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Abandono (1937)

Abandonment (1937) lyrics by Homero Manzi
 music by Pedro Maffia The wind of memory arrives at the corner of my abandonment and amidst yesterday’s dead dust your love has also returned. I don’t know if you lead a happy life or if the world has defeated you and living with no desire to live you … Continue reading

El último café (1963)

The Last Coffee lyrics by Cátulo Castillo 
music by Héctor Stamponi Your memory touches down like a tornado, the autumn sun begins to set again I watch the drizzle, and as I watch the spoon stirs in the coffee… In the last coffee that your lips coldly ordered that time in a sighing voice. I … Continue reading

Cosas olvidadas (1940)

Forgotten Things lyrics by José María Contursi music by Antonio Rodio After such a long, long time, just now I get to talk to you again… Hearing you—what a feeling! It seems just like yesterday! You see…I’m much older now and you’re the same as back in those days when you used to love me … Continue reading

Paciencia (1937)

Patience [1] lyrics by Francisco Gorrindo music by Juan D’Arienzo Last night, my eyes fell on you again; last night, I had you at my side again. Why should I have seen you if, after everything, we were two strangers looking into the past! You’re not the same, nor am I the same… Years! Life! … Continue reading

Tabaco (1944)

Tobacco lyrics by José María Contursi
 music by Armando Pointier Your voice rose from the shadows like a distant rebuke. Your voice weeps and calls my name while the phantoms of this night loom stranger still. My eyes are shut against the terror of silence my heart, torn apart because I still haven’t forgiven myself … Continue reading

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