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Desvelo (De flor en flor)

Sleeplessness (Flower to Flower) lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo [1] music by Eduardo Bonessi Though you may tell yourself that I’m taking a different path than you; though you may abandon me, I will always have to love you; though my jealousy fills my life with sleeplessness as I reflect that very soon you’ll go far … Continue reading

Demasiado tarde (1941)

Too Late lyrics by Agustín Horacio Delamónica music by Francisco Troppoli It’s all the same, nothing has changed: the same patio, the same sun, the same ivy, which like my hope kept growing in my absence staying green as ever… It’s just me who’s come back changed, carrying all my life’s suffering. I feel the stab of … Continue reading

Din don (1938)

Ding Dong lyrics by Evaristo Fratantoni Today the bells of my heart they go “ding,” they go “ding dong” stealthily. Could they know that they toll for love, this “ding,” this oh-so-eloquent “ding dong”? Sometimes it’s like a song, it’s just that I am loving so much— Could it be real or is it imaginary, … Continue reading

Después (1944)

Afterwards lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Hugo Gutiérrez Afterwards… the bloody moon and your emotion, knowing that the end is coming on a dark stormcloud. Later… unfathomably, your eyes, so empty, weeping painlessly. And afterwards… the enormous night in the windowpane, and you tire of life and I long to fight. Later… your skin like snow and in an … Continue reading

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