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Raúl Berón

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Un crímen (1942)

A Crime lyrics and music by Luis Rubinstein My drama, Your Honor, is this story [1] that can begin at the end. I know that with this grotesque notoriety it’s not easy to seem sentimental. I made her life so torturous, and her soul put up with my madness— my jealously turned into insanity and … Continue reading

Oigo tu voz (1943)

I Hear Your Voice lyrics by Francisco García Jiménez music by Mario Canaro Afraid of dying, longing to be alive— dreams or reality? Something wants to become a sunrise in my solitude… songs I have forgotten, places I have left, joys I have lost, today with the emotions inside my heart everything returns to me! I … 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

Trasnochando (1942)

Out All Night lyrics by Santiago Adamini music by Armando Baliotti Out all night like every skull who doesn’t see what’s coming, who doesn’t know where he’s going. I used to ignore all your advice, my friend— we almost became enemies because you were honest with me. They always were my best companions, the milonguero boys, gamblers … Continue reading

Una emoción (1943)

An Emotion lyrics by José María Suñé music by Raúl Kaplún Come see what I bring to this marriage of words and melody: it’s the song that inspired me, an evocation that cradled me in its arms last night. It’s the voice of tango played on every streetcorner by those whose lives are ruled by an … Continue reading

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