Artist: Watanabe HamakoAuthor: Yaso Saijo/Nobuyuki TakeokaLabel: ColumbiaYear: 1938
Used in eponymous propaganda film in 1940 during the Japanese occupation of China.
Yoshiko Otaka [leading part in that film]
Leo Diamond [as China Nights]
Kyu Sakamoto [idem; hit US, follow-up of Sukiyaki]
Sonny James [idem]
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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