George Benson: Standing Together
There is a famous quote by Benson to the effect that it would be stupid for him to work hard making an "art" record that might sell 5000 copies, when he can make another million turning out another one of these. So, to put it kindly: This is not Mr. Benson's adventurous art record. This is "C-Smooth," "Standing Together," "All I Know," "Cruise Control," "Poquito Spanish, Poquito Funk" (oh, come on ), "Still Waters," "Fly By Night," "Back to Love," and "Keep Rollin'." Even these titles could be stuck onto 1000 other discs without anyone noticing anything amiss.
So what's art, anyway? George may be churning out anonymous funk, but it paid for his mansion and his Rolls. (He may not have those things. He may have given it all to charity.) Could be worse...
Record Label: GRP Records