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El último café (1963)

The Last Coffee lyrics by Cátulo Castillo 
music by Héctor Stamponi Your memory touches down like a tornado, the autumn sun begins to set again I watch the drizzle, and as I watch the spoon stirs in the coffee… In the last coffee that your lips coldly ordered that time in a sighing voice. I … Continue reading

Una vez (1943)

One Time lyrics by Lito Bayardo (Manuel Juan García Ferrari) music by Carlos Marcucci The sun’s rays were dying, the mist of a day without light, and then, in the evening calm, my anguish and my pain both fled. I dreamt that evening of your kisses, I felt so happy when you returned, and when … Continue reading

Un crímen (1942)

A Crime lyrics and music by Luis Rubinstein My drama, Your Honor, is this story [1] that can begin at the end. I know that with this grotesque notoriety it’s not easy to seem sentimental. I made her life so torturous, and her soul put up with my madness— my jealously turned into insanity and … Continue reading

Uno (1943)

One lyrics by Enrique Santos Discépolo music by Mariano Mores One, filled with hope, searches for the path that his dreams promised to his longings… He knows that the fight is cruel and long, but he fights and bleeds for the faith that drives him… One drags himself through thorns and because he longs to give … Continue reading

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