The song of the day for Wednesday, November 16, 2016 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 at most of his concerts. Other recordings include those by Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, and Ella Fitzgerald.
About This Version
Today’s version of “The Best Is Yet To Come” is from the 2006 album Duets: An American Classic and features Tony Bennett and Diana Krall.
“The Best Is Yet To Come,” as well as Duets: An American Classic, is available from iTunes.
The Year of Tony Bennett wishes Diana Krall the very happiest of birthdays! We saw her at the Monterey Jazz Festival a few years ago and were blown away by her artistry and talent. And we haven’t stopped listening to Wallflower since it came out.