January 1, 2011

Akiko Wada

Akiko Wada was born in Tsuruhashi Osaka. She started singing at jazz clubs and go-go clubs at the age of 15. Her height and powerful voice earned her recognition, which led to her debut on October 25, 1968 with the song “Hoshizora no Kodoku”. She was referred to at the time as “The Japanese Queen of Rhythm and Blues”. Her debut song was not a commercial success, but her second song “Doshaburi no Ame no Naka de” became a hit ,which got her to be recognized as one of... Read More