Alfredo J. Gobbi (the son) – the music

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Last edition introduced the life and professional careers of the Monteleone brothers, contrabajistas who played in a range of top orquestas, but there was only one that they both played in—that of Alfredo Gobbi, the son. This edition will take a longitudinal look at the music of Alfredo J. Gobbi. That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image credit: buenosairestangoclub.com; query, Osvaldo Monteleone standing on left.

PLAYLIST:

  • Jueves, meaning ‘Thursday’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 30 July 1947; a tango with music composed by Rafael Rossi and Udelino Toranzo, first recorded in 1919.
  • La Viruta, meaning ‘The Sliver’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 16 May 1947; a tango with music composed by Vicente Greco in 1912 and lyrics by Ernesto Temes.
  • El Incendio, meaning ‘The Fire’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 31 January 1948; a tango with music composed by Arturo De Bassi, first recorded in 1911.
  • Independiente Club , meaning ‘Independence Club’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 8 September 1948; a tango with music composed by Agustín Bardi.
  • La Entrerriana, meaning ‘Woman From Entre Ríos Province’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 16 May 1947; a vals with music and lyrics composed by Alfredo E Gobbi, first recorded in 1927, and sung by Carlos Heredia and Hugo Soler.
  • Tu Amargura, meaning ‘Your Bitterness’, and also known as ‘Amargura’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 25 July 1949; a vals with music and lyrics composed by Laureano Martínez Smart, and sung by Jorge Maciel and Ángel Díaz.
  • Muchachos Yo Tengo Un Tango, meaning ‘Lads I Have A Tango’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 12 May 1948; a tango with music and lyrics composed by Natty Paredes, and sung by Pablo Lozano.
  • Qué Fácil Es Decir, meaning ‘That’s Easy To Say’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 16 July 1956; a tango with music composed by Rodolfo Sciammarella, first recorded in 1936, lyrics by Tabanillo, and sung by Tito Landó.
  • El Inquilino, meaning ‘The Tenant’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 16 July 1956; a milonga with music composed by Javier Mazzea, lyrics by Carlos Lucero, and sung by Alfredo del Río.
  • .. Algún Día, meaning ‘And…Some Day’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 16 May 1957; a tango with music composed by Héctor Francisco Lerrera, first recorded in 1956, lyrics by Abel Aznar, and sung by Mario Béltran.
  • Reflexionemos , meaning ‘Let’s Reflect’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 18 October 1957; a tango with music and lyrics composed by Juan Pablo Marín, and sung by Carlos Yanel.
  • Estrellita Del Sur, meaning ‘Little Star Of The South’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 26 June 1951; a vals peruano with music and lyrics composed by Felipe Coronel Rueda, and sung by Jorge Maciel and Héctor Coral.
  • Aunque Sea Mujer , meaning ‘Even Though A Woman’, and also known as ‘Aunque Seas Mujer ‘; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 9 June 1953; a vals with music composed by Arturo Gallucci, lyrics by Abel Aznar, and sung by Carlos Almada.
  • Chuzas, meaning ‘Rat’s Tails’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 21 December 1949; a tango with music composed by Agustín Bardi.
  • Racing Club, meaning ‘Racing Club’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 13 October 1949; a tango with music composed by Vicente Greco, first recorded in 1916 and lyrics by Ernesto Temes.
  • La Catrera, meaning ‘The Bed’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 26 April 1951; a tango with music composed by Arturo De Bassi, first recorded in 1912.
  • Nueve Puntos, meaning ‘Nine Points’, and also known as ‘9 Puntos’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 3 April 1952; a tango with music composed by Francisco Canaro, first recorded in 1920.
  • Pelele, meaning ‘Doll’; recorded by Alfredo J. Gobbi on 18 April 1950; a tango with music composed by Pedro Maffia, first recorded in 1923.

 

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