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'Anything Goes' with Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett: VIDEO


Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have released the first single from their forthcoming standards album Cheek to Cheek, due out in September, with a clip that shows the duo getting to know one another and recording Cole Porter's 1934 classic "Anything Goes" in the studio with Mother Monster's French Bulldog Asia.


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Lady Gaga's Thanksgiving Special

LadyGagaDragCropThe Thanksgiving Special: A wholesome hour or two in which known, beloved characters explore themes of patriotism and filial togetherness. See "This Is America, Charlie Brown" and All In The Famiky: "The Little Atheist."

Obviously, this is very much Lady Gaga's bag. "A Very Gaga Thanksgiving" will feature Mother Monster and Katie Couric co-hosting a 90-minute special in which Gaga will perform for an "intimate" audience of "friends and family," and Couric will interview Gaga re: Gaga. Gaga will talk about Catholic school, family, New York, and food. According to

In addition to her new single, "Marry the Night," and other songs from Born This Way ("You and I," "The Edge of Glory"), Gaga will perform "White Christmas" and her duet with Tony Bennett, "The Lady Is a Tramp." Chef Art Smith will also drop in to share some recipes on the special, including his holiday classic, deep-fried turkey and waffles.

"A Very Gaga Thanksgiving" airs November 24th, on ABC.

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Explain Why the Lady's a Tramp: MUSIC VIDEO


Last month I posted the audio for this Lady Gaga - Tony Bennett duet performance of "The Lady is a Tramp" for Bennett's new duets album. Here's the video, in all its blue-haired glory.


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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #972

TONY BENNETT: His take on 9/11 and what Bush told him about the Iraq war.

JANE LYNCH: "I'm really, really gay."

TRON LIGHTCYCLE: Street legal.

BURROWING OWLS: The coolest time-lapse of a family of burrowing owls you'll ever see, presented by the San Diego Zoo conservation project.

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Amy Winehouse's Last Music Video: WATCH


Tony Bennett today released the music video for "Body and Soul", his duet with Amy Winehouse filmed shortly before her death. Today would have been Winehouse's 28th birthday.


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Amy Winehouse Had No Illegal Drugs in Her System When She Died

No illegal substances contributed to the death of Amy Winehouse, according to toxicology reports returned to her family, their spokesman Chris Goodman said today.

Bennett_winehouse Reuters reports:

In a statement, he added that alcohol was present, but that it could not be determined what part, if any, it played in her death.

"Toxicology results returned to the Winehouse family by authorities have confirmed that there were no illegal substances in Amy's system at the time of her death," the statement read. "Results indicate that alcohol was present but it cannot be determined as yet if it played a role in her death."

It added that Winehouse's family were awaiting the outcome of an October inquest into the "Rehab" singer's death.

Winehouse had recently recorded a duet with Tony Bennett titled "Body and Soul" for Bennett's upcoming album. A snippet of the song has just been released.


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