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La capilla blanca (1944)

The White Chapel lyrics by Hector Marcó In the white chapel of a town out in the provinces very close to a crystal clear creek, your hands drove me to prayer. Your hands that used to enflame my child’s heart, and at the feet of Christ Our Lord you gave me a drink from the … Continue reading

Caricias (1945)

Caresses lyrics by Alfredo Bigeschi The loneliness that enfolds my heart kindles in my soul the fire of your distant love. Through the mists of your forgetting wander all my dreams, crying out your name in vain. But you’re not here and in my cruel desolation the memory of what used to be is only a … Continue reading

La copa del olvido (1921)

A Glass of Forgetting lyrics by Alberto Vaccarezza music by Enrique Delfino Waiter! Bring another round, and serve a drink to anyone who wants one. I’ve felt quite alone and I’ve been quite sad since I discovered the cruel truth. Waiter! Bring another round— last night, I saw the two of them together… I wanted revenge, I … Continue reading

Corazón (1939)

Heart lyrics by Hector Marcó music by Carlos Di Sarli Heart, you are deceiving me… Heart, why are you crying? You don’t see that I’m dying to your rhythm, from this pain. Though you know that she’s no longer mine, that she has surrendered to another’s arms, try not to faint yet, be as firm as I am. Give … Continue reading

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