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Sin palabras (1946)

No Words [1] lyrics by Enrique Santos Discépolo music by Mariano Mores It was born from you, in search of a song to bring us together, now I know that it’s cruel—brutal, even— my punishment for you. With no words this music will still wound you, wherever your betrayal may hear it… On the most absurd night, on the … Continue reading

Sombras, nada más (1944)

Shadows, Nothing More lyrics by José María Contursi music by Francisco Lomuto I want to slowly open my veins, to shed every drop of my blood at your feet… so I can prove to you that I could not love you more and then…so I can die. Yet still your blue eyes– as blue as … Continue reading

Soñemos (1957)

Let’s Dream music by Roberto Caló & Roberto Rufino lyrics by Reinaldo Yiso I know that it’s impossible to follow you and adore you, that it’s a sin to love you and give my heart to you. But it doesn’t matter, darling, let’s dream tonight even though we may weep tomorrow when we wake up. Let’s … Continue reading

Soy aquel viajero (1947)

I Am That Traveler lyrics by Ricardo Thompson From the boat I watch the city, shadowed by the sunset’s light. Soon the furor of these streets will sweep me away, to find you. And I feel that doubt and emotion deepen the anxiety of my return, as I hope to once again bind myself to your unforgettable kisses. … Continue reading

Sosiego en la noche (1943)

Serenity in the Night lyrics by Carlos Bahr On the soft bed where silence stretches out the hours repose in their profound fatigue and the night dreams, cradled by the wind as it spills out all the aromas it carries. Soon, melding with the sound of a herd yearning for the tenderness of dreams the … Continue reading

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