I Wanna Be Around...

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
As the studio album followup to Tony Bennett's breakthrough record, I Left My Heart in San Francisco, I Wanna Be Around had a lot to live up to, but since San Francisco was a culmination of Bennett's development, and not a fluke, I Wanna Be Around turned out to be almost on a par with its predecessor. "The Good Life" and "I Wanna Be Around" became Top 20 hits, showing that Bennett had somehow found a line into good new pop material, and there were also some excellent arrangements, courtesy of Marty Manning, including a percussion-and-flute reading of "Let's Face the Music and Dance" that echoed the Beat of My Heart album and a nod to the South American trend with ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
As the studio album followup to Tony Bennett's breakthrough record, I Left My Heart in San Francisco, I Wanna Be Around had a lot to live up to, but since San Francisco was a culmination of Bennett's development, and not a fluke, I Wanna Be Around turned out to be almost on a par with its predecessor. "The Good Life" and "I Wanna Be Around" became Top 20 hits, showing that Bennett had somehow found a line into good new pop material, and there were also some excellent arrangements, courtesy of Marty Manning, including a percussion-and-flute reading of "Let's Face the Music and Dance" that echoed the Beat of My Heart album and a nod to the South American trend with Antonio Carlos Jobim's "Quiet Nights (Corcovado)." A worthy successor.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/28/2013
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 888837330725
  • Catalog Number: 373307
  • Sales rank: 11,200

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Good Life (2:18)
  2. 2 If I Love Again (3:21)
  3. 3 I Wanna Be Around (2:14)
  4. 4 I've Got Your Number (1:51)
  5. 5 Until I Met You - The Ralph Sharon Trio (2:54)
  6. 6 Let's Face the Music and Dance - The Ralph Sharon Trio (2:50)
  7. 7 Once Upon a Summertime (2:03)
  8. 8 If You Were Mine (2:17)
  9. 9 I Will Live My Life For You (2:29)
  10. 10 Someone To Love (2:01)
  11. 11 It Was Me (3:07)
  12. 12 Quiet Nights (Corcovado) (3:20)
  13. 13 If I Love Again (3:04)
  14. 14 Someone To Love (2:14)
  15. 15 Indian Summer (1:43)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tony Bennett Primary Artist
Marty Manning Conductor
Technical Credits
Victor Herbert Composer
Irving Berlin Composer
Cy Coleman Composer
Freddie Green Composer
Michel Legrand Composer
Sacha Distel Composer
Gene Lees Composer
Gilbert Bécaud Composer
Ernie Altschuler Producer
Al Dubin Composer
Norman Gimbel Composer
Antonio Carlos Jobim Composer
Buddy Kaye Composer
Marty Manning Arranger
Johnny Mercer Composer
Jack Reardon Composer
Marcel Stellman Composer
Jack Murray Composer
Matty Malneck Composer
Eddie Barclay Composer
Carolyn Leigh Composer
Ben Oakland Composer
Eddy Marnay Composer
Henri Salvador Composer
Bobby Warren Composer
Don Wolf Composer
Sadie Vimmerstedt Composer
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