GEORGE BENSON, CHRIS YOUNG CUT COVERS OF “RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA”

// September 9th, 2009 // News

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Country singer Chris Young and jazz vocalist & guitarist George Benson are the latest to provide their own renditions of Tony Joe White’s “Rainy Night In Georgia.”

Coming on the heels of his self-titled debut, Young’s The Man I Want To Be features a one-take version of “Rainy Night In Georgia” at the suggestion of producer James Stroud. Also included on the release is a duet with Willie Nelson on the Waylon Jennings hit “Rose In Paradise.”

Ten-time Grammy winner Benson’s latest release Songs And Stories features covers of songs penned by some of his favorite songwriters including James Taylor, Smokey Robinson, Lamont Dozier, Tony Joe White, and Bill Withers.

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