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George Benson - While The City Sleeps...

George Benson - While The City Sleeps...
Performer: George Benson
Title: While The City Sleeps...
Country: Europe
Style:Soul, Disco
Released: 1990
Catalog number: 7599-25475-2
Label: Warner Bros. Records
MP3 album szie: 2485 mb
FLAC album size: 1432 mb


1While The City Sleeps
Backing Vocals – Marlena JeterBass – Marcus MillerWritten-By – Dave Innis, Sam Lorber
2Kisses In The Moonlight
Synthesizer – Frank Martin
3Too Many Times
Drums [Simmons Drum Fills], Cymbal [Paiste] – Gigi GonawayProgrammed By [Additional Drums] – Preston GlassRhythm Guitar – Chris CamozziSynthesizer [Moog Source] – Randy Jackson Written-By, Synthesizer – Walter Afanasieff
Backing Vocals – Bud Cockrell, Carolyn Hedrich, David JenkinsKeyboards [Additional] – Walter AfanasieffKeyboards, Synthesizer [Bass Sequencing] – Cory LeriosRhythm Guitar – David JenkinsSynthesizer [Synth Horns] – SterlingWritten-By – Cory Lerios, David Jenkins
5Did You Hear Thunder
Keyboards, Synthesizer, Synthesizer [Synth Bass] – Robbie BuchananProducer – Robbie Buchanan, Tommy LiPumaRecorded By [Additional] – Michael O'ReillyWritten-By – Dean Pitchford, Tom Snow
Keyboards – Walter AfanasieffProducer [Associate], Drum Programming, Keyboards, Strings, Sequenced By [Bass Sequencing] – Preston GlassRhythm Guitar – Alan GlassWritten-By – Suzanne Valentine
7Love Is Here Tonight
Bass [Fender] – Randy Jackson Guitar [Charvel Gtm6 Midi Guitar] – Corrado RusticiKeyboards, Programmed By [808] – Preston Glass
8Secrets In The Night
Arranged By [Rhythm], Keyboards, Written-By – Greg PhillinganesArranged By [Rhythm], Producer, Keyboards, Performer [All Other Instruments], Written-By – KashifArranged By [Strings] – Ralph SchuckettBacking Vocals – Audrey Wheeler, Cindy MizelleDrums – Yogi HortonEngineer [Assistant] – Larry SmithEngineer, Mixed By – Darroll GustamachioGuitar – Paul PescoProgrammed By [Synclavier Assistant Programmer] – John S. DranchakProgrammed By [Synclavier] – Larry Smith


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
925 475-2George Benson While The City Sleeps... ‎(CD, Album)Warner Bros. Records925 475-2Europe1986
25475-1George Benson While The City Sleeps... ‎(LP, Album)Warner Bros. Records25475-1Germany1986
1-25475George Benson While The City Sleeps... ‎(LP, Album, Club)Warner Bros. Records1-25475US1986
92 54751George Benson While The City Sleeps... ‎(LP, Album)Warner Bros. Records92 54751Canada1986
4-25475George Benson While The City Sleeps... ‎(Cass, Album)Warner Bros. Records4-25475US1986


