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Enjoy Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s duets

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We lost an American great on Friday. Tony Bennett, one of our most talented voices, passed away at 96 years old and was singing up until the very end. One thing I particularly loved about his and Lady Gaga’s musical collaboration was how much she adored him, and really gave him his flowers while he was still here.

In a 2014 interview with Parade, she explained Bennett’s encouragement to keep at music during a time she felt especially defeated. “I spent a lot of time with Tony. He wanted nothing but my friendship and my voice,” she said. “He saved my life.”

Watching their duets, you can hear the love, warmth, and respect between the two of them. It’s incredibly comforting. Listen but also pull up a Youtube clip to get eyes on their connection. It’s magical. —Kady Ruth Ashcraft

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