The Mops

The Mops | モップス | もっぷす

Name in Japanese: モップス, もっぷす

Years Active: 1966 - 1974

The Mops are one of Japan's best know "group sounds" bands, particularly noted for their psychedelic period. The group was founded in 1966 by high school friends Mikiharu Suzuki (drums), Taro Miyuki (guitar), Masaru Hoshi (lead guitar) and Kaoru Murakami (bass), playing mostly instrumental rock ala the fabulously popular Ventures. Suzuki's older brother Hiromitsu joined in later and became the group's main vocalist, sharing the job with Hoshi. The Mops started playing clubs and discos...

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The Mops (1968)


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