Fuji Ayako-san

One of the proudest traditions here at the Abandoned Factory, is kicking back with some Enka on the 4th of July. Last year it was Yoko Nagayama, and while nothing says “4th of July” quite like a beautiful woman in a kimono playing a shamisen, this year we are going to spell Independance A-Y-A-K-O, as in Ayako Fuji.

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Happy 4th of July!

For those in the United States of America, today is Independence Day, when we shook off the bonds of tyranny, that is the claims of the British crown and Parliament. What better way to celebrate that than with some Enka music? Okay, many people prefer watching fireworks, but this is Independence Day, so I’m gonna do it as I please! If you are so inclined, enjoy the music by Enka performer Yoko Nagayama by checking out these videos. Have fun wherever you are!