March 17th, 2012

one piece, nico robin

"Tu Me Prometiste Volver" by Pimpinela, English translation of lyrics

"You Promised Me You Would Return", 1981
Singers: Joaquín and Lucía Galán
Style: Back-and-forth conflict dialog in song form, musical style duo
Country: Argentina

Listen:

At YouTube here. This is an entertaining way of singing a story within a song. It is like a musical piece, but standalone. It would be great for a school project skit.

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More old songs from Argentina: "Rosa, Rosa" by Sandro de América (before rock & roll), "Botas Locas" by Sui Generis (1974 anti-war song).

Translation:

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