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Tony Bennett Gets Re-Boxed, Prepares New CD

Columbia/Legacy just released Fifty Years: The Artistry Of Tony Bennett, a five-disc look at the long career of the smilin’ singer who left his heart in San Francisco. The set is an expanded version of Forty Years: The Artistry of Tony Bennett, released in 1991. Bennett will also have a new studio recording in stores November 9.

The new box set includes highlights from Bennett’s work of the last 13 years, adding 23 new songs and a liner note essay by Anthony DeCurtis that sits alongside those written for the Forty Years set by Ralph Sharon, Leonard Feather and Will Friedwald.

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