It's Uptown

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It's Uptown
It's Uptown.jpg
Studio album by George Benson
Released 1966
Genre Jazz
Length 61:17
Label Columbia
Producer John Hammond
George Benson chronology
The New Boss Guitar of George Benson
(1964)
It's Uptown
(1966)
The George Benson Cookbook
(1968)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 5/5 stars[1]

It's Uptown is the second album by jazz/soul guitarist George Benson.[2][3][4][5][6]

Description[edit]

George Benson's second album and the first to be produced by John Hammond. Recorded after his move to CBS.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Clockwise"   4:25
2. "Summertime"   2:22
3. "Ain't That Peculiar"   2:54
4. "Jaguar"   2:44
5. "Willow Weep For Me"   7:37
6. "A Foggy Day"   2:31
7. "Hello Birdie"   3:58
8. "Bullfight"   3:46
9. "Stormy Weather"   2:55
10. "Eternally"   4:02
11. "Myna Bird Blues"   4:35
Total length:
41:49

2007 remastered CD / Blu-spec CD bonus tracks[edit]

No. Title Length
12. "J.H. Bossa Nova"   4:58
13. "Eternally (Short Version)"   2:45
14. "Sideman"   4:48
15. "Minor Chant"   3:24
Total length:
57:44

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 23. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  2. ^ Ginell, Richard S. "It's Uptown". allmusic.com. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "It's Uptown". amazon.com. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "George Benson Quartet, The– It's Uptown / The George Benson Cookbook". discogs.com. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "George Benson / George Quartet Benson - It's Uptown CD". cduniverse.com. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  6. ^ Dregni, Michael. "The George Benson Quartet – It’s Uptown, The George Benson Cookbook". vintageguitar.com. Retrieved 18 January 2014.