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Torrente (1944)

Flood lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Hugo Gutiérrez Your anxiety sobs, as my loneliness too wished to sob, like a coward. The anguish of playing around and suddenly, against my will, losing my heart in the flood. Our yesterdays cry out, they cry out in the tone of neglect that sorrowfully recalls the night we said goodbye, … Continue reading

La abandoné y no sabía (1943)

I Abandoned Her and I Didn’t Know… lyrics by José Canet Kneaded between the silver and gold of serenades and wild dance parties, cradled by the sounds of bandoneons, this tango was born. It was born to watch me suffer in this horrific life as my luck takes its dying gasps. When I hear it … Continue reading

Fuimos (1945)

We Were… lyrics by Homero Manzi music by José Dames I was like a rain of ashes and afflictions in the calmest hours of your life… a drop of vinegar spilled, fatefully spilled, into all of your wounds. Because of me you became a summer swallow in the snow, a wilted rose under rainless clouds. … Continue reading

Campo afuera (1939)

To Other Fields lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Rodolfo Biagi I already know that you’ve forgotten me, I already know that you’ve gone far away. I already know that all my advice won’t be able to straighten you out. I already know that my only destiny is to open all the pens and gallop … Continue reading

Adiós, Buenos Aires

Goodbye, Buenos Aires lyrics by Leopoldo Torres Ríos I must depart from this much belovèd land, I must depart, though my heart begins to bleed. Like a poet, I must say before I leave: goodbye Buenos Aires, my dear friends, goodbye. Porteña nights that knew all my greatest joys today stand as mute witnesses to my pain, every corner stirs another memory … Continue reading

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