1985 George Benson – 20 20

20/20 is a studio album by George Benson, released on the Warner Bros. record label in 1985. The lead single by the same name reached #48 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA. “You Are the Love of My Life” was a duet with Roberta Flack. Also included on 20/20 is the original version of the song “Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You” which would later become a smash hit for Hawaiian singer Glenn Medeiros.

Tracks

1  No One Emotion (Cliff Magness, Tom Keane, Mark Mueller) 3:59
2  Please Don’t Walk Away (Steve Lukather, James Newton-Howard) 3:51
3  I Just Wanna Hang Around You (Michael Sembello, Daniel Sembello, Jon Sembello, Cruz Sembello) 4:41
4  Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You (Michael Masser, Gerry Goffin) 4:04
5  Beyond the Sea (La Mer) (Charles Trenet) 4:12
6  20/20 (Randy Goodrum, Steve Kipner) 4:09
7  New Day (Cecil Womack, Linda Womack) 4:28
8  Hold Me (Michael Sembello, Daniel Sembello) 4:05
9  Stand Up (Neil Larsen) 5:07
10  You Are the Love of My Life (Michael Masser, Linda Creed) 2:49

Media

Musicians

1 No One Emotion

DrumsDave Weckl
DrumsSteve Ferrone
KeyboardsRandy Waldman
SaxGary Herbig
SaxKim Hutchcroft
TrumpetGary Grant
TrumpetJerry Hey
Guitar (solo)Michael Sembello
Background VocalsGordon Grody
Background VocalsLani Groves
Background VocalsPatti Austin


2 Please Don’t Walk Away

BassMarcus Miller
GuitarGeorge Benson
Fender RhodesRichard Tee
KeyboardsJames Newton-Howard
SynthesizerClifford Carter
SynthesizerRob Mounsey


3 I Just Wanna Hang Around You

Drums (programming)Michael Sembello
Drums (programming)Bryan Lee Janszen
PianoDaniel Sembello
SynthesizerDaniel Sembello
SynthesizerRandy Waldman
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsPatti Austin
Background VocalsMichael Sembello


4 Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You

BassNathan East
DrumsCarlos Vega
GuitarDann Huff
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
Guitar (solo)George Benson
KeyboardsRobbie Buchanan


5 Beyond the Sea (La Mer)

BassEarl May
DrumsJR Robinson
Guitar (solo)George Benson
GuitarFreddie Green
PianoJoe Sample
SynthesizerJames Newton-Howard
SynthesizerClifford Carter


6 20/20

Drums (programming)Randy Goodrum
Drums (programming)Steve Kipner
SynclavierRob Mounsey
Guitar (solo)George Benson
SynthesizerRandy Waldman
PercussionDave Weckl
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
Background VocalsJames Taylor
Background VocalsPatti Austin


7 New Day

Drums (programming)Clifford Carter
BassAnthony Jackson
FluteGeorge Young
GuitarCecil Womack
Guitar (solo)George Benson
KeyboardsClifford Carter
PercussionRalph MacDonald
Background VocalsCecil Womack
Background VocalsLinda Womack


8 Hold Me

Drums (programming)Bryan Lee Janszen
Guitar (solo)George Benson
Guitar (solo)Michael Sembello
SynclavierRob Mounsey
SynthesizerClifford Carter
SynthesizerRichard Tee
SynthesizerDaniel Sembello
PercussionRalph MacDonald
Background VocalsMichael Sembello


9 Stand Up

DrumsJR Robinson
GuitarGeorge Benson
GuitarDavid Williams
PianoBarnaby Finch
SynthesizerNeil Larsen
SynthesizerRichard Tee
SynthesizerRob Mounsey
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa


10 You Are the Love of My Life

BassNeil Stubenhaus
DrumsRick Shlosser
GuitarPaul Jackson Jr
KeyboardsRandy Kerber
VocalsRoberta Flack
Background VocalsDarryl Phinnessee
Background VocalsDavid Cochrane
Background VocalsDeborah Thomas

Liner Notes

Producer – Russ Titelman (Tracks 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9)
Producer – Michael Masser (Tracks 4, 10)

Art Direction – Simon Levy
Design – Kav Deluxe
Photography By – Richard Bomersheim

Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
Manufactured By – Warner-Pioneer Corporation
Licensed From – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Mastered At – Sterling Sound
Mastered At – Sheffield Lab Matrix