Joyama no Narazumono

Joyama no Narazumono

Regular price $52.95
  • Originally self released in only 100 copies in 1979
  • Stoughton “tip-on” jacket
  • Vinyl pressed at Cascade Record Pressing
  • Available on two color editions: Black Vinyl and Translucent “Root Beer” Vinyl
  • New liner notes

Experience the captivating and hypnotic sounds of Joyama no Narazumono – a rare gem of Japan’s 70’s folk scene!

A genre-bending album by duo Shigeki Kobayashi and Yasuo Yamada, who drew inspiration from songs by local boatmen and British folk like Fairport Convention and The Albion Band to craft a minimalist, intimate approach to both traditional and original compositions.

Locally released in 1979 in an edition of just 100 copies, this highly sought-after album is now available worldwide for the first time.

Printed on Stoughton “tip-on” jackets. 300 copies on black vinyl, and 200 on Translucent “Root beer” vinyl.


A1 神楽の唄
A2 城山唄
A3 太郎どんと次郎どんの犬
A4 じゃりがち唄
A5 山越えて
B1 船頭唄
B2 天神講の唄
B3 しみわたり
B4 盆踊りパート1
B5 いちょう