Tony Bennett - Quotes

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I think one of the reasons I'm popular again is because I'm wearing a tie. You have to be different.

I think one of the reasons I'm popular again is because I'm wearing a tie. You have to be different.

I know the history of the record business so well because I followed Billie Holiday into the record studios. It was so primitive compared to the sophisticated business today. ---->>>

To work is to feel alive.

To work is to feel alive.

I have a simple life. I mean, you just give me a drum roll, they announce my name, and I come out and sing. In my job I have a contract that says I'm a singer. So I sing. ---->>>

I still insist that American performers are the best performers in the world. ---->>>

The young people look great on television. They're youthful and have a lot of zip and energy, but when you see them live, they can only do about 20 minutes because they haven't got the training to hold an audience for an hour and a half or so. ---->>>

More than anybody else I'd like to thank Count Basie for teaching me how to perform. ---->>>

I've been so fortunate because I never really had ups and downs as far as my career. Ninety-nine percent of the time, I've been sold out all over the world. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 08-03, 1926
Birthplace: Astoria, Queens, New York, U.S.
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Occupation: Musician

Anthony Dominick Benedetto (born August 3, 1926), known professionally as Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes, and jazz. He is also a painter, having created works under the name Anthony Benedetto that are on permanent public display in several institutions (wikipedia)