National Public Radio, on the most improbable #1 hit record ever in the United States.
I had no idea the lyrics had anything to do with the Ampo demonstrations. You learn something every day.
Of course, the coda, which has Sakamoto Kyu dying in 1985 in what is still the worst single aircraft disaster ever, does not quite fit into the uplifting message of the piece.
Later - If you can identify all those singing the song in this string of video clips...you have been watching way too much television.
I do not know what is trippier, Becky's warbles or Miura's Yuichiro's mug.