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El adiós (1937)

The Farewell lyrics by Virgilio San Clemente music by Maruja (María Esther) Pacheco Huergo In vain my soul in a hushed voice spilled its pain out into the night… only a deep, profound silence wept in my heart. On an afternoon that was dying in shadows, we bid each other a good-natured farewell; you didn’t … Continue reading

Recién (1943)

Just Now lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Osvaldo Pugliese Today, just now, just now, I bring my life close to you again— hiding all my failures, concealing all my wounds. And today as I find the protection of your steady hands just now I realize that it hurts me to know I’ve done you … Continue reading

En la buena y en la mala (1940)

In Good Times and In Bad Times lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo In good times I met you and in bad times I lost you— your love was the flash of a flare, of brief, blue galas. My wallet was the magnet that drew your ambition and you mimicked passion— vampiress of my champagne nights, never forget this: In good … Continue reading

Mañana zarpa un barco (1942)

Tomorrow a Ship Sets Sail lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Lucio Demare We touch unchanging shores when we drop anchor, a hundred ports gift us the music of the sea, sad doe-eyed girls always wait for us, and the drinks always seem to taste the same. Only here in your port do I feel … Continue reading

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