The albums, however, might not be what you think: They're enka (演歌) songs or kayoukyouku (歌謡曲). Enka is a traditional type of Japanese singing—it's kind of like the equivalent Japan's blues or country ...
I suppose for most foreign ears, the easiest tunes to master are in the genre called 歌謡曲 (kayōkyoku, popular songs). Sung as a solo by Kosetsu Minami, the lyrics begin 「あなたはもう忘れたかしら ...
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