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A Tony Bennett revival? They're singing his song
A Tony Bennett revival? They're singing his song

By his own admission, Tony Bennett doesn't get nervous often. But he was anxious that day, more than 50 years ago, when he was filling in for Perry Como as host on the crooner's variety television show. "Como had a big orchestra and great stars," Bennett recalled. "And all they gave me was a blank stage. I thought, 'There was no way I'm going to get through this.'" Bennett decided there was pretty much only one person who could help: a certain blue-eyed singer. "I had never met Frank Sinatra. I didn't even know he knew me," Bennett said. "But they brought me to his dressing room at the Paramount Theater [where he was...

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