1969 George Benson – Tell It Like It Is

Tell It Like It Is is an album by American guitarist George Benson featuring performances recorded in 1969 and released on the A&M label.

Tracks

1  Soul Limbo (Al Jackson Jr; Booker T Jones; Donald Dunn; Steve Cropper) 3:28
2  Are You Happy? (Jerry Butler; Kenneth Gamble; Thom Bell) 2:35
3  Tell It Like It Is (George Davis; Lee Diamond) 2:55
4  Land Of 1000 Dances (Chris Kenner) 2:51
5  Jackie, All (Eumir Deodato) 2:20
6  Dontcha Hear Me Callin’ To Ya (Rudy Stevenson) 3:22
7  Water Brother (Don Sebesky) 2:11
8  My Woman’s Good To Me (Billy Sherrill; Glenn Sutton) 3:18
9  Jama Joe (George Benson) 3:52
10  My Cherie Amour (Henry Cosby; Stevie Wonder; Sylvia Moy) 3:34
11  Out In The Cold Again (Rube Bloom; Ted Koehler) 2:43

Media

Musicians

1 Soul Limbo

BassBob Bushnell
BassJerry Jemmott
DrumsLeo Morris
GuitarGeorge Benson
PianoRichard Tee
SaxBobby Porcelli
SaxArthur Clarke
SaxJerome Richardson
TrumpetLew Soloff
PercussionAngel Allende
PercussionJohnny Pacheco
PercussionPaul Alicea


2 Are You Happy?

BassBob Bushnell
BassJerry Jemmott
DrumsLeo Morris
GuitarGeorge Benson
PianoRichard Tee
SaxArthur Clarke
SaxJerome Richardson
TrumpetLew Soloff
PercussionAngel Allende
PercussionJohnny Pacheco
PercussionPaul Alicea


3 Tell It Like It Is

BassBob Bushnell
BassJerry Jemmott
DrumsLeo Morris
GuitarGeorge Benson
PianoRichard Tee
SaxArthur Clarke
SaxJerome Richardson
TrumpetLew Soloff
PercussionAngel Allende
PercussionJohnny Pacheco
PercussionPaul Alicea


4 Land Of 1000 Dances

BassBob Bushnell
BassJerry Jemmott
DrumsLeo Morris
GuitarGeorge Benson
PianoRichard Tee
SaxArthur Clarke
SaxJerome Richardson
TrumpetLew Soloff
PercussionAngel Allende
PercussionJohnny Pacheco
PercussionPaul Alicea


5 Jackie, All

BassBob Bushnell
BassJerry Jemmott
DrumsLeo Morris
GuitarGeorge Benson
PianoRichard Tee
FluteBobby Porcelli
FluteJerome Richardson
FluteJerry Dodgion
SaxArthur Clarke
SaxJerome Richardson
TrumpetLew Soloff
PercussionAngel Allende
PercussionJohnny Pacheco
PercussionPaul Alicea


6 Dontcha Hear Me Callin’ To Ya

BassJerry Jemmott
DrumsLeo Morris
GuitarGeorge Benson
PianoRodgers Grant
SaxSonny Fortune
SaxBobby Porcelli
SaxHubert Laws
SaxSonny Fortune
TrumpetLew Soloff
PercussionAngel Allende
PercussionJohnny Pacheco
PercussionPaul Alicea


7 Water Brother

BassJerry Jemmott
DrumsLeo Morris
GuitarGeorge Benson
PianoRodgers Grant
SaxBobby Porcelli
SaxHubert Laws
SaxSonny Fortune
TrumpetLew Soloff
PercussionAngel Allende
PercussionJohnny Pacheco
PercussionPaul Alicea


8 My Woman’s Good To Me

BassJim Fielder
DrumsLeo Morris
GuitarGeorge Benson
PianoRichard Tee
SaxJerome Richardson
SaxJoe Farrell
SaxJoe Henderson
TrumpetLew Soloff
PercussionAngel Allende
PercussionJohnny Pacheco
PercussionPaul Alicea


9 Jama Joe

BassJerry Jemmott
DrumsLeo Morris
GuitarGeorge Benson
PianoRodgers Grant
SaxBobby Porcelli
SaxHubert Laws
SaxSonny Fortune
TrumpetLew Soloff
PercussionAngel Allende
PercussionJohnny Pacheco
PercussionPaul Alicea


10 My Cherie Amour

BassJim Fielder
DrumsLeo Morris
GuitarGeorge Benson
PianoRichard Tee
SaxJerome Richardson
SaxJoe Farrell
SaxJoe Henderson
TrumpetLew Soloff
PercussionAngel Allende
PercussionJohnny Pacheco
PercussionPaul Alicea


11 Out In The Cold Again

BassJim Fielder
DrumsLeo Morris
GuitarGeorge Benson
PianoRichard Tee
SaxJerome Richardson
SaxJoe Farrell
SaxJoe Henderson
TrumpetLew Soloff
PercussionAngel Allende
PercussionJohnny Pacheco
PercussionPaul Alicea

Liner Notes

Producer – Creed Taylor
Arranged By – Marty Sheller
Conductor – Marty Sheller

Photography By – Pete Turner

Recorded At – Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey