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 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 early 1953. 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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Tony Bennett Tracks

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One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) (feat. John Mayer)
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One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) (feat. John Mayer)

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Stranger In Paradise
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Stranger In Paradise
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Steppin' Out With My Baby
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Steppin' Out With My Baby
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Anything Goes
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Anything Goes
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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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Fly Me To The Moon
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Fly Me To The Moon
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Shadow Of Your Smile
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Shadow Of Your Smile
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The Lady Is A Tramp
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The Lady Is A Tramp
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The Way You Look Tonight
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The Way You Look Tonight
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Somebody Loves Me
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Somebody Loves Me
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If I Ruled The World
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If I Ruled The World
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Rags To Riches
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Rags To Riches
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The Good Life
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The Good Life
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S'Wonderful
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S'Wonderful
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Just In Time
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Just In Time
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The Very Thought Of You
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The Very Thought Of You
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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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I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
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I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
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Emily
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Emily
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Some Other Time
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Some Other Time
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The Best Is Yet To Come
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The Best Is Yet To Come
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Dream a little dream of me
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Dream a little dream of me
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Because Of You
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Because Of You
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I wish I were in love again
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I wish I were in love again
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Glastonbury: 1998
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1998

Glastonbury: 1998

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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