Kyu Sakamoto

Real Name:
Hisashi Oshima
Profile:
Japanese singer and actor, born Hisashi Oshima on 10th November 1941 and died on 12th August 1985. Best known outside Japan for his international hit song "Ue o Muite Arukō" (aka Sukiyaki) which reached No.1 on the Billboard 100, and No.6 in the UK.

Sakamoto began his professional singing career with Danny Iida & Paradise King in 1960. His solo career commenced the following year.

In 1985 he was on board Japan Airlines Flight 123 which encountered problems shortly after take off and crashed near Mount Takamagahara. All 15 crew members and 505 of the 509 passengers on board died.
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Albums

Kyu Sakamoto -  九ちゃんの歌 album art 坂本九* 九ちゃんの歌 (Album, Comp) Toshiba Records, Toshiba Records Japan 1961 Sell This Version
TP-9002 Kyu Sakamoto - On Stage album art Kyu Sakamoto On Stage(LP, Col) Toshiba Records TP-9002 Japan 1967 Sell This Version
TP-7331 Kyu Sakamoto - 九ちゃんと歌おう album art 坂本 九* 九ちゃんと歌おう(LP, Album) Toshiba Records TP-7331 Japan 1968 Sell This Version
TP-72119 Kyu Sakamoto - Turning Point album art Kyu Sakamoto Turning Point(LP) Toshiba Records TP-72119 Japan 1975 Sell This Version
AA 7355 Kyu Sakamoto - Peter And The Wolf / Toy Symphony album art Prokofiev*, L. Mozart*, Kyu Sakamoto (Narrator), The Philharmonia Orchestra* Cond. By Herbert von Karajan Prokofiev*, L. Mozart*, Kyu Sakamoto (Narrator), The Philharmonia Orchestra* Cond. By Herbert von Karajan - Peter And The Wolf / Toy Symphony(LP) Angel Records AA 7355 Japan Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

JP-5058 Kyu Sakamoto - 九ちゃんのズンタタッタ / それが悩み album art 坂本九* / 石川進 坂本九* / 石川進 - 九ちゃんのズンタタッタ / それが悩み(7", Single, Mono) Toshiba Records JP-5058 Japan 1960 Sell This Version
Kyu Sakamoto - 上を向いて歩こう / あの娘の名前はなんてんかな album art 坂本 九* 上を向いて歩こう / あの娘の名前はなんてんかな (Single) Toshiba Records Japan 1961 Sell This Version
Kyu Sakamoto - Sukiyaki (Ueo Muite Arukou) album art Kyu Sakamoto Sukiyaki (Ueo Muite Arukou) (EP) La Voix De Son Maître, La Voix De Son Maître France 1962 Sell This Version
JP-5141 Kyu Sakamoto - ボクの星 / ヒゲの唄 album art 坂本九* ボクの星 / ヒゲの唄(7", Single, Mono, Red) Toshiba Records JP-5141 Japan 1962 Sell This Version
Kyu Sakamoto - Senjo Ni Hi Wa Ochite (Sole Calante Sui Campi Di Battaglia) / Kyu Chan No Zunta-Tatta (Non Ascoltate!) album art Kyu Sakamoto Senjo Ni Hi Wa Ochite (Sole Calante Sui Campi Di Battaglia) / Kyu Chan No Zunta-Tatta (Non Ascoltate!) La Voce Del Padrone Italy 1963 Sell This Version
Kyu Sakamoto - China Nights album art Kyu Sakamoto China Nights (Single) Capitol Records New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
EGF 680 Kyu Sakamoto - Good Bye Joe album art Kyu Sakamoto Good Bye Joe(7", EP) La Voix De Son Maître EGF 680 France 1963 Sell This Version
JP-1523 Kyu Sakamoto - 九ちゃんのツンツン節 / グッドバイ・ジョー album art 坂本九* 九ちゃんのツンツン節 / グッドバイ・ジョー(7", Single) Toshiba Records JP-1523 Japan 1963 Sell This Version
Kyu Sakamoto - サヨナラ東京 album art Kyu Sakamoto サヨナラ東京 (Single) Toshiba Records Japan 1964 Sell This Version
Kyu Sakamoto - 上を向いて歩こう album art 坂本九* 上を向いて歩こう (EP, Single) Toshiba Records Japan 1964 Sell This Version
Kyu Sakamoto - 幸せなら手をたたこう album art 坂本 九* 幸せなら手をたたこう Toshiba Records Japan 1964 Sell This Version
Kyu Sakamoto - Rose, Rose I Love You / Sayonara Tokyo album art Kyu Sakamoto Rose, Rose I Love You / Sayonara Tokyo (Single) His Master's Voice UK 1964 Sell This Version
TP 4006 Kyu Sakamoto - サヨナラ東京 album art 坂本 九* サヨナラ東京(7") Toshiba Records TP 4006 Japan 1964 Sell This Version
TP 4006 坂本 九* サヨナラ東京(7", Red) Toshiba Records TP 4006 Japan 1964 Sell This Version
TP-4057 Kyu Sakamoto - ミーケとマライケ album art 坂本 九* ミーケとマライケ(7", EP, Red) Toshiba Records TP-4057 Japan 1965 Sell This Version
43631, 43632 Kyu Sakamoto - Первая Любовь / Взрастим Мечту album art Сумико Сакамото* / Кю Сакамото* Сумико Сакамото* / Кю Сакамото* - Первая Любовь / Взрастим Мечту(Shellac, 10") Мелодия, Мелодия 43631, 43632 USSR 1965 Sell This Version
Kyu Sakamoto - レット・キス(ジェンカ) / 皆んなで笑いましょ album art 坂本 九* レット・キス(ジェンカ) / 皆んなで笑いましょ (Single) Toshiba Records Japan 1966 Sell This Version
7 QH 5074 Kyu Sakamoto - Mieke And Marijke / Sayonara Tokyo album art Kyu Sakamoto Mieke And Marijke / Sayonara Tokyo(7", Single) His Master's Voice 7 QH 5074 Netherlands 1966 Sell This Version
TP-1230 Kyu Sakamoto - 口笛だけが / 涙 album art 坂本 九* 口笛だけが / 涙(7", Single) Toshiba Records TP-1230 Japan 1966 Sell This Version
TP-1410 Kyu Sakamoto - 世界の国からこんにちは /  これが音楽 album art 坂本九* 世界の国からこんにちは / これが音楽(7") Toshiba Records TP-1410 Japan 1967 Sell This Version