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dAysLeePer

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Is there any famous American or English song made in Japanese lyrics, and where can I find those lyrics. I like music from the '80's so it wouold be nice to find a song, for example from Rolling Stones, only a Japanese version. If anybody knows such a song please help me. 😄
 

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Hi dAysLeePer, welcome to the forum! 🙂

I'm no 80s expert, I just know a few US and UK songs from the 60s and 70s (Beatles, Zombies etc) that have been covered in Japanese. Perhaps some of our members know more about the 80s.
 

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There are a lot of straight covers, but those are sung in English and i don't think that's what you're looking for.

Can't think of any rewritten songs right now. I'm not even sure if i have any in my collection. I'll do some digging.
 

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Heard the Jpop groups like MAX do J-version of Backstreet Boys and there were occasional tunes done by other jpop groups that use the american songs with J-lyrics....can't think of any off hand, but have heard a few from the MAX group do several songs like that... :O
 

dAysLeePer

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thank you all very much

Thank you for trying to help me
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I found some more recent conversions.
There's Rina Chinen with Club Zipangu, which is a cover of Ricky Martin's She bangs
Then there's Papillon from Hitomi Shimatani, a cover of the Janet Jackson hit It doesn't really matter.
And i just discovered Asereje - Mahou no Ketchup Song from Rubies, which a cover of the Ketchup Song by Las Ketchup.

But still nothing from the 80's... :eek:
 

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Nothing to do with the post at all...
but Ayumi Hamasaki has some nice songs out. :p
 
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