Tony Bennett Croons at Idaho Botanical Garden 

click to enlarge Tony Bennett performed the evening of June 2 at the Idaho Botanical Garden.

Harrison Berry

Tony Bennett performed the evening of June 2 at the Idaho Botanical Garden.


Crooner Tony Bennett will turn 90 years old in August, but he didn't look—or act—his age June 2 at the Idaho Botanical Garden, where he performed as part of the Outlaw Field Concert Series.

Bennett swung his arms, jogged across the stage and poked fun at his collaborators, telling the audience to buy Lady Gaga's next album.

"She needs the money," he said.

Bennett's career has spanned more than six decades and 70 albums. In recent years he has reached out to younger talents like Gaga and, famously, Amy Winehouse, who allegedly recorded her last song with him. His album, Duets II, features performances by Willie Nelson, Aretha Franklin and others.

His Boise performance included crowd favorites like "It Amazes Me," "The Good Life," "Fly Me to the Moon" and "I Left My Heart in San Francisco."

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