Japrocksampler : How the Post-War Japanese Blew Their Minds on Rock 'n' Roll

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Pub. Date: 2007-09-03
Publisher(s): Bloomsbury Pub Ltd
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Summary

Julian Cope, Visionary Rock Musician and Musicologist, Hip Archaeologist and One-Time Frontman of the Teardrop Explodes, Brings you Japrocksampler. Until Now, the Language Barrier has Made Post-War Japanese Music an Enigma to the West. Julian Felt Duty-Bound to Provide the Key to that Unfairly Locked Door.

Author Biography

Julian Cope is a rock musician and music reviewer. His previous books include Krautrocksampler, The Megalithic European, and The Modern Antiquarian.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. 6
Introductionp. 9
MacArthur's Childrenp. 23
Experimental Japan (1961-69)p. 41
The Eleki Storyp. 73
The Group Sounds Storyp. 87
Come Together 1969p. 109
Flower Travellin' Bandp. 143
Les Rallizes Denudesp. 163
Speed, Glue & Shinkip. 179
Taj Mahal Travellers & Takehisa Kosugip. 195
J.A. Caesar & the Radical Theatre Music of Japanp. 207
Masahiko Satoh & the Free-Thinkers' Unionp. 223
Far East Family Bandp. 235
Author's Top 50p. 254
Clunkers, White Elephants, Another Man's Sac: Albums to Avoidp. 283
Bibliographyp. 284
Indexp. 287
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