Song of the Day: George Benson, “Six To Four”

Jazz guitarist and singer George Benson turns the big 8-0 today! He started making a name for himself in the ’60’s with Jack McDuff nd others, then went solo, recording the triple-platinum album Breezin’ in 1976, from which his first hit, a cover of Leon Russell’s "This Masquerade," came. "Six To Four" also comes from that album; it was written by Chicago blues and jazz guitarist Phil Upchurch, who plays here in this 1976 performance for Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert.

17 thoughts on “Song of the Day: George Benson, “Six To Four”

  1. I’ve played this in a band before – never a favourite of mine. Thought maybe it was the version we played, but I can now honestly say it just doesn’t do it for me. Can’t love everything!


  2. John, I see you’re back for the A-Z. Looking forward to checking out your blog on a more consistent schedule. This year I’ll be doing some musical nonsense…… should be fun! Zulu Delta!


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