Tony Bennett ‘s ‘Tony Sings for Two’ is a studio album recorded with the pianist Ralph Sharon and released on February 6, 1961 by Columbia,
Track Listing : 1.I Didn’T Know What Time It Was (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 01:24 . 2.Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 02:30 . 3.Nobody’S Heart (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 02:08 . 4.I’M Thru With Love (Gus Kahn, Fud Livingston, Matty Malneck) – 03:15 . 5.My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 02:36 . 6.The Man That Got Away (Harold Arlen, Ira Gershwin) – 03:52 . 7.Where Or When (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 02:09 . 8.A Sleepin’ Bee (Harold Arlen, Truman Capote) – 03:23 . 9.Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) – 02:20 . 10.Mam’Selle (Mack Gordon, Edmund Goulding) – 02:40 . 11.Just Friends (John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis) – 01:36 . 12.Street Of Dreams (Sam M. Lewis, Victor Young) – 02:11
Musicians : Tony Bennett – Vocals . Ralph Sharon – Piano
Production : Produced By Mitch Miller
Recorded On October 28, 1959 At Cbs 30Th Street Studio, New York.
Released On February 6, 1961 By Columbia.
Unfortunately, jazz fans largely ignored his excellent 1950s albums, while teens only bought the singles or compilation albums. Tony Sings for Two is ripe for rediscovery and the Columbia reissue includes one bonus track. […]
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Young Tony sings with solo piano accompaniment Here we find Tony’s seemingly limitless breath support soaring to a dramatic crescendo on numbers like “Where Or When”, while showcasing his trademark sensitivity on “Bewitched(Bothered,and Bewildered)”. His subtle treatment of that song almost makes you forget it was meant to be sung by a woman. […]