Posts Tagged ‘ Kyu Sakamoto ’

Sukiyaki (Ue o Muite Arukou) – Kyu Sakamoto (English Translation and Lyrics) – YouTube

 

Ue wo Muite Arukō“ (上を向いて歩こう?, literally “I look up as I walk”) is an original Japanese song. ”The lyrics tell the story of a man who looks up and whistles while he is walking so that his tears won’t fall.” ~ Wikipedia

American kid

how did Japan enter your heart?

first whistling

Ue wo Muite Arukō with the record

also hiding tears

 

Donna Fleischer
We Are All Japan anthology, 2012

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

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Kyu Sakamoto – Ue wo Muite Arukō & Donna Fleischer – American kid

Ue wo Muite Arukō“ (上を向いて歩こう?, literally “I look up as I walk”) is an original Japanese song. ”The lyrics tell the story of a man who looks up and whistles while he is walking so that his tears won’t fall.” ~ Wikipedia

American kid
how did Japan enter your heart?
first whistling
Ue wo Muite Arukō with the record
also hiding tears

Donna Fleischer
from We Are All Japan

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


Kyu Sakamoto / Ue wo Muite Arukō

Ue wo Muite Arukō” (上を向いて歩こう?, literally “I look up as I walk”) is an original Japanese song. “The lyrics tell the story of a man who looks up and whistles while he is walking so that his tears won’t fall.” ~ Wikipedia

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