Long Ago and Far Away (Tony Bennett album)

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Long Ago and Far Away
Studio album by Tony Bennett
Released 1958
Recorded April 7-9, 1958
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles
Genre Vocal jazz
Length 35:18
Label Columbia
CL 1186
Tony Bennett chronology
The Beat of My Heart
(1957)
Long Ago and Far Away
(1958)
Strike Up the Band
(1959)

Long Ago and Far Away is an album by American singer Tony Bennett.[1] It was originally released in 1958 on Columbia as CL 1186.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "It Could Happen to You" (Van Heusen, Burke) - 2:50
  2. "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" (Porter) - 3:13
  3. "Long Ago and Far Away" (Kern, Gershwin) - 2:55
  4. "It Amazes Me" (Coleman, Leigh) - 3:27
  5. "The Way You Look Tonight" (Kern, Fields) - 3:08
  6. "Be Careful, It's My Heart" (Berlin) - 2:15
  7. "My Foolish Heart" (Washington, Young) - 3:09
  8. "Time After Time" (Cahn, Styne) - 2:55
  9. "Fools Rush In" (Mercer, Bloom) - 2:09
  10. "A Cottage for Sale" (Robison, Conley) - 3:04
  11. "Blue Moon" (Hart, Rodgers) - 2:32
  12. "So Far" (Rodgers, Hammerstein II) - 3:41

Recorded on April 7 (#1, 5, 7), April 8 (#2, 11-12) and April 9 (#3-4, 6, 8-10), 1958.

Personnel[edit]

  • Tony Bennett – vocals
  • Frank DeVol - conductor
  • Ralph Sharon - piano
  • Herbie Mann - flute
  • Robert Bain, George Van Epps (#3-4, 6, 8-10) - guitar
  • Catherine Gotthoffer (#3-4, 6, 8-10), Dorothy Remsen - harp
  • Frank Flynn - vibes (#2, 11-12)
  • Buddy Clark - bass
  • Larry Bunker, William Exiner - drums

Strings[edit]

  • Armond Kaproff (#1, 5, 7), Edgar Lustgarten (#1-2, 5, 7, 11-12), Raphael Kremer - violoncello
  • Israel Baker, Robert Barene, Sam Freed, Jacques Gasselin, Ben Gill, Mort Herbert, Dan Lube, William Miller, Lou Raderman, Ambrose Russe, Albert Saparoff, Eudice Shapiro, David Frisina (#2, 11-12), Anatol Kaminsky (#2, 3-4, 6, 8-12) Paul Lowenkron (#2, 3-4, 6, 8-12), Victor Arno (#3-4, 6, 8-10) - violin
  • Norman Botnick (#2, 3-4, 6, 8-12), G. R. Menhennick (#3-4, 6, 8-10), Virginia Majewski, Robert Ostrowsky, Joseph Reilich, Milton Thomas - viola

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