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interview with Juan Topalian.
The original title was "Muchachos se armó la milonga," which uses lunfardo (street slang of Buenos Aires), but the title was changed along with many other tangos in 1943, because of "le ley seca (the dry law)" a policy by the ruling military and the Catholic church to "purify" the language of Argentina. They also wanted to protect the youth from the corrupting influence of tango.
Tango History Blog Posts
A Brief Definition of a Milonguero by Cacho Dante
Letter written by Cacho Dante about Argentine Tango
Here are some great sites on the History of Tango.