Friday, October 19, 2012

Southern All Stars サザンオールスターズ - Southern All Stars

9th Album
Released 1990.01.13


In addition to my day job I am back to teaching UOL / LSE programs for the next few months. It will be quite some time before I will think about posting anything. Therefore, enjoy this SAS posting in the mean time.



Tracklist:
01 - フリフリ’65
02 - 愛は花のように(Ole[']!)
03 - 悪魔の恋 
04 - 忘れられたBig Wave
05 - YOU
06 - ナチカサヌ恋歌
07 - OH,GIRL(悲しい胸のスクリーン)
08 - 女神達への情歌(報道されないY型の彼方へ)
09 - 政治家 
10 - MARIKO
11 - さよならベイビー
12 - GORILLA
13 - 逢いたくなった時に君はここにいない

I also have to repair my record player or perhaps purchase a new one, where, hopefully it will allow me to digitized the very few records which I own. On the assumption that the records are still playable selections that can be had in the future may include:

- Harada Tomoyo - 時をかける少女 - OST - 1983
- Imai Miki - Elfin
- Yamaguchi Momoe - In Koma (LIVE Album)
- Yakushimaru Hiroko - セーラー服と機関銃 (Sailor
  Suit and Machine Gun) - OST - 1981
- Southern All Stars - Nude Man

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Sadistic Mika Band サディスティック・ミカ・バンド - 黒船

IN MEMORY 
of
Kato Kazuhiko - 加藤和彦

21st Mar. 1947 - 17th Oct. 2009 

Kazuhiko Kato


Kato committed suicide by hanging on October 17, 2009 in Karuizawa, Kitasaku District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan.

The band was ranked at No. 94 of "Top 100 Japanese Pop Artists" by HMV Japan in 2003. The album was ranked at No. 9 for "100 Greatest Japanese Rock Albums of All Time" by Rolling Stone Japan in September 2007. 



Takanaka wears the white - frame shades

Line - Up

Kato Kazuhiko - Vocals, Guitars
Takahashi Yukihiro - Drums
Takanaka Masayoshi - Lead Guitar
Fukui Mika - Vocals 
Ray Ohara - Bass
Yu Imai - Keyboards

 Tracklist

01 - 墨絵の国へ 
02 - 何かが海をやってくる
03 - タイムマシンにおねがい
04 - 黒船(嘉永6年6月2日)
05 - 黒船(嘉永6年6月3日)
06 - 黒船(嘉永6年6月4日)
07 - よろしく どうぞ
08 - どんたく
09 - 四季頌歌
10 - 塀までひとっとび
11 - 颱風歌
12 - さよなら

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Kuwata Keisuke 桑田佳祐 - Rock and Roll Hero?

Released 2002.09.26

Track List:
01 HOLD ON (It's Alright)
02 ROCK AND ROLL HERO
 03 或る日路上で
04 影法師
05 BLUE MONDAY
06 地下室のメロディ
07 東京
08 JAIL ~奇妙な果実~
09 東京ジプシー・ローズ
10 どん底のブルース
11 夏の日の少年
12 質量とエネルギーの等価性
13 ありがとう

 ROCK AND ROLL HERO?

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Matsutoya Yumi 松任谷由実(荒井由実)- U-miz

21st Album
Released 1993.11.26
Sales ~ 1.382 million




Track List
01 - 自由への翼
02 - HOZHO GOH(ホジョンゴ)
03 - 真夏の夜の夢
04 - この愛にふりむいて
05 - XYZING XYZING
06 - 11月のエイプリルフール
07 - 只今最前線突破中
08 - エンジェル・クライン・クリスマス  (Angel Cryin' X'mas)
09 - ジュライ
10 - 二人のパイレーツ(アルバム・ヴァージョン)

Monday, October 1, 2012

THE YEMOTO (THE 家元)- 三味線オン・マイ・マインド (SHAMISEN ON MY MIND)

Released 1990.11.21


I do not know much about this group nor of other albums they released. Nonetheless the music strikes me as amusing and makes for fun listening.


Track Listing

01 〈幕間〉千鳥 
02 襲名~パーティ・ナイト
03 マッスル千代の富士
04 越後獅子
05 〈幕開〉急がば廻れ~パイプ・ライン~キャラバン 
         - Interlude ~ Walk Don't Run ~ Pipe Line ~Caravan
06 薬一発
07 いらっしゃいませ
08 鶴亀
09 東京ペロン
10 バック・トゥ江戸時代
11 〈お開き〉禁じられた三味線(ロマンス・ド・アモール) ~ Epilogue~ Shamisen De Amor

Line Up:

Takamitsu Shogun: Lead and Background Vocals and Pecussions
Utamaro Sakon: Lead and Background Vocals
Shamesen - ya Hiromitsu: Lead and Rhythm Shamisen
Kagemimochi Soenosuke: Tsuzumi, Shimadaiko and Percussions
Hayashiya Taikomochi: Drums and Japanese Percussions.
Kameya Magenzo: Synthesizer Programming.
Sakura Kinnosuke: Electric Bass
Kagurazaka E: Electric Guitar
Geisha Girls - Mameyakko & Shimeyakko- Background Vocals
Ike Nelson: Rap

Flipper's Guitar フリッパーズ・ギタ - Doctor Head's World Tower

3rd Album Released: 1991.07.10 Doctor Head's World Tower