The song of the day for Tuesday, July 9, 2019, is “Waltz for Debby.”
About This Song
Bill Evans composed this song in 1956, soon after leaving the armed services. He wrote it for his young niece, Debby, the daughter of his brother Harold. With the lyrics by Gene Lees, “Waltz For Debby” became a standard for jazz and popular singers.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Bill Evans recorded “Waltz for Debby” in 1975 for their first album: The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album. Bennett had previously recorded “Waltz for Debby” in 1964 for his album Who Can I Turn To.
Waltz For Debby, a song by Tony Bennett, Bill Evans on Spotify
“Waltz for Debby,” as well as The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album, is available from iTunes.