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Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Joe Yamanaka“Live at Nippon Budokan”1978 Japan Psych Blues Rock


Joe Yamanaka“Live at Nippon Budokan”1978 Japan Psych Blues Rock (Flower Travellin Band - Kuni Kawachi And His Group)

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A recording of a live performance at the Budokan by Joe Yamanaka, the main vocalist of the Flower Travelin Band. A2 "New Generation" opening with a cheerful drum break, B4 "To The New World" with a percussive break in the middle, A3 "Woman", A4 with a vocal appeal that sings a sorrowful melody. A wonderful live album that contains famous performances such as "(You're) A Part Of Me"!!....~



Due to my work relationship, I've been able to update the blog slightly since the last time. 
This time , it will be " Budokan Live " released in 1978, which had not been introduced yet, among the 3 titles of Warner/Atlantic period in the late 70's of " Joe Yamanaka " that had been introduced before .
This " Budokan live and" is due to the liner notes, which is enclosed, 1978 to May 30, Nippon Budokan carried out by the live album that was recorded nine songs from. 
This time Joe Yamanaka street you know, last year (1977) in the movie " Proof of the Man theme song" of " Proof of the Man Theme" and three years solo album "of the new world had been released." However, there was also the misfortune of being arrested on suspicion of violating the Cannabis Control Law. 

That sense in the following year tasted both of heaven and hell, let alone 1978, at that time can be said to be a symbol of top star in Japan Budokan in live also there is one that Joe Yamanaka I think that had entered its own also fired up. 

The selection of songs centered on the songs recorded in "To the New World " released in the previous year, the numbers in the era of the Waller Travelin Band and the blockbuster " Human Proof "Theme, and even the following year, in 1979, until the song "Endless Journey," which became the song inserted in the movie "Sengoku Self-Defense Force," I'm worried that there is no song from the 1st solo "Joe" (actual live performance. Well, I don't know if I did it), but it 's a culmination of Joe Yamanaka at this time . 

After all, it's probably because of the live performance , especially the song recorded in "To the New World ", which sounds a little hard. In addition, the addition of brass gave the impression that the performance was also splendid. 
By the way, the vocals of Joe Yamanaka not only have high tones, but they also have a hot and supple impression. To turn to sing such a, still Japan I feel what you were away from people. 

It was impressive that Joe Yamanaka used to say that when he appeared in "Natural Manjo" on Nippon Television, he said, "When I'm singing boxing or singing, black blood will come out." 
It's true that black people have a strong sense of rhythm and athleticism, but I also feel the Japanese emotion in the vocals of Joe Yamanaka . 
Joe Yamanaka is Japan be able to listen without feeling even to sing the music of words, I feel that there is also a sort of thing. 
This album is also the last "To the new world』Is originally an English poem song, but because I dared to do the call and response with the last audience in Japanese, I can strongly feel the hot blood of the Japanese...~






Akira Yamanaka (山中 明, Yamanaka Akira, September 2, 1946 – August 7, 2011), better known as Joe Yamanaka (ジョー山中), was a Japanese singer and actor. He is known for both his work with Flower Travellin' Band and as a solo musician; singing at a vocal range of three octaves. As an actor, he appeared in many television shows and movies, such as Takashi Miike's Deadly Outlaw: Rekka and the 1989 version of Zatoichi.

He is also recognized for 20 years of charity and volunteer work with the Japan International Cooperation Agency and flew around the world helping those in poor or war-torn conditions; visiting more than 30 countries including Afghanistan, Myanmar, Bosnia, numerous sovereign states in Africa, China, Ukraine (including Chernobyl), North Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Brazil. While doing aid work in Jamaica, he met local musicians and later became involved in reggae music. His aid work was a personal inspiration to help those who were growing up in similar conditions that he had experienced as a child.

