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CD • Tony Bennett's "Duets" sold so well that, of course, comes "Duets II," where you hear Bennett sing old songs he has recorded better on other albums.
The guests include John Mayer, Aretha Franklin and Sheryl Crow, but the highlight is hearing reportedly Amy Winehouse's last performance on record, where she croons convincingly "Body & Soul" with the 85-year-old Anthony Dominick Benedetto.
But nearly every song's arrangement is predictably the same: glossy strings on the slower songs, and big-band horns on the more up-tempo numbers. Even during Winehouse's duet the song is more old-school Tony than Amy, and you wish it was an equal partnership with each artist contributing more than just a voice.