TUESDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2012
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TUESDAY 23RD OCTOBER 2012

GIVE ME THE NIGHT” IS A SONG BY AMERICAN JAZZ MUSICIAN GEORGE BENSON, FROM HIS STUDIO ALBUM OF THE SAME NAME (1980).

IT WAS WRITTEN AND COMPOSED BY FORMER HEATWAVE KEYBOARD PLAYER ROD TEMPERTONAND PRODUCED BY QUINCY JONES.

PATRICE RUSHEN PROVIDES THE BACKING AND SCAT VOCALS THAT ARE HEARD THROUGHOUT.AND WOULD LATER RECORD A SONG OF HER OWN WITH A SIMILAR SOUND, FORGET ME NOTS.

THE SONG WAS A COMMERCIAL SUCCESS, BECOMING BENSON’S FIRST SINGLE TO HIT NUMBER ONE ON THE U.S. BILLBOARD R&B CHART.

IT ALSO PEAKED AT NUMBER SEVEN IN THE OFFICIAL UK SINGLES CHART

4:58 (Album)
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Rod Temperton

 

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