Who was Evaristo Carriego?

 

2017-05-17 - Calle Evaristo CarriegoWho was Evaristo Carriego? This Sunday takes a look at the most influential man in tango who had almost nothing to do with it, together with the final part of the interview with Amy Lynch and Juan Veron. That’s Tango Capital, Sunday evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

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Note: Evarista Carriego does have numerous landmarks named for him, including a street in Buenos Aires, but not (to my knowledge) a cat.

PLAYLIST:

  • A Evaristo Carriego, meaning ‘To Evaristo Carriego’, a tango recorded by Osvaldo Pugliese, on July 1969, with music composed by Eduardo Rovira.
  • Carriego, a reference to a person called Carriego, a tango recorded by Miguel Caló, on 5 January 1948, with music composed by Roberto Nievas Blanco, with lyrics by Julio Jorge Nelson, and sung by Roberto Arrieta.
  • A Evaristo Carriego, meaning ‘To Evaristo Carriego’, a tango recorded by Color Tango in 2007, with music composed by Eduardo Rovira, first recorded in 1969.
  • Al Mundo Le Falta Un Tornillo, meaning ‘The World Is Missing A Turn’, a tango recorded by Alfredo De Angelis, on 20 July 1959, with music composed by José María Aguilar in 1932, with lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo, and sung by Lalo Martel.
  • Cuando Me Entres A Fallar, meaning ‘When You Failed Me’, a tango recorded by Pedro Laurenz, on 25 June 1952, with music composed by José María Aguilar in 1940, with lyrics by Celedonio Flores, and sung by Alfredo Del Río.
  • Cuando Miran Tus Ojos, meaning ‘When They See Your Eyes’, a vals recorded by Adolfo Carabelli, on 6 May 1932, with music composed by José María Aguilar, with lyrics by Enrique Cadícamo, and sung by Luis Díaz.
  • Milonguera, meaning ‘Milonga dancer’, a tango recorded by Osvaldo Pugliese, on 14 July 1953, music and lyrics by José María Aguilar , first recorded in 1925, and sung by Juan Carlos Cobos.
  • Noche De Cristal, meaning ‘Crystal Night’, a tango recorded by La Busca in 2016, with music composed by Amy Lynch in 2016, with lyrics by Juan Beron, and sung by Juan Veron.
  • Manos Brujas, meaning ‘Magic Hands’, a foxtrot recorded by Enrique Rodriguez, on 25 October 1944, music and lyrics by José María Aguilar , first recorded in 1928, and sung by Armando Moreno.

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