VINTAGE

TAISHO AND SHOWA KAYO POP 1920s-50s
Recordings of popular music from the 1920s to the 1950s, by stars of the day including Shizuko Kasagi, Hibari Misora, Hamako Watanabe and Ichimaru and the songs of Ryoichi Hattori. Modern recordings by Toshi Tsuchitori. Taisho period Asakusa Opera. Propaganda war and Manchuria occupation songs and more.
MINYO AND SHOWA ERA FOLK SONGS 1920s-50s
1920s Minyo folk songs, a golden age for the genre. Plus the soundscape of Japan in 1959 and the music of Asakusa in Tokyo.
NIPPON MODERN TIMES SERIES
Collaboration of Victor, Columbia, King and Teichiku of jazz and swing music from 1928 -1942, many tracks released onto CD for the first time.
KING ARCHIVE SERIES
From Asakusa Opera to the hits of the Meiji and Taisho periods and the songs of Azenbo Soeda, the legendary political street singer.
COMIC BANDS
Crazy Cats, Hitoshi Ueki and The Drifters