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    Japanese singer and actor, born Hisashi Oshima on 10th November 1941 and died on 12th August 1985. Best known outside Japan for his international hit song "Ue o Muite Arukō" (aka Sukiyaki) which reached No.1 on the Billboard 100, and No.6 in the UK.Sakamoto began his professional singing career with Danny Iida & Paradise King in 1960. His solo career commenced the following year.In 1985 he was on ...more

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