Songs in Translation

Midnight Diner Theme Song Omoide by Tsunekichi Suzuki Translated and Explained

A translation into English of the opening theme song from Midnight Diner Tokyo Stories (Shinya Shokudo) soundtrack, Omoide, by Tsunekichi Suzuki. I give a background on the songwriter, translate the lyrics, present the song in Japanese and English, and give a commentary on the translation.
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Translating Kiyoshiro Imawano’s Slow Ballad

https://youtu.be/iLRxSbiW0aIVideo can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Translating Kiyoshiro Imawano's Slow Ballad Into English スローバラードを英語に訳す (https://youtu.be/iLRxSbiW0aI) Kiyoshiro Imawano, King of Japanese Rock Many musicians have been appointed as rulers of a given musical domain. Sinatra was the chairman, Elvis was the King, Bowie was the Duke, Springteen the boss, and there have been many …

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