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This May 16, 2012 file photo shows Audra McDonald at the Friars Club Roast of Betty White in New York. McDonald's new CD," Go Back Home" includes classics like Stephen Sondheim's "The Glamorous Life," the Richard Rodgers-Oscar Hammerstein II's "Edelweiss," and "First You Dream," from the John Kander and Fred Ebb show "Steel Pier." (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file) Copyright 2012, The Associated Press

Audra McDonald returns with new, personal CD

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NEW YORK (AP) — If either her husband or daughter is calling, Audra McDonald knows without looking at her phone.


That's because the five-time Tony Award winner has programed the ring tone for both to be The Carpenters' hit version of "(They Long to Be) Close to You."

"It's cute, right?" the 42-year-old actress-singer asks.

It is indeed.

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