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Eydie Gorme and Trio Los Panchos - Sabor A Mi

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Published on Dec 26, 2011

Eydie Gorme and Trio Los Panchos sing "Sabor A Mi." Photographs and videography of butterflies by Gilberto Vela. English translation below:

"Eydie Gorme gained crossover success in the Latin music market through a series of albums she made in Spanish with the famed Trio Los Panchos. In 1964, the two acts joined forces for a collection of Spanish-language standards called Amor. "Sabor a Mí" became closely identified with Gormé and emerged as one of her signature tunes. The disc was later reissued as "Canta en Español". In 1965, a sequel appeared called More Amor (later reissued as "Cuatro Vidas"). Her last album with Los Panchos was a 1966 Christmas collection, "Navidad Means Christmas", later reissued as "Blanca Navidad". Gormé also recorded other Spanish albums in her career, including the Grammy-nominated La Gormé (1976), a contemporary outing. The 1977 release Muy Amigos/Close Friends, a duet collection with Puerto Rican singer Danny Rivera, also received a Grammy nomination." The popular singer, who performed as a solo act and with her husband Steve Lawrence, died in Las Vegas following a brief illness on
August 10, 2013. She was 84.

English translation by Laura:

Tanto tiempo disfrutamos de este amor
For so long we have enjoyed this love
Nuestras almas se acercaron tanto así
our souls got so close
Que yo guardo tu sabor
that I keep your taste (1)
pero tu llevas tambien
but you also carry
sabor a mí
a taste of me

Si negaras mi presencia en tu vivir
If you would deny my presence in your life
bastaría con abrazarte y conversar
it would suffice to embrace you and to talk (2)
Tanta vida yo te di
so much (of my) live I gave to you
que por fuerza tienes ya
that you cannot help but having
sabor a mí
a taste of me

No pretendo ser tu dueño
I am not trying to be your owner
No soy nada, yo no tengo vanidad
I am nothing, I have not vanity
De mi vida, doy lo bueno
Of my life, I give the good (the best)
Soy tan pobre que otra cosa puedo dar?
I am so poor, what else can I give?

Pasarán mas de mil años
A thousand years may pass
muchos más
many more
Yo no se si tenga amor la eternidad
I dont know whether love exist in eternity
Pero alla tal como aquí
But there just as here
en la boca llevaras
in the mouth you will carry
sabor a mí
a taste of me

(1) sabor= taste, flavor. Here it is used in a poetic way, meaing "a trace of you remains within me and you also have taken on a trace of me".
(2) to prove that I am still part of your life.

  • Category

  • License

    • Standard YouTube License
  • Song

  • Artist

    • Los Panchos
  • Album

    • The Bolero Anthology with Mari Trini
  • Writers

    • Álvaro Carrillo
  • Licensed by

    • SME (on behalf of L.G.N. ENTERTAINMENT); Peermusic, SODRAC, UBEM, ASCAP, and 13 Music Rights Societies

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