July 20th, 1942

Calendario Milonguero

On this date, Ricardo Tanturi and Alberto Castillo recorded LA COPA DEL OLVIDO. Alcohol was a frequent subject in the tango “cancion”. Usually it was the betrayal or the desertion by the woman the reasons to swallow it. There was also a taste for drinking, to toast gleefully or to stop thinking. The drinks that are most often mentioned are champagne, aquavit (caña) and wine.

♫ LA COPA DEL OLVIDO. Ricardo Tanturi and Alberto Castillo (1942)

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