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Japanese — In Stock — CDs

XA special section of Japanese language records -- city pop, J-pop, and other styles unique to the culture of Japan!

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Masaaki HiraoNippon Rock N Roll – The Birth Of Japanese Rokabirii 1958 to 1960 ... CD
Big Beat (UK), Late 50s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
Rare rock from the Japanese scene of the postwar years – but sounds that definitely have a universal appeal overall! Masaaki Hirao is way more than just a novelty remake of American rockers of the time – as he's got a sharp-edged sound that easily rivals the best we had to offer here ... (Rock, Japanese) read more CD

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✨✧ Haruomi HosonoHosono House ... CD
Light In The Attic, 1973. New Copy ... $13.99 18.99
A completely wonderful album from Haruomi Hosono – a real watershed not just in his own career, but in the development of mainstream Japanese music too! The set's got the sophistication of the best of the singer/songwriter underground in the US – not just in the lyrical presentation, ... read more CD

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Hideki IshimaOne Day (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1973. Used ... $29.99
Lone solo album from Hideki Ishima – guitarist and member of Flower Travellin' Band and the Beavers. (Rock, Japanese) CD
(2007 pressing – in great shape with obi!)

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Osamu KitajimaMasterless Samurai ... CD
Everland (Netherlands), 1980. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
Evocative fusion work from Japanese guitarist Osamu Kitajima – a record that mixes together LA electric with some folksier elements, in the continuing exploration of cross cultural patterns that drifted across Kitajima's work from this time. The album's got a compelling blend of electric and ... (Jazz, Japanese) read more CD

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Osamu KitajimaOsamu ... CD
Everland (Netherlands), 1977. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
A great mix of modes from Osamu Kitajima – a set that's still got some of the exotic elements of his other material, but which also brings in a stronger fusion component too – mixing Kitajima's work on guitar and koto with plenty of Fender Rhodes and other great electric touches! The ... (Jazz, Japanese) read more CD

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SuzkenBarroco ... CD
Urban Discos (Japan), 2022. New Copy ... $19.99
A mix of jazzy and soulful styles from Japanese artist Suzken – sometimes instrumental, sometimes vocal – often with some warmer touches that evoke a vintage mode as well! Yet the record's not the usual retro funk outing – as Suzken really has an ear that's all his own – a ... read more CD

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Hozan Yamamoto/Masabumi KikuchiGinkai (SHMCD pressing) ... CD
Philips/Universal (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $18.99 23.99
A brilliant album by Hozan Yamamoto – a flute player with a great ear for mixing traditional sounds and modern jazz! The set's a suite of sorts – performed by a cool quartet with Yamamoto on bamboo flute, plus Masabumi Kikuchi on piano, Gary Peacock on bass, and Hiroshi Murakami on ... (Jazz, Japanese) read more CD
(Part of the Japanese Jazz Revisited series – SHM-CD pressing!)

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Kazuo YashiroHow To Love How To Play How To – Ohashi Kyosen's Playboy Lecture ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1967. Used ... $6.99
Advice on life, love, and all things important – a series of readings by 60s Japanese celebrity Kazuo Yagi that will set your life straight – used as bridges to link together a set of swinging jazz music bits, some of which continue with speaking, others which groove on instrumentally. ... (Jazz, Japanese) read more CD
(From the Nippon Jazz Spirits series – includes obi!)

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VariousNippon Girls – Japanese Pop, Beat, & Bossa Nova 1966 to 1970 ... CD
Big Beat (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
Groovy, moddish, magnificent and sunny girl pop from The Land Of The Rising Sun – pummeling drums, jumping arrangements and groovy vocals from the mid-to-late 60s Japanese scene! This is fantastic stuff, any kitch or novelty appeal you might be expecting is kind of muted by the exceptional ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousNippon Girls – Japanese Pop, Beat, & Bossa Nova 1966 to 1970 ... CD
Big Beat (UK), Late 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Groovy, moddish, magnificent and sunny girl pop from The Land Of The Rising Sun – pummeling drums, jumping arrangements and groovy vocals from the mid-to-late 60s Japanese scene! This is fantastic stuff, any kitch or novelty appeal you might be expecting is kind of muted by the exceptional ... read more CD
(Sealed.)
Also available Nippon Girls – Japanese Pop, Beat, & Bossa Nova 1966 to 1970 ... CD 9.99

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VariousNippon Girls Vol 2 – Japanese Pop, Beat, & Rock & Roll 1965 to 1970 ... CD
Big Beat (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
Mad sounds from the late 60s world of Japanese pop – a mindblowing, ear-opening batch of singles we never would have gotten our hands on otherwise! The music here feels like sounds coming out of some backroom jukebox in a Nikkatsu "new action" film – or maybe the kind of ... read more CD

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VariousTokyo Glow – Japanese City Pop, Funk, & Boogie Selected By DJ Notoya ... CD
We Want Sounds (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
Beautiful grooves from the Japanese scene – most of them from a time when its singers and musicians were leaning heavily on influences from American funk and soul, and turning out some wonderful music of their own! Lyrics on most tracks are in Japanese, but there's a really universal vibe to ... read more CD
Also available Tokyo Glow – Japanese City Pop, Funk, & Boogie Selected By DJ Notoya ... LP
 
 



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