The song of the day for Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 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 song was written for Tony Bennett. In any case, it is strongly identified with him and he sings it at many of his concerts. Other recordings include those by Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, and Ella Fitzgerald.
About This Version
Today’s version is not the original recording from 1960, but from Bennett’s live performance at Carnegie Hall in 1962.
The Best Is Yet To Come – Live at Carnegie Hall, New York, NY – June 1962, a song by Tony Bennett, Ralph Sharon & His Orchestra on Spotify
“The Best Is Yet To Come,” as well as Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall, is available from iTunes.