Flower Travellin’ Band

Flower Travellin’ Band were a Japanese hard-rock/psych band that debuted with an album on Philips in 1970, followed by the three further albums on Atlantic between 1971 and 1973. The band’s second album, Satori, has since drawn global attention to the development of maximalist rock in this region.

Members: 石間秀樹 [Hideki Ishima] (guitar), 小林ジュン [Jun Kobayashi] (bass), 和田ジョージ [Joji Wada] (drums), ジョー山中 [Akira “Joe” Yamanaka] (vocals, 1970-2011)


  • Anywhere (1970)
  • Satori (1971)
  • Made in Japan (1972)
  • Make Up (1973)

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