[Dixielandjazz] Request for tangos with English lyrics

David W. Littlefield dwlit at cpcug.org
Fri Sep 26 13:56:28 PDT 2003

"Pile of debris" I mean "Isle of Capri" was originally a tango.


At 11:47 AM 9/26/2003 -0400, Vachesr at aol.com wrote:
>Hey  kids,  here's a couple  from the  Dark  Ages,    "Spain,"  written  by  
>Isham Jones;  and   "Me  Queres?",  ("Do You  Love  Me?")  a  beautiful  
>Argentine  tanoo
>recorded by  Rudy  Vallee  for  Victor in the Thirties  and for which he  
>wrote the
>lyrics.  Currently available on  the  Diamond  Cut  CD, "Vintage  Vallee."
>             The geat  Isham  Jones  tune,  "Spain,"  with lyrics  by  Gus  
>Kahn,  was
>published  in 1924  as a  tango  and  was a  nit--especially  in  the  
>country  it was
>named  after.  Jones recorded  it  for  Brunswick.
>Warren Vache' Sr.

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