Legendary singer Tony Bennett has a new album that will be released on September 20, 2011. It is titled Duets II and is on the RPM/Columbia Records label. Bennett turns 85 this year and this album has a mix of musical talent joining him on this release. The artists included on this CD are: Lady Gaga, the late Amy Winehouse, Mariah Carey, John Mayer, Natalie Cole, Sheryl Crow, Norah Jones, Queen Latifah, Aretha Franklin, Carrie Underwood, Willie Nelson, Faith Hill, Andrea Bocelli, Michael Buble and k.d. lang.
Bennett does a duet with Amy Winehouse on the song Body and Soul. It is one of her last works. The single will be released on September 14th on iTunes. All proceeds from the sale of the song will go to the Amy Winehouse Foundation. It is an organization set up by the singer’s family to provide support for young people suffering from substance abuse. The Duets II album features 17 songs. Check out the website http://www.tonybennett.net for the latest on this project. It sounds like a ‘must’ have album.