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'"Unser Mann" in Japan'

Yet more self-promotion: JRN profiled on the German Road Races website: 

http://www.germanroadraces.de/24-0-26743-unser-mann-in-japan-der-kanadier.html?npi=1

Google Chrome's machine translation of the article included the sad-but-true statement:

"...Japan Running News, which operates Larner since 2007...."


Pics in the article were taken by Dr. Helmut Winter at the Namban Rengo running club's year-end party last Saturday at the British Embassy in Tokyo during a live-band karaoke session.  

In these gems JRN associate editor Mika Tokairin pours her heart and soul into the Ramones' "Beat on the Brat" with one minor and predictable lyric change.












The highlight of the evening, personally: "Anarchy in the U.K." Photo by Shoji Shimomitsu.


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Brett Larner said…
The set list as far as I can remember it:

"Anarchy in the U.K." - the Sex Pistols
"Rumble" - Link Wray
"Highway to Hell" - AC/DC
"One" - U2
"I Want it That Way" - Backstreet Boys
"Fight for Your Right to Party" - Beastie Boys
"Can't Help Falling in Love" - Elvis
3-song medley: "Express Yourself" - Madonna / "Paradise City" - Guns 'n' Roses / "Born This Way" - Lady Gaga
"Open Arms" - Journey
"Beat on the Brat" - the Ramones
"Every Breath You Take" - the Police

-a short break to watch the eclipse-

"Livin' La Vida Loca" - Ricky Martin
"Don't Look Back in Anger" - Oasis
"My Way" - Frank Sinatra

Encore:
"Rumble" - Link Wray (again)
"Highway to Hell" - AC/DC (again, with extended jam)
"Faith" - George Michael
"First of May" - Bee Gees (me solo on guitar and vox)

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