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Studio Sessions

Tony Bennett.

November 23, 2012 The quintessential American crooner mines the Great American Songbook.

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Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse.

December 6, 2011 The legendary jazz singer has sung with the best; here, he discusses working with Amy Winehouse.

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Tony Bennett sings in NPR's Studio 4A on Oct. 14.

October 29, 2011 The singing legend discusses his legacy and longevity, and performs live in NPR's Studio 4A.

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Discover Songs

At his painting studio in Manhattan, Tony Bennett says his favorite summer song is "It Was Me."

August 24, 2009 For Bennett, the French song "It Was Me" is the essence of what happens when people fall in love.

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December 1, 2006 We go inside the studio with singer Tony Bennett as he re-records his signature song.

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The cover of The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album

August 1, 2001 Teamed with famed jazz pianist Bill Evans, Bennett shows off his inventive, interpretive voice.

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Reviews

The cover of The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album

August 1, 2001 Teamed with famed jazz pianist Bill Evans, Bennett shows off his inventive, interpretive voice.

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More Stories

Clockwise from upper left: Exitmusic, Milagres, Harold Budd.

September 20, 2011 This week on All Songs Considered, youth and age find a way to meet in the middle.

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Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga perform "The Lady Is a Tramp" together on Bennett's new album, Duets II, out Sept. 20.

September 14, 2011 Duets II features a touching highlight in "Body and Soul," Amy Winehouse's final performance.

Norah Jones and Tony Bennett in studio.

August 26, 2011 Watch Jones and Bennett perform in the studio together for Bennett's latest record, Duets II.

fallen leaf.

November 10, 2008 Let these five jazz confessionals prepare you for a season of the high lonesome in autumn.

Broken Heart.

February 11, 2008 Hear heartbreaking songs of love lost, performed by some of the greatest jazz singers of all time.

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

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I Wanna Be Around...

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  • Album: I Wanna Be Around...
  • Artist: Tony Bennett
  • Label: Columbia
  • Released: 1963
 

A Wonderful World

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  • Album: A Wonderful World
  • Artist: Tony Bennett & k.d. lang
  • Label: RPM Records/Columbia
 

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  • Album: Tony Bennett
  • Artist: Duets II
  • Released: 2011
 

Duets: An American Classic

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  • Album: Duets: An American Classic
  • Artist: Tony Bennett
  • Label: RPM/Columbia
  • Released: 2006
 

MTV Unplugged

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  • Album: MTV Unplugged
  • Artist: Tony Bennett
  • Label: Sony
 

The Essential Tony Bennett [Columbia/Legacy]

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The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album

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