Missing Tracks from Tony Bennett: The Complete Collection

Supplied by someone that wishes to remain anonymous, here is the most up to date listing of Tony Bennett tracks missing from the boxed set. These contain items personally confirmed by the supplier of this list. The format of each entry is ITEM#, TITLE, REC DATE, BEST SOURCE.


  1. Let’s Make Love 17-Apr-50 VINYL
  2. Our Lady of Fatima 14-Jul-50 PROPERBOX 121 CD
  3. Kiss You 23-Aug-50 PROPERBOX 121 CD
  4. Beautiful Madness 17-Jan-51 PROPERBOX 121 CD
  5. Madonna, Madonna 11-May-54 PROPERBOX 121 CD
  6. Friend’s Blues (Ralph Sharon; Tony only scats) 3-Jun-58 VINYL (also expensive JAP CD)
  7. How Long Has This Been Going On? 26-Feb-64 VELVET BOX CD OF WHEN LIGHTS ARE LOW (SONY 69699 85807 2)
  8. All Of You 26-Feb-64 VELVET BOX CD OF WHEN LIGHTS ARE LOW (SONY 69699 85807 2)
  9. We’ll Be Together Again 26-Feb-64 VELVET BOX CD OF WHEN LIGHTS ARE LOW (SONY 69699 85807 2)
  10. You Can’t Love ‘Em All 26-Feb-64 GREAT AMERICAN COMPOSERS: VAN HEUSEN CD (COLUMBIA 2CS2 8164
  11. What Child Is This 1-Sep-67 NEW CD CLASSIC CHRISTMAS COLLECTION (SONY)
  12. I, Yes Me, That’s Who! 20-Jan-70 GREAT AMERICAN COMPOSERS: SAMMY CAHN CD (COLUMBIA 2CS2 8165
  13. Fred 25-Jan-71 GREAT AMERICAN COMPOSERS: SAMMY CAHN CD (COLUMBIA 2CS2 8165
  14. All That Love Went To Waste (Phillips) Nov 1973 VINYL Spotlight On Tony Bennett (UK) Philips 6641297
  15. Some of these Days (Phillips) Nov 1973 VINYL
  16. I’m Just A Lucky So and So (Concord Records) 15-Apr-77 TRIBUTE TO DUKE CD (CONCORD CCD-4050)
  17. Prelude to a Kiss (Concord Records) 15-Apr-77 TRIBUTE TO DUKE CD (CONCORD CCD-4050)
  18. Capitol City (from SIMPSONS CD) Nov 1990 SONGS IN THE KEY OF SPRINGFIELD CD (Rhino CD: 8122-72723-2 )
  19. I Let A Song Go Out of My Heart May 1999 HOT & COOL BONUS CD (CSK 46304)
  20. Something To Live For May 1999 HOT & COOL BONUS CD (CSK 46304)
  21. Love Me Tender (TV PERFORMANCE) 1994 ELVIS, IT’S NOW OR NEVER (MERCURY CD)
  22. Young at Heart - duet with Shawn Colvin 1994 IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU SOUNDTRACK CD (COLUMBIA CK 66184)
  23. Always 1994 IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU SOUNDTRACK CD (COLUMBIA CK 66184)
  24. What a Difference a Day Made 1996 ONE FINE DAY SOUNDTRACK CD (COLUMBIA CD CK 67916)
  25. I Get Along Without You Very Well Sep 2001 STARDUST CD (BLUE NOTE)
  26. If Yesterday Could Only Be Tomorrow 2002 DIVINE SECRETS OF YA-YA SISTERHOOD soundtrack (COLUMBIA CD: 5089592)
  27. Colors of My Life 2002 IT STARTED WITH A SONG (CY COLEMAN CD Sony Music CD: SK 89138)
  28. I Can’t Get Started (with Doc Severinson Band) 1991 ONCE MORE WITH FEELING, DOC SEVERINSON (AMHERST CD)
  29. O Sole Mio 9/11/72 from GOOD THINGS IN LIFE (Curb CD: D2-77447 — BEST OF TONY BENNETT)
  30. Lovers After All rec. 2004 recorded for ART OF ROMANCE, issued on Sony Music CD: 5187092000 — The Art Of Romance [Import version]
  31. The Lady Sings The Blues - 1977 from Jazz Arc LP 12": 19795 — The Songs Of Alec Wilder VINYL
  32. Jingle Bells (2008) (Bloomingdale's Exclusive Version), ALSO ON JAP VERSION OF CD SWINGIN’ CHRISTMAS
  33. Christmas In Herald Square (1995 Version/ different arrangement) (released on Christmas With The Stars Columbia CD originally sold through Avon)
  34. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer (2001) Soundtrack CD: Rudolph & The Island of Misfit Toys
  35. Sing You Sinners (rec. 7/20/50) new box lists this recording as being on disc #3, track #5. However, it is really the 12/15/55 recording, which is repeated again on the new box as disc #6, track #8. Original 1950 version is available on PROPERBOX 121 CD
  36. Christmas Song (1992) with Manhattan Transfer from MANHATTAN TRANSFER A CHRISTMAS ALBUM (Sony CD 0074645296821)
  37. If I Could Go Back (rec. 9/20/72) for LISTEN EASY, only source is original vinyl LP on MGM/Verve
  38. Maybe This Time (live performance 2011) from THE BRIDGE SCHOOL CONCERTS 25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION, Reprise Records CD
  39. I Wish I Were In Love Again (rec. 1976) with arrangement by Torrie Zito. Issued on Improv 45 TB713 IMP-6976 (B)
  40. I Only Have Eyes For You (recorded 10/28/59 (GREAT AMERICAN COMPOSERS: HARRY WARREN, COLUMBIA 2C2 8387) with Ralph Sharon from “Sings For Two” sessions
  41. Waltz For Debby recorded 1964, George Siravo, alt arrangement (totally different) Columbia Single 4-41341
  42. Kisses I'll Never Forget (recorded 09/24/1954) released only on UK 78rpm
  43. Firefly (rec. 8/1/58) boxed set mistakenly uses the 12/22/58 Basie version of "Firefly" and not the version that was actually the single

