Check out the video teaser to hear Amy’s thoughts on her collaboration with Tony and why “Heart and Soul” was the perfect song for her:
“Body and Soul” was Amy’s last completed work before her untimely death on July 23rd at age 27. The single will be available for digital download via iTunes on September 14, all proceeds will go to The Amy Winehouse Foundation, an organization set up by the singer’s family to provide support for young people suffering from substance and alcohol abuse issues. Yesterday, Amy’s father Mitch Winehouse announced via Twitter, “The launch of Amy’s foundation 14th September. We will turn our grief into positive action”.
“Body and Soul” will be featured on Tony’s upcoming release, “Tony Bennett: Duets II” out on September 20th via RPM/Columbia Records. “Duets II” produced by Phil Ramone follows up “Tony Bennett Duets: An American Classic” CD, the 2006 Grammy winning best selling CD which became Bennett’s best selling recording to date. The album boosts an all-star cast of duet partners including Lady Gaga,Carrie Underwood, John Mayer, Sheryl Crow, and Aretha Franklin.
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