The George Benson Collection

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The George Benson Collection
Compilation album by George Benson
Released 1981
Recorded 1968-1981
Genre Jazz
R&B
Length 78:54
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Creed Taylor, Tommy LiPuma, Quincy Jones, Arif Mardin, Jay Graydon, Michael Masser
George Benson chronology
Give Me the Night
(1980)
The George Benson Collection
(1981)
In Your Eyes
(1983)

The George Benson Collection is a compilation album by George Benson, released on the Warner Bros. record label in 1981. The album was a two-record set, and was compacted into one disc. In addition to old material, the album featured two new songs, including his #1 R&B hit "Turn Your Love Around". It was certified Gold by the RIAA.[1] It covers his tenures with A&M Records, CTI Records, and his then-current label Warner Bros. Records.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks originally performed by Benson, except where indicated. New material marked with ♦.

No. Title New material Length
1. "Turn Your Love Around"   3:51
2. "Love All the Hurt Way" (with Aretha Franklin)   4:10
3. "Give Me the Night"     3:43
4. "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" (Vince Guaraldi)   6:51
5. "Never Give Up on a Good Thing"   4:06
6. "On Broadway" (Drifters)   5:18
7. "White Rabbit" (Jefferson Airplane)   6:58
8. "This Masquerade" (Leon Russell Cover)   3:19
9. "Love Ballad" (L.T.D. Cover)   4:17
10. "Nature Boy" (Nat "King" Cole Cover)   4:20
11. "Last Train to Clarksville" (The Monkees)   5:01
12. "Livin' Inside Your Love" (Earl Klugh)   6:38
13. "Here Comes the Sun" (The Beatles)   2:33
14. "Breezin'" (Gábor Szabó)   5:39
15. "Moody's Mood" (James Moody)   3:26
16. "We Got the Love" (with Chaka Khan)   3:28
17. "The Greatest Love of All"     5:33

NOTE: "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" was omitted on the CD release due to time constraints in mastering the CD.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American album certifications – George Benson – The George Benson Collection". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH