Playing tracks by
AKIKO YANO, YANOKAMI, YANO AKIKO, AKIKO YANO & TIN PAN, THE BOOM AND AKIKO YANO and more.
This show was 20th in the global world music chart.
With Akiko Yano's first album from 1976 about to be released outside Japan for the first time, journalist and Japanese music enthusiast Paul Bowler is our guest. Playing tracks from that album, Japanese Girl, other Akiko Yano early albums on vinyl, later tracks and Yano duets with Haruomi Hosono and The Boom. Plus 1980s City Pop on vinyl, from Mariya Takeuchi and Tatsuro Yamashita. Full track listing http://www.farsidemusic.com/radio/060319_tracks.html