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“El Tango es una historia” by Osvaldo Pugliese y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Chanel in vocals, 1944 with English translation of the lyrics.

“El Tango es una historia” by Osvaldo Pugliese y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Chanel in vocals, 1944; with English translation of the lyrics.

El Tango es una historia- Disco

Music: Roberto Chanel. Lyrics: Reinaldo Yiso.

In cress leaves, with a crying feather,
the old suburb wrote his story.
Then a bohemian with the soul of a saint,
gave it harmony, made it immortal.
Like the humble grass of the sidewalks,
that are born a day without cause and reason,
that’s how tango was born, and today it’s a star
that shines in the sky of every emotion.

Tango is a story,
Every sentence is a memory,
each part is a life with a hidden grief
and all the tango is what belongs to us.
Emotion that becomes a complain
in the voice of the bandoneon.
Tango is always a story
which has in all its pages
words from the heart.

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“Sin lágrimas” by Osvaldo Pugliese y su Orquesta Típica, 1946.

Charlo. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.Charlo

Argentine Tango singer, musician, pianist, actor, and composer.
(July 7, 1906 – October 30, 1990)

In his important work as a composer of rare ability to musically express human drama and romantic rapture, the following tunes stand out: with lyrics by the filmmaker Luis César Amadori, the tangos “Cobardía”, “Rencor” and “Tormento”; with José González Castillo, “El viejo vals”, a piece of rare perfection, unparalleled in Charlo’s rendition; with José María Contursi, “Sin lágrimas; with Cátulo Castillo, “Sin ella”. “Fueye” and the beautiful waltz “Tu pálida voz” with lyrics by Homero Manzi. And with Cadícamo, besides “Ave de paso”, three tangos of high value but very different from each other stand out: “Rondando tu esquina”, “Viejas alegrías” and “La barranca”. Continue reading at todotango.com…

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“Silbar de boyero” by Osvaldo Pugliese y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Chanel in vocals, 1944.

Osvaldo Pugliese and Roberto Chanel. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.Roberto Chanel & Osvaldo Pugliese

The singer himself tells us: «I always got along very well with Pugliese in spite of his political ideas.»
The researcher Nélida Rouchetto described him this way:

«With his nasal sound, his canyengue and his common man’s diction he kept alive the popular roots that gave rise to the city music. It was Chanel who identified himself like an orchestra instrument, in the manner of a viola, as can be verified since his first recording».

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“Tu casa ya no está” by Osvaldo Pugliese y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Chanel in vocals, 1944.

Virgilio Expósito

Pianist and composer
(3 May 1924 – 25 October 1997)

Virgilio Expósito. Argentine music at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.His most outstanding compositions, according to my taste, are: “Vete de mí”, his most popular bolero with a great number of renditions, the waltzes “Absurdo” and “Tu casa ya no está”, the tangos “Farol”, “Afiches”, “Oro falso”, “Siempre París”, “Chau, no va más”, all them with lyrics by Homero, and the instrumentals, “Chau Piazzolla” and “Parisien”, in collaboration with Héctor Stamponi. Also he and his elder brother finished the posthumous work by Enrique Discépolo: “Fangal”.
He was a composer with remarkable melodies and he made a great number of his hits, either recognized by the artistic quality of his oeuvre or by the commercial acclaim. But he was a polemic character. Continue reading.

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“Farol” by Osvaldo Pugliese y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Chanel, 1943.

Roberto Chanel. Argentine Tango music from Marcelo Solis collection at Escuela de Tango de Buenos Aires.Roberto Chanel

Singer, composer, and lyricist.
(26 November 1914 – 24 July 1972)

Of the greatest importance was, when his orchestra finally recorded in 1943, the arrival of Roberto Chanel, a tough singer with nasal sound and compadrito style, who left 31 recordings. To achieve a contrast, Pugliese included Alberto Morán as a vocalist because of his dramatism, sensuality, rare quality for the mezza voce, and perfect match with the orchestral accompaniment. Any other singer has ever equaled his appeal to women. Morán left 48 recorded songs. Between 1949 and 1950, Jorge Vidal, another of the popular voices in the history of this orchestra, recorded only eight. Among the subsequent singers outstanding, although with repertories of irregular quality, Jorge Maciel and Miguel Montero. Read more at todotango.com…