Lynrd: While jazz legend Tony Bennett celebrated his 85th birthday on 3rd August 2011, American pop singer Lady Gaga paid tribute to the singer in a video message. Gaga was among the several stars who had wished Bennett on his birthday.
In the video GaGa sings, ‘Happy Birthday, I Miss you, Happy birthday to you happy 85th birthday. Have whiskey for me, I wish I was there, I’ll leave my lipstick print on the glass for you’. The singer had then kissed a tumbler that was full of whiskey.
Many stars including GaGa had wished the jazz legend on his 85th birthday by appearing along side him in his latest album, ‘Duets II’. Duets II was released this week and the track listing was also revealed by the singer.
The singers include Willie Nelson, Mariah Carey, late Amy Winehouse, Aretha Franklin, Carrie Underwood and Norah Jones. The album also includes the duet song which was sung by deceased “Rehab” singer Amy. Tony said that he had given a taste of the old way of recording to the new generation of singers. The singer also added that he wants to help the new artists to simplify their ways of song making and recording.