I've Gotta Be Me (Tony Bennett album)

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I've Gotta Be Me
Studio album by Tony Bennett
Released 1969
Recorded November 25, 1968 (#6, 8)
January 17, 1969 (#2, 11)
February 25, 1969 (#4, 7, 10)
March 27, 1969 (#1, 3, 5, 9)
CBS 30th Street Studio, New York City
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 36:10
Label Columbia
CS 9882
Producer Jimmy Wisner
Tony Bennett chronology
Snowfall: The Tony Bennett Christmas Album
(1968)
I've Gotta Be Me
(1969)
Tony Sings the Great Hits of Today!
(1970)

I've Gotta Be Me is an album by American singer Tony Bennett,[1] originally released in 1969 on Columbia as CS 9882.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I've Gotta Be Me" - 2:54
  2. "Over the Sun" - 2:50
  3. "Play It Again, Sam" - 3:43
  4. "Alfie" - 3:21
  5. "What the World Needs Now Is Love" - 2:44
  6. "Baby Don't You Quit Now" - 2:50
  7. "That Night" - 3:17
  8. "They All Laughed" - 2:44
  9. "A Lonely Place" - 3:50
  10. "Whoever You Are, I Love You" - 4:20
  11. "(Theme from) Valley of the Dolls" - 3:37

Personnel[edit]

Strings

  • Charles McCraken, George Ricci, Alan Shulman, Harvey Shapiro, Tony Sophos - violoncello
  • Lamar Alsop, Max Cahn, Paul Gershman, Emanuel Green, Joe Malin, Marvin Morgenstern, George Ockner, Gene Orloff, John Pintavalle, Matthew Raimondi, Julius Schachter, Gerald Tarack, Raoul Polikian, Max Polikoff, Fred Buldrini, Sylvan Shulman - violin
  • Julien Barber, Al Brown, Theodore Israel, Richard Dickler, Harold Furmansky, Harry Zaratzian, Harold Colletta, Harold Furmansky, David Schwartz, Emanuel Vardi - viola

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