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La noche que te fuiste (1945)

The Night You Went Away music by Osmar Maderna lyrics by José María Contursi Sometimes, when your face appears in my dreams, fleeting and radiant as a ray of sunlight, I feel as though your hands warm mine as they shiver with cold, and you declare your love! Then slowly you cradle my soul to … Continue reading

Maleza (1945)

Garden Weeds lyrics by Cátulo Castillo music by Enrique Munné Since absence has locked the door on me, with bolts of oblivion… Since the seductive door knocker stays silent, I don’t even know why I’ve come… The garden weeds and the ruins of the balcony wound me with their gloom… Since her hand is not … Continue reading

Me quedé mirandola (1945)

I Just Stood There Watching Her lyrics by Roberto Miró music by Vicente Spina After a terrible year of being alone we met again by accident and at once the memories of better days— when I used to sing and laugh— marched right through my mind. My lips began to babble with fear, my eyes … Continue reading

Sombras, nada más (1944)

Shadows, Nothing More lyrics by José María Contursi music by Francisco Lomuto I want to slowly open my veins, to shed every drop of my blood at your feet… so I can prove to you that I could not love you more and then…so I can die. Yet still your blue eyes– as blue as … Continue reading

Una vez (1943)

One Time lyrics by Lito Bayardo (Manuel Juan García Ferrari) music by Carlos Marcucci The sun’s rays were dying, the mist of a day without light, and then, in the evening calm, my anguish and my pain both fled. I dreamt that evening of your kisses, I felt so happy when you returned, and when … Continue reading

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