Tony Bennett has had an amazing career. He made a lot of friends and got a lot of good advice. This biography has all the ups and downs of his personal and professional life. He also is a talented artist which probably helped his singing career. One thing he stressed was that he always sang the songs he liked and tried not to be swayed by the record companies. He felt that if the song was good it would be a hit. When he hit the big time there was a lot of time spent on the road which put a strain on his personal life. Of course when he recorded “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” he became an a super star. I’m a big fan and was glad to see in the back of this book a listing of some of his best recordings.