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Alberto Marino

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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

Pompas de jabón (1925)

Soap Bubbles [2] music by Roberto Goyheneche lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo Doll from my neighborhood, pretty little thing— you go riding by with some swell in his car, you got yourself a fancy haircut, and you’ve dyed it champagne blonde. In those bars full of tuxedos and bandoneons, [3] you dance like you’re striking poses … Continue reading

Me quedé mirandola (1945)

I Just Stood There Watching Her lyrics by Roberto Miró music by Vicente Spina After a terrible year of being alone we met again by accident and at once the memories of better days— when I used to sing and laugh— marched right through my mind. My lips began to babble with fear, my eyes … 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

Garras (1945)

Claws lyrics by José María Contursi music by Aníbal Troilo A dark alleyway, waiting for you… Cold…shadows… Longing to live for your love, but I can’t… I feel my life slip away from me… and you won’t shed a tear. Desperately, I search for your warmth but you are not here. Cruel agony…later loneliness and then you … Continue reading

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