Friday, June 10, 2005

Moshi Moshi !




Beware…Beware….The Rev brings you …Bob kojima !!!
Hawai'ian and exotica artists, such as Gene Rains, Arthur Lyman, and Martin Denny, hired Japanese musicians (some playing samisen and other traditional instruments), covered Japanese standards, and composed their own impressions.
Progressive records from Japan offered amazing glimpses into the rapid transformation of Japan into a modern, more global society.
And Latin music had an enormous impact on Japanese music, as in the U.S.
and here's the best example with Bob Kojima - Moshi Moshi (1960). Enjoy.

Bob Kojima - Kiiroi Sakurambo

Bob Kojima - Nozaki Kouta

Bob Kojima - On Na Samurai




And by request, a re-post-friday-bonus !

The Earthboys - Space Girl

Have a great weekend !

4 Comments:

Blogger guapo said...

I like Bob!

12:11 PM  
Blogger Thomas said...

Thank you, very nice stuff. :)

7:34 PM  
Blogger Reverend Frost said...

:-)

10:49 AM  
Anonymous Miko said...

Any chance of reupping these, Rev?

12:36 AM  

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