Kyu Sakamoto

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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Kyu Sakamoto Discography

Albums

Kyu Sakamoto Sukiyaki And Other Japanese Hits (Comp, Album) Capitol Records UK 1962 Sell This Version
TP-9002 Kyu Sakamoto On Stage(LP, Col) Toshiba Records TP-9002 Japan 1967 Sell This Version
TP-7331 坂本 九* 九ちゃんと歌おう(LP, Album) Toshiba Records TP-7331 Japan 1968 Sell This Version
AA 7355 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

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) (EP) La Voix De Son Maître, La Voix De Son Maître France 1962 Sell This Version
Kyu Sakamoto China Nights (Single) Capitol Records US 1963 Sell This Version
45-POP 1171 Kyu Sakamoto Sukiyaki / Anoko - No Namae - Wa Nantenkana(7") His Master's Voice 45-POP 1171 India 1963 Sell This Version
7MQ 1855 Kyu Sakamoto Senjo Ni Hi Wa Ochite / Kyu Chan No Zunta-Tatta(7", Jukebox) La Voce Del Padrone 7MQ 1855 Italy 1963 Sell This Version
POP 1211 Kyu Sakamoto China Nights(7", Single) His Master's Voice POP 1211 Sweden 1963 Sell This Version
JP-1523 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
坂本 九* 幸せなら手をたたこう Toshiba Records Japan 1964 Sell This Version
TR-1099 Kyu Sakamoto サヨナラ東京(7", Single, Red) Toshiba Records TR-1099 Japan 1964 Sell This Version
POP 1342 Kyu Sakamoto Rose, Rose I Love You / Sayonara Tokyo(7", Single) His Master's Voice POP 1342 UK 1964 Sell This Version
43631, 43632 Сумико Сакамото* / Кю Сакамото* Сумико Сакамото* / Кю Сакамото* - Первая Любовь / Взрастим Мечту(Shellac, 10") Мелодия, Мелодия 43631, 43632 USSR 1965 Sell This Version
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(7", Single) His Master's Voice 7 QH 5074 Netherlands 1966 Sell This Version
MSOD 8814 Kyu Sakamoto Sayonara Sayonara / C'Est C'Est De Odoro(7", Single, Promo) Odeon MSOD 8814 Chile 1969 Sell This Version
S/SLE20 坂本九* = Kyu Sakamoto / 黛ジュン* = Jun Mayuzumi 坂本九* = Kyu Sakamoto / 黛ジュン* = Jun Mayuzumi - Let's Not Say 'Sayonara'(7", Promo) BOAC S/SLE20 UK 1969 Sell This Version
P-4150 Kyu Sakamoto Why / Elimo(7", Promo) EMI P-4150 USA & Canada 1975 Sell This Version
TP-10118 Kyu Sakamoto 上を向いて歩こう / 幸せなら手をたたこう(7") Toshiba Records TP-10118 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
1561307 Kyu Sakamoto Sukiyaki (Ueo Muite Arukou)(7", Single, RE, Mono) EMI Pathé Marconi 1561307 France 1985 Sell This Version
Kyu Sakamoto Sukiyaki Capitol Records, Starline UK 2006 Sell This Version
TP 4006 坂本 九* サヨナラ東京(7") Toshiba Records TP 4006 Japan Unknown Sell This Version
7MG 115 Kyu Sakamoto Sukiyaki / Anoko - No Namae - Wa Nantenkana(7") His Master's Voice 7MG 115 Greece Unknown Sell This Version

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