Tony Bennett Will Spotlight Songs of Jerome Kern on New Recording; Track List Revealed!

News   Tony Bennett Will Spotlight Songs of Jerome Kern on New Recording; Track List Revealed!
 
Tony Bennett, the veteran Grammy-winning singer who recently scored a number one album of duets with Lady Gaga — "Cheek to Cheek" — will focus on the songs of Jerome Kern for his next recording.

Entitled "The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern," the new CD, according to the New York Times, will be released Sept. 25 by RPM/Columbia. It's available for pre-order now.

Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett

The new disc will also feature the work of famed jazz pianist Bill Charlap; in fact, half of the tracks will feature Bennett accompanied by Charlap's trio.

Fourteen ­ songs by Broadway and film composer Kern (1885-1945) will be featured, including "The Way You Look Tonight." Many of them have lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.

Kern's best-known Broadway work is Show Boat, which revolutionized the musical theatre.

Here is a complete list of the tracks:

1. "All The Things You Are"
2. "Pick Yourself Up"
3. "The Last Time I Saw Paris"
4. "I Won't Dance"
5. "Long Ago and Far Away"
6. "Dearly Beloved"
7. "The Song Is You"
8. "The Didn't Believe Me"
9. "I'm Old Fashioned"
10. "The Way You Look Tonight"
11. "Yesterdays"
12. "Make Believe"
13. "Nobody Else But Me"
14. "Look For The Silver Lining"

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