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Sin palabras (1946)

No Words [1] lyrics by Enrique Santos Discépolo music by Mariano Mores It was born from you, in search of a song to bring us together, now I know that it’s cruel—brutal, even— my punishment for you. With no words this music will still wound you, wherever your betrayal may hear it… On the most absurd night, on the … Continue reading

Tenía que suceder (1955)

It Had to Happen lyrics by Julio Camilloni music by Arturo Gallucci Don’t tell my fortune, gypsy woman— What for? Just let my life take me where it will, suddenly, surprisingly, like it did yesterday. I am a man set on his path, who accepts his destiny as it comes, if I don’t shed tears … Continue reading

Olvidao

Forgotten lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo They killed poor Contreras! They had just gotten married—can you believe it? Juan Luz Mala jumped over the gate and went to steal him from his own wife… The deed was done on the patio of his ranch— the wedding feast was quite splendid but suddenly two daggers turned that … Continue reading

La bruja (1938)

The Witch lyrics by Francisco Gorrindo music by Juan Polito Drowning this scream that rises up from my chest and arrives on my lips full of malice, I return to your side, with my hands tied, but only to tell you that it’s over, that I don’t care anymore about your laughs or your tears, that … Continue reading

Mandria (1926)

Wretched lyrics by Francisco Brancatti y Juan Velich Take my poncho—don’t flinch! I’ll even loan you my knife, pick, and in the venue that you choose, sir, I must show up and surely I won’t have bad form. And me, with the lash of my riding crop I’ve got plenty to cover myself… I’ve never … Continue reading

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