The song of the day for Saturday, March 24, 2018 is “The Best Is Yet To Come.”
About This Song
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 regularly. Other recordings include those by Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, and Ella Fitzgerald.
About This Version
Tony Bennett sang “The Best Is Yet To Come” at his legendary 1962 concert at Carnegie; his first recording of this song was in 1960–it featured an arrangement by composer Coleman and was released as a single. Today’s version is from Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall.
“The Best Is Yet To Come,” as well as Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall, is available from iTunes.
For our Saturday video, we have a video about the recording of “The Best Is Yet To Come” with Diana Krall for Duets: An American Classic, released in 2006.