Blues in Japan?
May 29, 2011 12:14 PM Subscribe
Why are the blues (the music genre) so popular in Japan?
posted by andrewpcone to Society & Culture (9 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
I'm taking an anthro class on Chicago Blues and my professor mentioned this, and then my blues harp teacher confirmed it. He's got a bunch of CDs of studio outtakes of major blues musicians that were only released in Japan. Who in Japan listens to this music, and why is so popular?