George Benson

George Benson: Give Me the Night

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Artist: George Benson

Artist: George Benson
Title: Give Me the Night
Product Type: VINYL LP

Give Me The Night is a 1980 album by American singer George Benson. Released Summer 1980, Produced by Quincy Jones and released on Jones' start-up label Qwest Records, in conjunction with Warner Bros. Records, this album would chart number one on both the Top Soul Albums and Jazz Albums Chart as well as number three on the Billboard Pop Albums charts. Lead by the number one single on the Soul Singles chart, "Give Me the Night". The song "Moody´s Mood" was recorded with R&B singer Patti Austin. It was certified Platinum by the RIAA. This would be the only album that Quincy Jones would produce for George Benson. This album won Benson three Grammy Awards in 1981; Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, while "Moody's Mood" received Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male and "Off Broadway" received Best R&B Instrumental Performance. Quincy Jones and Jerry Hey also won the Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Arrangement for the song "Dinorah, Dinorah."

Tracks:
1.1 A1 Love X Love Written-By – Rod Temperton 4:43
1.2 Off Broadway 5:23
1.3 Moody's Mood 3:24
1.4 Give Me The Night Synthesizer [Bass] – Richard Tee 4:58
2.1 What's On Your Mind Electric Piano – Richard Tee 4:02
2.2 Dinorah, Dinorah Synthesizer [Yamaha Yc-30], Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Claire Fischer 3:39
2.3 Love Dance Written-By – Ivan Lins, Paul Williams 3:18
2.4 Star Of A Story (X) Written-By – Rod Temperton 4:40
2.5 Midnight Love Affair Keyboards – George Duke Written-By – David "Hawk" Wolinski 3:31
2.6 Turn Out The Lamplight Electric Guitar – Lee Ritenour Written-By – Rod Temperton 4:43

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