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In a three part mini-series we take a look into the record collections of three Japanese music enthusiasts, taking a journey of sonic discovery from 1970-2000, exploring the diverse tapestry sounds that have emerged from the country.
In episode one Japan Blues aka Howard Williams guides us through some of his favourite tunes from the 1970s including a slice of west-coast inspired Rock by Happy End, a truly Avant-Garde composition by Takehisa Kosugi and much more besides.
Minako Yoshida - Machi No Bouke
Takehisa Kosugi - Mano-Dharma
Masako Togawa - Owari Ga Taisetsu
Masabumi Kikuchi - Sunday Lunch
Ayumi Ishida & Tin Pan Alley Family - Watashi Jishin
Yuki Saori - Ikigai
Keiko Fuji - Onna No Jinsei
Happy End - Natsu Nandesu
Yumi Arai - Anata Dake No Mono
Hideko Fujiwara - Omae Nanka
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