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The Best Is Yet to Come

Music by Cy Coleman

Originally Performed by Michael Buble

"The Best is Yet to Come" is a 1959 song composed by Cy Coleman, with lyrics written by Carolyn Leigh. It is generally associated with Frank Sinatra, who recorded it on his 1964 album It Might as Well Be Swing, accompanied by Count Basie, under the direction of Quincy Jones. It was the last song Sinatra sang in public, on February 25, 1995, and the words "The Best is Yet to Come" are etched on Sinatra's tombstone. Though Sinatra made it popular, the song was actually written for and introduced by Tony Bennett.

    Release Date: 1964

Songbooks and Arrangements


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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Chuck Sher : The Standards Real Book - C : Solo : Songbook

Chuck Sher : The Standards Real Book - C

Features the best tunes of Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Ellington, etc., as well as some pop and jazz standards. There are lyrics on almost every tune, all the verses are included, and the chords are a consensus of how each song has been interpreted by the best jazz artists, almost always hipper than the original changes. Includes vocal melody, lyrics, chord names, black & white photos and introductory text. "Singers! All of you should line up and kiss Chuck Sher's feet! For doing these genius fake books for us - I mean, a world without them is inconceivable." - Mark Murphy

Songlist: After You , Again, Agua De Beber (Water To Drink), Ain't No Sunshine, Alice in Wonderland, All About Ronnie, All My Tomorrows, All Of You, All The Way, All Through The Night, Alone Together, Am I Blue?, And The Angels Sing, Anything Goes, As Time Goes By, As We Speak, At Last, At Long Last Love, Autumn Nocturne, Bag's Groove, Baltimore Oriole, A Beautiful Friendship, Begin the Beguine, Bess, You is My Woman, The Best is Yet to Come, Bewitched, Bidin' My Time, Blackberry Winter, Blue and Sentimental, Blue Gardenia, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 7086b | Songbook | $41.95


Chuck Sher : The Standards Real Book - Eb : Solo : Songbook

Chuck Sher : The Standards Real Book - Eb

Features the best tunes of Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Ellington, etc., as well as some pop and jazz standards. There are lyrics on almost every tune, all the verses are included, and the chords are a consensus of how each song has been interpreted by the best jazz artists, almost always hipper than the original changes. Includes vocal melody, lyrics, chord names, black & white photos and introductory text. "Singers! All of you should line up and kiss Chuck Sher's feet! For doing these genius fake books for us - I mean, a world without them is inconceivable." - Mark Murphy

Songlist: After You , Again , Agua De Beber (Water To Drink), Ain't No Sunshine, Alice in Wonderland, All About Ronnie, All My Tomorrows, All Of You, All The Way, All Through The Night, Alone Together, Am I Blue?, And The Angels Sing, Anything Goes, As Time Goes By, As We Speak, At Last, At Long Last Love, Autumn Nocturne, Bag's Groove, Baltimore Oriole, A Beautiful Friendship, Begin the Beguine, Bess, You is My Woman, The Best is Yet to Come, Bewitched, Bidin' My Time, Blackberry Winter, Blue and Sentimental, Blue Gardenia, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 7088b | Songbook | $41.95


Michael Buble : Pro Vocal - Call Me Irresponsible : Solo : Songbook & CD : 884088643119 : 1458423689 : 00740452

Michael Buble : Pro Vocal - Call Me Irresponsible

Whether you're a karaoke singer or preparing for an audition, the Pro Vocal series is for you. The book contains the lyrics, melody, and chord symbols for eight hit songs. The CD contains demos for listening and separate backing tracks so you can sing alo

Songlist: Always On My Mind, The Best Is Yet To Come, Call Me Irresponsible, Dream, I've Got The World On A String, Lost, Me And Mrs. Jones, Wonderful Tonight

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Voicing: Solo | Performed by Michael Buble | 7844b | Songbook & CD | $14.95 | Melody/Lyrics/Chords


Stacey Kent : The Best of Stacey Kent : Solo : Songbook : 073999066098 : 0634078844 : 00306609

