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George Benson ‎– Give Me The Night

Label: Warner Bros. Records – HS 3453
Vinyl, LP, Album, Allied Record Company
Country: US
Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul, Pop
Style: Disco, Smooth Jazz


A1 Love X Love
Written-By  Rod Temperton
A2 Off Broadway
Written-By  Rod Temperton
A3 Moody's Mood
Written-By  Eddie Jefferson, James Moody
A4 Give Me The Night
Synthesizer [Bass]  Richard Tee
Written-By  Rod Temperton
B1 What's On Your Mind
Electric Piano  Richard Tee
Written-By  Glen Ballard, Kerry Chater
B2 Dinorah, Dinorah
Keyboards [Fender Rhodes], Electric Piano  Greg Phillinganes
Lead Guitar, Scat  George Benson
Synthesizer [Yamaha Yc-30], Piano [Acoustic], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes]  Claire Fischer*
Written-By  Ivan Lins, Vitor Martins
B3 Love Dance
Acoustic Guitar  Lee Ritenour
Written-By  Ivan Lins, Paul Williams (2)
B4 Star Of A Story (X)
Conductor  Marty Paich
Written-By  Rod Temperton
B5 Midnight Love Affair
Keyboards  George Duke
Written-By  David "Hawk" Wolinski
B6 Turn Out The Lamplight
Electric Guitar  Lee Ritenour
Written-By  Rod Temperton

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company  Qwest Records
  • Phonographic Copyright ℗  Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Produced For  Quincy Jones Productions
  • Copyright ©  Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Recorded At  Cherokee Studios
  • Recorded At  Kendun Recorders
  • Mixed At  Kendun Recorders
  • Mastered At  Kendun Recorders
  • Pressed By  Allied Record Company – B-15132
  • Pressed By  Allied Record Company – B-15133


  • Art Direction  Richard Seireeni
  • Backing Vocals  Diva Gray (tracks: A1, A4, B4), Jim Gilstrap (tracks: A1, A4, B4), Jocelyn Allen (tracks: A1, A4, B4), Patti Austin (tracks: A1, A4, B2, B4, B6), Tom Bahler (tracks: A1, A4, B4, B6)
  • Bass  Abraham Laboriel (tracks: A1, A3 to B1, B3, B 4), Louis Johnson (tracks: A1, A2, B2, B6)
  • Concertmaster  Sid Sharp*
  • Drums  Carlos Vega (tracks: B3, B5), John Robinson (2) (tracks: A1 to B2, B4, B6)
  • Electric Piano  Herbie Hancock (tracks: A4, B4)
  • Engineer [Assistant]  Mark Sackett, Ralph Osborne*, Sheridan Eldridge
  • Guitar  George Benson (tracks: A1 to B1, B4 to B6), Lee Ritenour (tracks: A2, A4, B1, B4, B5)
  • Illustration [Photo]  Paul Jasmin
  • Keyboards  Greg Phillinganes (tracks: A1 to A3, B6)
  • Keyboards [Fender Rhodes]  Herbie Hancock (tracks: B3, B4)
  • Lacquer Cut By  JGS*
  • Liner Notes  Quincy Jones
  • Mastered By  KD*
  • Mixed By, Recorded By  Bruce Swedien
  • Percussion  Paulinho Da Costa (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B4, B6)
  • Photography By [Cover]  Norman Seeff
  • Photography By [Sleeve]  Peter Brill
  • Producer  Quincy Jones
  • Saxophone, Flute  Kim Hutchcroft (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B2, B5), Larry Williams (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B2, B5)
  • Synthesizer  Greg Phillinganes (tracks: A2, A3), Herbie Hancock (tracks: B2 to B5), Michael Boddicker (tracks: A4, B1, B4), Richard Tee (tracks: B4 to B6)
  • Trumpet  Jerry Hey (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B2, B5)
  • Vocals  George Benson (tracks: A1, A3, A4, B3 to B6), Patti Austin (tracks: A3, B3)


Label variation - Qwest logo is not in color and TM on the label. Runout derived pressing plant: Allied Record Company. Lacquer Cut By credit to Jim Sintetos derived from runout.

Does not have "TM" underneath Qwest logo on back cover.

Released with printed inner sleeve.

Strings recorded at Cherokee Recording Studios.