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El día que me quieras
is a song composed by Carlos Gardel
Carlos Gardel was a singer, songwriter and actor, and is perhaps the most prominent figure in the history of tango. He was born in Toulouse, France, although he never acknowledged his birthplace publicly, and there are still claims of his birth in Uruguay. He lived in Argentina from the age of two...
, an Argentinian singer-musician, with text by Alfredo Le Pera
Alfredo Le Pera was an Argentinian journalist, dramatist, and lyricist, best known for his brief but fruitful collaboration with the tango singer Carlos Gardel...
. It became a heavily recorded tango standard
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, even by artists outside of the realm of tango.
Luis Miguel version
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singer Luis Miguel
Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri is a Mexican singer. He is widely known only by the name Luis Miguel and is often referred to as "El Sol de México"...
recorded a cover version of the song, his Grammy Award-winning album Segundo Romance
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, in 1994. This single peaked at number-one in the Billboard
Hot Latin Tracks chart in 1994, one of the two songs with along with La Media Vuelta
from the album to do so.
|US Billboard Hot Latin Tracks
|US Billboard Latin Pop Airplay
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Other recordings of the song
The song has been recorded by many other artists, including a piano version by Michel Camilo and Tomatito in their album "Spain Again". there is also a version by argentine singer Andres Calamaro.
|| Jerry Rivera
-Albums:* Empezando a Vivir Sony Music* Abriendo Puertas * Cuenta Conmigo * Cara de Niño...
| Caribe Gardel