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Olvidao

Forgotten lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo They killed poor Contreras! They had just gotten married—can you believe it? Juan Luz Mala jumped over the gate and went to steal him from his own wife… The deed was done on the patio of his ranch— the wedding feast was quite splendid but suddenly two daggers turned that … Continue reading

El olivo (1924)

The Escape* lyrics by Carlos Cabral Down by the riverbank lived a happy old Italian**, he worked hard night and day beside his special lady. And the murmurs of the Riachuelo lulled them with soft sounds– those two fools were happy proud and haughty in their love. And all the nosy old ladies say as … Continue reading

Oigo tu voz (1943)

I Hear Your Voice lyrics by Francisco García Jiménez music by Mario Canaro Afraid of dying, longing to be alive— dreams or reality? Something wants to become a sunrise in my solitude… songs I have forgotten, places I have left, joys I have lost, today with the emotions inside my heart everything returns to me! I … Continue reading

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