The Best Thing for You (Would Be Me)
"The Best Thing for You (Would Be Me)" is a popular song written by Irving Berlin and published in 1950. It was featured in the 1950 Broadway musical play Call Me Madam, in which it was introduced by Ethel Merman in a scene with Paul Lukas.
Alberto Semprini, on piano with rhythm accompaniment, recorded it in London on January 25, 1952 as the second song of the medley "Part 2. Hit Medley of Foxtrots from 'Call Me Madam'" along with "You're Just in Love" and "It's a Lovely Day Today". The medley was released by EMI on the His Master's Voice label as catalog number B 10231.
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