The Masochism Tango, on chromatic dulcimer

Sam Edelston
11/03/18 02:17:29PM

I was at a Birdland, the renowned New York jazz club, where Les Paul's former bass player, Nicki Parrott, did a steamy rendition of Besame Mucho that made every male in the room want to swoon at the foot of the stage. In that moment, I knew that I had to learn a tango.

Here's Tom Lehrer's modest contribution to the genre. He, of course, is one of the all-time greatest writers of humorous songs, but I liked this arrangement so much that I had to do it as an instrumental.

Chromatic dulcimer, tuned DAd, played in Dm.

Here's the link to click. I see you quiver with antici-

The Masochism Tango, on dulcimer

Enjoy. sun