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February 4, 2017

George Benson – 20/20 (1985) – Lp

by Record Facts

George Benson (born March 22, 1943) is an American musician, guitarist and singer-songwriter. He began his professional career at 21 as a jazz guitarist. Benson uses a rest-stroke picking technique similar to that of gypsy jazz players such as Django Reinhardt.













Artist:  George Benson
Title:  20/20
Year:  1985
Format:  LP
Label:  Warner Bros. Records
Catalog#  925178-1

20/20 is a studio album by George Benson, released on the Warner Bros. record label in 1985. The lead single by the same name reached #48 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA.”You Are the Love of My Life” was a duet with Roberta Flack; it was one of numerous songs used for Eden Capwell and Cruz Castillo on the American soap opera Santa Barbara. Also included on 20/20 is the original version of the song “Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You” which would later become a smash hit for Hawaiian singer Glenn Medeiros.

Songwriters on the album include: Clif Magness, Mark Mueller, Tom Keane, James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather, Cruz Sembello, Daniel Sembello, Jon Sembello, Michael Sembello, Michael Masser, Gerry Goffin, Charles Trenet, Jack Lawrence, Cecil Womack, Linda Womack, Randy Goodrum, Steve Kipner, Neil Larsen, and Linda Creed.


Side one
1.  No One Emotion  (3:55)
2.  Please Don’t Walk Away  (3:51)
3.  I Just Wanna Hang Around You  (4:41)
4.  Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You  (4:04)
5.  Beyond The Sea (La Mer)  (4:10)

Side two
1.  20/20  (4:07)
2.  New Day  (4:27)
3.  Hold Me  (4:02)
4.  Stand Up  (5:07)
5.  You Are The Love Of My Life  (2:50)

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