Featuring Sonic & Knuckles and RIOT.
Vacation is over and we celebrate return by submitting another Sonic entry. This time it is the Main/Invincibility/Super Sonic theme found in Sonic & Knuckles or Sonic 3 & Knuckles (1994):
By hearing this song one can make 3 basic observations:
- It sounds somewhat latin
- It has a dance music vibe to it
- It rocks
Knowing that the Sonic composers have a certain knack for the disco era, it is not suprising that one can find a song that sounds somewhat similar in the piece "Dios Bendiga a Conchita (God Bless Conchita)" from 1973:
Btw I think that this tune (as many, many others) might have been inspired by the 1957 song "El Loco Cha Cha" by René Touzet:
Workers day here and as usually nobody works.
Some songs that were released shortly after El Loco but are more pronounced:
Isley Brothers - Twist & Shout (1961):