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Tuesday
Feb012011

Rod Stewart Releases 'The Best of...The Great American Songbook'

Photo Courtesy - J-Records(NEW YORK) -- Rod Stewart's The Best Of...The Great American Songbook hits store shelves Tuesday.  The disc is a compilation album that gathers together the best tracks from the five Great American Songbook albums that Stewart has put out over the last eight years.

The most recent one, Fly Me to The Moon, just came out in October, and it's earned Stewart a Grammy nomination in the category for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.  It was one of the Songbook albums -- the third volume, Stardust -- which to date has earned Stewart his first and only Grammy.

The Best of...The Great American Songbook features one newly-recorded, never-before-released track: "You'll Never Know."  There are also new remixes of "Bye Bye Blackbird" and "Someone to Watch Over Me."

Rod will appear on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight on Wednesday to promote the new CD.

Here's the track listing:

1."Long Ago And Far Away"
2. "Someone To Watch Over Me"
3. "They Can't Take Away From Me"
4. "Beyond The Sea"
5. "You'll Never Know"
6. "Time After Time"
7. "I Can't Get Started"
8. "The Way You Look Tonight"
9. "Bye Bye Blackbird"
10. "These Foolish Things"
11. "But Not For Me"
12. "What A Wonderful World" featuring Stevie Wonder
13. "My Foolish Heart"
14. "I'll Be Seeing You"

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Tuesday
Jan042011

Rod Stewart to Release 'Best of Great American Songbook'

Photo Courtesy - J Records/RCA Music Group(NEW YORK) -- Last year, Rod Stewart released his album Fly Me to the Moon...The Great American Songbook Volume 5, and promptly scored a Grammy nomination for it.  Now, for an encore, he's putting out a best-of that collects all of the highlights from the five albums' worth of standards that he's released in the past eight years.

The album, due out Feb. 1, is called The Best of...The Great American Songbook, and features 14 tracks, one of which, "You'll Never Know," is newly-recorded and has never been released.  Two others, "Someone to Watch over Me" and "Fly Me to the Moon," appear as new mixes.  Stewart plans to follow up the release with a U.S. tour in the spring.

Here's the track listing for The Best of...The Great American Songbook:

1. "Long Ago and Far Away"
2. "Someone to Watch over Me"
3. "They Can't Take Away from Me"
4. "Beyond the Sea"
5. "You'll Never Know"
6. "Time After Time"
7. "I Can't Get Started"
8. "The Way You Look Tonight"
9. "Bye Bye Blackbird"
10. "These Foolish Things"
11. "But Not for Me"
12. "What a Wonderful World" featuring Stevie Wonder
13. "My Foolish Heart"
14. "I'll Be Seeing You"

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