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1920-40s Jazzy Songs in Shanghai

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ID: 4330 Intermediate
Chi delves into the mother of all Mandopop songs — the very jazzy-sounding 时代曲 (songs of the era) in 1920-40s Shanghai, which was the city in China for cultural amalgamation. During that time, 夜来香, 何日君再来, 夜上海, 卖杂货 and 明月千里寄相思 are all quite famous. After listening to a brief history lesson, we’ll take a deeper look at 如果没有你 sung by 白光 to learn some Chinese!
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guò to cross
suì to break down; to break into pieces
cháng intestines
duàn to break
gēqǔ :rúguǒ méi yǒu nǐ
Song: If I'm without you.
gēshǒu :báiguāng
Artist: BaiGuang
rúguǒ méiyǒu nǐ
If I'm without you.
rìzi zěnme guò
How do I live my days?
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