Various - Popular Koto Melodies Of Japan
Reggae, Folk, World, & Country
Label: Everest ‎– 3347, Everest ‎– SDBR 3347 (E)
Type: Vinyl, LP, Stereo
Country: US
Date of released: 1973
Category: Classical, Folk, World, & Country
Style: Folk
Genre: Reggae, Folk, World, & Country
Musician: Various
Album's name: Popular Koto Melodies Of Japan
ZIP archive size: 1840

Various - Popular Koto Melodies Of Japan

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 The Cherry Blossoms (Sakura Sakura)
A2 Pass, Oh Pass (Toryanse)
A3 Six Variations (Rokudan)
A4 Sailing Time (Defune)
Lyrics By – Kogetsu KatsutaWritten-By – Haseo Sugiyama
A5 Four Seasons In Kyoto (Gion Kouta)
A6 Moon Over The Desolate Castle (Kojo No Tsuki)
Written-By – Rentaro Taki
A7 Soran-Bushi
B1 O-Edo Bridge (Oedo Nihonbashi)
B2 Song Of The Sandpiper (Chidori No Kyoku)
B3 Kuroda-Bushi
B4 A Bridal Doll (Hanayome Ningyo)
B5 Lullaby From Itsuki Village (Itsuki No Komoriuta)
B6 Kushimoto-Bushi
B7 Coal Miners' Song (Tanko Bushi)

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Everest Records, Inc.
  • Mastered At – Bell Sound Studios


  • Koto – Chikatoyo Tsujimoto, Hiroe Yonekawa, Masumi Yonekawa, Megumi Yonekawa
  • Koto, Arranged By – Toshiko Yonekawa
  • Mastered By – Sam Feldman
  • Shakuhachi – Goro Yamaguchi
  • Written-By – Traditional


From Sleeve:
"The popular Japanese tunes are compiled, including folk songs, children's songs, modern songs etc., as well as purely instrumental pieces. These are the most beloved pieces to the Japanese populace."

"℗ 1973 Everest Records" (on labels).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1, etched, "Bell Sound" stamped): S-4743-# 5 B ··· Bell Sound sf AH-4-6-81
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2, etched, "Bell Sound" stamped): S-4743-# 5 A ··· Bell Sound sf AH-4-6-81

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
3347 Various Popular Koto Melodies Of Japan ‎(LP) Everest 3347 US 1973