In Flight (George Benson album)

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In Flight
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Studio album by George Benson
Released February 4, 1977
Genre Jazz
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Tommy LiPuma
George Benson chronology
Breezin'
(1976)
In Flight
(1977)
Weekend in L.A.
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (C+)[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 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. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Nature Boy" Eden Ahbez 5:58
2. "The Wind and I" Ronnie Foster 5:04
3. "The World Is a Ghetto" War 9:41
4. "Gonna Love You More" Morris Albert 4:37
5. "Valdez in the Country" Donny Hathaway 4:29
6. "Everything Must Change" Benard Ighner 8:07
The Deluxe Edition bonus tracks
No. Title Writer(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. "Robert Christgau: CG: George Benson". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 26 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (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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