Tony Bennett Celebrates 90

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Tony Bennett Celebrates 90
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Live album by
Tony Bennett and various artists
ReleasedDecember 16, 2016 (2016-12-16)
RecordedJuly 20 (Billy Joel), September 15, 2016
Venue Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, Colosseum at Caesar's Palace
Genre Jazz
Length69:59
Label Columbia
Producer Dae Bennett
Tony Bennett chronology
The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern
(2015)
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90
(2016)
Love Is Here to Stay
(2018)

Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 is an album by Tony Bennett, released by Columbia Records on December 16, 2016. Guest artists include Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Billy Joel, Elton John, Diana Krall, Lady Gaga, k.d. lang, Leslie Odom Jr., Kevin Spacey, Rufus Wainwright, and Stevie Wonder. [1] It was followed by the television special Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come , which aired on NBC on December 20, 2016. [2] The album won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album at the 60th Grammy Awards. [3]

Contents

Track listing

No.TitleLyricsMusicPerformer(s)Length
1."The Lady Is a Tramp" Lorenz Hart Richard Rodgers Lady Gaga 3:26
2."The Good Life" Jack Reardon Sacha Distel Michael Bublé 3:19
3."Ave María"
  • Schubert
  • Keveren
Andrea Bocelli 5:21
4."The Very Thought of You / If I Ruled the World"
  • Noble
  • Bricusse
  • Ornadel
Kevin Spacey 4:10
5."I've Got the World on a String" Ted Koehler Harold Arlen Diana Krall 3:31
6."New York State of Mind" Billy Joel Joel Tony Bennett and Joel6:40
7."I Can't Give You Anything but Love" Dorothy Fields Jimmy McHugh Rufus Wainwright 6:20
8."A Kiss to Build a Dream On"
  • Hammerstein
  • Ruby
  • Kalmar
k.d. lang 3:37
9."Visions" Stevie Wonder WonderWonder4:22
10."La Vie en rose"
  • Piaf
  • David
  • Louiguy
Lady Gaga3:53
11."Can You Feel the Love Tonight" Tim Rice Elton John John4:01
12."Autumn Leaves" Johnny Mercer Joseph Kosma Leslie Odom Jr. 3:04
13."Who Cares?" Ira Gershwin George Gershwin Bennett3:00
14."The Best Is Yet to Come" Carolyn Leigh Cy Coleman Bennett2:43
15."I Left My Heart in San Francisco"Douglas Cross George C. Cory Jr. Bennett2:20
16."I Got Rhythm"I. GershwinG. GershwinBennett2:24
17."How Do You Keep the Music Playing?" Michel Legrand Bennett4:27
18."Happy Birthday"WonderWonderWonder3:13

Charts

Chart (2016)Peak
position
New Zealand Heatseekers Albums (RMNZ) [4] 10
US Billboard 200 [5] 35

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