only Japanese song that was composed in Hawaii and became popular in Japan is Francis Zanami's, Wakare No Isochidori. That album above can be purchased from Amazon.com, used, for $1.96. Click HERE to access all the songs from the Club Nisei CD. Amazon sells the CD to the left for 99 cents. There is something to this song that brings tears to my eyes...but I don't know why. Zanami's Hawaii hit became popular in Japan in 1952. Unfortunately, three years earlier, a heart attack killed him at the age of 34. He is the third person from the left in the top row below.
I had to find this photo because there are several reports that he died at the age of 44. However, as shown above on his gravestone at the Moiliili Japanese Cemetery, he passed away in 1949 at the age of 34.
Wiz Khalifa - See You Again ft. Charlie Puth from the Furious 7 Soundtrack at almost 1.7 billion. So I spent many minutes going down the list, and saw at 282 Whtney Houston's I will Always Love You with 256 million, at 387 Michael Jackson's Billy Jean with 209 billion and #700, Weird Al Yankovic's White & Nerdy with 105 million.
Obama impersonator, Prime Minister David Cameron's parody, and again...and Psy teaching Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon how to dance to that tune. When I visit Seoul next month, I'm staying in a next generation hotel which will allow me to catch the elevator to the basement, get on Line #2, quickly taking me to Gangnam, where I will buy a few shirts. I live an exciting life.