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Scent Of Apples And The Land Of Wind / Ringo No Nioi To Kaze No Kuni
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Diary Read By The Cold Wind / Kogarashi No Diary
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Autumn Park
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Surfers In The Winter / Mafuyu No Surfer
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Blizzard

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Yumi Matsutoya

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Yumi Matsutoya (formerly Yumi Arai) became one of the most famous members of Japan's singer/songwriter era in the 1970s, and continued to garner hits into the 2000s, a notable feat if one considers the careers of her Western contemporaries: Carly Simon, Joni Mitchell, Laura Nyro, and so on. Her voice is instantly recognizable: rough and smooth at the same time, bitter and sweet, slightly nasal, but deeper and lower than most Japanese female singers (it has become more so over ti... Read more

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