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Tanturi

Tanturi: Vocals with Enrique Campos

La abandoné y no sabía (1944)
Que nunca me falte (1943)
Oigo tu voz (1943)
Una emoción (1943)

There are two iconic vocalists associated with Ricardo Tanturi‘s orchestra: Alberto Castillo and Enrique Campos. Castillo has a more nasal, streetwise voice (called reo in tango slang), whereas Campos is more polished and lyrical.
I chose to post a tanda by Campos first, mainly because I had already translated all of these songs on my other blog.

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About Derrick Del Pilar

Born and raised in Chicago, I came to the tango while studying at the Universidad de Belgrano in Buenos Aires in 2006. In 2008 I earned my B.A. with majors in Creative Writing and Spanish & Portuguese from the University of Arizona, and in 2009 I earned an M.A. in Latin American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. My specialty is the history & literature of early 20th century Argentina.

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