The song of the day for Wednesday, August 4, 2021, is “The Best Is Yet To Come.”
I hope you all enjoyed Tony Bennett’s 95th birthday! Our 4th of the seven Tony Bennett songs I’m featuring this week 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
Tony Bennett recorded “The Best Is Yet To Come” in 1960; Cy Coleman wrote the arrangement and conducted the orchestra. It was released as a single in 1960; it was included on the 1962 album I Left My Heart In San Francisco.
“The Best Is Yet To Come,” as well as all of the songs collected on The Columbia Singles, Vol. 6, is available on Apple Music.