Cosmos Elegy (コスモスの悲歌) A mysterious Japanese waltz on 78 rpm record

I did my best but hardly found any information about this melancholic waltz from a Victor Japan record... With patience (and a very useful online dictionary), I managed to decipher the Japanese characters on the label. Here is what I discovered : The song is called "Cosmos Elegy" (コスモスの悲歌, Cosmos referring in that case to a … Continue reading Cosmos Elegy (コスモスの悲歌) A mysterious Japanese waltz on 78 rpm record

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Ivo Robić – Domino on 78 rpm record (1952)

I bought this record in 2007 in Ljubljana, capital city of Slovenia. Domino is a French song, originally performed in 1950 by André Claveau (lyrics by Jacques Plante and music by Louis Ferrari). This version is a cover of 1952 by Croatian singer and songwriter Ivo Robić. The record was released on Jugoton, the main label … Continue reading Ivo Robić – Domino on 78 rpm record (1952)