Obviously meaning “blurred by the tears in my eyes”. A Story of Love and Hate “. My song sound Japanese better. Views Read Edit View history. Learning that a literal translation of the original lyrics wouldn’t yield complete sentences in English, Johnson endeavored to write a new set of lyrics she felt would capture the spirit of the song. It was a simple tune I never thought would become a hit.

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That was the last song by an artist from Japan to reach the U. Retrieved November 26, Capitol Records eventually agreed to have A Taste of Honey remake “Sukiyaki” but refused to allow Johnson credit or royalties ,uite her new lyrics Capitol Records held the copyright of the Kyu Sakamoto original. Eriko Tamura” file help.

Retrieved 5 October CD7″ single. On March 16,Japan Post issued a stamp that commemorated the song.

Sukiyaki (song)

My feeling for that line is: I’m happy some people are getting use out of this, lol. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Sukiyaki – Sakamoto Kyu. Well, guess you reached more than five people.

Sukiyaki (song) – Wikipedia

I appreciate the work you went through. Retrieved April 6, Australia Kent Music Report [9].


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Year-end charts [ edit ] Chart Rank Canada [35]. Hazel Payne, clad in kimonos and the duo were similarly garbed in their television do to promote the single, these performances featuring a traditional Japanese fan dance by Johnson, and Payne who was not featured on the recording of “Sukiyaki” playing or in mimed performances appearing to play June Karumoto’s koto part.

Ue wo Muite Arukou (Sukiyaki) lyrics – うえ を むいて あるこう

Sukiyaki refers to a Japanese arukpu dish with cooked beef, does not appear in the song’s lyrics, nor does it have any connection to them; it was used only because it was short, catchy, recognizably Japanese, and more familiar to English speakers. Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. Black people don’t want to hear Japanese music.

Aruoou was released as a single in the United States and Japan. Japan Music Life [11].

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Thanks for posting this. US Billboard Adult Contemporary [33]. Retrieved November 30, Book Category Portal Template. Archived from the original on A Taste of Honey. qo

Ue O Muite Aruko (Sukiyaki) Lyrics

Inthe British record label Pye Records released an instrumental cover version of the song by Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen. Thank you, I have been looking everywhere for the Kanji and Hiragana, thanks so much for sharing this. A Taste of Honey vocalist Janice-Marie Johnson would recall how at age 9 she’d heard Kyu Sakamoto ‘s “Sukiyaki” on the radio in the summer of and said: US Billboard Hot [14].


The song topped the charts in several countries, including on the Billboard Hot in It was included in several of Selena’s greatest hits packages before and after her death. Well-known English-language cover versions with altogether different lyrics often go by the alternative name or something completely different, including “My First Lonely Night” by Jewel Akens inand “Sukiyaki” by A Taste of Honey in Now that I can see the kanji I can understand it much better.

I’ve always liked this song a lot and being able to hum along with the original version and knowing some of the language is great fun!