1970 George Benson – The Other Side Of Abbey Road

The Other Side of Abbey Road is a 1970 studio album by American guitarist George Benson of songs from The Beatles’ 1969 album Abbey Road. It was his last album for A&M Records.

Online music service Rhapsody praised the album, calling it “winning”, a “delightful release”, and citing it as one of their 20 favorite cover albums.


1  Golden Slumbers / You Never Give Me Your Money 04:47
2  Because / Come Together 07:26
3  Oh! Darling 04:01
4  Here Comes The Sun / I Want You (She’s So Heavy) 09:00
5  Something / Octopus’s Garden / The End 06:21



BassJerry Jemmott
BassRon Carter
DrumsEd Shaughnessy
DrumsIdris Muhammad
GuitarGeorge Benson
HarpsichordBob James
HarpsichordErnie Hayes
HarpsichordHerbie Hancock
OrganBob James
OrganErnie Hayes
OrganHerbie Hancock
PianoBob James
PianoErnie Hayes
PianoHerbie Hancock
ClarinetJerome Richardson
EuphoniumWayne Andre
FlugelhornBernie Glow
FlugelhornMarvin Stamm
FlugelhornMel Davis
FluteHubert Laws
FluteJerome Richardson
FlutePhil Bodner
OboePhil Bodner
SaxSonny Fortune
SaxJerome Richardson
SaxDon Ashworth
TromboneWayne Andre
TrumpetFreddie Hubbard
TrumpetBernie Glow
TrumpetMarvin Stamm
TrumpetMel Davis
CelloGeorge Ricci
ViolaEmanuel Vardi
ViolinMax Pollikoff
ViolinRaoul Poliakin
PercussionAndy Gonzalez
PercussionRay Barretto

Liner Notes

Producer – Creed Taylor
Arranged By – Don Sebesky
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder

Design – Sam Antupit
Photography By – Eric Meola

Recorded At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey