Kan Mikami

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Kan Mikami
Birth name Kan Mikami
Born (1950-03-20) March 20, 1950 (age 66)
Origin Aomori, Japan
Genres Folk, blues
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Years active 1971–present
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Kan Mikami (三上 寛 Mikami Kan?, born March 20, 1950) is a Japanese folk singer-songwriter. His music, heavily influenced by American blues, was popular in Japan in the 1970s.[1] He re-wrote the lyric of the song "Yume wa Yoru Hiraku" for his cover version in 1972, which was banned for its negative portrayal of Modern Japanese Culture. Mikami also acted in cinema and is notable for collaborations with Shūji Terayama and his avant-garde theater Tenjō Sajiki.



  1. ^ Kan Mikami at Allmusic.com

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