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Sosiego en la noche (1943)

Serenity in the Night lyrics by Carlos Bahr On the soft bed where silence stretches out the hours repose in their profound fatigue and the night dreams, cradled by the wind as it spills out all the aromas it carries. Soon, melding with the sound of a herd yearning for the tenderness of dreams the … Continue reading

Campo afuera (1939)

To Other Fields lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Rodolfo Biagi I already know that you’ve forgotten me, I already know that you’ve gone far away. I already know that all my advice won’t be able to straighten you out. I already know that my only destiny is to open all the pens and gallop … Continue reading

Viejo portón (1938)

Old Gateway lyrics by Máximo Orsi music by Hector Palacios Plea of the wind, voices from the plains, anguished prayers, sorrow’s laments. Wandering birds that one spring, a fiery sun scorched with love. The affection was strong as a carob tree— but a blow from time’s axe cleaved it so easily. And today in the long … Continue reading

Nido gaucho (1942)

Gaucho’s Nest lyrics by Hector Marcó music by Carlos Di Sarli With shining colors of hope, the countryside puts on its plumage and the wind’s chords throb through the grasses and the flowers. I have my little ranch on the hill where the thrushes nest… daisies and rosebushes have sprouted for you, because one day … Continue reading

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