Michael Nadtochi & Eleonora Kalganova

Que Tiempo Aquel - Francisco Lomuto - Milonga

Toronto Tango Festival
June 2017 • 25K views • 350 likes
Video Info
Additional Info
Music

Performers

Event Info

Location
Toronto, Canada
Performance Date
June 15, 2017

Youtube Info

Title
Michael Nadtochi & Eleonora Kalganova (2) - Toronto Tango Festival 2017
Upload Date
June 15, 2017 15:18
Duration
02:43

Music

Genre
Milonga
Singer
Jorge Omar
Recording Date
February 24, 1938
Composer
Francisco Lomuto
Author
Celedonio Flores

Lyrics

Spanish
English

Un “taco” va con sombrero
Requintao de ala corta,
Un gesto de “qué me importa”
Sobrador y pendenciero.

Pantalón “a la francesa”
A cuadritos de fragacha,
Que iba pidiéndole cancha
Al barro del arrabal.

Qué tiempo aquel que no podremos ver más
Que si se fue, no volverá,
Qué tiempo aquel de nuestra vieja ciudad
El del matón del arrabal,
Que la biaba del progreso,
Igual que a cinco de queso
Me lo han dejado,
Y hoy se pierde lentamente,
Como el sol en el poniente
Triste y derrotao.

A "taco" goes with a hat
Short-brimmed Requintao,
A "what do I care" gesture
Sobrador and quarrelsome.

Pants "a la française".
A square of fragacha,
That went begging for a field
To the mud of the slum.

What a time we'll never see again
That if it left, it won't come back,
What a time in our old city
That of the bully of the slum,
Than the biaba of progress,
Just like a five of cheese
They have left it to me,
And today it is slowly lost,
Like the sun in the west
Sad and defeated.

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