The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern

The Silver Lining:
The Songs of Jerome Kern
Studio album by Tony Bennett and Bill Charlap
Released September 25, 2015 (2015-09-25)
Recorded 2015
Genre Jazz
Length 46:27
Label RPM/Columbia
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The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern is a studio album by Tony Bennett and Bill Charlap, released by RPM/Columbia on September 25, 2015.[1] The album includes covers of 14 songs composed by Jerome Kern, featuring Bill Charlap on piano, Peter Washington on bass, Kenny Washington on drums, and special guest, pianist Renee Rosnes on four two-piano tracks.[2]

The album topped the Jazz Albums chart, while debuted at 89 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.[3] It won the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.[4]

Track listing

All music composed by Jerome Kern; lyricists credited below.

  1. "All The Things You Are" (Oscar Hammerstein II) - 4:37
  2. "Pick Yourself Up" (Dorothy Fields) - 2:55
  3. "The Last Time I Saw Paris" (Oscar Hammerstein II) - 3:24
  4. "I Won't Dance" (Dorothy Fields, Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jimmy McHugh) - 3:12
  5. "Long Ago and Far Away" (Ira Gershwin) - 3:23
  6. "Dearly Beloved" (Johnny Mercer) - 3:29
  7. "The Song Is You" (Oscar Hammerstein II) - 3:55
  8. "They Didn't Believe Me" (Herbert Reynolds) - 4:49
  9. "I'm Old Fashioned" (Johnny Mercer) - 2:45
  10. "The Way You Look Tonight" (Dorothy Fields) - 2:54
  11. "Yesterdays" (Otto Harbach) - 3:30
  12. "Make Believe" (Oscar Hammerstein II) - 2:18
  13. "Nobody Else But Me" (Oscar Hammerstein II) - 2:40
  14. "Look for the Silver Lining" (B. G. DeSylva) - 2:36

Source: The New York Times[2]


  1. Reed, Ryan (August 21, 2015). "Tony Bennett Teams With Jazz Pianist Bill Charlap for New LP". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 22, 2015.
  2. 1 2 Chinen, Nate (August 21, 2015). "Tony Bennett Releasing New Album of Jerome Kern Songs". The New York Times. Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  3. "Tony Bennett – Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved November 29, 2015.
  4. "Grammy Nominations 2016: See the Full List of Nominees". Billboard. December 7, 2015. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
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