In a 1965 interview with LIFE, Frank Sinatra said: "For my money, Tony Bennett is the best singer in the business.
He excites me when I watch him.
He moves me. He's the singer who gets across what the composer has in mind, and probably a little more."
And for the past sixty-odd years, Tony has been doing exactly that.
With 15 Grammy Awards and a multitude of Gold and Platinum status recordings under his arm, this man sure knows how to work those pipes.
Duets II is another collection of American Songbook standards performed in the best of ways.
Duets II includes collaborations with the best voices of music: Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole, Norah Jones and k.d. lang grace the recording booth with this legendary singer.
But it is the tragic and premature passing of Amy Winehouse that makes this album truly special; her appearance on the duet 'Body And Soul' is the last known recording of the British songbird, and it is a truly heartrending version of the 1930 jazz classic.
If this isn't Grammy material, we don't know what is!
• 180 grams audiophile vinyl
• Gatefold sleeve
• Includes the last known recording of Amy Winehouse
A1 The Lady Is A Tramp – duet with Lady Gaga
A2 One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) – duet with John Mayer
A3 Body And Soul – duet with Amy Winehouse
A4 Don't Get Around Much Anymore – duet with Michael Bublé
A5 Blue Velvet – duet with k.d. lang
B1 How Do You Keep The Music Playing – duet with Aretha Franklin
B2 The Girl I Love – duet with Sheryl Crow
B3 On The Sunny Side Of The Street – duet with Willie Nelson
B4 Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me) – duet with Queen Latifah
C1 Speak Low – duet with Norah Jones
C2 This Is All I Ask – duet with Josh Groban
C3 Watch What Happens – duet with Natalie Cole
C4 Stranger In Paradise – duet with Andrea Bocelli
D1 The Way You Look Tonight – duet with Faith Hill
D2 Yesterday I Heard The Rain – duet with Alejandro Sanz
D3 It Had To Be You – duet with Carrie Underwood
D4 When Do The Bells Ring For Me – duet with Mariah Carey
Catalog # : MOVLP399
Barcode : 8713748982713
Format : LP, 180 gram
Sleeve : Gatefold
Releasedate : 2011-09-26