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- Songs with Multiple Titles
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 y Jazz - Oscar Aleman
Oscar Alemán was a jazz guitarist born in Argentina in 1909. He came from a family of performers and musicians.
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