Featuring Punch Out (NES) and Mahlon Merrick.
Greetings fellow game music lovers,
from my vacation, a classic comparison that has been floating through the web for some time. Today we feature Mike Tyson's Punch Out for the NES (1987) which is full of musical puns, including the title theme:
It is common knowledge nowadays that this tune is likely based on the song "Look Sharp - Be Sharp" (aka The Gillete March) composed by Mahlon Merrick in ca. 1954: