I WANNA BE AROUND

Latest update on 20/12/2016

Artist: Tony Bennett
Author: Johnny Mercer/Sadie Vimmerstedt
Label: Columbia
Year: 1962

Title suggested by Youngstown, Ohio housewife Sadie Vimmerstedt; Johnny Mercer did all the rest. Became Tony's follow-up to I Left My Heart In San Francisco.

Covers:

1963:

Dinah Washington

1963:

Julie London

1964:

Jimmy Witherspoon

1964:

James Brown

1964:

Frank Sinatra

1964:

Sacha Distel [as J'aimerais être là]

1965:

Impressions

1971:

Johnny Mercer [author]

2001:

Jools Holland [with John Cale]

2004:

Brian Wilson [on Smile]

2006:

Tony Bennett & Bono

2011:

Beach Boys [instrumental on Smile Sessions; recorded in '66]

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