Lunfardo prohibido, fileteado plate.

“El baile de los domingos” by Lucio Demare y su Orquesta Típica with Raúl Berón in vocals, 1943.

“El baile de los domingos” by Lucio Demare y su Orquesta Típica with Raúl Berón in vocals, 1943.

Lunfardo prohibido, fileteado plate.

Prohibition of a language

Lunfardo, slang of the Argentines

On October 14, 1943, under the military government, radio censorship began for tango lyrics written in Lunfardo.

These obligatory modifications in the radio broadcast of pages of the genre, caused the deformation of the lyrics and titles that, with the intention of moralizing, became a nonsense factory, duplicating the original lyrics.

This song was called originally “‘Bailongo’ de los domingos”.

Here is the Tanturi-Castillo rendition with the original title

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“Qué solo estoy” by Lucio Demare y su Orquesta Típica with Raúl Berón in vocals, 1943.

“Qué solo estoy” by Lucio Demare y su Orquesta Típica with Raúl Berón in vocals, 1943.

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Lucio Demare

Pianist, composer, arranger and leader (9 August 1906 – 6 March 1974)

A player of unmistakable sound and phrasing, he has been an authentic speaker with his piano.

An intimate mood playing which is exactly exemplified by his rendition of “Qué solo estoy”

Either his instrumental and vocal charts have the trademark of his fine personality as artist or the groups he led.

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Homero Manzi. Argentine music at Escuela de tango de Buenos Aires.

“El Pescante” by Lucio Demare y su Orquesta Típica with Raúl Berón (1943)

Homero Manzi. Argentine music at Escuela de tango de Buenos Aires.Homero Manzi

Poet and lyricisst
(1 November 1907 – 3 May 1951)

Manzi has given, like no one else, poetry to tango lyrics. He was a poet who never published a book of poems.

His poetry was evidenced only through songs, from country themes to urban music, the latter where he would be at his best. In this way he became immensely popular without giving up his poet feelings.

He resorted to metaphors, even surrealist, but never so much as to prevent ordinary people from fully understanding his message. Continue reading at www.todotango.com.

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