Just Getting Started

Just Getting Started

by Tony Bennett, Scott Simon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062476777
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/15/2016
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 393,947
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 3.40(d)

About the Author

Tony Bennett has sold millions of albums, earned multiple platinum and gold records, and won two Emmy Awards as well as seventeen Grammys, including the Recording Academy's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. He was also named a Kennedy Center Honoree.

Date of Birth:

August 3, 1926

Place of Birth:

Astoria, Queens, New York, New York

Table of Contents

Foreword XI

Introduction 1

1 Anna Suraci Benedetto 5

2 Bob Hope 9

3 Bing Crosby 17

4 Louis Armstrong 23

5 Fiorello La Guardia 29

6 Pyrites 33

7 Count Basie 37

8 Fudy Garland 45

9 San Francisco 51

10 Harold Arlen 57

11 Harry Belafonte 63

12 Martin Luther King, Jr. 69

13 Fred Astaire 77

14 Cary Grant 81

15 Cole Porter 85

16 Nat "King" Cole 91

17 Rosemary Clooney 99

18 Bill Evans 107

19 Jackie Kennedy 113

20 Pablo Picasso 117

21 Sadie Vimmerstedt 121

22 Lena Horne 125

23 Maurice Chevalier 131

24 Frank Sinatra 137

25 Jimmy Durante 147

26 Astoria, Queens, New York 153

27 Abraham Lincoln 163

28 Jack Benny and George Burns 169

29 Sammy Cahn 175

30 Al Jolson 179

31 Duke Ellington 185

32 John Singer Sargent 195

33 Ella Fitzgerald 201

34 Pearl Bailey 207

35 Charlie Chaplin 213

36 Johnny Mercer 221

37 Louis Prima 227

38 Amy Winehouse 233

39 Ralph Sharon 239

40 Lady Gaga 245

41 Susan Benedetto 253

42 Giovanni "John" Benedetto 259

Acknowledgments 267

List of Endpaper Artwork 269

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nhr3bookcrazyNR More than 1 year ago
What a wonderful book - makes you fall even deeper in love with Tony Bennett. I loved it!!! I breezed through it - enjoying every moment. I couldn't put it down. Thank you, Mr. Bennett, for writing as beautifully as you sing.