Sunday, April 23, 2006

Ringo no Uta (リンゴの唄; "The Apple Song")

Song: Ringo no Uta (リンゴの唄)
Original Artist: Michiko Namiki (並木路子) Date: 1946

Piano: Ryan ライアン, amateur pianist
Vocal: Stefano ステファノ
Performed at Wakeijuku 和敬塾, student dormitory in Tokyo.

1 comment:

Luis Vivanco said...

I've heard this song in many versions. Even in rock. It is sad and joyful at the same time. It was first heard in a movie of 1945, and then by Kirishima Noboru. For many people it represents the hard and hopeful times of postwar Japan. Nice performance!