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
short conversation. "
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