The discography of George Benson consists of thirty-six studio albums and five live albums on Prestige Records, Columbia Records, Verve Records, A&M Records, CTI Records, Warner Bros. Records, GRP Records and Concord Records, as well as two music DVDs. Note: this discography consists only original releases. Reissues of previously released albums are not included into this discography.
Benson followed it up with The George Benson Cookbook, also with Lonnie Smith and Ronnie Cuber on baritone and drummer Marion Booker. Miles Davis employed Benson in the mid-1960s, featuring his guitar on Paraphernalia on his 1968 Columbia release, Miles in the Sky before going to Verve Records. In 1976, George Benson appeared as a guitarist and backup vocalist on Stevie Wonder’s song Another Star from Wonder’s album Songs in the Key of Life. He also recorded the original version of The Greatest Love of All for the 1977 Muhammad Ali bio-pic, The Greatest, which was later covered by Whitney Houston as Greatest Love of All.
George Benson speaks with Paul Cavalconte about his newest album, Walking To New Orleans, which pays tribute to rock guitar legends Chuck Berry and Fats Domino.
20/20 (George Benson album). Studio album by George Benson.
20/20 is the 22nd studio album by George Benson, released on the Warner Bros. record label in 1985. The lead single by the same name reached on the Billboard Hot 100. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA. You Are the Love of My Life" is 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.
Original Album Classics: George Benson 1973. Jazz Blues Essentials 1984. In 2009, he signed to Concord and released Songs and Stories for the label; he followed it up with his first primarily instrumental album in 35 years entitled Guitar Man in 2011. Two years later, in 2013, Benson released Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole, featuring arrangements by Nelson Riddle and Randy Waldman.