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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

Pregonera (1945)

Flower Girl [1] lyrics by José Rótulo music by Alfredo De Angelis Blonde and ivory princess, she was queen of my idealistic youthful dreams: the one who peddled flowers on an April day, I remember her on the streets of Paris. A red rose for you sir, as red as the longings of love, white roses … Continue reading

Charlemos (1940)

Let’s Chat lyrics by Luis Rubinstein Retiro 60-11?* May I please speak to Renée? She doesn’t live there? Wait, don’t hang up— could I just talk with you, miss? Don’t hang up…this afternoon is so dreary, and I feel so sentimental. I already know that there is no René… Let’s chat…you’ll do as well… Chatting … Continue reading

Tres Esquinas (1941)

Three Corners  lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo I’m from Three Corners, old bastion of an arrabal, where the pretty aproned girls blossom like wisteria, where on calm, warm nights the geraniums waft their ancient aroma beneath a full moon sky while the horse carts sleep out in the yard. I am from this humble neighborhood, I … Continue reading

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