The fist ever compilation of the beginnings of Taiwanese popular music, compiled from rare 78s. Between 1895 and 1945, Taiwan was under Japanese control and Japanese record companies set up offices and recorded and released local music. These recordings range from indigenous Taiwanese music to Taiwanese popular songs. Compiled by Taiwanse musicologist Lin Taiwei and Japanese music critic Motoko Sekiya. 40 page booklet with rare photos. 23 tracks.
(track listing coming soon)