Miyoshi Umeki, or Nancy Umeki (1929-2007) as she became known, was a Japanese/American singer and actress. On this album, recorded between 1955-56, she sings under the guidance of influential radio and television broadcaster Arthur Godfrey, with arrangements by Hugh Peretti. She sings, unusually, American standards and classics in Japanese.
1. If I Give My Heart To You 2. China Nights (Shina No Yoru) 3. I`m In The Mood For Love 4. My Baby`s Comin` Home 5. How Deep Is The Ocean 6. Slowly Go Out Of Your Mind 7. Teach Me Tonight 8. Hanna Ko San 9. Can`t Help Lovin` Dat Man 10. S`wonderful 11.Over The Rainbow 12.Sayonara (The Japanese Farewell Song) 13.Sayonara 14.The Little Lost Dog