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Bittersweet At No. 1: How A Japanese Song Topped The Charts In 1963 MP3

Fifty years ago, Kyu Sakamoto was the face of a new postwar Japan: a clean-cut, 21-year-old pop idol. But professor Ian Condry says that underlying the sweetness of the hit song "Sukiyaki" was a story of sadness and loss.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us Source: npr.org

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