George Benson’s ’20/20′

George Benson’s ’20/20′ is a studio album released on January 7, 1985 by Warner Bros.

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Track Listing : 1.No One Emotion (Tommy Keane, Clif Magness, Mark Mueller) – 03:55 . 2.Please Don’T Walk Away (James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather) – 03:51 . 3.I Just Wanna Hang Around You (Danny Sembello, Michael Sembello) – 04:41 . 4.Nothing’S Gonna Change My Love For You (Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser) – 04:04 . 5.Beyond The Sea (La Mer) (Jack Lawrence, Charles Trénet) – 04:10 . 6.20/20 (Randy Goodrum, Steve Kipner) – 04:07 . 7.New Day (Cecil Womack, Linda Womack) – 04:27 . 8.Hold Me (Danny Sembello, Michael Sembello) – 04:02 . 9.Stand Up (Neil Larsen) – 05:07 . 10.You Are The Love Of My Life (Linda Creed, Michael Masser) – 02:50

Musicians : Nathan East – Bass . Anthony Jackson – Bass . Earl May – Bass . Marcus Miller – Bass . Neil Stubenhaus – Bass . Frank Foster – Conductor . Ralph Burns – Conductor . Dave Weckl – Cymbals, Drums . Crusher Bennett – Cymbals, Finger Cymbals . Kav Deluxe – Design . Russ Titelman – Drum Machine . Clif Magness – Drum Machine . Cliff Carter – Drum Machine, Keyboards, Synthesizer . Bryan Lee Janszen – Drum Programming . Danny Sembello – Drum Machine, Fender Rhodes, Ride Cymbal, Synthesizer . Michael Sembello – Drum Machine, Guitar, Guitar (Rhythm), Producer, Vocals (Background) . Randy Goodrum – Drum Machine, Sequencing, Synthesizer . Steve Kipner – Drum Machine, Sequencing, Synthesizer . Cecil Womack – Guitar, Vocals (Background) . James Newton Howard – Piano, Synthesizer . Neil Larsen – Synthesizer . Steve Ferrone – Drums . John “J.R.” Robinson – Drums . Rick Shlosser – Drums . Carlos Vega – Drums . Barnaby Finch – Fender Rhodes, Synthesizer . Richard Tee – Fender Rhodes, Synthesizer, Synthesizer Bass . George Young – Flute . Dave Grusin – Flute, Synthesizer . Dann Huff – Guitar . Paul Jackson, Jr. – Guitar . Freddie Green – Guitar (Rhythm) . David Williams – Guitar (Rhythm) . Gary Grant – Horn . Gary Herbig – Horn . Kim Hutchcroft – Horn . Jerry Hey – Horn . Randy Kerber – Keyboards . Robbie Buchanan – Keyboards, Synthesizer . Randy Waldman – Keyboards, Synthesizer . Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion . Ralph Macdonald – Percussion, Triangle . Joe Sample – Piano . Frank Wess – Sax (Alto) . Charles Williams – Sax (Alto) . Bobby Eldridge – Sax (Baritone) . Jimmy Heath – Sax (Tenor) . George Coleman – Sax (Tenor) . Wells Christy – Synclavier . Rob Mounsey – Synclavier, Synthesizer Bass, Vocals . Robin Eubanks – Trombone . Slide Hampton – Trombone . Benny Powell – Trombone . David Taylor – Trombone . Jon Faddis – Trumpet . Earl Gardner – Trumpet . Joe Newman – Trumpet . Lew Soloff – Trumpet . Felix Vega – Trumpet . James Taylor – Vocals (Background) . Patti Austin – Vocals (Background) . Dave Cochran – Vocals (Background) . Gordon Grody – Vocals (Background) . Lani Groves – Vocals (Background) . Richard Marx – Vocals (Background) . Darryl Phinnessee – Vocals (Background) . Deborah Thomas – Vocals (Background) . Roberta Flack – Vocals (Background) . Linda Womack – Vocals (Background)

Production : Produced By Russ Titelman, Michael Masser, Daniel Sembello, Michael Sembello . Michael Abbott – Assistant Engineer . Michael Allaire – Assistant Engineer . Nelson Ayres – Assistant Engineer . Michael Birnholz – Assistant Engineer . Dick Bogert – Assistant Engineer . Kendall Brown – Assistant Engineer . Paul Brown – Assistant Engineer . Dean Burt – Assistant Engineer . John Convertino – Assistant Engineer . Ollie Cotton – Assistant Engineer . Nick Delre – Assistant Engineer . Jim Gallagher – Assistant Engineer . Josiah Gluck – Assistant Engineer . Paul Higgins – Assistant Engineer . Steve Hirsch – Assistant Engineer . Cliff Hodsdon – Assistant Engineer . Barbara Ivone – Assistant Engineer . Cliff Jones – Assistant Engineer . Robin Laine – Assistant Engineer . Bruce Lampcov – Assistant Engineer . James Nichols – Assistant Engineer . John Rollo – Assistant Engineer . Nick Spigel – Assistant Engineer . Bobby Warner – Assistant Engineer . Jay Willis – Assistant Engineer . Lee Herschberg – Engineer . Gary Ladinsky – Engineer . Michael Mancini – Engineer . Russell Schmitt – Engineer . Thom Wilson – Engineer . Jim Boyer – Engineer, Mixing . Elliot Scheiner – Engineer, Mixing . Ted Jensen – Mastering . Ed Rak – Mixing

Package : Simon Levy – Art Direction . Richard Bomersheim – Photography

Recorded 1984.

Released On January 7, 1985 By Warner Bros..

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C Jones @ Amazon
If you’re not afraid to admit you like stuff that other people think is “cheesy,” please buy this. The opening track alone is worth it–I’ll never forget the first time I heard it. In fact, I like all the songs except the throwback “Beyond the Sea,” which is actually the one track the haters seem to like the most, […]

allmusic
George Benson certainly is a good soul vocalist, fervently turning every phrase as if he meant every lovelorn syllable. […]

boydblake @ RateYourMusic
George Benson goes full yuppy. This record really is a travesty. […]

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