Sammy sang it
Sammy sang it. So did Shirley Bassey, Dusty Springfield, Dionne Warwick, Harry Conick Jr., and bossa nova siren Astrud Gilberto. Though it was Tony Bennett himself who brought it highest on the charts nearly half a century ago, in 1964.
Now, on his upcoming Duets II—also featuring pairings with the likes of Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, Michael Buble, Willie Nelson, and the late Amy Winehouse—the iconic crooner doubles down on the classic ballad “Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me),” partnering with Queen Latifah.
The pair will give their version its live television debut on America’s Got Talent on Wednesday, Sept. 14, but you can hear it here first only on EW.com:
Duets II is out Sept. 20 (pre-order here), and EW’s feature on Bennett can be found in the issue on stands this Friday.
More on EW.com:
Tony Bennett on Amy Winehouse: ‘She was very nervous’ recording ‘Body & Soul’ — watch the video here
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