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Alas rotas (1924)

Broken Wings lyrics by Maruja (María Esther) Pacheco Huergo music by Edgardo Donato As I unwound all of yesterday’s memories from the sad reality of my life, I heard your distant voice and my desire cried out, beneath the shadow of your forgetfulness. In the evening’s dying breaths autumn leaves fall all around me. I’m alone … Continue reading

Una vez (1943)

One Time lyrics by Lito Bayardo (Manuel Juan García Ferrari) music by Carlos Marcucci The sun’s rays were dying, the mist of a day without light, and then, in the evening calm, my anguish and my pain both fled. I dreamt that evening of your kisses, I felt so happy when you returned, and when … Continue reading

Yuyo brujo (1949)

Witch’s Brew [1] lyrics by Carlos Waiss music by Héctor Varela & Benjamín García Girl, come kiss me here, on the lips, to wipe away the insults from your lying mouth. Tonight I am jealous, and when I tell you I love you I feel my heart belongs to you. Girl, I never get tired of looking … Continue reading

Esta noche al pasar (1945)

Tonight As I Pass By lyrics by Justo Ricardo Thompson Shining with splendor and the warm emotions of some neighborhood crier’s* voice, the moon, my dreamy moon, left behind a lovely serenade in the night. Flirting on your balcony, sonorous and seductive, comes the sweet voice of my pure love. And while the city dreams along … 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

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