加川良

加川良

folk, japanese, jazz, 70s, singer-songwriter

Ryo Kagawa (加川 良 Kagawa Ryō, November 21, 1947 – April 5, 2017) was a Japanese folk singer and singer-songwriter. Kagawa was known as a central figure in the Kansai folk-music boom of the late 1960s and early 1970s in Japan, and was a key influence on the early musical development of such major Japanese artists as Tsuyoshi Nagabuchi. Kagawa was born in Hikone, Shiga Prefecture in the Kansai region of Japan anchored by the major centers of Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe.