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Boedo y San Juan (1943)

Boedo & San Juan music & lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo From here, the corner of Boedo and San Juan, I’m going to sing a sad, heartfelt tango because I want to honor and to remember the neighborhood where I grew up, where I left all the feelings of my childhood: hopscotch beneath a blue sky, brightly colored … Continue reading

Cristal (1944)

Crystal lyrics by José María Contursi music by Mariano Mores My heart has been torn to pieces, my feelings shattered on this day… Night after night with no rest and this unease in my soul… So, so many years have passed— my life and my hair are gray! Mad, nearly dead, crushed, my spirit is still chained to the days of … Continue reading

Puente Alsina (1926)

Puente Alsina* lyrics by Benjamin Tagle Lara Where is my neighborhood, my wicked cradle? Where is the scruffy haven of yesteryear? With one slap, the paved streets wiped out that old place where I grew up… In the suspicious suburban** silence, on the night of a turbulent love affair, I became, from then on, everyone’s … Continue reading

Soy aquel viajero (1947)

I Am That Traveler lyrics by Ricardo Thompson From the boat I watch the city, shadowed by the sunset’s light. Soon the furor of these streets will sweep me away, to find you. And I feel that doubt and emotion deepen the anxiety of my return, as I hope to once again bind myself to your unforgettable kisses. … Continue reading

Cada vez que me recuerdes (1943)

Every Time You Remember Me lyrics by José María Contursi music by Mariano Mores Like a grey ghost, weariness descended upon your heart, while it was still mine, and little by little it enshrouded you and little by little you distanced yourself… Though your love was great when you arrived, greater still was the sorrow … Continue reading

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The sound files on this site are included for illustrative purposes only. Those wishing to obtain high quality versions for their personal collections should purchase commercially available copies. If you can't get to a record store in Buenos Aires, a great many tangos are available, song by song, in meticulously digitized versions from http://www.tangotunes.com/ and others can be found on the iTunes music store or Amazon (transfer quality varies widely). Though he no longer has inventory available, Michael Lavocah's superb http://milonga.co.uk/ can help you determine which CDs might be best to buy used.