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I found unconfirmed Yokohama minstrel tune in 1854.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Sayers Oct 4, 2014. 20 Replies

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"This is a picture of a minstrel show when a Japanese was invited to perform in the Pohatan steam Frigate anchored off Yokohama on March 27, 1854, the same year."
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"This is a flyer of the Commodore Matthew C. Perry's Minstrel Show in Okinawa in 1854, which was published in the "Jonathan Goble of Japan". Jonathan Goble (1827-1926). Goble first visited Japan as a marine in Commodore Matthew C.…"
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"It's really a small world...  I lived on Okinawa from March 1970 to September 1971 courtesy of the U. S. Army.  I lived in Futemma, and my Okinawan next door neighbor played the samisen every evening with his family sitting with him…"
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"Nice job Samurai! Really interesting to see such a large group playing this material. I lived in Makiminato, Okinawa 1980- 81 and have shopped and eaten in Naha many times!"
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