A small, simple ad appeared in the “El Mundo” newspaper that day, “At 8 PM tonight, Maestro Alfredo De Angelis with his singers Carlos Dante and Julio Martel on a new program, ‘El Glostora Tango Club’, for the victorious youth, the hair gel of a grand world within reach of the whole world”…it is doubtful that its creators realized that their brief, fifteen minute experiment following a very popular mystery series, would one day blossom into a legendary institution which would have a run of twenty-two years…it featured the Alfredo De Angelis Orchestra for the first five years and there after it would host the most renown orchestras and singers; Francisco Canaro, Miguel Calo, Juan D’arienzo, Armando Pontier, Enrique Francini, Osvaldo Pugliese to name just a few…its theme song for all those years would remain the pasodoble “Amor Gitano” composed by the renown Feliciano Brunelli…its proud sponsor was the Glostora Hair Gel whose target market was young people; for these were the times when tango was the preferred music of the youth, “just four drops  and you will have victorius hair” it repeated to them over and over again…


Hosted by Rafael Diaz Gallardo and Lucia Marcò, in its debut Alfredo De Angelis played three tangos “La Brisa”, “Misa De Once”, and “Sonar y Nada Mas” his great waltz hit which had premiered three years earlier….transmitting from the Casino Theater it was a live transmission with a large studio audience…the program became so popular that entire familys awaited its inception and they would eagerly crowd around the radio; grown men would remember with great nostalgia, that special day when their fathers’ would take them to the theater to be part of the studio audience…this was a period when Buenos Aires was teeming with milongas and orchestras every night...”for more and better stylish hair, Glostora…for more and better tangos Glostora Tango Club” was one of the jingles which listeners would know by heart…Tango’s history is closely intertwined with radio; they had a symbiotic relationship supporting each other in their respective development…in radio’s nascent days, musicians performed for free but they could count on copious amounts of food and wine…Rosita Quiroga was probably the first soloist on radio but she became equally famous for the ravioli she cooked for her fellow musicians in Radio Belgrano’s kitchens


  1. April 2nd, 2011
  2. April 2nd, 2011
  3. April 10th, 2011
  4. April 17th, 2011
  5. April 21st, 2011
  6. April 26th, 2011
  7. April 29th, 2011
  8. May 8th, 2011
  9. May 9th, 2011
  10. May 14th, 2011
  11. May 14th, 2011
  12. May 18th, 2011
  13. May 21st, 2011
  14. May 25th, 2011
  15. May 27th, 2011
  16. June 5th, 2011
  17. June 14th, 2011
  18. June 20th, 2011
  19. June 23rd, 2011
  20. June 29th, 2011
  21. July 4th, 2011
  22. July 6th, 2011
  23. July 18th, 2011
  24. July 27th, 2011
  25. August 13th, 2011
  26. August 16th, 2011
  27. October 5th, 2011
  28. October 20th, 2011
  29. November 2nd, 2011
  30. November 24th, 2011
  31. December 8th, 2011
  32. December 18th, 2011
  33. January 14th, 2012
  34. January 15th, 2012
  35. January 19th, 2012
  36. February 7th, 2012
  37. February 15th, 2012
  38. March 4th, 2012
  39. March 10th, 2012
  40. March 20th, 2012

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