HiRez Poll Benson, George - BODY TALK [SACD]

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Rate the SACD of George Benson - BODY TALK

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    15

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Please post your thoughts and comments on this 2018 Multichannel SACD release from Dutton Vocalion of the classic George Benson album "Body Talk".
This Multichannel SACD release contains the original 1970s Quadraphonic mix, remastered and released for the first time in over 40 years! :eek:

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LP CTI 6033 (1973) STEREO/CTSQ 6033 QUADRAPHONIC
1: DANCE (Benson; Ellis)
2: WHEN LOVE HAS GROWN (Hathaway; McDaniels)
3: PLUM (Benson)
4: BODY TALK (Benson)
5: TOP OF THE WORLD (Benson)

Personnel:
George Benson (lead guitar)
Earl Klugh (guitar)
Frank Foster (tenor sax)
Harold Mabern (electric piano)
Ron Carter (acoustic bass)
Gary King (bass guitar)
Jack DeJohnette (drums)
Mobutu (percussion)
Jon Faddis, John Gatchell, Waymon Reed (trumpets/flugelhorns)
Gerald Chamberlain, Dick Griffin (trombones)

Remastered from the original analogue tapes by Michael J. Dutton

Multi-ch Stereo
All tracks available in stereo and multi-channel

SA-CD
This hybrid CD can be played on any standard CD players

 

keywhiz

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This album sounds great and the quad mix is very good. Good CTI-period Benson. This one will be very nice to be playing during the early evenings while kicking back after work. I’m tempted to give it a “9” but I need to save the 9s and 10s for the truly fantastic stuff. I’ll give it an “8”!
 

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I will be first to give it a 10, Great content, surround mix and fidelity. This has what I like in surround, different parts of the music playing in different speakers for a true surround experience. The music is certainly easy listening for that early morning late evening vibe. My wife liked it, that made the 10 a no brainer.
 

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Fidelity: slick Creed Taylor production, crisply remastered. 10
Content: well...it is what it is. Great, funky, Pee Wee Ellis arrangements; impeccable musicianship; a handful of solos that are both pyrotechnic and tasteful. But jazz-wise, the writing is uneven at best. 7
Surround mix: crazy discrete, but sometimes distractingly so, especially in the rears, which seem loud to me. Mobutu's isolated congas in the LR are a kick at first, but they get tiresome over the course of the album. 8

So "8" on the whole. But man, this album takes me back: I still remember fondling my older brother's copy of the glossy gatefold LP. Beautiful graphic design.
 
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