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Tony Bennett: Through the Years

If, as seems a rapidly growing trend, you like to purchase your CDs concurrent with your morning cappuccino, and if, perchance, you’re in the market for a tidy, conventional Tony Bennett compilation, then head to your nearest Starbucks and order up this sugar-free 15-track disc.

What you’ll get is an all-standards assortment of early chart hits (“Cold, Cold Heart,” “I Wanna Be Around,” the inevitable “I Left My Heart in San Francisco”) and album tracks (Bennett’s achingly gorgeous “Who Can I Turn To,” one slice-“My Foolish Heart”-from his landmark first union with Bill Evans), with smatterings from every significant portion (including his brief departure from Columbia in the early ’70s to record for his own, ill-fated Improv label) of his half-century career.

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