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En esta tarde gris (1941)

On This Gray Afternoon lyrics by José María Contursi music by Mariano Mores How I long to cry on this gray afternoon! With its pitter-patter, the rain speaks of you… Regretful in the knowledge that it is my fault, darling, that I will never, ever see you again. When I close my eyes I see you, … Continue reading

Gricel (1942)

Gricel lyrics by José María Contursi music by Mariano Mores I should never have thought that I could win your heart— but still I searched for you until one day I found you and I stunned you with my kisses I didn’t care how virtuous you were… Your fragile crystal dream shattered when I left and … Continue reading

Cada vez que me recuerdes (1943)

Every Time You Remember Me lyrics by José María Contursi music by Mariano Mores Like a grey ghost, weariness descended upon your heart, while it was still mine, and little by little it enshrouded you and little by little you distanced yourself… Though your love was great when you arrived, greater still was the sorrow … Continue reading

Junto a tu corazón (1942)

Close to Your Heart lyrics by José María Contursi music by Enrique Francini & Héctor Stamponi What a horrible night I’ve had! Everything in my room is cold. I owe it all to you, my love: despair and weariness. I gave my whole life up to you and this affection of mine— a wounded bird that … Continue reading

Toda mi vida (1941)

My Whole Life lyrics by José María Contursi music by Aníbal Troilo Today, after such a long time without seeing you, without speaking to you, I’m so tired of always, always searching for you, and I feel like I am dying, slowly, because you have forgotten me. And you will not leave a single kiss on … Continue reading

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The sound files on this site are included for illustrative purposes only. Those wishing to obtain high quality versions for their personal collections should purchase commercially available copies. If you can't get to a record store in Buenos Aires, a great many tangos are available, song by song, in meticulously digitized versions from http://www.tangotunes.com/ and others can be found on the iTunes music store or Amazon (transfer quality varies widely). Though he no longer has inventory available, Michael Lavocah's superb http://milonga.co.uk/ can help you determine which CDs might be best to buy used.