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Tony Bennett keeps banging out the hits at 85

The crooner is the oldest person to have a number one album in the US.
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The crooner Tony Bennett has shown that age "ain't nothing but a thing" by flying straight into the top of the US album charts – at the age of 85.

Bennett, who has had a long and illustrious career, from jamming with one of the greatest singers the world has ever known – Frank Sinatra – to singing alongside contemporary greats – like the late Amy Winehouse - becomes the oldest person to achieve such a feat.

The previous record was held by the legendary Bob Dylan. At the age of 67, the folk singer-songwriter topped the charts with his album Together Through Life.

His album Duets II, which features Winehosue, vocal powerhouse Mariah Carey and queen of weird Lady Gaga, sold 179,000 in its first week alone.

The easy listening superstar, whose career stretches an astonishing 60 years, first came to fame in the 1950s. He has since gone on to win 14 Grammy Awards and is a cultural icon in the States.

"She was a true talent, and she was on her way to becoming a very, very important jazz singer. What a tragedy. It's heartbreaking," Bennett said after hearing of the singer's death."

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 ADNFCR-2133-ID-800744875-ADNFCR Posted on 30 Sep 2011 15:35 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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