Tony Bennett
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1926-08-03
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Tony Bennett Biography (Wikipedia)

Anthony Dominick Benedetto (born August 3, 1926), known professionally as 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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You Can't Lose A Broken Heart
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You Can't Lose A Broken Heart
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If I Ruled The World
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If I Ruled The World
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The Good Life
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The Good Life
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On The Sunny Side Of The Street
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On The Sunny Side Of The Street
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Candy Kisses
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Candy Kisses
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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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The Very Thought Of You
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The Very Thought Of You
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I Wanna Be Around
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I Wanna Be Around
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The Lady's In Love With You
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The Lady's In Love With You
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Are You Havin Any Fun
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Are You Havin Any Fun
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My Favourite Things
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My Favourite Things
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How Do You Keep The Music Playing
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How Do You Keep The Music Playing
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The Good Life (Album Version)
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The Good Life (Album Version)
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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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The Second Time Around
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The Second Time Around
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Yesterday I Heard The Rain (Esta Tarde Vi Llover)
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Yesterday I Heard The Rain (Esta Tarde Vi Llover)
Count Basie & Tony Bennett, Snooky Young, Wendell Culley, Thad Jones, Joe Newman, Al Grey, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Marshall Royal, Billy Mitchell, Frank Wess, FRANK FOSTER, Charlie Fowlkes, Ralph Sharon, Freddie Green, EDDIE JONES, Sonny Payne, Tony Bennett & Count Basie & Tony Bennett
Strike Up The Band
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Strike Up The Band
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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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Stranger In Paradise
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Stranger In Paradise
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Till
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Till
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Winter Wonderland
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Winter Wonderland
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The Best Is Yet To Come
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The Best Is Yet To Come
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Rags To Riches
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Rags To Riches
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San Francisco
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San Francisco
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Anything Goes
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Anything Goes
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Glastonbury: 1998
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1998-06-26T00:06:01
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Jun
1998

Glastonbury: 1998

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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