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Rebeldía (1946)

Rebellion music and lyrics by Roberto Nievas Blanco & Oscar Rubens With hands red from squeezing on my heart, choking back a cry of rage, rebellious, like water against fire, like the sea against the rocks, today I rebel against your tyrannical love which doesn’t listen to reason, I rebel against my own heart, I’m … Continue reading

Rondando tu esquina (1945)

Pacing Around Your Corner lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo Tonight I desperately want to go looking for her, to wipe our slate clean and just forgive her. (Tonight I desperately want to forget her, yet still I feel crazy urges to go looking for her!)* I never cared about the things they say, nor any of … Continue reading

Romance de barrio (1947)

Neighborhood Romance* lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Aníbal Troilo First, a far-off April date— your dark balcony, your old-fashioned garden. Later on the feverish pulse of your letters— lying with “no,” vowing that “yes…” A neighborhood romance, your love and my love, first came desire, then came sorrow— for faults that were never ours, for … Continue reading

Remembranza (1934)

Remembrance lyrics by Mario Battistella music by Mario Melfi Every week feels so long when you are not close to me! I don’t know what superhuman powers give my life meaning, so far from you. Now that the light of my hope is dead, I am like a shipwreck at sea. I know that I am lost … Continue reading

Recién (1943)

Just Now lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Osvaldo Pugliese Today, just now, just now, I bring my life close to you again— hiding all my failures, concealing all my wounds. And today as I find the protection of your steady hands just now I realize that it hurts me to know I’ve done you … Continue reading

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