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Vodka Collins - Album Sleeve
VODKA COLLINS (Express, 1973)
Vodka Collins
Posted by Viva Vivi, Jun 29, 2010
Posted by Viva Vivi, Jun 29, 2010
Hiro Yanagida - Artist Information
Vodka Collins and Hiro Yanagida
It is little known that Hiro Yanagida played the Hammond B3 organ part that starts off the album on the Vodka Collins LP "Tokyo New York" (EMI) recorded in 1972. The long organ part by Mr. Yanagida segues into what is the first released Japanese language glam rock song, "Automatic Pilot."
Mr. Yanagida also appeared again on Vodka Collins "Pink Soup" CD in 1997, playing electric piano on the tracks "Motive Confusion", "Skying", and "Tumbleweed."
Posted by Viva Vivi, Jun 29, 2010
Flied Egg - Video Clip
Unfortunately they reformed
Posted by Goat, May 03, 2010
Joe Yamanaka Battles Lung Cancer
As of March 25th 2010, the Flower Travellin' Band website has a written statement from Joe that he is battling lung cancer. The note is in Japanese only, on both the English and Japanese pages.

I am not sure if there is a way to express your support for Joe other than sending an email on the band's website, but I am sure I speak for everyone when I say I wish him a fast and full recovery. [LINK]
Posted by judan-maiku, May 01, 2010
Posted by betalactamring, Jan 07, 2010
Goulois Asterix - Artist Information
Goulois Asterix
Name of the band is actually 'Goulois Asterix' - very obscure group led by guitarist Hiroshi Kato. They made at least one album, ‘Inochi’ [Tengu/URC, 1970], which has been described as ‘progressive underground’- 'crazy-sexual-psych. Great album!
Posted by betalactamring, Jan 07, 2010
Goulois Asterix - Album Sleeve
INOCHI (Tengu, 1970)
Goulois Asterix
Posted by betalactamring, Jan 07, 2010
Please share! seconded
if you have a copy of this record and can rip it, please share with the on-line community. This Lp is very rare, and it looks like no one is in any hurry to reissue Yamash'ta's experimental rare early albums (Red Buddha excepted).
I would buy it if it does ever get reissued, but I don't want to wait years for that to happen.
Please help! I have been looking for it for a very long time, as I'm sure others have too.
Posted by achuma, Nov 10, 2009