Yoshinaga Sayuri 吉永小百合

April 28, 2013

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Yoshinaga Sayuri 吉永小百合 has been a much awarded singer and actress since the 1960's. In 1962, the song いつでも夢を (“Sudemo Yume Wo/Always keep the dream”) sang with 橋幸夫 Yukio Hashi) from her first movie キューポラのある街 ("Foundry Town"), was released by JVC Victor and received the coveted Japan Record Award. Another popular song from 1967, こんなに愛しているのに ("Even though I love you so much"), also became a very successful Chinese cover 尋夢園 ("Dream-searching garden") sung by 劉文正 (Steven Liu) and the venerable 青山 (Qing San).