George Benson (b. 1943) is a pop and R&B singer and jazz guitarist, who has won Grammy Awards for the singles "This Masquerade" and "On Broadway".
Benson made several appearances on Sesame Street. He performed "A Friend for All Seasons" with Olivia, and a rendition of "The Greatest Love of All" accompanied by songwriter Michael Masser on piano.
With the kids, he sang "The Alphabet Song" (First: Episode 1357), "London Bridge" (First: Episode 1357), and "Old MacDonald" (First: Episode 1401). He also appeared with the kids in segments playing happy guitar chords (First: Episode 1401) and talking them about the parts of a guitar (First: Episode 1419).
Benson also performed a duet of "On Broadway" with Clifford and the Rhythm Rats on the 1994 Muppet album Kermit Unpigged.