Pierre Manea / Melodic Refrains in Japanese Train Stations: The Management of Passenger Behavior through the Use of Electric Bells
Document 2 : “An Arrival Bell at Fukui Station” (1955-1975). Source: Ima Yomigaeru Kokutetsu, 2011, Columbia Music Entertainment. CD 6, Track 3. ASIN: B004WLXTZQ. EAN: 4988001475200.
Document 3 : “An Active Window Bell at Yonezawa Station” (1955-1975). Source: Kokutetsu, Furusato no Eki, 1999, Pony Canyon. CD 1, Track 26. ASIN: B00005FR22. EAN: 4988013000506.
Document 4 : “A Departure Bell at Ryougoku Station” (1955-1975). Source: Ima Yomigaeru Kokutetsu, 2010, Columbia Music Entertainment. CD 2, Track 1. ASIN: B003800360. EAN: 4988001300908.
Document 5 : “Ue Wo Muite Arukou: an Arrival Melody at Kawasaki Station” (2008). The song, translated “Sukiyaki” in the US, was major hit in Japan as well as American pop chart. Its author, artist Sakamoto Kyu, was born in Kawasaki. Source: Keikyu Eki Merodi Original (Japanese), 2009, USM Japan. CD 1, Track 6. ASIN: B001PBQLHY. EAN: 498805551146. An excerpt of a live recording can be found on Youtube.