The song of the day for Friday, December 30, 2016 is “The Best Is Yet To Come.”
About This 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
Today’s recording of “The Best Is Yet To Come” is the most recent of his wonderful recordings of this song. It’s from his recently aired NBC special Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 and it’s just great! If you haven’t bought the album yet, be sure to get the deluxe edition, which not only has the CD consisting of the songs from the special, but two extra CDs with previously unreleased recordings. I promise you that there’s some real gold in those extra discs.
“The Best Is Yet To Come” as well as Tony Bennett Celebrates 90, is available from iTunes.