morganaeuropa wrote:Nice to see these. But if you have access to the papers I prefer to read to the japanese locally made melting with the international records charts as they did in the age before Oricon coming. Did that paper publish them ?
sorry, I don't understand the question.
I guess he meant charts that include both Japanese and non-Japanese records, rather than ones listing only either.
A lot of countries used to have separate charts for domestic and foreign records, such as Finland in the 50s and France as late as the 70s. Even though this is no longer done in today's charts, it made sense in a way: if I'm not mistaken, these markets (especially Japan) were dominated by local recordings so very few foreign records would have appeared in a combined chart. A separate chart gave them more exposure and charts have always served as a promotional tool...
grendizer wrote:At times I had trouble in finding the english or the original name of the single, specially with soundtrack.
I think the Elvis song listed as "Burning Plain Children" in 1961 is supposed to be "Flaming Star".