Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Shape of Things to Come
5:15
2 My Woman's Good to Me
3:16
3 Here Comes the Sun
2:37
4 Water Brother
2:11
5 Tell It Like It Is
2:55
6 Oh! Darling
4:01
7 My Cherie Amour
3:34
8 Golden Slumbers
1:38
9 You Never Give Me Your Money
3:10
10 Footin' It
4:23
11 Don't Let Me Close This Dream
4:40

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Jerome Richardson (track 3)
violin:
Raoul Polikian (track 3)
Max Pollikoff (track 3)
Bernard Eichen (1968-09-05) (track 1)
Charles Libove (1968-09-05) (track 1)
Raoul Polikian (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
Max Pollikoff (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
cello:
George Ricci (1968-09-05) (track 1)
George Ricci (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
drums (drum set):
Leo Morris (1969-05-20) (track 7)
Idris Muhammad (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
Ed Shaughnessy (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
bass guitar:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (track 3)
Jerry Jemmott (track 3)
Jim Fielder (Bassist with Blood, Sweat & Tears) (1969-05-20) (track 7)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
Jerry Jemmott (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
oboe:
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (track 3)
trumpet:
Lew Soloff (1969-05-20) (track 7)
Freddie Hubbard (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
woodwind:
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
viola:
Emanuel Vardi (track 3)
David Mankovitz (1968-09-05) (track 1)
Emanuel Vardi (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
membranophone:
Leo Morris (1968-09-05) (track 1)
flute:
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (track 3)
Hubert Laws (track 3)
Jerome Richardson (track 3)
George Marge (1968-09-05) (track 1)
Romeo Penque (1968-09-05) (track 1)
Hubert Laws (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
organ:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 3)
Charles Covington (keyboardist) (1968-09-05) (track 1)
guitar:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 3)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1968-09-05) (track 1)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1969-05-20) (track 7)
bass:
Richard Davis (American jazz bassist) (1968-09-05) (track 1)
euphonium and trombone:
Wayne Andre (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
vibraphone:
Jack Jennings (1968-09-05) (track 1)
percussion:
Paul Alicea (1969-05-20) (track 7)
Angel Allende (1969-05-20) (track 7)
Johnny Pacheco (1969-05-20) (track 7)
Ray Barretto (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
alto saxophone:
Sonny Fortune (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
saxophone:
Joe Farrell (1969-05-20) (track 7)
Joe Henderson (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1969-05-20) (track 7)
Jerome Richardson (1969-05-20) (track 7)
piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 3)
Hank Jones (1968-09-05) (track 1)
Richard Tee (1969-05-20) (track 7)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
Ernest Hayes (American pianist, organist and arranger) (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
Bob James (US jazz keyboardist, arranger and producer) (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
bass clarinet:
Don Ashworth (woodwind) (track 3)
harpsichord:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Jerome Richardson (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
congas:
Johnny Pacheco (1968-09-05) (track 1)
guitar family:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
flugelhorn:
Mel Davis (US jazz trumpeter) (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
Bernie Glow (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
flugelhorn and trumpet:
Marvin Stamm (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
arranger:
Don Sebesky (track 1)
Marty Sheller (track 7)
composer:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 10)
Don Sebesky (track 10)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 3)
conductor:
Marty Sheller (1969-05-20) (track 7)
engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1968-09-05) (track 1)
lyricist:
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 3)
producer:
Creed Taylor (tracks 1, 3, 6)
recording engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1969-05-20) (track 7)
writer:
Henry Cosby (track 7)
George Davis (US musician & songwriter George Richard Davis Jr.) (track 5)
Lee Diamond (track 5)
Aretha Franklin (track 11)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 6, 8–9)
Barry Mann (track 1)
Paul McCartney (tracks 6, 8–9)
Sylvia Moy (track 7)
Cynthia Weil (track 1)
Ted White (husband & co-songwriter of Aretha Franklin) (track 11)
Stevie Wonder (track 7)
publisher:
Black Bull Music (track 7)
Conrad Music (publisher; do NOT use as release label) (track 5)
Harrisongs Ltd. (track 3)
Sawandi Music (track 7)
Stone Agate Music (track 7)
大洋音楽 (track 7)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1968-09-05) (track 1)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1969-05-20) (track 7)
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
cover recording of:
Here Comes the Sun (track 3)
Tell It Like It Is (track 5)
Shape of Things to Come (1968-09-05) (track 1)
My Cherie Amour (1969-05-20) (track 7)
Oh! Darling (1969-10-22 – 1969-11-05) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Wish You Were Mine (track 7)
later translated versions:
Da kummt die Sunn (German translation) (track 3)
Elekieltä (Finnish translation) (track 3)
Golden Slumbers (Japanese version) (track 8)
Lá vem o sol (Portuguese translation) (track 3)
later versions:
Eu Queria Amor (track 7)
recording of:
Footin' It (track 10)
Golden Slumbers (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (track 3)