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Garras (1945)

Claws lyrics by José María Contursi music by Aníbal Troilo A dark alleyway, waiting for you… Cold…shadows… Longing to live for your love, but I can’t… I feel my life slip away from me… and you won’t shed a tear. Desperately, I search for your warmth but you are not here. Cruel agony…later loneliness and then you … Continue reading

En esta tarde gris (1941)

On This Gray Afternoon lyrics by José María Contursi music by Mariano Mores How I long to cry on this gray afternoon! With its pitter-patter, the rain speaks of you… Regretful in the knowledge that it is my fault, darling, that I will never, ever see you again. When I close my eyes I see you, … Continue reading

Gricel (1942)

Gricel lyrics by José María Contursi music by Mariano Mores I should never have thought that I could win your heart— but still I searched for you until one day I found you and I stunned you with my kisses I didn’t care how virtuous you were… Your fragile crystal dream shattered when I left and … Continue reading

Sur (1948)

South lyrics by Homero Manzi music by Aníbal Troilo Old San Juan and Boedo, and the whole sky, [1] Pompeya and beyond that the flood, your bridal tresses flowing through my memory and your name floating in that farewell. The blacksmith’s corner, mud and pampa, your house, your sidewalk, and the big ditch, and the perfume … Continue reading

Verdemar (1943)

Seagreen lyrics by José María Contursi music by Carlos Di Sarli Seagreen…Seagreen… your eyes filled with silence. I lost you, Seagreen. Your yellowed hands, your colorless lips and the cold of the night upon your heart. You are missing, you aren’t here anymore, your pupils have gone out, Seagreen. I found you without a thought … Continue reading

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