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“THE BEST OF…THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK” Release Date February 1, 2011
Immediately after the nomination of Rod Stewart album "FLY ME TO THE MOON ... THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK, VOLUME V" for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, which has sold over a million copies worldwide, and just in time for Valentine's Day, Rod Stewart will release "THE BEST OF ... THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK" on February 1, 2011.
"THE BEST OF ... THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK" features highlights of the collection of albums recorded for eight years, which transforms into nothing less than a musical and cultural phenomenon. In addition, this new collection album "Songbook" contains a subject never recorded or released before: "You'll Never Know" produced by Richard Perry, one of Rod Stewart’s oldest partners. The album includes new versions of "Someone To Watch Over Me" and "Bye Bye Blackbird."
Rod Stewart is considered one of the best performing voices in music. "THE BEST OF ... THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK" celebrates unprecedented success as one the best selling series in history with more than 18 million copies sold worldwide.
Rod infuses his unique vocal style with songs written by famous Rodgers and Hart, George and Ira Gershwin, and many other composers and authors, including "Someone To Watch Over Me," "The Way You Look Tonight," "They Cannot Take That Away From Me, "" What A Wonderful World “featuring Stevie Wonder, and many more.
After closing a series of sold out concerts for the first time in Las Vegas last November and a tour in Europe, also sold out, Rod is working on a U.S. Tour for spring 2011. In a career spanning five decades, with sales estimated 250 million albums and singles, Rod Stewart is inarguably one of the most successful artists of all time.
THE BEST OF…THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK
01. Long Ago And Far Away
02. Someone To Watch Over Me
03. They Can't Take Away From Me
04. Beyond The Sea
05. You'll Never Know
06. Time After Time
07. I Can't Get Started
08. The Way You Look Tonight
09. Bye Bye Blackbird
10. These Foolish Things
11. But Not For Me
12. What A Wonderful World featuring Stevie Wonder
13. My Foolish Heart
14. I'll Be Seeing You
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