The song of the day for Saturday, September 16, 2017 is “The Best Is Yet To Come.”
About This Song
Today’s song, “The Best Is Yet To Come,” was written in 1959 by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh. Some say that “The Best Is Yet To Come” was written for Tony Bennett. In any case, the song is strongly identified with him and he sings it at most of his concerts. Other recordings include those by Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, and Ella Fitzgerald.
About This Version
Tony Bennett sang the Ralph Sharon arrangement of “The Best Is Yet To Come” at his 1962 Carnegie Hall concert, released on the 1997 CD re-release of Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall.
“The Best Is Yet To Come,” as well as Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall, is available from iTunes.
Our video for this Saturday is the duet version of “The Best Is Yet To Come” featuring Diana Krall, from Duets: An American Classic.