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Rodolfo Biagi

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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

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

Soñemos (1957)

Let’s Dream music by Roberto Caló & Roberto Rufino lyrics by Reinaldo Yiso I know that it’s impossible to follow you and adore you, that it’s a sin to love you and give my heart to you. But it doesn’t matter, darling, let’s dream tonight even though we may weep tomorrow when we wake up. Let’s … Continue reading

Todo es amor (1957)

It’s All Love lyrics by Alejandro Roman music by Leo Lipesker Where is the root of my angst and my faith? Where is the source of my intense unease? Where, if not in your dreams, which embolden me, if not in your lips, which cast their spell and give me the strength to fight for you? Who colored my voice … 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

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