January 1, 2011

Kiyoshi Nakajyo

1973 participated in the “All Japan Song Championships” an audition TV program created by Yomiuri Television. Became grand champion after winning ten weeks in a row. With the backing of composer Masaaki Hirao, a judge during the show, fellow judge songwriter and author Yoko Yamaguchi gave Kiyoshi Nakajyo his stage name. Debuted in January 1974 with the Enka song “Uso” written by Yamaguchi and composed by Hirao. This was his third debut from Canyon Records (currently Pony... Read More