Japanese singer Hideki Saijo, pictured performing in 1979, who was best known for his cover version of the international hit Y.M.C.A., has died aged 63. Photo: Kyodo

Japanese singer Hideki Saijo, best known for cover version of global hit ‘YMCA’, dies aged 63

Performer – a star across Asia – influenced golden era of Canto-pop era in the 1970s and ’80s and counted Hong Kong singer Anita Mui as his biggest fan

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Japanese singer Hideki Saijo, pictured performing in 1979, who was best known for his cover version of the international hit Y.M.C.A., has died aged 63. Photo: Kyodo
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