Shokichi Kina

Shokichi Kina | 喜納  昌吉

Name in Japanese: 喜納 昌吉

Instruments: Vocals, Guitar

Born: June 10, 1948 (age 68)

Years Active: 1967 - Present

Shokichi Kina is to Okinawan music what Bob Marley was to reggae: The Man. Kina, born in Okinawa in 1948, is perhaps best known as the composer of "Subete no Hito no Kokoro ni Hana wo (Blooming Flowers in the Hearts of All)," an undisputed Japanese pop-music classic that's best-known simply as "Hana". Kina and his backing band, Champloose, first became known in 1972 when they scored a hit with "Haisai Ojisan (Hey Man)". In 1980 Kina and Champloose released Blood...

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