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CD reissue
Challenge! is due to be reissued by Columbia Music Entertainment on September 19 in Japan. [LINK]
Posted by choan, Sep 03, 2007
Discography
And of course, their side of the Oz Days Live 2LP, released in 1973.
Posted by choan, Sep 03, 2007
Kazuki Tomokawa - Artist Information
Discography
I'd recommend that you remove Sora no Sakana, since it didn't come out until 1999. Tomokawa's early discography:

YATTO ICHIMAIME (1975)
NIKUSEI (1976)
SENBAZURU O KUCHI NI KUWAETA HIBI (1977)
ORE NO NAKA DE NARIYAMANAI MONO (1978)
INU: AKITA CONCERT LIVE (1979)
UMI SHIZUKA, TAMASHII WA YAMI (1981)

The first three have just been reissued on Showboat, the 4th and 5th (i.e. Ore no naka, Inu) on Super Fuji Discs.
Posted by choan, Sep 03, 2007
Posted by choan, Sep 03, 2007
Posted by choan, Sep 03, 2007
Oz Days - Comments
Oz Last Days
For what it's worth, this event was actually titled 'Oz Last Days', and lasted for five days, not three (Aug 29 to Sept 2, 1973). The double album was also going to be titled Oz Last Days (see the pre-release flyer here: http://www.yk.rim.or.jp/~ubud/rg/rf7334b.html

The announced line-up for each of the days was:
8/29 Yoninbayashi, Anzen Band, Zuno Keisatsu
8/30 Creation, Carmen Maki & Oz, Taj Mahal Travellers
8/31 Lazy Kim Blues Band, Westroad Blues Band, Agora
9/1 Gypsy Blood, Acid Seven, Makoto Kubota
9/2 Rallizes, Masato Minami, Oz Golden Boys

Oh yes, the original album credits Acid Seven, not the Acid Seven Group. And Masato Minami Group, rather than just Masato Minami.
Posted by choan, Sep 03, 2007
Posted by choan, Sep 03, 2007
Posted by choan, Sep 03, 2007
The Flowers - Image
The Flowers The Flowers pictured in 1969. Leader Yuya Utchida (pictured centre) led them through hard rock, pure experimental noise and Janis Joplin-style blues wailing.
Posted by Julian Cope, Sep 03, 2007
See Japrocksampler, Book Two, Chapter Six.
Posted by Julian Cope, Sep 03, 2007