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A special collection of Enka -- Japanese soul songs
ENKA YUME GEKIJOU
Enka stylistically resembles traditional music, and the songs are generally sentimental ballads.
This rare collection is from the golden era of Enka, the 1970's ~ 1980's. It includes many of the genre's most popular melodies sung by the stars who made them famous. Advertised on UTB, KIKU TV and NGN.
Enjoy these lovely tunes:"Kanashii Sake" and "Kawano Nagareno Youni" by Hibari Misora, "Ameno Bojou" and "Funa Uta" by Aki Yashiro, "Tsugaru Kaikyou Fuyugeshiki" and "Amagigoe" by Sayuri Ishikawa, "Erimo Misaki" by Shinichi Mori, "Kitasakaba" by Takashi Hosokawa, "Ginza No Koi No Monogatari" and "Yokohama Monogatari" by Yujiro Ishihara, and many more hits by Hideo Murata, Sachiko Kobayashi, Eisaku Ookawa, Jouji Yamamoto, Saburo Kitajima, and many more.
Listen to Samples
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