Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Turn Your Love Around
3:52
2 Love All the Hurt Away
4:10
3 Give Me the Night
5 3:43
4 Never Give Up on a Good Thing
4:06
5 On Broadway
5:18
6 White Rabbit
6:59
7 This Masquerade
3:19
8 Love Ballad
4:17
9 Nature Boy
4:21
10 Last Train to Clarksville
5:01
11 Livin' Inside Your Love
6:39
12 Here Comes the Sun
2:34
13 Breezin'
5:40
14 Moody's Mood
3:27
15 We Got the Love
3:28
16 The Greatest Love of All
5:33

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Jay Berliner (1971-11) (track 6)
clarinet:
Jerome Richardson (track 12)
George Marge (1971-11) (track 6)
Romeo Penque (1971-11) (track 6)
violin:
Raoul Polikian (track 12)
Max Pollikoff (track 12)
cymbals [Cymbals (payette)]:
Mike Baird (drummer) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (track 12)
Jerry Jemmott (track 12)
oboe:
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (track 12)
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (1971-11) (track 6)
George Marge (1971-11) (track 6)
Romeo Penque (1971-11) (track 6)
trumpet:
Randy Brecker (track 15)
Burt Collins (track 10)
Chuck Findley (tracks 1, 4)
Jerry Hey (tracks 1, 3–4, 14)
Joe Shepley (track 10)
Marvin Stamm (track 10)
Al Rubin (1971-11) (track 6)
strings arranger:
Jerry Hey (track 3)
Marty Paich (track 14)
English horn:
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (1971-11) (track 6)
George Marge (1971-11) (track 6)
Romeo Penque (1971-11) (track 6)
viola:
Emanuel Vardi (track 12)
drums:
Steve Ferrone (track 15)
Steve Gadd (drummer) (tracks 8, 11)
Harvey Mason (jazz drummer) (tracks 5, 7, 9, 16)
Leo Morris (track 10)
Jeff Porcaro (tracks 1–2)
John “JR” Robinson (session drummer) (tracks 3–4, 14)
Billy Cobham (1971-11) (track 6)
Harvey Mason (jazz drummer) (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 13)
synthesizer:
Michael Boddicker (track 3)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (tracks 1–2)
Michael Omartian (track 4)
Jay Graydon (track 1)
synthesizer [S.R.M. synthesizer]:
Ken Bichel (keyboardist) (track 15)
bassoon:
Jane Taylor (bassoonist) (1971-11) (track 6)
flute:
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (tracks 12, 15)
Eddie Daniels (track 15)
Gary Herbig (tracks 1, 4)
Kim Hutchcroft (track 3)
Hubert Laws (track 12)
Jerome Richardson (track 12)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track 3)
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (1971-11) (track 6)
George Marge (1971-11) (track 6)
organ:
Charles Covington (keyboardist) (track 10)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 12)
Clavinet:
Jorge Dalto (tracks 8–9)
Clavinet and piano:
Jorge Dalto (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 13)
Clavinet, piano, Rhodes piano [Fender Rhodes] and Wurlitzer electric piano:
Jorge Dalto (track 11)
guitar:
Buzz Feiten (track 2)
Lee Ritenour (tracks 3, 16)
Hamish Stuart (Scottish guitarist, bassist, singer composer & producer) (track 15)
Phil Upchurch (track 11)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (tracks 3–5, 8, 10–12, 14)
Jay Graydon (track 1)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1971-11) (track 6)
guitar [lead guitar]:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (tracks 7, 9)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 13)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Phil Upchurch (tracks 5, 7–8)
bass:
Stanley Banks (bassist) (tracks 5, 7, 9, 16)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (track 10)
Louis Johnson (member of Brothers Johnson) (track 2)
Abraham LaBoriel (tracks 3, 14)
Will Lee (US jazz/rock bassist) (track 11)
Robert Popwell (track 8)
Neil Stubenhaus (track 4)
Phil Upchurch (track 15)
