Lyrics By – 浅川マキ*Music By – 後藤次利*
Lyrics By, Music By – 浅川マキ*
|ETP-17518||浅川マキ*||Control (7", Single, Promo)||Express||ETP-17518||Japan||1983|
Her debut album, 浅川マキの世界 (Asakawa Maki no Sekai; Maki Asakawa's World), was released in 1970. In addition to writing and composing, she also released cover versions of traditional American folk and blues freely rendered into Japanese, such as "Kimyō na kajitsu (奇妙な果実)" (Strange Fruit), "Asahi no ataru ie (朝日のあたる家)" (The House of the Rising Sun), "Gin House Blues", etc.
Maki Asakawa (Japanese: 浅川マキ, Asakawa Maki; January 27, 1942 – January 17, 2010) was a Japanese jazz and blues singer, lyricist, and occasional actress. Born in Mikawa, Ishikawa Prefecture (now Hakusan), after graduating high school she worked as a civil servant for a short time before moving to Tokyo. Particularly influenced by the styles of Mahalia Jackson and Billie Holiday, Asakawa began her career singing at US Army bases and at various cabarets.
ともし頃 (Hi Tomoshi Goro).