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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

Yo te bendigo (1925)

I Wish You Well [1] lyrics by Juan Andrés Bruno music by Juan de Dios Filiberto The rooster crowed the wake-up call, a distant dog barked in response and as the arrabal began to stir to greet the new day, far off, a car went on its way… And like a sentinel’s end-of-watch signal, the … Continue reading

Que Dios te ayude (1939)

God Help You lyrics by Manuel “Nolo” López & Antonio Mastronardi music by José Juan Visciglio You took away the warmth and affection of my mother, the holy tenderness of her pure and noble heart. The caress of her wings, her good-morning kiss— everything in this life was such a dream for me. A dream that was … Continue reading

Rebeldía (1946)

Rebellion music and lyrics by Roberto Nievas Blanco & Oscar Rubens With hands red from squeezing on my heart, choking back a cry of rage, rebellious, like water against fire, like the sea against the rocks, today I rebel against your tyrannical love which doesn’t listen to reason, I rebel against my own heart, I’m … Continue reading

Jamás retornarás (1942)

You Will Never Return lyrics by Miguel Caló and Osmar Maderna When she said goodbye, I wanted to cry then without her love, I wanted to scream. All the dreams that my heart encompassed, all my illusions, they fell to pieces. “I will come back soon,” she said as she left. I went crazy waiting … Continue reading

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