In Flight (George Benson album)

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In Flight
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Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 4, 1977
RecordedCapitol Studios, Hollywood
GenreJazz
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerTommy LiPuma
George Benson chronology
Breezin'
(1976)
In Flight
(1977)
Weekend in L.A.
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideC+[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide3/5 stars[3]

In Flight is a 1977 studio album by George Benson and was released on the Warner Bros. Records label. It was certified Platinum by the RIAA.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Nature Boy"Eden Ahbez5:58
2."The Wind and I"Ronnie Foster5:04
3."The World Is a Ghetto"War9:41
4."Gonna Love You More"Morris Albert4:37
5."Valdez in the Country"Donny Hathaway4:29
6."Everything Must Change"Benard Ighner8:07
The Deluxe Edition bonus tracks
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
7."The World Is a Ghetto" (12" Disco Mix)War 
8."Everything Must Change" (45 RPM Edit)Benard Ighner 

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer – Tommy LiPuma
  • Assistant Producer – Noel Newbolt
  • Recorded & Mixed by Al Schmitt at Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA).
  • Assistant Engineer – Don Henderson
  • Mastered by Doug Sax at The Mastering Lab (Los Angeles, CA).
  • Art Direction & Design – Mike Doud
  • Photography – Antonin Kratochvil & Ken Veeder
  • Lettering – Michael Manoogian
  • Management – Ken Fritz & Dennis Turner

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ginell, Richard S.. In Flight at AllMusic. Retrieved 1 September 2011.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: B". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 23. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  4. ^ "American album certifications – George Benson – In Flight". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 

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