Córdoba de Antaño (English translation)

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English translation

Cordoba of yore

City of my love, old and religious
of beautiful and doctoral lineage
I met you showing your crests on the cliff
of the well that is the vital center of the city
 
You grew at the impulse of your new industries
you left the Cordoba of yore in the memory
the cart pound, El Abrojal, La Bomba 1
tell him to tell you if it isn't to return.
 
Go on brother and tell your boys
habits and legends that I won't forget.
The balls in the yards, the mandoline, the harp,
the charm of Cabeza2, memories of yore,
the San Vicente carnivals, the blind of the flute
and that plaza cart that remained standing.
 
Do you remember good friend the young years
the Cordoba of yore of my first love
and that streetcar of ours that progress took away
in which many times we traveled
 
Bedrooms and balconies of colonial styles
romantic stage of a time that it's gone
When they demolished you to widen your streets
I felt my heart beating in my chest
 
Edmundo Cartos voice sang your serenade
and the Ciriaco's bandoneon was its musical background
and the creole guitar of don Cristino Tapia
left for my Cordoba its sentimental waltz
and the creole guitar of don Cristino Tapia
left for my Cordoba its sentimental waltz
 
  • 1. Old neighbourhoods in Cordoba
  • 2. José María Llanes "Cabeza Colorada"
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Submitted by Diazepan Medina on Fri, 29/06/2018 - 16:21
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Córdoba de Antaño

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