William Best

Real Name:
William Henry “Pat” Best
Profile:
American songwriter and Rhythm & Blues singer
b.: Jun. 6, 1923 in Wilmington, NC
d.: Oct. 14, 2004 in Roseville, CA
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Writing & Arrangement

1009 William Best - You're Heaven Sent / Sentimental Reason album art Deek Watson And His Brown Dots You're Heaven Sent (as Best) Deek Watson And His Brown Dots - You're Heaven Sent / Sentimental Reason(Shellac, 10") Manor 1009 US 1945 Sell This Version
1015 William Best - Just In Case You Change Your Mind / You're A Heartache To Me album art Deek Watson And His Brown Dots You're A Heartache To Me (as Best) Deek Watson And His Brown Dots - Just In Case You Change Your Mind / You're A Heartache To Me(Shellac, 10") Manor 1015 US 1945 Sell This Version
C8023 William Best - You'll Always Be The One I Love / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons album art Dinah Shore (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons (as Best) Dinah Shore - You'll Always Be The One I Love / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons Columbia C8023 Canada 1946 Sell This Version
1071 William Best - For Sentimental Reasons / Why Does It Get Late So Early album art Eddy Howard And His Orchestra (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons (as Best) Eddy Howard And His Orchestra - For Sentimental Reasons / Why Does It Get Late So Early Majestic 1071 US 1946 Sell This Version
304 William Best - The Best Man / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons album art The King Cole Trio* (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons (as Best) The King Cole Trio* - The Best Man / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons Capitol Records 304 US 1946 Sell This Version
23670 William Best - (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons / It's A Pity To Say Goodnight album art Ella Fitzgerald And Delta Rhythm Boys* (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons Ella Fitzgerald And Delta Rhythm Boys* - (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons / It's A Pity To Say Goodnight Decca 23670 Canada 1946 Sell This Version
20-1981 William Best - It's All Over Now / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons album art Charlie Spivak And His Orchestra (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons Charlie Spivak And His Orchestra - It's All Over Now / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons RCA Victor 20-1981 Canada 1946 Sell This Version
304 William Best - The Best Man / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons album art The King Cole Trio* (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons (as Best) The King Cole Trio* - The Best Man / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons(Shellac, 10") Capitol Records 304 US 1946 Sell This Version
PA 2439 William Best - For Sentimental Reasons-When China Boy Meets China Girl / Mélancolie album art Alain Romans Et Ses Rythmes For Sentimental Reasons-When China Boy Meets China Girl Alain Romans Et Ses Rythmes - For Sentimental Reasons-When China Boy Meets China Girl / Mélancolie Pathé PA 2439 France 1947 Sell This Version
A 8757 William Best - For Sentimental Reasons / Open The Door Richard! album art Simon Brehms Orkester For Sentimental Reasons Simon Brehms Orkester - For Sentimental Reasons / Open The Door Richard! Musica (2) A 8757 Sweden 1947 Sell This Version
412 William Best - Temptation (Tim-Tayshun)  album art Red Ingle & The Natural Seven* (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons / (I Love You) For Seventy Mental Reasons Red Ingle & The Natural Seven* - Temptation (Tim-Tayshun) Capitol Records 412 US 1947 Sell This Version
FB.3284 William Best - Sooner Or Later (You're Gonna Becomin' Around) / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons album art Turner Layton (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons (as Best) Turner Layton - Sooner Or Later (You're Gonna Becomin' Around) / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons(Shellac, 10") Columbia FB.3284 UK 1947 Sell This Version
8035 William Best - I Want To Be Loved / Stairway To The Stars album art Dinah Washington And Chubby Jackson's Quartet / Dinah Washington And Chubby Jackson's Orchestra I Want To Be Loved Dinah Washington And Chubby Jackson's Quartet / Dinah Washington And Chubby Jackson's Orchestra - I Want To Be Loved / Stairway To The Stars(Shellac, 10") Mercury 8035 US 1947 Sell This Version
1093 William Best - Is It Too Late / I Understand album art Savannah Churchill And The Four Tunes / The Four Tunes Is It Too Late (as Best) Savannah Churchill And The Four Tunes / The Four Tunes - Is It Too Late / I Understand(Shellac, 10") Manor 1093 US 1947 Sell This Version
615 William Best - For Sentimental Reasons / Cielito Lindo album art Homer & Jethro* For Sentimental Reasons (as Best) Homer & Jethro* - For Sentimental Reasons / Cielito Lindo(Shellac, 10") King Records (3) 615 US 1947 Sell This Version
664 William Best - For Sentimental Reasons / The Things We Did Last Summer album art Brita Borg For Sentimental Reasons (I Love You) (as W. Best) Brita Borg - For Sentimental Reasons / The Things We Did Last Summer(Shellac, 10") Sonora Swing 664 Sweden 1947 Sell This Version
4010 William Best - Vår Bröllopsvals / Förbjudna Stunder album art Karin Juel Förbjudna Stunder (For Sentimental Reasons) (as W. Best) Karin Juel - Vår Bröllopsvals / Förbjudna Stunder(Shellac, 10") Cupol 4010 Sweden 1947 Sell This Version
7505 William Best - Wrapped Up In A Dream / The Wise Old Man album art Do Ray And Me Wrapped Up In A Dream (as Best) Do Ray And Me - Wrapped Up In A Dream / The Wise Old Man(Shellac, 10") Commodore 7505 US 1948 Sell This Version
S. 9003 William Best - Sua Lemmin, Kuin Järjetön Mä Oisin / Liian Lihava album art Henry Theel Sua Lemmin, Kuin Järjetön Mä Oisin = For Sentimental Reasons Henry Theel - Sua Lemmin, Kuin Järjetön Mä Oisin / Liian Lihava(Shellac, 10") Sävel (2) S. 9003 Finland 1948 Sell This Version
47-4968 William Best - Let's Give Love Another Chance / I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire album art The Four Tunes Let's Give Love Another Chance The Four Tunes - Let's Give Love Another Chance / I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire (Single) RCA Victor 47-4968 US 1952 Sell This Version
H-357, H357 William Best - Unforgettable album art Nat "King" Cole* (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons (as Wm. Best) Nat "King" Cole* - Unforgettable (Album, EP) Capitol Records, Capitol Records H-357, H357 US 1952 Sell This Version
J-6162 William Best - Ja Ljubim Te / Uvelo Lišće album art Ivo Robić Ja Ljubim Te Ivo Robić - Ja Ljubim Te / Uvelo Lišće Jugoton J-6162 Yugoslavia 1952 Sell This Version
ED 2014 William Best - Vol. 1 album art Ella Fitzgerald (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons Ella Fitzgerald - Vol. 1 (EP) Decca ED 2014 US 1953 Sell This Version
ED 526, ED-526 William Best - In A Sentimental Mood album art Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra - In A Sentimental Mood(2x7", Comp) Decca, Decca ED 526, ED-526 US 1953 Sell This Version
EAP-1-357 William Best - Unforgettable album art Nat 'King' Cole* (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons (as Best) Nat 'King' Cole* - Unforgettable (EP) Capitol Records EAP-1-357 Australia 1954 Sell This Version