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Because of You (Tony Bennett album)

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Released  September 1952
Release date  September 1952
Because of You (1952)  Cloud 7 (1955)
Label  Hallmark Records
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Recorded  April 17, 1950-September 13, 1956 CBS 30th Street Studio, New York
Length  22:44 1952 LP 33:06 1956 LP
Artists  Tony Bennett, Charlie Parker, Bird And Chet
Genres  Vocal jazz, Traditional pop music
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Because of You is the debut album by American singer Tony Bennett. It was originally released in 1952 on Columbia as CL 6221, then reissued in 1956 (CL 2550) as part of "House Party Series".

Contents

Track listing

1952 10" LP (CL 6221)

  1. "The Boulevard of Broken Dreams" - 2:59
  2. "I Wanna Be Loved" - 3:24
  3. "Once There Lived a Fool" - 2:48
  4. "The Valentino Tango" - 2:39
  5. "I Won't Cry Anymore" - 2:48
  6. "Because of You" - 3:00
  7. "While We're Young" - 2:23
  8. "Cold Cold Heart" - 2:43

1956 10" House Party LP (CL 2550)

  1. "Because of You" - 3:00
  2. "The Boulevard of Broken Dreams" - 2:59
  3. "Close Your Eyes" - 2:02
  4. "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" - 2:07
  5. "May I Never Love Again" - 3:11
  6. "Cinnamon Sinner" - 3:02

CL 6221 tracks recorded on April 17, 1950 (#1), April 20, 1950 (#2), December 6, 1950 (#3), January 17, 1951 (#4), April 4, 1951 (#5-6) and May 31, 1951 (#7-8). The track number refers to the original 1952 LP.

CL 2550 new tracks recorded on:

  • "Close Your Eyes" (July 31, 1953)
  • "Cinnamon Sinner" (May 13, 1954)
  • "May I Never Love Again" (May 8, 1955)
  • "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" (September 13, 1956)
  • There has been confusion over CL 2550 but the House Party series were always 10" cut down albums and this one featured the 6 tracks shown on the album cover.

    Personnel

  • Tony Bennett – vocals
  • Various orchestral players conducted by Percy Faith (#5-8) and Marty Manning (#1-4).
  • Songs

    1Close Your Eyes2:01
    2I Can't Give You Anything But Love2:06
    3The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams2:56

    References

    Because of You (Tony Bennett album) Wikipedia


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