MTV Unplugged [Bonus Tracks]

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Of course, Tony Bennett never was "plugged," so the concept here is redundant, but what the hell. It's been a while since a Tony Bennett live album, and he's always terrific in concert. Certainly, he is here, singing 22 pop standards, including many of his hits and many other songs he's made his own. Elvis Costello and k.d. lang drop by, but they're feeding off Bennett's energy and star power, not the other way around. The album may be part of a successful marketing plan, but forget that and revel in the singing of a masterful song interpreter still, after 40 years, at the top of his game. [The 2006 reissue of the album adds two bonus tracks: the previously unreleased "When Do Bells Ring for Me" and "(Just A) Little ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Of course, Tony Bennett never was "plugged," so the concept here is redundant, but what the hell. It's been a while since a Tony Bennett live album, and he's always terrific in concert. Certainly, he is here, singing 22 pop standards, including many of his hits and many other songs he's made his own. Elvis Costello and k.d. lang drop by, but they're feeding off Bennett's energy and star power, not the other way around. The album may be part of a successful marketing plan, but forget that and revel in the singing of a masterful song interpreter still, after 40 years, at the top of his game. [The 2006 reissue of the album adds two bonus tracks: the previously unreleased "When Do Bells Ring for Me" and "(Just A) Little Street Where Old Friends Meet"].~ William Ruhlmann
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/29/2006
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 828768478127
  • Catalog Number: 84781
  • Sales rank: 68,763

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tony Bennett Primary Artist
Ralph Sharon Piano
Clayton Cameron Drums
Doug Richeson Bass
The Ralph Sharon Trio Track Performer
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Victor Herbert Composer
Kurt Weill Composer
Irving Berlin Composer
Tony Bennett Arranger
Cy Coleman Composer
Sacha Distel Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Ogden Nash Composer
Steven Berkowitz Reissue Producer
Jerry Ross Composer
Richard Adler Composer
Danny Bennett Executive Producer, Reissue Producer
Eddie DeLange Composer
Al Dubin Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Johnny Green Composer
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Composer
Edward Heyman Composer
Will Hudson Composer
Isham Jones Composer
Gus Kahn Composer
David Kahne Producer
Burton Lane Composer
Alan Jay Lerner Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Jacques Prévert Composer
Jack Reardon Composer
Sadie Vimmerstadt Composer
Robert Wells Composer
Mitch Maketansky Engineer
Mark Burdett Art Direction
Josh Cheuse Art Direction
Mike Kull Tape Research
Robert Sour Composer
Frank Eyton Composer
Joseph Kosma Composer
Carolyn Leigh Composer
Harry Woods Composer
Jack Segal Composer
George Cory Composer
Douglass Cross Composer
Charles DeForest Composer
The Ralph Sharon Trio Arranger
Daegal Bennett Mastering
John Mark Harris Engineer
Bart Howard Composer
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