January 1, 2011

Saburo Kitajima

One of the most renowned “Enka” singers of Japan who has sang enka for 50 years. He has numerous hit songs including his “Women” conceptual series songs beginning with the song “Hakodate no Onna”, and his “Ninkyou” series songs such as “Kyoudai Jingi”. Debuted from Nippon Columbia with the song “Bungacha Bushi” in June 1962. Won the “4th Nippon Record Taishou Rookie of the Year Award” with the song “Namida Bune de” in December 1962. In December... Read More