It's Uptown

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It's Uptown
Studio album by George Benson
Released 1966
Genre Jazz
Length 61:17
Label Columbia
Producer John Hammond
George Benson chronology
The New Boss Guitar of George Benson
(1964)
It's Uptown
(1966)
The George Benson Cookbook
(1968)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

It's Uptown is the second album by jazz/soul guitarist George Benson.[1][2][3][4][5]

Description[edit]

George Benson's second album and the first to be produced by John Hammond. Recorded after his move to CBS.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Clockwise" (4:25)
  2. "Summertime" (2:22)
  3. "Ain't That Peculiar" (2:54)
  4. "Jaguar" (2:44)
  5. "Willow Weep For Me" (7:37)
  6. "A Foggy Day" (2:31)
  7. "Hello Birdie" (3:58)
  8. "Bullfight " (3:46)
  9. "Stormy Weather" (2:55)
  10. "Eternally" (4:02)
  11. "Myna Bird Blues" (4:35)

2007 remastered CD / Blu-spec CD bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "J.H. Bossa Nova"(4:58)
  2. "Eternally"(2:45)
  3. "Sideman"(4:48)
  4. "Minor Chant"(3:24)

Personnel[edit]

  • George Benson - guitar, vocals
  • Ronnie Cuber - baritone saxophone
  • Bennie Green - trombone
  • Lonnie Smith - organ
  • Jimmy Lovelace - drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S. "It's Uptown". allmusic.com. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "It's Uptown". amazon.com. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "George Benson Quartet, The– It's Uptown / The George Benson Cookbook". discogs.com. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "George Benson / George Quartet Benson - It's Uptown CD". cduniverse.com. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  5. ^ Dregni, Michael. "The George Benson Quartet – It’s Uptown, The George Benson Cookbook". vintageguitar.com. Retrieved 18 January 2014.