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (1971-11) (track 6)
bass and guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Phil Upchurch (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 13)
electric piano:
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 2)
Ronnie Foster (track 9)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 3)
Arthur Jenkins (track 15)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (1971-11) (track 6)
electric piano [Yamaha CP 30]:
Ronnie Foster (track 8)
electric piano [Yamaha CP 30], Moog [mini-moog, polymoog] and Rhodes piano [Fender Rhodes]:
Ronnie Foster (track 11)
electric piano and Minimoog [mini-moog]:
Ronnie Foster (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 13)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Phil Kraus (1971-11) (track 6)
percussion:
Paulinho da Costa (tracks 2–4)
Ralph MacDonald (tracks 5, 7–9, 11)
Airto Moreira (percussionist) (1971-11) (track 6)
Ralph MacDonald (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 13)
percussion and vibraphone:
Phil Kraus (1971-11) (track 6)
keyboard:
Jorge Dalto (track 5)
Ronnie Foster (track 5)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Greg Phillinganes (track 14)
alto saxophone:
Eddie Daniels (track 2)
George Young (saxophonist) (track 15)
saxophone:
Gary Herbig (tracks 1, 4)
Kim Hutchcroft (track 3)
Buddy Lucas (track 10)
Larry Williams (keyboard,sax,flute) (track 3)
Rhodes piano [Fender Rhodes]:
Jorge Dalto (track 8)
Ronnie Foster (track 8)
Greg Phillinganes (track 4)
Jai Winding (track 1)
piano:
Jorge Dalto (tracks 5, 9)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 12)
Michael Masser (track 16)
Michael Omartian (track 4)
Jai Winding (track 1)
piano [acoustic piano]:
Jorge Dalto (track 8)
bass clarinet:
Don Ashworth (woodwind) (track 12)
Romeo Penque (1971-11) (track 6)
harpsichord:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 12)
Moog [mini-moog, polymoog]:
Ronnie Foster (track 8)
Moog [mini-moog]:
Ronnie Foster (track 9)
alto flute:
George Marge (track 15)
Phil Bodner (Woodwind player) (1971-11) (track 6)
Hubert Laws (1971-11) (track 6)
George Marge (1971-11) (track 6)
Romeo Penque (1971-11) (track 6)
piccolo:
Marvin Stamm (track 10)
Hubert Laws (1971-11) (track 6)
tuba:
Alan Raph (track 10)
bass synthesizer:
David Paich (track 1)
bass synthesizer [synthesizer bass]:
Richard Tee (track 3)
horn arranger:
Jerry Hey (tracks 1, 3–4)
tenor saxophone:
Michael Brecker (track 15)
harp:
Gloria Agostini (Harp) (1971-11) (track 6)
baritone horn:
Wayne Andre (track 10)
Ronnie Cuber (track 15)
Wayne Andre (1971-11) (track 6)
congas:
Raphael Cruz (percussionist) (track 15)
Johnny Pacheco (track 10)
trombone:
Wayne Andre (track 10)
Alan Raph (track 10)
Bill Reichenbach, Jr. (jazz trombonist) (tracks 1, 4)
Barry Rogers (track 15)
Wayne Andre (1971-11) (track 6)
guitars:
Steve Lukather (track 4)
French horn:
Jim Buffington (1971-11) (track 6)
Wurlitzer electric piano:
Jorge Dalto (track 8)
flugelhorn:
Joe Shepley (track 10)
Marvin Stamm (track 10)
John Frosk (1971-11) (track 6)
Al Rubin (1971-11) (track 6)
additional background vocals:
Marcy Levy (track 2)
Mark Stevens (US funk musician/songwriter, brother of Chaka Khan) (track 2)
additional writer:
Jerry Leiber (tracks 5, 5, 5)
Mike Stoller (tracks 5, 5, 5)
arranger:
Quincy Jones (track 3)
Arif Mardin (track 2)
Michael Masser (track 16)
Rod Temperton (track 3)
Jay Graydon (tracks 1, 4)
Don Sebesky (track 6)
assistant engineer:
Don Henderson (Engineer) (track 13)
background vocals:
Bill Champlin (track 1)
Patti Austin (track 3)
Tom Bahler (track 3)
Jocelyn Allen (track 3)
Jim Gilstrap (track 3)
Vennette Gloud (track 1)
Diva Gray (track 3)
Carmen Twillie (track 1)
composer:
