Pre-nineties Asian covers of Western pop songs (continued).


No idea this was a cover.


Here is a cover of Vicky Leandros’ “L’Amour Est Bleu”:

by 60’s Folk singer Ryoko Moriyama:

Which I found while looking up who the singer was for the Vib Ribbon band Laugh and Peace (Yoko Fujita) who also sang a version in 2002 (secretly the reason I’m making this post despite being way off date):

Also, here is ‘Land of 1000 Dances’ by Jun Mayuzumi:

Originally by Wilson Pickett:


I have been thinking over this for two weeks and it drives me nuts in the original that she makes “eat” two syllables.

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stick around for the excellent keyboard solo