Also making appearances will be Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Kevin Spacey, John Travolta, Bruce Willis and Homer Simpson.
His voluminous discography includes 57 studio albums, 11 live albums, 31 compilation albums and 81 singles, and he holds the industry record of being the oldest artist, at the age of 88, to place an album at number one on the Billboard Top 200 list. “I turn 90 tomorrow and feel like I’m just getting started and look forward to each day,” Bennett said.
“I have loved performing for the public and sharing the music I love with the world.
AUTHOR'S NOTE: My first foray into the career of the Platters was when I wrote a (less than in-depth) biography for their 1990 induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. SUBSEQUENT NOTE: One of the reasons this article is so inconsequential (even after massive re-writing) is that everyone remembered events differently: Buck Ram, Tony Williams, Herb Reed, Zola Taylor.
Since all are deceased, I'm not going to try to reconcile all the differing accounts. In the musical spectrum of the 50s, the Platters stood solidly and proudly in the middle.
At the time, Herb was an auto mechanic and also a member of a local gospel group.
Early on, the Flamingos made it to TV, when they (probably Cornell Gunter, Joe Jefferson, Alex Hodge, and Herb Reed) appeared on the Ebony Showcase TV show, singing "Old Mac Donald," with Cornell in the lead.
TBA signed a further contract with Colombia in 2014, offering advice on the management of unspecified, major projects.
Windrush Ventures No 3 LP does not need to publish accounts and can legitimately keep its income hidden from public scrutiny. Blair's 2013 contract with Colombia The 2013 contract, which runs to 34 pages, gave Mr Blair and his team the power to conduct “a stocktake” of Colombia’s numerous mining deals, worth £2 billion a year in royalties paid by outside companies for mining concessions.
Like the Ink Spots a decade earlier, the Platters were the most successful black group of their time, and like the Ink Spots, they gained broad-based acceptance only after leaving their roots behind to forge their own distinctive Pop style.
The Platters started in 1952 as the "Flamingos," a loose aggregation of Los Angeles teenagers.
Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday celebration is going to be one for the ages.