Music News | posted 08.02.2021
180g Records
Compilation: »Wamono A To Z Vol.2«
Text Andreas Brüning , Photos Montage , Translation Sebastian Hinz
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With »Wamono A To Z Vol.2 – Japanese Funk 1970-1977« another overview of the Japanese groove music scene of the 1970s is now released. On it you will find Jazz, Funk, Soul, Rare Groove and Disco by superb artists worth discovering like Mieko Hirota, Hiroshi Sato, the School Band or Bread & Butter. The tracks, which are highly sought after today and were released by Nippon Columbia back then, were once again selected by DJs Yoshizawa Dynamite and Chintam, who have been active since the 1980s and were also responsible for compiling the first part of the series. The music was mastered and cut at the Timmion Cutting Lab and this reissue marks the first time the music has been heard outside of Japan. »Wamono A To Z Volume II – Japanese Funk 1970-1977« is released on the 180g label. Exclusively on HHV Records, the record is available in a red 180 gram heavy vinyl edition limited to 400 copies.

Various Artists – Wamono A To Z Vol.2Red Vinyl LP | ● Black Vinyl LP Tracklist

  • A1 Mieko Hirota – Theme Of “doberman Cop” (1977)
  • A2 Hiroshi Sato – Bad Junky Blues (1977)
  • A3 Sammy With Jiro Inagaki & Soul Media – The In-And-Outer-Stomp-And-Shouter (1972)
  • A4 Fujio Tokita – Watashi No Beatles (1970)
  • A5 School Band – I Hope It’s Fine (1976)
  • B1 Bread & Butter – Devil Woman (1975)
  • B2 Hatsumi Shibata – Singer Lady (1975)
  • B3 Kan Mikami – Jikokeno No Samba (1975)
  • B4 Akira Yasuda & Beat Folk – Yumura No Obaba (1973)
  • B5 Pinky Chicks – Tōsetsu Donpan Bushi (1971)
     

The compilation »Wamono A To Z Vol.2 – Japanese Funk 1970-1977« is out now on 180g Records.

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