Ultratop Library and Archives Canada. Select "George Benson" from the artist drop-down menu. Retrieved May 17, Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved June 5, Hit Parade Italia.
Creative Commons. Dutch Top Single Top Give Me the Night. Rod Temperton. Never Give Up on a Good Thing. On Broadway. White Rabbit. Grace Slick. This Masquerade. Leon Russell. Love Ballad. The Qwest record label a subsidiary of Warner Bros. More importantly, Quincy Jones encouraged Benson to search his roots for further vocal inspiration, and he rediscovered his love for Nat Cole , Ray Charles and Donny Hathaway in the process, influencing a string of further vocal albums into the s.
Despite returning to his jazz and guitar playing most recently, this theme was reflected again much later in Benson's release Absolute Benson , featuring a cover of one of Hathaway's most notable songs, "The Ghetto".
Benson accumulated three other platinum LPs and two gold albums. To commemorate the long-term relationship between Benson and Ibanez and to celebrate 30 years of collaboration on the GB Signature Models, Ibanez created the GB30TH, a very limited-edition model featuring a gold-foil finish inspired by the traditional Japanese Garahaku art form.
In September, he returned to perform at Rock in Rio festival, in Rio de Janeiro , 35 years after his first performance at this festival, which was then the inaugural one. In May , Benson was featured on the Gorillaz single " Humility ". On July 12, , it was announced that Benson had signed to Mascot Label Group , with a new album tentatively scheduled for the Spring of Benson has been married to Johnnie Lee since and has seven children.
Benson describes his music as focusing more on love and romance, and eschewing overt sexuality, due to his commitment to his family and religious practices, with Benson serving as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. List of Grammy Awards received by George Benson . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other people named George Benson, see George Benson disambiguation. American recording artist, guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
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Release Year incorrect year? Song Genres. All Genres. Jazz 9. Song Styles. All Styles. Song Moods.Watch the video for Give Me the Night from George Benson's The George Benson Collection for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Playing via Spotify Playing via YouTube Playback options.