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Phils Game Music Similarities #26 God Bless Echidna


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.

Phil out

Update 25/05/2021:

Some songs that were released shortly after El Loco but are more pronounced:


Isley Brothers - Twist & Shout (1961):

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