Tony Bennett has released his first children's album, The Playground. His autobiography, The Good Life, will be out in November.
Q: You do duets with Kermit and Miss Piggy. Did you think about calling Barney or the Teletubbies?
A: No. I wanted to create an album that the children can listen to but the parents would rather not leave the room.
Q: Your real name is Anthony Benedetto. Bob Hope gave you "Tony Bennett." You ever give Bob a name?
A: Yeah. "Great guy." I was in Germany in World War II, and he got me out of the war and...