Chiyo Okumura

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Chiyo Okumura (born February 18, 1947, Ikeda, Osaka) (奥村 チヨ Okumura Chiyo) is a popular Japanese pop singer, and former fashion model who debuted in the 1960s.

She is known for songs such as "Koi no Dorei" (恋の奴隷 English: "Slave of Love") and "Shuuchakueki" (終着駅 English: "Terminal Station"). Her cover of The Ventures recording, "Hokkaido Skies" sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.[1] She followed this recording with another hit, "Ginza Lights".[1]

"Koi no Dorei" was covered on GO!GO!7188's cover album, Tora no Ana.


  1. ^ a b Murrells, Joseph (1978). The Book of Golden Discs (2nd ed.). London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd. p. 209. ISBN 0-214-20512-6.