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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

Mi taza de café (1943)

My Cup of Coffee lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Alfredo Malerba Outside the café window, the afternoon fades and as I sip my cup of coffee, I reflect. Memories march by: triumphs and sorrows, the lights and shadows of times gone by. The street is empty, just like my future. Friends and lovers, the … Continue reading

Yuyo verde (1944)

Green Weeds lyrics by Homero Expósito music by Domingo Federico Alleyway…alleyway… so distant…so distant… lost, we wandered hand in hand beneath a summer sky dreaming in vain… A streetlamp…a gate… —just like in a tango— the two of us lost, hand in hand beneath a summer sky that has gone… Let me weep uncontrollably, with … Continue reading

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