Musician’s song on Grammy-winning CD |

Musician’s song on Grammy-winning CD

Friends and fans of Billy Bensing – local singer/songwriter and guitar teacher – will be pleased to know that an instrumental of his, “On Our Journey,” is included on Mary Youngblood’s Grammy winning CD, “Dance with the Wind.”

Says Bensing, “I started playing with Mary Youngblood in the spring of 2006. One day while rehearsing, I played her an instrumental song on my guitar, she grabbed her flute and started playing along and we loved it. Mary is one of the greatest flute players in the world, and she made a lovely melody for my guitar song. She put our song (we called it co-written now) on her latest CD as the 11th track.”

Bensing said he worked with Youngblood until the autumn of 2006. Find him these days at the Holbrooke Hotel every other Wednesday, 7 to 10 p.m. Contact him at 277-2187.

– The Union staff

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