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Encyclopedia > Tony Bennett on Holiday
Tony Bennett on Holiday
Tony Bennett on Holiday cover
Studio album by Tony Bennett
Released February 4, 1997
Genre Jazz
Label Columbia Records
Producer(s) Tony Bennett, Danny Bennett, Phil Ramone
Professional reviews
Tony Bennett chronology
Here's To The Ladies
(1995)
Tony Bennett on Holiday
(1997)
Tony Bennett: The Playground
(1998)

Tony Bennett on Holiday is an album by Tony Bennett, released in 1997. A Studio Album is an album of regular studio recordings. ... For other persons named Tony Bennett, see Tony Bennett (disambiguation). ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Jazz is a style of music which originated in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States at around the start of the 20th century. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Columbia Records is the oldest brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888, and was the first record company to produce pre-recorded records as opposed to blank cylinders. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... For other persons named Tony Bennett, see Tony Bennett (disambiguation). ... Phil Ramone is a violinist, composer, recording engineer, and innovative record producer. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links Description: 3 out of 5 star. ... For other persons named Tony Bennett, see Tony Bennett (disambiguation). ... An album is a collection of related audio tracks distributed to the public. ... For other persons named Tony Bennett, see Tony Bennett (disambiguation). ...


On this album Bennett records many of the songs most associated with Billie Holiday. In 1998 Bennett yet again won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance for it. Billie Holiday(April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), born Eleanora Fagan and later called Lady Day, was an American singer known equally for her difficult life and her emotive, poignant singing voice. ... The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album has been awarded since 1992. ...


The final track, "God Bless the Child", was an electronically-created "duet" with the long-dead Lady Day and Count Basie; it received poor notices, unlike the rest of the album. God Bless the Child is a song by Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog, Jr. ... William Count Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. ...


Track listing

  1. "Solitude" (Eddie DeLange, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) 2:57
  2. "All of Me" (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) 1:44
  3. "When a Woman Loves a Man" (Bernie Hanighen, Gordon Jenkins, Johnny Mercer) 3:11
  4. "Me, Myself and I" (Irving Gordon, Alan Kaufman, Allan Roberts) 2:05
  5. "She's Funny That Way" (I Got a Woman, Crazy for Me) (Neil Moret, Richard Whiting) 4:20
  6. "If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)" (Henry Creamer, Arthur P. Johnson) 2:04
  7. "Willow Weep for Me" (Ann Ronell) 3:00
  8. "Laughing at Life" (Nick A. Kenny, Charles Kenny, Cornell Todd, Bob Todd) 3:26
  9. "I Wished on the Moon" (Dorothy Parker, Ralph Rainger) 2:46
  10. "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" (Harry Woods) 2:45
  11. "My Old Flame" (Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston) 2:55
  12. "That Ole Devil Called Love" (Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts) 4:00
  13. "Ill Wind" (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) 3:04
  14. "These Foolish Things" (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey) 4:22
  15. "Some Other Spring" (Arthur Herzog Jr., Irene Kitchings) 4:41
  16. "Crazy She Calls Me" (Bob Russell, Carl Sigman) 3:53
  17. "Good Morning Heartache" (Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher, Irene Higginbotham) 2:37
  18. "Trav'lin' Light" (Johnny Mercer, Trummy Mundy, Jimmy Young) 2:33
  19. "God Bless the Child" (Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday) - with Billie Holiday, Count Basie - 2:32

Eddie DeLange (15 January 1904 - 15 July 1949)was a United States bandleader and lyricist. ... Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (April 29, 1899, Washington, D.C.; d. ... Irving Mills (1894–1985) was a figure in jazz. ... All Of Me is a popular song and jazz standard written by Gerald Marks and Seymour Simons in 1931. ... Gerald Marks (October 13, 1900 - January 27, 1997), was an american composer most well known for the song All of Me which he co-wrote with Seymour Simons and was recorded about 2 000 times. ... Bernard D. Hanighen (1908, Omaha, Nebraska - 1976, New York, NY) was an American songwriter best known for co-writing Round Midnight and When A Woman Loves A Man. He also worked with Clarence Williams and Johnny Mercer. ... Gordon Jenkins Gordon Hill Jenkins (12 May 1910-1 May 1984) was an American arranger who was an influential figure in popular music in the 1940s and 1950s, renowned for his lush string arrangements. ... Johnny Mercer John Herndon Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) is regarded as one of Americas greatest songwriters. ... Irving Gordon (February 14, 1915-December 1, 1996) was an American songwriter. ... Allan Roberts (28 October 1943 - 21 March 1990) was a British Labour Member of Parliament (MP) for Bootle from 1979 until his death in 1990 at the age of 46. ... Richard A. Whiting (November 12, 1891-February 10, 1938) was a writer of popular songs. ... Henry Creamer (June 21, 1879 – October 14, 1930) was an American popular song lyricist. ... Ann Ronell (December 28, 1906 or 1908 Omaha, Nebraska - December 25, 1993) was a Jewish-American composer and lyricist best known for the jazz standard Willow Weep For Me (1932). ... Bob Todd (15 December 1921 – 21 October 1992) was a British comedy actor, mostly known for being a sidekick of Benny Hill and Spike Milligan. ... Dorothy Parker (August 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) was an American writer and poet, best known for her caustic wit, wisecracks, and sharp eye for 20th century urban foibles. ... Ralph Rainger (October 7, 1901 – October 23, 1942) was an American composer of popular music principally for films. ... Harry Woods may refer to: Harry Woods (actor). ... Sam Coslow (December 27, 1902 - April 2, 1982) was an American songwriter, singer and film producer. ... Arthur Johnston (1587-1641) was a Scottish physician and poet. ... Doris Fisher (May 2, 1915 - January 15, 2003) was a United States singer and songwriter. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Ted Koehler (July 14, 1894—January 17, 1973) was an Jewish-American lyric writer. ... These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You) is a popular song with words and music by Harry Link, Holt Marvell, and Jack Strachey. ... Eric Maschwitz (1901-1969) (sometimes credited as Holt Marvell) was a British entertainer, writer and broadcaster. ... This page refers to the British Liberal Democrat MP Bob Russell. ... Carl Sigman ( September 24, 1909 – September 26, 2000) was a major American songwriter. ... Ervin Drake (born April 3, 1919 in New York City) is an American songwriter. ... Johnny Mercer John Herndon Johnny Mercer (November 18, 1909 – June 25, 1976) is regarded as one of Americas greatest songwriters. ... There are a number of famous people of this name including: Jimmy Young (boxer) Jimmy Young (disc jockey) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... God Bless the Child is a song by Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog, Jr. ... Billie Holiday(April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), born Eleanora Fagan and later called Lady Day, was an American singer known equally for her difficult life and her emotive, poignant singing voice. ... Billie Holiday(April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), born Eleanora Fagan and later called Lady Day, was an American singer known equally for her difficult life and her emotive, poignant singing voice. ... William Count Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. ...

Personnel

  • Tony Bennett - vocals
  • Lew Soloff - trumpet
  • Ralph Sharon - piano
  • Clayton Cameron - drums
  • Doug Richeson - double bass

 
 

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