"You Can Depend on Me" is a song written by Charles Carpenter, Louis Dunlap and Earl "Fatha" Hines and performed by several people including Louis Armstrong (1931 and 1951), Count Basie (1939), Earl Hines himself (1940), Lester Young (1956), Nat King Cole (1957) and by Brenda Lee (1961). In 1962 it was featured on Lee's album Brenda, That's All. Lee's "You Can Depend on Me" reached #6 on the Billboard Pop Singles chart in 1961. It is not the song of the same name, "(You Can) Depend on Me," recorded by Smokey Robinson and The Miracles in 1959. Recorded in 1949, the notable Lennie Tristano contrafact "Wow" is based on the chord changes to You Can Depend on Me.
- BMI Work #1712327, "You Can Depend on Me"