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La bruja (1938)

The Witch lyrics by Francisco Gorrindo music by Juan Polito Drowning this scream that rises up from my chest and arrives on my lips full of malice, I return to your side, with my hands tied, but only to tell you that it’s over, that I don’t care anymore about your laughs or your tears, that … Continue reading

Bajo un cielo de estrellas (1941)

Beneath a Star Filled Sky lyrics by José María Contursi music by Enrique Francini & Héctor Stamponi A long time after leaving I return to the neighborhood that I left behind, anxious to see its streets, my old friends, and the old café. On this dark and tranquil night the very air seems to say: “Don’t … Continue reading

En la buena y en la mala (1940)

In Good Times and In Bad Times lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo In good times I met you and in bad times I lost you— your love was the flash of a flare, of brief, blue galas. My wallet was the magnet that drew your ambition and you mimicked passion— vampiress of my champagne nights, never forget this: In good … Continue reading

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