Biography 
Akira Yamanaka was born in Yokohama, Japan, on September 2, 1946. He grew up in a family of seven children, though the only one of mixed descent as his father was a US Army soldier of Caribbean descent. In his autobiography, he mentions that he never met his biological father and that he came from a poor family in ruined Yokohama; being born in a brothel as his mother was a prostitute for the Recreation and Amusement Association. The only knowledge of his father was that he was a US soldier from either Cuba or Jamaica. Joe grew up in an orphanage after his mother and stepfather died. During an interview with Mainichi Shimbun, Akira stated that he was born with tuberculosis and that he never really thought about his biological father, believing those who raise you are your real parents.

He left the orphanage at the age of 16 and became a boxer (inspired by his childhood idol Hiroyuki Ebihara) to earn money, he then met his lifelong friend Rikiya Yasuoka, who was a kickboxer of Japanese-Sicilian heritage. Yamanaka mentions that he adopted the English name Joe because it is the English pronunciation of his favorite painter, Keito Joh; with Joh meaning castle in Japanese. As a teenage boxer, he used the ring name Akira Jo (城アキラ).Joe and Rikiya decided to become actors and starred in the 1964 Japanese film Bicycle Thieves. Yamanaka's career changed once again, though he would continue to act until his death, when he met another lifelong friend, Johnny Yoshinaga, who persuaded him to become a musician. In 1966, he became a member of the group sounds band 4.9.1.Four years later, while in the blues band Mystic Morning with Hideki Ishima, the two of them were scouted by Yuya Uchida for Flower Travellin' Band. They went on to become successful, particularly in Canada where they lived for a while, and are now considered a pioneering and influential Japanese band.

In his acting career he was known as one of the three "real tough guys" in Japanese cinema, along with Tsunehiko Watase and Jerry Fujio. The trio were known for being good-natured, but with a rebellious past and noted fighting prowess. In his autobiography, Akira recounts the times during his youth when he was involved in violent fights. After a large brawl with members of the Zenkyoto in Hibiya Park in which he almost killed a man, the resulting police raid led him to an epiphany that "violence leads to nothing." Yamanaka starred as himself in the Hollywood action movie Ulterior Motives featuring Thomas Ian Griffith and Ellen Crawford. Three of Joe's songs were used in the film. 

After Flower Travellin' Band disbanded in 1973, Joe started a solo career the following year. His most well-known song is "Proof of the Man" (人間の証明), which sold more than half a million copies, and is a household name throughout Asia. It is the theme song and namesake of the 1977 film Proof of the Man, which is based on a novel by Seiichi Morimura about war babies. Joe also has a small acting role in the film as a half Japanese, half African-American who is murdered, which the film is based around. In Chinese speaking countries the song is called "Old Straw Hat", taken from lyrics in the song. That same year, he was arrested on suspicion of violating the Cannabis Control Law. 

He was close friends with numerous celebrities including Mickey Curtis and Yoko Ono. Joe recorded the entrance theme for Shinji Takehara titled "Hot Vibration" and composed the song "Sorrow of Florence" (哀しみのフローレンス) with his friend Amália Rodrigues. He later became the lead singer of The Wailers for around five years after his friend Bob Marley died.

In 2007, Flower Travellin' Band reunited and released an album the following year. They performed several concerts, including internationally in the US and Canada. 

Death 
In March 2010, it was announced that Joe was diagnosed with lung cancer, which he learned in February. On September 6, his house was burned down after a lit cigarette was left unattended .In March of the following year Yamanaka participated in fundraising for relief from the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, and performed his last concert on May 5. He suffered cardiac arrest in late July. Joe died from his cancer on August 7, 2011 at 6:56 am,less than a month before his 65th birthday....~




Tracklist 

1 World Rock Festival Band 
2 New Generation 
3 Woman (Shadow'S Of Lost Days) 
4 (You'Re) A Part Of Me 
5 Just One Step 
6 Endless Way 
7 Make Up 
8 人間の証明のテーマ 
9 To The New World






Selected discography 

Solo 


1974 – JOE 
1975 – The Times 
1977 – 新しい世界へ – TO THE NEW WORLD 
1977 – 草帽歌 
1978 – JOE 
1978 – 武道館ライブ 
1979 – GOIN' HOME 
1980 – Joe '70s 
1981 – 魂 
1986 – 20th ANNIVERSARY 
1991 – LOVE IS AN ART 
1996 – 3オクターブの証明 
1999 – REGGAE HISTORY 
2001 – W's 
2005 – 究極のベスト! ジョー山中 (Best of) 
2006 – Mr. Rally – stupid philosopher 
2009 – Reggae Vibration IV 

