez
4:17
10 Last Train To Clarksville
Bass – Ron CarterCongas – Johnny PachecoDrums – Leo MorrisGuitar – George BensonOrgan – Charles CovingtonPiccolo Flute, Flugelhorn, Trumpet – Marvin StammProducer – Creed TaylorSaxophone – Buddy LucasTrombone, Baritone Horn – Wayne AndreTrombone, Tuba – Alan RaphTrumpet – Burt CollinsTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Joe ShepleyWritten-By – Bobby Hart, Tommy Boyce
5:00
11 Livin' Inside Your Love
Acoustic Guitar [solo] – Earl KlughBass – Will LeeDrums – Steve GaddElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Electric Piano [Yamaha CP-30], Synthesizer [Mini-Moog], Synthesizer [Polymoog] – Ronnie FosterGuitar, Vocals – George BensonOrchestrated By, Conductor – Mike MainieriPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldPiano [Acoustic], Clavinet, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Organ [Wurlitzer] – Jorge DaltoProducer – Tommy LiPumaWritten-By – Earl Klugh
6:38
12 Here Comes The Sun
Bass Clarinet – Don AshworthBass Guitar – Gerry Jemmott*, Ron CarterCello – George RicciClarinet – Gerome Richardson*Flute – Herbert Laws*, Jerome RichardsonFlute, Oboe – Phil BodnerGuitar – George BensonPiano, Organ, Harpsichord – Bob James, Ernie Hayes, Herbie HancockProducer – Creed TaylorViola – Emanuel VardiViolin – Max Pollikoff, Raoul PoliakinWritten-By – George Harrison
2:32
13 Breezin'
Arranged By, Conductor – Claus OgermanBass, Rhythm Guitar – Phil UpchurchClavinet, Piano [Acoustic] – Jorge DaltoDrums – Harvey MasonElectric Piano, Synthesizer [Mini-Moog] – Ronnie FosterLead Guitar – George BensonPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldProducer – Tommy LiPumaWritten-By – Bobby Womack
5:39
14 Moody's Mood
Arranged By [Strings], Conductor – Marty PaichBass – Abraham LaborielDrums – John Robinson (2)Guitar, Vocals – George BensonKeyboards, Synthesizer – Greg PhillinganesProducer, Arranged By [Rhythm] – Quincy JonesSolo Vocal – Patti AustinWritten-By – Eddie Jefferson, James Moody
3:25
15 We Got The Love
Alto Flute – George MargeAlto Saxophone – George Young (2)Baritone Saxophone – Ronnie CuberBass – Phil UpchurchCongas – Raphael CruzDrums – Steve FerroneElectric Piano – Arthur JenkinsFeaturing [Duet With], Vocals – Chaka KhanFlute – Eddie Daniels, Phil BodnerGuitar – Hamish StuartProducer – Arif MardinSynthesizer [S.R.M.] – Ken Bichel (CAT)*Tenor Saxophone – Michael BreckerTrombone – Barry RogersTrumpet – Randy BreckerVocals – George BensonWritten-By – George Benson
3:26
16 The Greatest Love Of All
Bass – Stanley BanksDrums – Harvey MasonGuitar – Lee RitenourOrchestrated By, Conductor – Lee HoldridgePiano – Michael MasserProducer, Arranged By [Rhythm] – Michael MasserVocals – George BensonWritten-By – Linda Creed, Michael Masser
5:33

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A Two-Record Set On One Specially-Priced Compact Disc

The track "Cast Your Fate To The Wind," which appears on the double album and cassette, has been omitted so as to facilitate a single, specially-priced compact disc.

Track 2 used by permission of Arista Records, Inc.
Track 6 used by permission of CTI Records
Tracks 10 and 12 used by permission of A&M Records

Michael Brecker appears courtesy of Arista Records
Randy Brecker appears courtesy of Arista Records
Bill Champlin appears courtesy of Elektra/Asylum Records
Paulinho da Costa appears courtesy of Pablo Records
Jorge Dalto appears courtesy of Spring Records and Versatile Records and United Artists Records
Steve Ferrone appears courtesy of Atlantic Records
Chuck Findley appears courtesy of Monterey Records
Ronnie Foster appears courtesy of Columbia Records and Blue Note Records
Aretha Franklin appears courtesy of Arista Records
Louis Johnson appears courtesy of A&M Records
Marcy Levy appears courtesy of Epic Records
Steve Lukather appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Earl Klugh appears courtesy of United Artists and Record Group
Harvey Mason appears courtesy of Arista Records
Ralph MacDonald appears courtesy of Marlin Records
Mike Mainieri appears courtesy of Arista Records
David Paich appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Robert Popwell, Jr. appears courtesy of ABC Records
Jeff Porcaro appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Greg Phillinganes appears courtesy of Planet Records
John Robinson appears courtesy of MCA Records
Hamish Stuart appears courtesy of Atlantic Records
Phil Upchurch appears courtesy of T.K. Productions and CTI Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7599-23577-2 3
  • Matrix / Runout: 1 3577-2 SRC+16 M2 S3
  • Mastering SID Code: none
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