SHINA NO YORU

Latest update on 21/10/2013

Artist: Watanabe Hamako
Author: Yaso Saijo/Nobuyuki Takeoka
Label: Columbia
Year: 1938

Used in eponymous propaganda film in 1940 during the Japanese occupation of China.

Covers:

1941:

Yoshiko Otaka [leading part in that film]

1955:

Leo Diamond [as China Nights]

1963:

Kyu Sakamoto [idem; hit US, follow-up of Sukiyaki]

1964:

Sonny James [idem]

1973:

Dick Curless [idem]

Instrumental versions: Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman, Pete Fountain, Kai Winding, Cal Tjader, Jerry Byrd, all as China Nights.

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