Tony Bennett: The Playground

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Tony Bennett: The Playground
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 29, 1998
GenreJazz
LabelSony
ProducerTony Bennett, Danny Bennett, Phil Ramone
Tony Bennett chronology
Tony Bennett on Holiday
(1997)
Tony Bennett: The Playground
(1998)
Bennett Sings Ellington: Hot & Cool
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
The Los Angeles Timesfavorable[2]

Tony Bennett: The Playground is an album by Tony Bennett, released in 1998.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Playground" (Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Bill Evans) – 3:36
  2. "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 2:37
  3. "Dat Dere" (Oscar Brown Jr., Bobby Timmons) – 3:17
  4. "Little Things (Duet with Elmo)" (Joe Raposo) – 3:09
  5. "Put On A Happy Face (Duet with Rosie O'Donnell)" (Lee Adams, Charles Strouse) (From the musical Bye Bye Birdie) – 3:01
  6. "Because We're Kids" (Dr. Seuss, Frederick Hollander) – 3:25
  7. "My Mom" (Walter Donaldson) – 4:38
  8. "Swinging On A Star" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 2:04
  9. "Bein' Green (Duet with Kermit The Frog)" (Raposo) – 2:41
  10. "Firefly (Duet with Kermit The Frog)" (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) – 1:32
  11. "When You Wish Upon A Star" (Leigh Harline, Ned Washington) – 2:58
  12. "(It's Only) A Paper Moon" (Arlen, Yip Harburg, Billy Rose) – 2:49
  13. "The Inchworm" (Frank Loesser) – 2:41
  14. "The Bare Necessities" (Terry Gilkyson) – 2:09
  15. "Make The World Your Own" (A. Bergman, M. Bergman, Michel Legrand) – 3:48
  16. "All God's Chillun Got Rhythm" (Walter Jurmann, Gus Kahn, Bronislaw Kaper) – 2:10
  17. "It's Christmas In Herald Square" – 3:25

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "'The Playground' - Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 2014-01-10.
  2. ^ Heffley, Lynne. "Bennett Sings for a Whole New Crowd". The Los Angeles Times. November 5, 1998. Retrieved 2014-01-10.