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Tormenta (1939)

Storm music & lyrics by Enrique Santos Discépolo Howling amidst lightning, lost in the storm of this endless night, oh Lord! I seek your name… I don’t want your bolts to blind me to these horrors, because I need light in order to go on… What I learned at your hand— shouldn’t it help me … Continue reading

Tabaco (1944)

Tobacco lyrics by José María Contursi
 music by Armando Pointier Your voice rose from the shadows like a distant rebuke. Your voice weeps and calls my name while the phantoms of this night loom stranger still. My eyes are shut against the terror of silence my heart, torn apart because I still haven’t forgiven myself … Continue reading

Tenía que suceder (1955)

It Had to Happen lyrics by Julio Camilloni music by Arturo Gallucci Don’t tell my fortune, gypsy woman— What for? Just let my life take me where it will, suddenly, surprisingly, like it did yesterday. I am a man set on his path, who accepts his destiny as it comes, if I don’t shed tears … Continue reading

Todo es amor (1957)

It’s All Love lyrics by Alejandro Roman music by Leo Lipesker Where is the root of my angst and my faith? Where is the source of my intense unease? Where, if not in your dreams, which embolden me, if not in your lips, which cast their spell and give me the strength to fight for you? Who colored my voice … Continue reading

Tus labios me dirán (1945)

Your Lips Will Tell Me lyrics by Hector Marcó You don’t love me anymore, but I can’t blame you— if you can do this, then I can hide my tears. But you alone, you and my heart, shall answer to God one day. There’s nothing left now, nothing left to say— you’re preparing to begin and I’m … Continue reading

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