WorldCat Identities

Benson, George 1943-

Overview
Works: 772 works in 2,338 publications in 4 languages and 21,429 library holdings
Genres: Rock music  Popular music  Biography  Soul music  Rhythm and blues music  Jazz  Jazz vocals 
Roles: Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Composer, Other, Conductor, Interviewee, Musician, Producer, Lyricist, Editor
Classifications: M1366.B46, 781.65
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Most widely held works about George Benson
 
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Best of George Benson the instrumentals by George Benson( Recording )

56 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great American songbook by Rod Stewart( Recording )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breezin' by George Benson( Recording )

49 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various jazz guitar pieces performed by George Benson
Givin' it up by George Benson( Recording )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"*** Out of four."--USA Today
Classics in the key of G by Kenny G.( Recording )

6 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duets : re-working the catalogue by Van Morrison( Recording )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van Morrison releases the 35th album of his storied career. Here he has re-recorded some of his favorite songs with the help of fellow artists including Michael Buble, Mavis Staples, and his own daughter Shana Morrison
The George Benson collection by George Benson( Recording )

32 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features some of the greatest tracks from jazz icon George Benson, including Turn Your Love Around; On Broadway; and Give Me the Night
Songs and stories by George Benson( Recording )

21 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Benson is a legend as a guitarist of unparalleled chops and vocals with great emotional range. With his 2009 release the artist finds himself at his very best with a collection of tunes penned by some of the most prolific and enduring songwriters of the last half-century
That's right by George Benson( Recording )

19 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collaborations by Jill Scott( Recording )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antologi baseret på Jill Scott's gsteoptrdener på forskellige cd-udgivelser
Back on the block by Quincy Jones( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quincy Jones made his debut on his own label with his most extravagant, most star-studded, most brilliantly sequenced pop album to date. This album continues to impress and influence people to this date
Absolute Benson by George Benson( Recording )

17 editions published in 2000 in 5 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duets by Paul Anka( Recording )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new 14-song collection by pop music legend Paul Anka. "Duets" presents collaborations with a 'Who's Who' of entertainment royalty, including brand-new vocal recordings with Michael Buble ("Pennies From Heaven") and Leon Russell ("I Really Miss You"). Other duet partners include "Do I Love You (Yes, In Every Way)" with Dolly Parton, "This Is It" with Michael Jackson, "Think I'm In Love Again" with Gloria Estefan, "Crazy" with Willie Nelson, "You Are My Destiny" with Patti LaBelle, "Les Filles de Paris" with jazz trumpeter Chris Botti, "It's Hard To Say Goodbye" with Celine Dion, "She's A Lady" with Tom Jones, "Hold Me 'Til The Morning Comes" with Peter Cetera, and "My Way" with Frank Sinatra
Jewels in the crown all-star duets with the queen by Aretha Franklin( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... the best."--Rolling Stone
Collaboration by George Benson( Recording )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irreplaceable by George Benson( Recording )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspiration a tribute to Nat King Cole by George Benson( Recording )

12 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most meaningful albums of George Benson's career, and a testament to the spirit of Nat King Cole's timeless body of work
Guitar man by George Benson( Recording )

16 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Benson brings his guitar to the forefront in his newest album Guitar Man. The 12 song collection includes a mix of jazz and pop standards - some in a combo setting and some solo, but all of them tied together seamlessly by Benson's soulful and exploratory signature sound. Lending a hand on this recording is a solid team made up of verterans and newcomers alike - pianist Joe Sample, keyboardist and musical director David Garfield, bassist Ben Williams and drummer Harvey Mason. Willism is one of the hottest up-and-coming new artists on the jazz scene. On Guitar Man, Benson's mastery of the guitar is demonstrated in a variety of styles and settings, all with legendary jazz roots. The opening track, 'Tenderly' is a solo guitar track that serves as a reminder that Benson is one guitar man with sufficient technical and interpretive skills to be a band unto himself. The second song is an intriguing rendition of Lennon and McCartney's "I Want To Hold Your Hand"
Big boss band by George Benson( Recording )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standing together by George Benson( Recording )

19 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Benson, G. 1943-

G. Benson

George Benson Amerikaans zanger

George Benson amerikansk gitarist, sanger og komponist

George Benson amerikansk gitarist, songar og komponist

George Benson amerikansk gitarrist, sngare och kompositr

George Benson amerikansk guitarist, sanger og komponist

George Benson amerykański muzyk jazzowy, gitarzysta

George Benson chitarrista e cantante statunitense

George Benson US-amerikanischer Jazz-Gitarrist und Snger

Georges Benson

Джордж Бенсон

Джордж Бенсън американски джаз китарист

Джордж Бэнсан

Ջորջ Բենսոն

ג'ורג' בנסון

جورج بنسون گیتاریست، خواننده، و آهنگساز آمریکایی

จอร์จ เบนสัน

조지 벤슨

ジョージ・ベンソン

乔治班森

Languages
English (245)

German (16)

French (2)

Dutch (1)

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