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The Breeze And I
The breeze and I are saying with a sigh
That you no longer care;
The breeze and I are whispering goodbye
To dreams we used to share.
Ours was a love song
That seemed constant as the moon,
Ending in a strange, mournful tune;
And all about me,
They know you have departed without me
And we wonder why,
The breeze and I
The breeze andI
The original tune, "Andaluza," was part of the
1929 (?) "Andalucia Suite" by Cuban composer Lecuona.
Stillman wrote the lyrics later. Composer and Lyricist
met only once. Stillman said: "Lecuona didn't speak
English and I didn't speak Spanish. We had a very
Words: Al Stillman
Music: Ernesto Lecuona
Published: 1928 Edward B. Marks Music Corp.
Copyright renewed 1976 same
Source: Reader's Digest Treasury of Best Loved Songs 1972
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