Michael Masser (track 16)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 14)
Skip Scarborough (track 8)
Grace Slick (track 6)
Rod Temperton (track 3)
Bobby Womack (track 13)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 15)
Sam Dees (track 2)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 12)
Earl Klugh (track 11)
Leon Russell (track 7)
Eden Ahbez (1947) (track 9)
conductor:
Claus Ogerman (tracks 7, 9)
Lee Holdridge (track 16)
Mike Mainieri (tracks 8, 11)
Marty Paich (track 14)
Don Sebesky (1971-11) (track 6)
Claus Ogerman (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 13)
engineer:
Rudy van Gelder (1971-11) (track 6)
guest vocals:
Chaka Khan (track 15)
instruments arranger:
Claus Ogerman (tracks 7, 9)
lead vocals:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (tracks 2–3)
Aretha Franklin (track 2)
lyricist:
Skip Scarborough (track 8)
Grace Slick (track 6)
Rod Temperton (track 3)
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track 15)
Linda Creed (track 16)
Sam Dees (track 2)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 14)
George Harrison (The Beatles) (track 12)
Earl Klugh (track 11)
Leon Russell (track 7)
Eden Ahbez (1947) (track 9)
mixer:
Al Schmitt (track 13)
orchestrator:
Claus Ogerman (track 13)
Lee Holdridge (track 16)
Mike Mainieri (tracks 8, 11)
producer:
Quincy Jones (tracks 3, 14)
Tommy LiPuma (tracks 5, 7–9, 11, 13)
Arif Mardin (tracks 2, 15)
Michael Masser (track 16)
Creed Taylor (tracks 6, 10, 12)
Jay Graydon (tracks 1, 4)
recorded by:
Al Schmitt (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 13)
solo acoustic guitar:
Earl Klugh (track 11)
solo trumpet:
John Frosk (1971-11) (track 6)
solo flute:
Hubert Laws (1971-11) (track 6)
solo piano:
Jorge Dalto (track 7)
solo vocals:
Patti Austin (track 14)
vocals:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (tracks 1, 4–5, 8–9, 11, 14–16)
Airto Moreira (percussionist) (1971-11) (track 6)
vocals arranger:
Rod Temperton (track 3)
writer:
Tommy Boyce (US songwriter of Boyce and Hart) (track 10)
Bill Champlin (track 1)
Michael Garvin (Nashville songwriter and producer) (track 4)
Bobby Hart (track 10)
Eddie Jefferson (track 14)
Steve Lukather (track 1)
Barry Mann (tracks 5, 5, 5)
James Moody (jazz saxophonist) (track 14)
Tom Shapiro (track 4)
Cynthia Weil (tracks 5, 5, 5)
Jay Graydon (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1976) (track 13)
publisher:
Harrisongs Ltd. (track 12)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 6)
Tracebob Music Co. (track 13)
Unart Music Corp. (track 13)
recorded at:
Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1971-11) (track 6)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Here Comes the Sun (track 12)
Love Ballad (track 8)
Nature Boy (track 9)
On Broadway (Mann/Weil/Leiber/Stoller version for The Drifters) (track 5)
This Masquerade (track 7)
White Rabbit (1971-11) (track 6)
is based on:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
On Broadway (tracks 5, 5, 5)
later translated versions:
Da kummt die Sunn (German translation) (track 12)
Elekieltä (Finnish translation) (track 12)
Luonnon poika (Luonnonlapsi) (track 9)
Lá vem o sol (Portuguese translation) (track 12)
White Rabbit (Arabic) (track 6)
À Broadway (tracks 5, 5, 5)
至愛 (track 16)
live cover recording of:
On Broadway (Mann/Weil/Leiber/Stoller version for The Drifters) (track 5)
recording of:
Give Me the Night (track 3)
On Broadway (Mann/Weil/Leiber/Stoller version for The Drifters) (track 5)
We Got the Love (track 15)
Breezin' (Bobby Womack composition) (1976-01-06 – 1976-01-08) (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (track 12)
version of:
On Broadway (original Mann/Weil version) (tracks 5, 5, 5)