The Essential George Benson ()

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Track Listing
  1. Rock Candy
  2. Shadow Dancers
  3. Clockwise
  4. Willow Weep for Me
  5. A Foggy Day
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  1. Rock Candy
  2. Shadow Dancers
  3. Clockwise
  4. Willow Weep for Me
  5. A Foggy Day
  6. The Borgia Stick
  7. Paraphernalia
  8. Sugar
  9. So What
  10. Ode to a Kudu
  11. California Dreamin'
  12. White Rabbit
  13. Body Talk
  14. Take Five
  15. Summertime
  16. Breezin'
  17. This Masquerade
  18. On Broadway
  19. Give Me the Night
  20. Hip Skip
  21. Gotham City
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The Essential George Benson covers 28 years and spans two discs, so it lives up to its claim of having the widest scope of all the Benson compilations that surfaced before it. While it's impressive that Columbia/Legacy didn't merely mine Columbia and CTI dates, and licensed material from Warner Bros. and Prestige as well (the brief Verve period is unrepresented), you could also say that the label also spread itself thin, with several crucial moments in Benson's career unable to fit. If Columbia/Legacy were honest, they'd ...

The Essential George Benson 2006, Legacy

UPC: 696998521520

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