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Akita Obako

from Songs of my land by Chiyomi Yamada

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Akita Obako
(Akita prefecture)

Obako means “daughter”, but the word is often used to refer to an unmarried woman.

“Young woman, how old are you?
If you're 17, blossom swiftly. For in your bloom lies the promise of bearing fruit; otherwise, you will fade into obscurity.”

This sentiment echoes the famous latin aphorism “Carpe Diem” or “Pluck the day.”


秋田おばこ (秋田)

おばこナ~ 何ぼになる 

十七ナ~ おばこなど 
何しに花コなど 咲かねエとナ~



from Songs of my land, released March 1, 2024


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Chiyomi Yamada Kumamoto, Japan

Singer of European Ancient Music and Japanese Traditional Folklore.
Traveller between musical worlds and ages searching for the eternal link between music and the human soul.
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