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Subject: CHINA NIGHTS - SHINA NO YORU

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Entry: 6576 CHINA NIGHTS - SHINA NO YORU

ROBERT JAYSON wrote on May 22, 2014

TEMPLE HILLS MARYLAND


Comments:

Seems like every time I think about my tour in Korea with
the 319th FIS at K-13 Suwon, Korea, this tune comes to
mind. I heard it over and over again during the time I was
there. Could even sing it back then in 1953 as a twenty
year old Airman. Now, I'm in my twilight years and it's
just a footnote in my memory of the Fareast.





Entry: 6575 CHINA NIGHTS - SHINA NO YORU

ROBERT SMITH wrote on May 22, 2014

Las Vegas NV


Comments:

Was stationed at Det. 21',618thAC&W Sqdn,on Tsushima Island during
KoreanWar, "China Nights" was the favorite song of the Detachment,it
was playing all the time. What great memories. CMSGT Bob Smith ,USAF
Retired






Entry: 6338 CHINA NIGHTS - SHINA NO YORU

MURRAY STOLLMAN wrote on May 30, 2013

St Pete Beach Fl


Comments:

It's funny because just this morning, to the amusement of my
darling wife, i was singing that song! What a memory! And even
now, my wife loves Japanese food & culture!!!





Entry: 5830 CHINA NIGHTS - SHINA NO YORU

CEINTS DE BAKÉLITE wrote on September 29, 2011

Paris France


Comments:

If youre interested in Shina No Yoru, I just posted the
original 78rpm version by Watanabe Hamako on my blog :
http://ceintsdebakelite.wordpress.com/2011/09/26/watanabe-hamako-shina-no-yoru-china-night-she-aint-got-no-yoyo/

Greetings,

Ceints de bakélite





Entry: 5815 CHINA NIGHTS - SHINA NO YORU

JAMES JENKINS wrote on September 19, 2011

Pinellas Park Florida


Comments:

I have china nights and Japanese Rumba and a few others.I
bought them in Tachikawa Japan after I returned to Japan
from korea.





Entry: 4839 CHINA NIGHTS - SHINA NO YORU

BILL wrote on August 14, 2011


Comments:

You must have started your request some time ago, because there are quite a few versions of Shina No Yoru on YouTube now, including my own (at age 83).

I was in the 7th Infantry Division from Sep 1950 to Nov 1951. I, too, was captivated by the song and never forgot it. You ought to catch Shirley Yamaguchi's version in the 1940 movie. She sings it slowly and plaintively, but her recording is
rather rapid.

I also recorded about a week ago Arirang (Ad-De-Dung), the Korean folk song that was almost their national anthem. The picture on my video is of the Korean
show I was invited to participate in. Oh, by the way, there's also a very nice instrumental of Shina No Yoru on
YouTube.)

--Bill





Entry: 3906 CHINA NIGHTS - SHINA NO YORU

R. DEAN SCHROEDER wrote on October 3, 2006


Comments:

i brought a record of china nights back when i returned from korea in 1952. 9th stat svc flt - taegu.

record disappeared many years ago. would appreciate
info on where to get a cd or tape. thanks





Entry: 3869 CHINA NIGHTS - SHINA NO YORU

STAN CARLSRUD wrote on August 16, 2006


Comments:

Just click on 623rd ACW and scrole down to tunes.
Ther are a number of the old songs I had put on.





Entry: 3866 CHINA NIGHTS - SHINA NO YORU

JOE P. PATTERSON wrote on August 15, 2006


Comments:

was assigned 51st ftr intcptr wing, k-13 from aug 1952 to july 1953. brought a record of china nights home with me carefully packed in my awol bag and i think i broke it on the first night home back in oklahoma. i was sick about it. never have been able to replace. you would think there would be a tape with some of those tunes on it. china nights, japanese rhumba, etc. i think it would sell. there are enough of us old goats left to buy a few, plus guys who have served in the far east since. i will wager those songs are still popular with the younger breed of american G.I.





Entry: 3863 CHINA NIGHTS - SHINA NO YORU

RICHARD A. (DICK) PROULX wrote on August 13, 2006


Comments:

Cut,copy and paste url.

Shina no yoru / China night mp3 midi

http://musi.ca/refer/shinanoy.mp3





Entry: 3586 CHINA NIGHTS - SHINA NO YORU

MAURICE O'CONNOR wrote on April 5, 2006


Comments:

I remember the song very well and ust to be able to sing it in japaneese.
I was with the 374th FMS from 1956 to 1958. That was the
best duty I ever had.
Now it is hard to find out anything about the base or my old sqdn I keep looking but find nothing.