Japanese Traditional Entertainment Vol. 4 Shitamachi Asakusa Emgei no Machi

Japanese Traditional Entertainment Vol. 4 Shitamachi Asakusa Emgei no Machi
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Tokyo's old town of Asakusa used to be the centre for traditional entertainment, such as comedy and music. These songs, dating back to around the 1920s and 30s were all popular tunes in Asakusa. These include Koi wa Yasashi, Koi no Tameni (Asakusa Opera) and tributes to the kings of silent movies, Chaplin no Shobofu and Goyu Lloyd. Includes live recording from the last show at one of the original theatres in Asakusa. Artists include Enoken, Rikizo Tagaya. Songs come with some commentary explaining the songs (in Japanese).