At the end of my previous post I promised this post will include my favorite covers, where both the original songs and the covers had nothing to do with Hebrew.
You can also hear Japanese singer Misora Hibari‘s version:
We all know the Platters’ Only You. But do you know the Italian Version? It’s probably by Little Tony.
Dschinghis Khan didn’t win the 1979 (Israel did, with this song), but their song, also called Dschinghis Khan, became a huge hit. Almost 30 years later, Japanese girl group Berryz Koubou released their version of the song. Be careful: you won’t be able to get this song out of your head easily.
And last but not least, a personal favorite: A traditional Japanese version of Deep Purple’s Smoke on the Water about a fire in Edo:
Do you know other such interesting covers? Please comment and share!