The song of the day for Saturday, June 19, 2021, 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 regularly sang it at many of his concerts. Other recordings include those by Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, and Ella Fitzgerald.
About This Version
Tony Bennett first recorded “The Best Is Yet To Come” in 1960, with an arrangement by the composer, Cy Coleman. It was released as a single that year and was later added to the 1962 album I Left My Heart In San Francisco. Bennett closed out his series of Coleman and Leigh songs at his Carnegie Hall concert with “The Best Is Yet To Come,” captured on Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall.
“The Best Is Yet To Come,” as well as Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall is available on Apple Music.