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Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett

His resurgent popularity has meant larger and larger performance venues, but that hasn't stopped Tony Bennett from trying to maintain a certain intimacy with his audience, as evidenced by his demand that fans never be more than six feet away. Of course, that's close enough to hear the crowd sipping Coke or munching popcorn, which would explain why food service stops during the show. (3 pages)

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