Tony Bennett
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1926-08-03
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Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett Biography (Wikipedia)

Anthony Dominick Benedetto (born August 3, 1926), known professionally by his stage name Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes, and jazz. He is also a painter, having created works under the name Anthony Benedetto that are on permanent public display in several institutions. He is the founder of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens, New York.

Born and raised in Astoria to an Italian-American family, Bennett began singing at an early age. He fought in the final stages of World War II as a U.S. Army infantryman in the European Theater. Afterward, he developed his singing technique, signed with Columbia Records and had his first number-one popular song with "Because of You" in 1951. Several top hits such as "Rags to Riches" followed in the early 1950s. He then refined his approach to encompass jazz singing. He reached an artistic peak in the late 1950s with albums such as The Beat of My Heart and Basie Swings, Bennett Sings. In 1962, Bennett recorded his signature song, "I Left My Heart in San Francisco". His career and his personal life experienced an extended downturn during the height of the rock music era.

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It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
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It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
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The Rules Of The Road
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The Rules Of The Road
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Don't Get Around Much Anymore
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Don't Get Around Much Anymore
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Country Girl
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Country Girl
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I Left My Heart In San Francisco
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I Left My Heart In San Francisco
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These Foolish Things
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These Foolish Things
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Let's Face The Music And Dance
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Let's Face The Music And Dance
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Girl Talk
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Girl Talk
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Rags To Riches
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Rags To Riches
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But Beautiful
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But Beautiful
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The Lady Is A Tramp
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The Lady Is A Tramp
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Dancing In The Dark
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Dancing In The Dark
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(I Left My Heart) In San Francisco
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(I Left My Heart) In San Francisco
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Make Someone Happy
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Make Someone Happy
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The Best Is Yet To Come
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The Best Is Yet To Come
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The Very Thought Of You
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The Very Thought Of You
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Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)
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Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)
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Anything Goes
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Anything Goes
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The Good Life
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The Good Life
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Candy Kisses
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Candy Kisses
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This Can't Be Love
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This Can't Be Love
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1998 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1998-06-26T05:05:32
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Jun
1998

1998 Glastonbury

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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