George Benson

George Benson recalls befriending Bob Cavanagh at the EU Wurlitzer Music store in Boston long before his noted career as an entertainer took off. George often visited the store and spent hours playing the instruments while Bob often showed him chords, provided picks and let him try out various guitars and amps. As George stated in his NAMM interview, Bob’s support was a key to his success.

The audio only interview was conducted by David Schwartz and donated to the NAMM Oral History program

Interview Date:
May 9, 1986
Job Title:
Musician, Songwriter

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