MISSING ALTERNATE TAKES

  1. The Man That Got Away rec. 1959 from SINGS FOR TWO, alt issued on the FORTY YEARS: ARTISTRY box set
  2. Everybody Has The Blues *
  3. How Do you Keep The Music Playing *
  4. The Day You Leave Me *
  5. A Child Is Born (take #2) **
  6. You Don’t Know What Love Is (take #16) **
  7. Maybe September (take #8) **
  8. You Must Believe In Spring (take #1) **
  9. Who Can I Turn To (take #6) **
  10. The Rules of the Road with Ralph Sharon Trio, alternate take rec. February 26, 1964, different from version finally issued on WHEN LIGHTS ARE LOW, alt take can be found on ESSENTIAL TONY BENNETT CD Columbia/Legacy 86634
  11. Skylark, rec 10/28/59. Version on box is new alt take. Previously issued take found on SINGS FOR TWO, Sony Music CD: SMSP A 8242 and Columbia/Legacy CD: C5K 92784 — Fifty Years: The Artistry of Tony Bennett
  12. Sold To The Man With A Broken Heart Columbia rec 1/19/57 different arrangement (without auctioneer accompaniment) GREAT AMERICAN COMPOSERS: SAMMY CAHN CD (COLUMBIA 2CS2 8165
  13. Taking A Chance On Love rec. 12/30/58 with Count Basie Orch for IN PERSON! On mono LP of I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANSICSO (CL8669) alternate vocal, very diff from stereo version
  14. There’s Always Tomorrow (rec. 1976) with different vocal than the released version. Issued on Improv 45 TB713 IMP-6976 (A)
  15. Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall In Love), alternate vocal on THE BEST OF TONY BENNETT, Curb CD D2-77447
  16. Who Cares? (7/18/67), alternate big band opening on GREAT AMERICAN COMPOSERS: GEORGE & IRA GERSHWIN (COLUMBIA 2C2 7925)
* recorded for THE ART OF EXCELLENCE (1986) all alternate takes issued on the "Velvet Box" COLLECTION version of that album in 2006 and the new box has the same alt takes. The original takes are available on the original 1986 CD issue only.

** alternate takes from second Bill Evans album, TOGETHER AGAIN, issued on CD COMPLETE TB/BILL EVANS RECORDINGS (Concord FAN-31281)

MISSING DUETS

  1. The Lady Is A Tramp (1987) -with Frank Sinatra *A bonus live duet from Bally's that was issued by Columbia on the Target-exclusive edition of the first Bennett Duets CD.
  2. I Left My Heart In San Francisco-with Judy Garland *A bonus live duet from Judy's TV show that was issued by Columbia on the Target-exclusive edition of the first Bennett Duets CD.
  3. When You Wish Upon A Star-with Jackie Evancho (Target exclusive from Duets II)
  4. They Can't Take That Away From Me-with Brad Paisley (Target exclusive from Duets II)
  5. Steppin’ Out (duet with Delta Goodrum) rec. 2/2006 and released on Australian CD version of DUETS)
  6. If I Ruled the World (duet with Wang Hom Lee) rec 2006 and released on Singapore version of DUETS)
  7. I've Got the World on a String (2006)- duet with Diana Krall was issued by Columbia on the Target-exclusive edition of the first Bennett Duets CD
  8. Steppin' Out with My Baby - (2006) duet with Michael Bublé was issued by Columbia on the Target-exclusive edition of the first Bennett Duets CD
  9. New York, New York (2011) live duet with Andrea Bocelli from Bocelli’s CONCERTO, ONE NIGHT IN CENTRAL PARK CD, issued on Decca/Universal
  10. New York State of Mind (2008) live duet with Billy Joel from Joel’s LIVE AT SHEA STADIUM, Sony Columbia/Legacy CD 88697 85424 2