I Wanna Be Around

Release Date February 18, 1963
Label Columbia
Release Number CS 8800
Format 12″ Stereo LP

I Wanna Be Around was released in 1963.

 

Songs

Side One Side Two
The Good Life 2:18 Once Upon a Summertime 2:50
If I Love Again 3:22 If You Were Mine 2:18
I Wanna Be Around 2:14 I Will Live My Life For You 2:29
I’ve Got Your Number 1:52 Someone To Love 2:01
Until I Met You 2:55 It Was Me 3:08
Let’s Face The Music and Dance 2:50 Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars 3:20
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Additional Songs for 2006 CD Release

If I Love Again 3:04
Someone To Love 2:14
Indian Summer 1:43
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About the 1995  CD Release

The 1995 CD Release of I Wanna Be Around contained seven songs that were originally on This Is All I Ask, also from 1963. These songs were not included on the subsequent releases of I Wanna Be Around. Please refer to This Is All I Ask for more information.

Autumn in Rome 2:15
The Way That I Feel 2:55
The Moment of Truth 2:14
Got Her Off My Hands 2:00
Long About Now 2:44
Young and Foolish 3:22
Tricks 1:48

 

Primary Musical Personnel

Vocals Tony Bennett
Piano Ralph Sharon
Conductor Ralph Burns, Marty Manning
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Sessions

I Wanna Be Around recorded in several sessions in 1962 and 1963; in addition, Let’s Face The Music and Dance was recorded in 1957 and used on The Beat of My Heart.

October 25, 1957
October 12, 1962
October 19, 1962
December 19, 1962

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Production Personnel

1963 ORIGINAL RELEASE
Producer Ernie Altschuler (except for Let’s Face The Music and Dance)
Engineers Frank Laico, Robert Waller
2006 CD RELEASE
Producer Didier C. Deutsch
A&R Steve Berkowitz

Additional Releases

  • 1963: Columbia LP 12″: P 13575 — I Wanna Be Around
  • 1964: CBS LP 12″: SBPG 62149 — I Wanna Be Around (UK)
  • 1995: Columbian CK 66504 — I Wanna Be Around
  • 2006: RPM/Columbia/Legacy CD: 82876 87234 — I Wanna Be Around
  • 2011: Disc #26 in The Tony Bennett Complete Collection (88697874603-JK25)

 

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