Stacey Kent : The Best of Stacey Kent

Since the release of Stacey's first album, Close Your Eyes (1997), she has achieved, without compromise, both critical and popular success, with her fresh and heart-felt interpretations of the finest love songs of the twentieth century. But it was a feature on CBS Sunday Morning in 1999 that gave Stacey national exposure in the USA and brought her to wider recognition. Since then, her career has become truly international and she has performed at major festivals and concert halls from Taipei's Chiang Kai-shek Concert Hall to Carnegie Hall to Paris' famed Olympia. 20 favorites and standards from this New York native jazz vocalist

Songlist: The Best Is Yet To Come, The Boy Next Door, Dreamsville, He Loves And She Loves, I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan, I Won't Dance, I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket, I've Got A Crush On You, It Never Entered My Mind, People Will Say We're In Love, Say It Isn't So, Shall We Dance?, (Love Is) The Tender Trap, Thanks For The Memory, They Can't Take That Away From Me, They Say It's Wonderful, Too Darn Hot, The Trolley Song, Violets For Your Furs, When Your Lover Has Gone

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Voicing: Solo | 5323b | Songbook | $14.95


Various : Original Keys for Singers - Jazz Divas : Solo : Songbook : 884088876906 : 1480312649 : 00114959

Various : Original Keys for Singers - Jazz Divas

A collection of 30 ballads recorded by Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Diana Krall, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughan, and more! Includes: Black Coffee; God Bless' the Child; I've Got the World on a String; It Might as Well Be Spring; The Man I Love; My Funny Valentine; and more.

Songlist: All Of Me, Almost Blue, The Best Is Yet To Come, Black Coffee, But Not For Me, Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me, Fine And Mellow, The Folks Who Live On The Hill, The Frim Fram Sauce, God Bless' The Child, Good Morning Heartache, I'm Beginning to See the Light, I've Got The World On A String, If I Had You, If I Were A Bell, The Inch Worm, It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing), It Might As Well Be Spring, Little Girl Blue, Love Letters, Lullaby Of Birdland, The Man I Love, Midnight Sun, My Funny Valentine, Oh, Lady Be Good!, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year, Tenderly, These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You), You've Changed

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Voicing: Solo | 7861b | Songbook | $19.95 | Voice and Piano


Various Artists : Ladies of Song : Solo : Songbook : 884088466992 : 1423488989 : 00311948

Various Artists : Ladies of Song

This terrific collection includes over 70 songs associated with some of the greatest female vocalists ever recorded. These "ladies of song" include Barbra Streisand, Etta James, Liza Minnelli, Peggy Lee, and Sarah Vaughan, to name but a few.

Songlist: All I Could Do Was Cry, And All That Jazz, Aquellos Ojos Verdes (Green Eyes), Baby (You've Got What It Takes), Be Anything (But Be Mine), Besame Mucho (Kiss Me Much), The Best Is Yet To Come, Blame It On The Bossa Nova, But Beautiful, Buttons And Bows, Cabaret, Call Me, Changing Partners, Come Rain or Come Shine, Daddy, Dear Hearts And Gentle People, Dear Ruby, Dearly Beloved, Don't Be That Way, Downtown, Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye, The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, From A Distance, The Girl From Ipanema (Gar™ta De Ipanema), God Bless' The Child, Golden Earrings, Guilty, A Guy Is A Guy, How High The Moon, I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 5795b | Songbook | $19.95 | PVG


Various Composers : Cabaret Songbook : Solo : 01 Songbook : 073999904888 : 0793500869 : 00490488

Various Composers : Cabaret Songbook

Cabaret is a form of entertainment featuring comedy, song, dance, and theatre, distinguished mainly by the performance venue - a restaurant or nightclub with a stage for performances and the audience sitting at tables (often dining or drinking) watching the performance being introduced by a master of ceremonies, or MC. Here are 54 essential cabaret classics.

Songlist: Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive, Ain't Misbehavin, All By Myself, And All That Jazz, Another Op'nin' Another Show, Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home, As Long As He Needs Me, Being Alive, The Best Is Yet to Come, Blame It On My Youth, Cabaret, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Comedy Tonight, Comes Love, Copacabana (At The Copa), Everything's Coming Up Roses, From This Moment On, How High The Moon, I Am What I Am, I Believe In You, I Wanna Be Loved By You, I Wish You Love, I'd Do Anything, I'll Be Seeing You, I'm Beginning to See the Light, I'm Glad There Is You (In This World of Ordinary People), I've Got You Under My Skin, I've Got Your Number, It's All Right With Me, The Lady is a Tramp, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 5136b | Songbook | $19.95


Various Composers : The Ultimate Jazz Fake Book - C Edition : Solo : Songbook : 073999400793 : 0881889792 : 00240079

Various Composers : The Ultimate Jazz Fake Book - C Edition

This must-own collection includes 635 songs spanning all jazz styles from more than 9 decades - from traditional to swing to modern jazz, carefully chosen chords with common practice chord substitutions, lyrics to accomodate vocalists, easy-to-read music, and composer and performer indexes.

