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George Benson

Stanley Turrentine records for CTI ‘Sugar,’ an album with Freddie…

Stanley Turrentine’s ‘Sugar’ is an album recorded mainly during November 1970 with among others, Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Ron Carter, … and released In 1971 By CTI. Track Listing : 1.Sugar (Stanley Turrentine) – 10:03 . 2.Sunshine Alley (Butch Cornell) – 10:48 . 3.Impressions (John Coltrane) – 14:14 . 4.Gibraltar (Stanley Turrentine) – 9:35 Pete […]

Warner Bros. publish Chaka Khan’s seventh album : ‘CK’ (1988)

Chaka Khan’s ‘CK’ is her seventh (the first without Arif Mardin) studio album released on November 22, 1988 by Warner Bros. Records. Track Listing : 1.Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’M Yours) (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright, Lula Mae Hardaway, Lee Garrett) – 04:45 . 2.Soul Talkin’ (Brenda Russell) – 04:15 . 3.It’S My Party (Womack & Womack) […]

Freddie Hubbard records ‘Straight Life’ with Joe Henderson, Herbie…

Freddie Hubbard’s ‘Straight Life’ is a soul/funk influenced jazz album recorded on November 16, 1970 with Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, George Benson , Ron Carter, Jack Dejohnette and more and released in January 1971 By Cti. Track Listing : 1.Straight Life (Hubbard) – 17:30 . 2.Mr. Clean (Weldon Irvine) – 13:37 . 3.Here’S That Rainy […]

George Benson records the album ‘Shape of Things to Come’ produced…

George Benson’s ‘Shape of Things to Come’ is a studio album (his first to be produced by Creed Taylor) recorded on August 27 & October 22, 1968 and released in 1969 by A&M. Track Listing : 1.Footin’ It (George Benson, Don Sebesky) – 04:23 . 2.Face It Boy, It’S Over (Andy Badale, Frank Stanton) – […]

Warner Bros. publish Chaka Khan’s debut solo album : ‘Chaka’…

Chaka Khan’s ‘Chaka’ is her debut solo album released on October 12, 1978. Track Listing : 1.I’M Every Woman (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) – 04:05 . 2.Love Has Fallen On Me (Lloyd Webber, Charles Stepney) – 04:52 . 3.Roll Me Through The Rushes (David Lasley, Lana Marrano) – 04:42 . 4.Sleep On It (Andrew Kastner, […]

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases “Guitar Man” a mostly instrumental album. Now, guitar players are great on CD, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot on a CD).So we have compiled a “Benson Strictly Guitar” video playlist featuring a […]

Concord publish George Benson’s ‘Guitar Man’ (2011)

George Benson’s ‘Guitar Man’ is a studio album featuring jazz and pop standards and released on October 4, 2011 by Concord. Track Listing : 1.Tenderly (Jack Lawrence, Walter Gross) – 02:01 . 2.I Want To Hold Your Hand (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 05:10 . 3.My Cherie Amour (Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder) – […]

George Benson records ‘Weekend in L.A.’ featuring ‘On…

George Benson’s ‘Weekend in L.A.’ is a live album recorded between September 30 and October 2, 1977 and released In 1978 By Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Weekend In L.A. (George Benson) – 07:28 . 2.On Broadway Song Review (Jerry Leiber, Barry Mann, Mike Stoller, Cynthia Weil) – 10:07 . 3.Down Here On The Ground […]

Stevie Wonder releases his eighteenth album : ‘Songs in the Key of…

Stevie Wonder’s ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ is his eighteenth album released on September 28, 1976 by Motown Records. Track Listing : 1.Love’S In Need Of Love Today (Stevie Wonder) – 07:06 . 2.Have A Talk With God (Stevie Wonder, Calvin Hardaway) – 02:42 . 3.Village Ghetto Land (Stevie Wonder, Gary Byrd) – 03:25 […]

Playing Coltrane

Naima’,’Giant Steps’, ‘Mr.PC’ etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists. Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tyner, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, […]

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘First Light’ for CTI (1971)

Freddie Hubbard’s ‘First Light’ is an album featuring string arrangements by Don Sebesky and recorded on September 14, 15 & 16, 1971 by By CTI Track Listing : 1.First Light (Freddie Hubbard) – 11:05 . 2.Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (Paul Mccartney) – 08:17 . 3.Moment To Moment (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) – 05:43 . 4.Yesterday’S Dreams […]

Concord publish George Benson’s ‘Songs and Stories’ produced…

George Benson’s ‘Songs and Stories’ is a studio album co-produced with Marcus Miller and released on August 25, 2009 by Concord. Track listing : 1.Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor) – 03:48 . 2.Family Reunion (Catero Colbert, Rod Temperton) – 04:18 . 3.Show Me the Love (Steve Lukather, Marcus Miller, David Paich) – […]

CTI publish George Benson’s ‘Body Talk’ produced by Creed…

George Benson’s ‘Body Talk’ is a studio album produced by Creed Taylor and released on August 23, 1973 by CTI. Track Listing : 1.Dance (George Benson, Pee Wee Ellis) – 10:31 . 2.When Love Has Grown (Donny Hathaway, Gene Mcdaniels) – 05:03 . 3.Plum (George Benson) – 05:31 . 4.Body Talk (George Benson) – 08:20 […]

Last week In 80s Music Videos 04

U2, Joe Jackson, Paul Simon, Paul Simon, Dire Straits, Billy Joel, Luther Vandross, Ray Charles & Chaka Khan, George Benson, N.W.A., Mötley Crüe, Iron Maiden. They are the 12 80s Music Videos selected among the 188 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . U2 – […]