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The Carnabeats

The Carnabeats has been played on NTS in shows including Death Is Not The End, featured first on 18 April 2021. Songs played include 若い想い出 = When I Was Young.

The Carnabeats (ザ・カーナビーツ) are one of the better known "group sounds" bands, known to foreigners largely for their Japanese language versions of Zombies hits. While they will perhaps forever be known as the "Japanese Zombies", the group had a string of hits beyond their covers, and the members cite The Who and The Lovin' Spoonful as other influences.

The nucleus of the band, drummer Ai Takano, then just sixteen years old, and his slightly older…

若い想い出 = When I Was Young
The Carnabeats
若い想い出 = When I Was Young
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