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Que Dios te ayude (1939)

God Help You lyrics by Manuel “Nolo” López & Antonio Mastronardi music by José Juan Visciglio You took away the warmth and affection of my mother, the holy tenderness of her pure and noble heart. The caress of her wings, her good-morning kiss— everything in this life was such a dream for me. A dream that was … Continue reading

Veinticuatro de agosto (1943)

August 24th  lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Pedro Laurenz August 24th— it’s been one whole year. Not one night missed at my preferred café, and after, out with all my favorite guys to dance, to drink, to while the time away… I haven’t touched my tools for one whole year, I call my mother … Continue reading

Con los amigos (A mi madre)

With Those Friends (To My Mother) lyrics by Sebastián Alfredo Robles With those friends that my wealth bought, I eagerly fritted away all my time— and under my wallet’s powerful influence, everyone reveled in splendid luxury… but my mother didn’t. Poor mother! I had forgotten all about her whilst I slept in the arms of vice. An immense court … Continue reading

Lejos de Buenos Aires (1942)

Far from Buenos Aires lyrics by Oscar Rubens music by Alberto Suárez Villanueva With a sorrowful grimace, old, sad, and worthless, walking with a slow step I’m carrying my grief. Far from the big city that has seen me flourish, in the strangest streets I feel my soul start to darken. No one sees my … Continue reading

Que nunca me falte (1937)

May I Never Miss… lyrics by Hector Marcó music by Hector Morales The storm of the years has whitened your head, dear bright-eyed mother who lives and breathes for me. And Santa Rosa has come— it’s your Saint’s day and I want to give you a kiss more than I ever have before. A vaporous … Continue reading

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