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We have sometimes been asked why we chose the name DiscorD Distribution when the word discord apparently signifies strife or conflict, an approach we certainly neither practise nor advocate. The explanation is that the name was borne out of conjuncting the words 'disc' and 'order' so discorder became DiscorD, which alliterated comfortably with what we do and have done successfully for more than 19 years now: Distribution of music and spoken word recordings.

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Carlos Gardel's style and charisma set him apart from all other singers and musicians of his time. This definitive collection of 27 lovingly remastered classic tracks shows why he remains the undisputed 'King Of Tango'.

'Every day his singing gets better,' say the Argentines about Carlos Gardel. For nostalgic tango lovers all over the world, the passage and dusty patina of time only adds to his value and his beauty. There's something about Gardel that sets him apart from all other artists and musicians, and which keeps him safe and sure in his position as undisputed number one tango legend. But no one quite knows what it is.

Born in Toulouse in 1890, Charles Romuald Gardes and his beloved mother, Berthe, sailed to South America in early 1893. They were just two of many thousands of economic migrants trying their luck in Buenos Aires. Berthe made a living as a laundress in the Abasto district. Her son - renamed Carlos Gardel to fit in - sang at private parties, and then strummed and sang in a folk duo with ... more

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