Tag Archives: jpop

Momen no Handkerchief

Pretty much ALL J-Pop songs go in and out my brain with mostly the melody to sustain it. The more engaging the hook, the better it’ll stick. Because of this I always considered Momen no Handkerchief the best J-Pop (or Kayoukyoku) song of my 1970s … Continue reading

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Why I LOVE Twitter…

Yeah it’s silly and all but I absolutely LOVE how Twitter can connect you directly with the famous and the used-to-be famous. Like Matsuno Arimi. She is/was my fave member of the late, great idol group ribbon* (1989-1994). Arimi discovered Twitter… Continue reading

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浪漫 〜MY DEAR BOY〜

We’ll always have 2004… Continue reading

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Classic Chisato!

I was ripping audio from a Moritaka Chisato concert (“Lucky 7 Live”), basking in the joy of it all. I then visited You Tube to see if there was a rip of my favorite song from the performance. Well, there was but one and boy did it look old/fuzzy/m… Continue reading

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Shokotan covers CoCo (and other well-known artists)

Came across this bit of news in my Twitter feed this morning: Nakagawa Shoko is releasing a pair of cover albums with songs by famous idols/groups: Matsuda Seiko, Princess Princess, Okada Yukiko, Rebecca, Aikawa Nanase, and to my great surprise, C… Continue reading

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Ten years burning down the road…

I always LOVE using that line from Wassisface. And yet today it has relevance. Aichan is “graduating” from Momusu AND Hello! Project. Love that term: again seems to me that she was pushed in that direction. Per Tsunku: “Around the time of 6th gene… Continue reading

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Lineup for J-pop concert

I was told of a New Years concert at the Hilton featuring some fifty-ish J-pop stars. I imagined a Ringo Starr setup starring some of my fave J-pop idols from the 1970s. Heck the Four Leaves are all in their mid-to-late fifties and were still a dr… Continue reading

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