Guitar Man (George Benson album)

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Guitar Man
Studio album by George Benson
Released October 4, 2011
Genre Jazz
Length 42:56
Label Concord
Producer John Burk
George Benson chronology
Songs and Stories
(2009)
Guitar Man
(2011)
Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole
(2013)
Singles from Guitar Man
  1. "The Lady in My Life"
    Released: September 26, 2011
  2. "Tequila"
    Released: 2012
  3. "Fingerlero"
    Released: 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Guitar Man is a studio album by George Benson. The album was released by Concord Jazz on October 4, 2011. Largely instrumental, it finds Benson revisiting his Sixties/early-Seventies guitar-playing roots with a 12-song collection of covers of both jazz and pop standards overseen by producer John Burk.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Tenderly"   Jack Lawrence, Walter Gross 2:01
2. "I Want to Hold Your Hand"   John Lennon, Paul McCartney 5:10
3. "My Cherie Amour"   Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder 4:08
4. "Naima"   John Coltrane 3:41
5. "Tequila"   Daniel Flores 4:30
6. "Don't Know Why"   Jesse Harris 2:45
7. "The Lady in My Life"   Rod Temperton 4:30
8. "My One and Only Love"   Robert Mellin, Guy Wood 3:24
9. "Paper Moon"   Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg, Billy Rose 2:44
10. "Danny Boy"   Frederick Weatherly 3:26
11. "Since I Fell for You"   Buddy Johnson 2:58
12. "Fingerlero"   Ronnie Foster 3:39
Best Buy bonus tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Length
13. "Sophisticated Lady"   Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish 1:36
14. "Maria"   Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim 2:13
15. "Send in the Clowns"   Stephen Sondheim 1:28
Official site purchase bonus tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Length
13. "Maria"   Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim 2:13
14. "Somewhere"   Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim 1:54
Qobuz / iTunes bonus track
No. Title Writer(s) Length
13. "People"   Bob Merrill, Jule Styne 1:47
Japanese bonus track
No. Title Writer(s) Length
13. "Sophisticated Lady"   Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish 1:36

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