José Rotulo – the lyrics

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Music inspired by the charming lyrics of Uruguayan writer José Rotulo: that’s Tango Capital, Sunday evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image Credit: http://www.todotango.com/creadores/ficha/1007/Jose-Rotulo

PLAYLIST: 

  • Firuletear de Bandoneón, the name a reference to the playing of variations on the bandoneón, the music that will take the singer’s message to his love; a tango recorded by Pedro Laurenz on 2 December 1942, with music composed by Ángel Domínguez, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by  Juan Carlos Casas.
  • Como El Hornero, meaning ‘Like The Hornero’, the name a reference to the rufous hornero, the national bird of Argentina and Uruguay, and one of a group of monogamous birds common across South America and known as ovenbirds because they build an enclosed nest from clay to protect their young; a tango recorded by Rodolpho Biagi on 11 August 1944, with music composed by Manuel Sucher, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Alberto Amor.
  • Pregonera, the name a reference to a person (female in this case) who inaugurates an event; a tango recorded by Edgardo Donato on 26 March 1945, with music composed by Alfredo De Angelis, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Alberto Podestá.
  • Sirva Otra Copa, meaning ‘Serve Another Cup’; a tango recorded by Alfredo De Angelis on 13 December 1945, with music composed by Arturo Gallucci, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Carlos Dante.
  • Yo Tambien Rei, meaning ‘I Also Laughed’; a tango recorded by Alfredo De Angelis on 20 March 1947, with music composed by Carlos Cubria and Héctor Gentile, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Julio Martel.
  • Remolino, the name a reference to an eddy, or a whirlpool, a metaphor for the singer’s madness at losing his love; a tango recorded by Francini-Pontier on 17 May 1946, with music composed by Alfredo De Angelis, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Raúl Berón.
  • Como Tu, meaning ‘Like You’; a tango recorded by Francini-Pontier on 8 April1948 with music composed by Ángel Domínguez first recorded in 1946, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Raúl Berón.
  • Pastora, meaning ‘Shepherdess’; a tango recorded by Alfredo De Angelis on 16 April 1948, with music composed by Alfredo De Angelis in 1947, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Carlos Dante and Julio Martel.
  • Mi Cariñito, meaning ‘My Love’; a vals recorded by Alfredo De Angelis on 12 May 1949, with music composed by Alfredo De Angelis, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Carlos Dante and Julio Martel.
  • Nací En Pompeya, meaning ‘I was Born in Pompeya’, the name a reference to the suburb of Pompeya (meaning Pompeii) in Buenos Aires; a tango recorded by Héctor Artola on 24 May 1949, with music composed by Natty Paredes, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Alberto Marino.
  • Siempre Te Nombra, meaning ‘I Always Name You’; a tango recorded by Florindo Sassone; on 13 November 1947 with music composed by Florindo Cassone and Javier Mazzea lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Jorge Casal.
  • Un Cuadro Y Una Canción, meaning ‘A Picture And A Song’; a tango recorded by Florindo Sassone on 29 November 1950, with music composed by Arturo Gallucci and Florindo Sassone, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Raúl Lavalle.
  • Como Las Margaritas, meaning ‘Like The Daisies’; a vals recorded by Alfredo Gobbi on 3 April 1952, with music composed by Héctor Gentile, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Jorge Maciel and Héctor Coral.
  • Verdad Que No, meaning ‘Not Really’; a tango recorded by Alfredo De Angelis on 23 December 1952, with music composed by Juan Miguel Rodríguez, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Carlos Dante.
  • Igual Que Dios, meaning ‘Like A God’; a tango recorded by Alfredo De Angelis on 1 March 1955, with music composed by Antonio Rodio lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Oscar Larroca.
  • Mi Promesa, meaning ‘My Promise’; a tango recorded by Francisco Canaro on 16 October 1956, with music composed by Alfredo De Angelis and José Rótulo, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Juan Carlos Rolón and Guillermo Rico.
  • Nadi Quiso Mas, meaning ‘Nobody Wanted More’; a tango recorded by Alfredo De Angelis on 5 November 1958, with music composed by Alfredo De Angelis and José Rótulo, lyrics by José Rótulo and sung by Juan Carlos Godoy.

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