Songlist: AC-DC Current, Across The Alley From The Alamo, After Hours, After You've Gone, Afternoon In Paris, Ah-Leu-Cha, Ain't Misbehavin', Air Mail Special, Airegin, All About Ronnie, All Blues, All Of Me, All Of You, All Or Nothing At All, All The Things You Are, Along Came Betty, Alright, Okay, You Win, Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy), Amazing Grace, Among My Souvenirs, And All That Jazz, Angel Eyes, Another Hairdo, Apple Core, Apple Honey, Aren't You Glad You're You, As Catch Can, Au Privave, Autumn Leaves, Baby, Won't You Please Come Home, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 5241b | Songbook | $44.95


Various Composers : The Best Torch Songs Ever - 2nd Edition : Solo : Songbook : 073999916416 : 0634064142 : 00311027

Various Composers : The Best Torch Songs Ever - 2nd Edition

This second edition features 70 sad, sultry favorites full of longing

Songlist: All By Myself, Angel Of The Morning, Autumn Leaves, The Best Is Yet To Come, Bewitched, Black Coffee, Blue, Come Rain or Come Shine, Crazy, Cry Me A River, Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me, Don't Blame Me, Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye, Fever, Fine And Mellow, From Here To Eternity, A Good Man Is Hard To Find, Good Morning Heartache, Goodbye To Love, Haunted Heart, I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good), I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues, I Left My Heart In San Francisco, I Will Remember You, I Wish I Didn't Love You So, I'll Be Around, I'll Be There, I'll Never Love This Way Again, If You Are But A Dream, In A Sentimental Mood, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 5320b | Songbook | $19.95


Various Composers : The Great American Songbook - The Composers : Solo : Songbook : 884088106522 : 1423419545 : 00311365

Various Composers : The Great American Songbook - The Composers

From Berlin to Gershwin to Carmichael to Cahn, this folio features a comprehensive collection of standards from the greatest American composers, along with photos and bios of these masters of song.

Songlist: Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive, Ain't Misbehavin', All The Things You Are, All The Way, April In Paris, Autumn In New York, The Best Is Yet To Come, The Best Things In Life Are Free, Beyond The Blue Horizon, Big Spender, Blue Skies, Body And Soul, Button Up Your Overcoat, Buttons And Bows, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Change Partners, Cheek To Cheek, Come Fly With Me, Come Rain or Come Shine, Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me, Don't Blame Me, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Dream A Little Dream Of Me, Easy Living, Everything's Coming Up Roses, A Fine Romance, For You, For Me, For Evermore, Georgia On My Mind, Here's That Rainy Day, Honeysuckle Rose, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 5324b | Songbook | $24.95 | PVG


Individual Folios

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The Best Is Yet to Come : SATB : Paris Rutherford : Cy Coleman : Michael Buble : Songbook : 08202604 : 884088480202

Paris Rutherford : The Best Is Yet to Come

Your group will really shine in performance with this popular Cy Coleman standard recently covered by Michael Bublé and arranged here in a hot swing style. Available separately: SATB, SSA, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm parts available digitally (pno, gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 3:40.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Cy Coleman Performed By: Michael Buble

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08202604 | Showtrax CD Available


The Best Is Yet to Come : SSA : Paris Rutherford : Cy Coleman : Michael Buble : Sheet Music : 08202605 : 884088480219

Paris Rutherford : The Best Is Yet to Come

Your group will really shine in performance with this popular Cy Coleman standard recently covered by Michael Bublé and arranged here in a hot swing style. Available separately: SATB, SSA, ShowTrax CD. Rhythm parts available digitally (pno, gtr, b, dm). Duration: ca. 3:40.

Arranger: Paris Rutherford | Composer: Cy Coleman Performed By: Michael Buble

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Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $1.95 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08202605 | Showtrax CD Available

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