Here’s The Thing: Danny Bennett

Alec Baldwin interviews Danny Bennett.1 He’s been managing his father’s music career and keeping him shielded from the dirty business of art-commerce.

His dad is Tony Bennett.

On working with MTV. MTV wanted Tony Bennett to do pop and alternate music covers:

I said, ‘Listen. You guys are MTV.’ This was in the day of MTV. I said, ‘You guys got balls. What’s going to take balls is to do Tony’s music and have them sing Tony’s music.’ And I said, ‘That’s balls. That’s MTV,’ and they were like, ‘Yeah.’

  1. I wonder if he’s ever seen Alec’s impersonation