japanese music Japanese Rock And Roll Bands List

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List of Japanese rock and roll bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as rock and roll solo artists from Japan are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Japanese music that you've never heard before. The rock and roll bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Japan. If you think the best Japanese rock and roll band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List features Kra, Elephant Kashimashi and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular rock and roll bands from Japan?" and "Which rock and roll bands started in Japan?" then this list will answer your questions.

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Kra is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Japanese Rock And Roll Bands List
Kra Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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Elephant Kashimashi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Japanese Rock And Roll Bands List
Elephant Kashimashi Blues-rock, Rock music, Grunge

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Electric Eel Shock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Japanese Rock And Roll Bands List
Electric Eel Shock Rock music, Garage rock, Heavy metal

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Yōsui Inoue is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Japanese Rock And Roll Bands List
Yōsui Inoue Adult contemporary music, Folk rock, Rock and roll

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Ryuichi Kawamura is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Japanese Rock And Roll Bands List
Ryuichi Kawamura Pop music, Rock music, J-pop

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Keisuke Kuwata is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Japanese Rock And Roll Bands List
Keisuke Kuwata Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Masaharu Fukuyama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Japanese Rock And Roll Bands List
Masaharu Fukuyama Pop music, Rock music, J-pop

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Cha Katō is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Japanese Rock And Roll Bands List
Cha Katō Rock and roll, Novelty song

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The Checkers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Japanese Rock And Roll Bands List
The Checkers Doo-wop, Pop music, Rockabilly

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The Drifters is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Japanese Rock And Roll Bands List
The Drifters Rock and roll, Novelty song