小林幸子

小林幸子

enka, japanese, female vocalists, 50s-80s kayoukyoku-enka, niigata

Sachiko Kobayashi (小林 幸子 Kobayashi Sachiko), born on December 5, 1953 in Niigata, Japan, is a female Japanese enka singer and occasional voice actor. She previously worked alongside the Pokémon Company, under the alias "Garura Kobayashi". Sachiko Kobayashi debuted with the 1964 single "Usotsuki Kamome" (ウソツキ鴎 lit. "Liar Common Gull") at the age of 10. n 1979, her song "Omoide Sake (おもいで酒)" became the best seller of the year, winning the 21st Japan Record Awards, and causing her to be popular again.