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Francisco Fiorentino

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Te aconsejo que me olvides (1926)

I’d Advise You to Forget Me lyrics by Jorge Crui music by Pedro Maffia I received your last letter in which you wrote to me: “I’d advise you to forget me, everything we had is dead. I just want my portrait and all of my letters back— you know it’s not fair that you’re still keeping all … Continue reading

Farol (1943)

Streetlamp lyrics by Homero Expósito music by Virgilio Expósito A humble neighborhood with houses that reflect its tin sorrow. A human neighborhood whose stories are sung in tangos while a distant clock chimes at two in the morning. A workers’ neighborhood, a corner filled with memories and a streetlamp… Oh, streetlamp— the things you must … Continue reading

Malena (1942)

Malena lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Lucio Demare Malena sings the tango as no one else can, and she pours her heart into every verse. Her voice is scented with suburban weeds, Malena feels the pain of the bandoneón. Perhaps in her distant youth, her lark’s voice took on that dark back-alley tone, or perhaps … Continue reading

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