GEORGE BENSON Livin' Inside Your Love (1979 Japanese promotional "white label" sample 12-track double LP of stylish jazz-pop, sample stickered gatefold picture sleeve & inners, including the velvet soul of You're Never Too Far From Me plus the opening title track. The sleeve is perfect & the vinyl remains in near mint condition, looking barely played! P-5559~60W)


Label: Warner Bros. Records ‎– P-5559~60W

Format: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Promo, Gatefold 

Country: Japan

Released: 1979

Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul

Style: Soul-Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Fusion



A1 Livin' Inside Your Love

Guitar [Classical Guitar], Soloist – Earl KlughWritten-By – Earl Klugh

A2 Hey Girl

Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Greg PhillinganesWritten-By – Gerry Goffin, Carole King*

A3 Nassau Day

Piano [Acoustic Piano], Soloist – Ronnie FosterWritten-By – Ronnie Foster

B1 Soulful Strut

Written-By – Eugene Record, W. Sanders*

B2 Prelude To Fall

Bass – Robert Popwell, Jr.*Piano [Acoustic Piano], Soloist – Ronnie FosterVibraphone [Vibes] – Mike MainieriWritten-By – Ronnie Foster

B3 A Change Is Gonna Come

Written-By – Sam Cooke

C1 Love Ballad

Bass – Robert Popwell, Jr.*Written-By – Scarborough*

C2 You're Never Too Far From Me

Bass – Stanley BanksWritten-By – George Benson

C3 Love Is A Hurtin' Thing

Piano [Acoustic Piano], Soloist – Jorge DaltoWritten-By – Ben Raleigh, Dave Linden*

D1 Welcome Into My World

Bass – Robert Popwell, Jr.*Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Soloist – Ronnie FosterWritten-By – George Benson

D2 Before You Go

Bass – Stanley BanksElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Soloist – Jorge DaltoSynthesizer [Mini-moog], Soloist – Ronnie FosterWritten-By – George Benson

D3 Unchained Melody

Written-By – Alex North, H. Zaret*



Companies, etc.

  • Made By – Warner-Pioneer Corporation
  • Mastered At – The Mastering Lab
  • Mixed At – Capitol Studios



  • Art Direction – John Cabalka
  • Bass – Will Lee
  • Design – Brad Kanawyer
  • Drums – Steve Gadd
  • Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Yamaha Cp30, Mini-moog, Polymoog] – Ronnie Foster
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Don Henderson, Mike O'Reilly*
  • Guitar [Acoustic] – Earl Klugh
  • Guitar [Rhythm] – Phil Upchurch
  • Lead Vocals, Guitar – George Benson
  • Mastered By – Mike Reese
  • Orchestrated By, Conductor – Claus Ogerman (tracks: A2 to B1, B3, C2 to D3), Mike Mainieri (tracks: A1, B2, C1)
  • Percussion – Ralph MacDonald
  • Photography By – Tom Bert
  • Piano [Acoustic Piano], Clavinet, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes, Wurlitzer] – Jorge Dalto
  • Producer – Tommy Lipuma
  • Recorded By, Mixed By – Al Schmitt



Japanese promo release. Issued with green obi and two page insert. Sample "見本盤" sticker on front of sleeve. "見本盤" - (sample) and "非売品" - (not for sale) printed on all four labels.

Very slight timing differences from general Japanese release - George Benson - Livin' Inside Your Love

Rhythm section recorded at Atlantic Studios, NYC
Strings recorded at Columbia 30th Street Studio, NYC, and Capitol Studios, Hollywood

"George Benson plays the Ibanez GB-10 and GB-20 guitars exclusively."

©&℗1979 Warner Bros. Records Inc.

George Benson ‎– Livin' Inside Your Love (P-5559~60W)

SKU: JA20181001072

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