Vintage performance (above) by Nicolas Carter on Paraguayan harp with Jorge Gonzalez, guitar; Eliezer Freitas, percussion and Dan Arlig on bass. Moliendo Café was composed in 1958 in Venezuela by Jose Manzo Perroni and Hugo Blanco. CLICK HERE.
At present there are at least 800 versions of the song in many languages. The lyrics tell of a young coffee grinder, who while working at night, feels frustrated at having to work instead of having a love life.
One of the more popular vocals of Moliendo Café was recorded by Julio Iglesias CLICK HERE for YouTube version.