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Phils Game/Pop Music Similarities #80 - Blue East Wind

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Featuring Sonic The Hedgehog and John Renbourn & Co.

Greetings fellow game music lovers,

it has been a while since I did a Sega entry. But don't worry, I still have some stuff from this direction in the pipeline. With the 2020 olympic game still fresh and the trailer for the upcoming movie finally being fixed, I suspect this will blow some fresh wind into the topic for th emonths to follow. 

Today's topic is the title screen song, from the very first Sonic game (1991) that has also been remixed for the invincibility theme of the second part (1992):

Introducing the song "East Wind", a collaborative effort of english folk guitarists John Renbourn and scottish folk guitarist Bert Jansch form the year 1966. You can call me crazy, but the first few seconds of the song feel to me like a muffled Sonic 1 title theme / Sonic 2 invincibility theme:

In conjunction with this being a Megaman month, one may call this the blue week.

Phil out.

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