Unknown Artist ‎– Traditional Folk Songs Of Japan (Part One: East Japan)

Folkways Records ‎– FE 4534 A/B
Vinyl, LP, Mono


A1 Soran Songs
A2 Oiwake Songs
A3 Dance-Songs
A4 The Song Of Rice-Husking
A5 Songs Of Saitara
A6 Songs Of Picking Safflowers
A7 Songs Of Sawauchi
A8 The Songs Of Mountains
B1 Dance-Song At Nikko
B2 Songs Of Kusatsu The Hot Spring
B3 Coal Miner's Songs Of Joban
B4 Bon Song Of Chichibu
B5 Song Of Yagi-Shuku
B6 The Hack-Drivers Song Of Hakone
B7 Songs Of Sado Isle
B8 Songs Of Kiso
B9 Songs Of Ina

Companies, etc.



Issued in a textured, heavy cardboard slipcase sleeve. With an informational booklet.

© 1961 Folkways Records & Service Corp.

Runout info: Hand etched;
Side A: A524DT
Side B: DT 4534
Side A & B: 7-17-61 just above runout area but under the label.

Additional track details / styles:

A1: Soran Bushi
A2: Ezashi Oiwake
A5: Songs of Saitara
A7: Sawauchi Zinku
A8: Oyamaka Bushi
B4: Chichibu Ondo
B5: Yagi Bushi
B7: Sado Okesa
B8: Kiso Bushi
B9: Ina Bushi

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): FE 4534 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): FE 4534 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamp side A): FE 4534 A A524DT 7-17-61
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout stamp side B): FE 4534 B DT 4534 7-17-61