Collaborative 
1982 – Reggae Vibration (with The Wailers) 
1983 – Reggae Vibration II (with The Wailers) 
1984 – Reggae Vibration III (with The Wailers) 
1984 – Japanesque (with Akira Ito and Hideki Ishima) 






Happenings Four +1 "The Long Trip" 1971 Japan Psych Rock
Rashomon (Kuni Kawachi The Happenings Four) “Our Constitutional Rights” 1971  羅生門 ‎– 日本国憲法 平和 自由 愛 Japan Psych
watchThe Happenings Four "Magical Happenings Tour" 1968 Japan Psych Pop Rock,Beat,Baroque Pop  second album  
The Happenings Four ‎ アウトサイダ  "の世界   "Outsider No Sekai - World Of The Outsiders"1970 Japan Psych Pop Rock third album
Kuni Kawachi and His Group “Love Suki Daikirai"1972 僕の声が聞こえるかい/クニ・河内の世界 (Happenings Four,Flower Travellin’ Band) Japan Psych Pop Rock
Kuni Kawachi & Flower Travellin’ Band “Kirikyōgen” 1970 Japan Heavy Psych
Flower Travellin Band “Satori” 1971 Japan Psychedelic masterpiece  (100 greatest Japanese albums Rolling Stone) (Top 50 Japan Rock Albums by  Julian Cope)
Flower Travellin’ Band ‎ “Anywhere” 1970 Japan Psych Rock debut album  (Top 50 Japan Rock Albums by Julian Cope)
Flower Travellin’ Band “Made In Japan” 1972 Japan Psych Rock (Top 50 Japan Rock Albums by Julian Cope)
Flower Travellin’ Band “We Are Here” 2008 Japan Prog Rock
Flower Travellin Band “Satori” 1971 Japan Psychedelic masterpiece  (100 greatest Japanese albums Rolling Stone) (Top 50 Japan Rock Albums by  Julian Cope)
Yuya Uchida & The Flowers (Flower Travellin’ Band,) “Challenge!” 1969 Japan Psych Rock
Flower Travellin' Band "From Pussies To Death In 10.000 Years Of Freakout 1969-1970" 1997 Japan Psych Rock (bootleg)
Flower Travellin' Band ‎"Music Composed Mainly By Humans" (Bootleg) recorded in 1970 and released in 2002 Japan Psych Rock
Hideki Ishima ‎ “One Day"1971 Japan Prog Psych (ex- Flower Travellin ‘Band) man solo album
The Beavers  ザ・ビーバーズ  "Viva! Beavers!"  1968 Japan Psych,Garage Rock (Hideki Ishima-Flower Travellin’ Band & Ken Narita)
Band Aide “Uchuu Junkan” 1978 Japan Space Prog Rock  (with Nobuhiko Shinohara  ex-Flower Travellin’ Band)
Kuni Kawachi  クニ河内   "Utae Nakunaru Maeni"  歌えなくなる前に 1972  Japan Psych Rock first solo Lp
Joe Yamanaka & Flower Travellin Band "Times* 1975 Japan Psych Blues Rock LP Compilation
Joe Yamanaka (Flower Travellin Band - Kuni Kawachi And His Group )"Reggae Vibration II (My Reggae Music)" 1983 Japan Reggae (feat Tsutomu Ogawa by Too Much)
Joe Yamanaka “Live at Nippon Budokan” 1978 Japan Psych Blues Rock ((Flower Travellin Band - Kuni Kawachi And His Group )

Yuya Uchida 内田 裕也 ‎“A Dog Runs ア・ドッグ・ランズ” 1978  Japan Psych Rock,Rock n Roll  (special guest Shinki Chen)  (The Flowers,Yuya Uchida & 1815 Super Rock 'N' Roll Band, Yuya Uchida & 183 Family Band,Flower Travellin' Band,The Tigers)





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