#229: Interview with Naoko Yamano of Shonen Knife

June 2, 2015

This week Naoko Yamano of the legendary Japanese punk rock band Shonen Knife joins us.  Naoko talks about her thirty-plus years fronting Shonen Knife. We talk about how the band started in Osaka in 1981 and discuss the music scene of Osaka vs. Toyko. We dig into songwriting, guitars, touring and much more! We hope you enjoy, and be sure to check out Shonen Knife on their U.S. tour this June.

Songs in this Episode:

Intro - Bad Luck Song

16:14 - Pop Tune

23:45 - Blitzkrieg Bop (Ramones cover)

30:36 - Osaka Rock City

Outro - Super Group

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