1978 George Benson – Space

Space is a compilation album by George Benson released in 1978 on CTI Records. It features his rendition of Sam & Dave’s “Hold On, I’m Coming” recorded during the Good King Bad sessions as well as some additional songs from his Carnegie Hall performance.


1  Hold On I’m Coming (David Porter; Isaac Hayes) 05:38
2  Summertime (DuBose Heyward; George Gershwin) 07:09
3  Sky Dive (Freddie Hubbard) 06:48
4  Octane (George Benson) 10:35
5  No Sooner Said Than Done (Phil Upchurch) 08:10


BassWayne Dockery
BassWilbur Bascomb
BassWill Lee
DrumsAndy Newmark
DrumsMarvin Chappell
DrumsSteve Gadd
GuitarGeorge Benson
GuitarEric Gale
GuitarPhil Upchurch
KeyboardsClifford Carter
KeyboardsDon Grolnick
KeyboardsRonnie Foster
SaxRonnie Cuber
SaxFrank Vicari
TromboneFred Wesley
TrumpetRandy Brecker
PercussionJohnny Griggs
PercussionRay Armando
PercussionSue Evans
VocalsGeorge Benson

Liner Notes

Producer – Creed Taylor
Arranged By – Dave Matthews (Track 1)
Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder (Track 1)
Engineer – John Venable, David Hewitt (Tracks 2, 3, 4, 5)
Mastered By – Rudy Van Gelder

Design – Sib Chalawick
Photography – Pete Turner, Bruce Talamon

Recorded At Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Recorded At Carnegie Hall
Recorded By Record Plant Mobile Studio
Phonographic Copyright (p) Creed Taylor, Inc
Copyright (c) Creed Taylor, Inc