When I went to Yoyogi Park on Sunday, it was still too cold to unzip my jacket, the cherry blossom buds were still tight as fists, and even the dogs were still wearing little hoodie sweatshirts, but I knew that spring had officially come because the rockabilly guys had changed their uniforms. Black leather jackets: out. Denim: in. With their club’s name emblazoned on the back, of course!
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2 thoughts on “Rockabilly Spring”
I just left Tokyo after living there for 3 months, and never got to see these guys perform. I first became aware of them when they were featured in a video by Peter Bjorn:
That’s a great video! And the great thing about these guys is that – unlike most things in Tokyo – they’ll always be here when you come back…