I Got a Woman and Some Blues

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I Got a Woman and Some Blues
I Got a Woman and Some Blues.jpg
Studio album by George Benson
Released 1984
Recorded April 30, May 20, June 4, August 19 & 20, and September 3, 1969
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Length 29:50
Label A&M/CTI
SP 3025
Producer Creed Taylor
George Benson chronology
Tell It Like It Is
(1969)
I Got a Woman and Some Blues
(1969 [1984])
The Other Side of Abbey Road
(1969)

I Got a Woman and Some Blues is an album by American guitarist George Benson featuring performances recorded in 1969 but not released on the A&M label until 1984.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review states "the great guitarist always comes through with something worth hearing when asked".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Got a Woman" (Ray Charles, Renald Richard) - 5:01
  2. "Out of the Blue" (Henry Nemo, Will Jason) - 3:18
  3. "Bluesadelic" (George Benson) - 4:14
  4. "Durham's Turn" (George Benson) - 4:06
  5. "Good Morning Blues" (Billy Vera) - 2:53
  6. "I Worry 'Bout You" (Norman Mapp) - 2:28
  7. "Without Her" (Harry Nilsson) - 2:38
  8. "She Went a Little Bit Farther" (Mack Vickery, Merle Kilgore) - 3:08
  9. "Goodbye, Columbus" (Jim Yester) - 2:04

Recorded on April 30 (9), June 4 (5-8), August 19 (1), August 20 (3-4) and September 3 (2), 1969.

Personnel[edit]

  • George Benson - guitar, vocals
  • Luiz Bonfá - guitar (track 2)
  • Unnamed musicians - brass saxophones, piano, bass, drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ CTI Records discography accessed February 16, 2012
  2. ^ a b Ginell, R. S. Allmusic Review accessed February 16, 2012