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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

Desvelo (De flor en flor)

Sleeplessness (Flower to Flower) lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo [1] music by Eduardo Bonessi Though you may tell yourself that I’m taking a different path than you; though you may abandon me, I will always have to love you; though my jealousy fills my life with sleeplessness as I reflect that very soon you’ll go far … Continue reading

La noche que te fuiste (1945)

The Night You Went Away music by Osmar Maderna lyrics by José María Contursi Sometimes, when your face appears in my dreams, fleeting and radiant as a ray of sunlight, I feel as though your hands warm mine as they shiver with cold, and you declare your love! Then slowly you cradle my soul to … Continue reading

Yo te bendigo (1925)

I Wish You Well [1] lyrics by Juan Andrés Bruno music by Juan de Dios Filiberto The rooster crowed the wake-up call, a distant dog barked in response and as the arrabal began to stir to greet the new day, far off, a car went on its way… And like a sentinel’s end-of-watch signal, the … Continue reading

Demasiado tarde (1941)

Too Late lyrics by Agustín Horacio Delamónica music by Francisco Troppoli It’s all the same, nothing has changed: the same patio, the same sun, the same ivy, which like my hope kept growing in my absence staying green as ever… It’s just me who’s come back changed, carrying all my life’s suffering. I feel the stab of … Continue reading

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