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Alberto Castillo

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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

Pocas palabras (1941)

Few Words lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo music by Ricardo Tanturi I won’t even try to brush away all the ashes from yesterday, from that unforgettable yesterday— I just want to make you see that even if you don’t believe some loves just can’t be erased. After so long I’ve found you again and I feel … Continue reading

La copa del olvido (1921)

A Glass of Forgetting lyrics by Alberto Vaccarezza music by Enrique Delfino Waiter! Bring another round, and serve a drink to anyone who wants one. I’ve felt quite alone and I’ve been quite sad since I discovered the cruel truth. Waiter! Bring another round— last night, I saw the two of them together… I wanted revenge, I … Continue reading

Así se baila el tango (1942)

This Is How to Dance Tango lyrics by “Marvil” (Elizardo Martínez Vilas) music by Elías Randal What do those rich kids, snobs and fashionistas know? What do they know about tango, what do they know about rhythm? Here is elegance: What a look! What presence! What poise! What arrogance! What classy dancing!* This is how … Continue reading

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