Listen to the first track of this blistering early Mayumi Kojima album
Get it all here.
Long-time visitors of the bodega not only know the special place this singer holds in our heart--they also know why. (Newer visitors need simply listen to the sample above.)
I'm so wiped out that I can't possibly write up a properly thrill-packed intro for this one ... but, just having found it, I couldn't wait to pass it along to you.