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Tony Bennett turns 85

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Tony Bennett in 1950.

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Tony Bennett on stage at the opening of the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas in 1957.

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Tony Bennett on stage at the opening of the Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas in 1962.

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Tony Bennett takes the stage at the opening at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas in 1966.

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Tony Bennett and Don Rickles at the opening night party at the Riviera in Las Vegas in October 1971. Bennett made his first Las Vegas appearance in the 1950s, headlining with Milton Berle at the El Rancho.

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Tony Bennett on his bicycle in front of the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas in 1977.

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Tony Bennett toasts his audience with Champagne during a engagement in 1977 at the hotel Sahara on the Las Vegas strip.

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Tony Bennett and Joan Rivers share the marquee at the Sands hotel in Las Vegas in 1980.

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Tony Bennett, who appeared on the first “Tonight Show” hosted by Johnny Carson, has cross-generational appeal.

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Tony Bennett with opera star Beverly Sills as she announces formation of a touring opera company in 1980.

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Tony Bennett delivers an animated set at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts in 2003.

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Elvis Costello speaks with Tony Bennett on the Sundance Channel original series Spectacle in 2009.

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Tony Bennett and Christina Aguilera perform at the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sept. 16, 2007.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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Tony Bennett performs at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas July 24, 2011.

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Lady Gaga joined Tony Bennett for a duet of “The Lady Is a Tramp” for his “Duets II” album.

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