Beyond the Blue Horizon

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Beyond the Blue Horizon
Beyond the Blue Horizon.jpg
Studio album by George Benson
Released Early May 1971[1]
Recorded February 2-3, 1971
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 34:04 original LP
Label CTI
CTI 6009
Producer Creed Taylor
George Benson chronology
The Other Side of Abbey Road
(1970)
Beyond the Blue Horizon
(1971)
White Rabbit
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Beyond the Blue Horizon is a 1971 studio album by American guitarist George Benson. It was his first album released on CTI Records.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "So What" (Miles Davis) – 9:21
  2. "The Gentle Rain" (from The Gentle Rain) (Luiz Bonfá, Matt Dubey) – 9:15
  3. "All Clear" (George Benson) – 5:29
  4. "Ode to a Kudu" (Benson) – 3:48
  5. "Somewhere in the East" (Benson) – 6:11

Bonus tracks on CD reissue:

  1. "All Clear" [alternate take] – 5:47
  2. "Ode to a Kudu" [alternate take] – 4:41
  3. "Somewhere in the East" [alternate take] – 9:46

Recorded on February 2 (#1) and 3 (all others), 1971.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Billboard May 22 1971
  2. ^ a b Beyond the Blue Horizon at AllMusic
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 23. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.