  • Arranged ByNarada Michael Walden (tracks: 2 to 5, 7), Robbie Buchanan (tracks: 1, 8)
  • Arranged By [Strings]Jerry Hey (tracks: 2, 4, 7)
  • Backing VocalsClaytoven Richardson (tracks: 2 to 4, 7), Janey Clewer (tracks: 1, 8), Jennifer Hall (tracks: 3 to 5, 7), James Gilstrap (tracks: 1, 8), Jim Gilstrap (tracks: 3, 4, 7), John Lehman (tracks: 1, 8), Ms. Kitty Beethoven (tracks: 3, 4, 7)
  • DrumsJohn Robinson (tracks: 1, 8), Narada Michael Walden (tracks: 3, 5)
  • EngineerElliot Scheiner (tracks: 1, 8)
  • Engineer [Assistant]Dana Chappelle (tracks: 2 to 5, 7), Eddie Garcia (tracks: 1, 8), Gordon Lyon (tracks: 2 to 5, 7), Joe Martin (tracks: 1, 8), Stuart Hirotsu (tracks: 2 to 5, 7), Victor Beyglio (tracks: 2 to 5, 7)
  • Engineer [Chief]David Frazer (tracks: 2 to 5, 7)
  • Keyboards, Synthesizer, Synthesizer [Synth Bass]Robbie Buchanan (tracks: 1, 8)
  • Lead Vocals, Lead GuitarGeorge Benson
  • Mastered ByGreg Calbi
  • Mixed ByDavid Frazer (tracks: 2 to 5, 7), Eric Calvi (tracks: 1, 8)
  • PercussionPaulinho Da Costa (tracks: 1, 8)
  • ProducerNarada Michael Walden (tracks: 2 to 5, 7), Robbie Buchanan (tracks: 1, 8), Tommy LiPuma (tracks: 1, 8)
  • Programmed By [Drums]Narada Michael Walden (tracks: 2, 4, 7)
  • Programmed By [Ppg Wave Term Synthesizer]Andrew Thomas (tracks: 1, 8)
  • Recorded By [Additional]Jay Rifkin (tracks: 1, 8), Peter Doell (tracks: 1, 8)
  • Rhythm GuitarPaul Jackson, Jr. (tracks: 1, 8)
  • SaxophoneKenny G (tracks: 1, 8)
  • Written-ByJeffrey Cohen (tracks: 2, 4, 5), Narada Michael Walden (tracks: 2, 3, 5), Preston Glass (tracks: 2, 3, 7)


Manufactured in Germany


  • Barcode (Text): 0 7599-25475-2
  • Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 0392
  • Matrix / Runout: 759925475-2 WME
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L012
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0409


  • Copyright (c) – WEA International Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Record Service GmbH

Short intro

While the City Sleeps. is a 1986 studio album by George Benson, released on Warner Bros. It features musicians like Paulinho da Costa, Preston Glass, Paul Jackson, Jr. Marcus Miller and Narada Michael Walden as drummer and producer, alongside young talents of the time like Kenny G, Randy Jackson and Kashif. Although it does not have any instrumental tracks, Benson's guitar playing is somewhat in the headlight in songs like Love Is Here Tonight, Teaser and Too Many Times. The most. While The City Sleeps - George Benson. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей. Songs in album George Benson - While The City Sleeps 1986. George Benson - While The City Sleeps. George Benson - Kisses In The Moonlight. George Benson - Shiver. George Benson - Love Is Here Tonight. George Benson - Teaser. George Benson - Secrets In The Night. George Benson - Too Many Times. From the album While The City Sleep 1986. While The City Sleeps. George Benson. Jazz 1986. Kisses In the Moonlight. The transformation of George Benson, guitar icon, into George Benson, pop singer, is completed here, on While the City Sleeps, for there are no instrumentals at all on this hard-sell, synth-laden series of ballads and dance tunes. This is marginally better than 2020, for at least Michael Walden's high-tech production with added tracks by Kashif and Tommy LiPuma has more punch, and the material, though still mostly lame, is easier to take. Released 1986. While the City Sleeps Lyrics. Missing Lyrics. Посмотреть сведения об участниках альбома, рецензии, композиции и приобрести альбом 1986 Allied Pressing Vinyl от While The City Sleeps. на Benson is a jazz guitarist born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on 22 March 1943. He started out playing straight-ahead instrumental jazz with organist Jack McDuff. Benson got his first experience playing with his several-year stint with McDuff's group. In 1964, at the age of 21, Benson recorded his first album as leader, The New Boss Guitar, with Brother Jack McDuff on organ. Benson's next recording was It's Uptown with the George Benson Quartet with Lonnie Smith on organ and Ronnie Cuber on baritone sax. This album showcases Benson's talent in construct read more. is the 1986 studio album by George Benson on Warner Bros. Like many of Benson's pop albums, While the City Sleeps. was criticized for the lack of guitar playing, and being an attempt to chase the charts. Track listing