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72

The Legacy Music Hour: Funk Music

Brent and Rob funk things up on Episode 72 with a genre focus on 8-bit and 16-bit era funk music from video games.  These tracks are not just funky, these tracks are funk.  So turn up the volume and get down!  Full track listing below.

Game – Composer – Song – Company – Console – Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Home Improvement: Power Tool Pursuit! – Jim Wallace, Steve Melillo – Dialogue – Imagineering Inc./Absolute Entertainment – SNES – 1994

ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron – John Baker – Mellow Groove – Johnson Voorsanger Productions/Sega – Genesis – 1994

Maniac Mansion – Dave Govett – Michael – Jaleco/LucasArts – NES – 1990

Syvalion – Hayato Matsuo, Koichi Sugiyama (advisor) – A Little Harder – Taito/Toshiba – Super Famicom – 1992

ToeJam & Earl – John Baker – Funkotronic Beat – Sega – Genesis – 1991

Hourai Gakuen no Bouken! The Adventures of Hourai High School – Hitoshi Sakimoto – Dungeon – J-Wing/Dynamite – Super Famicom – 1996

Earthbound – Hirokazu Tanaka – Battle Against a Weird Opponent – Nintendo – SNES – 1995

Altered Beast – Tohru Nakabayashi, Kazuhiko Nagai (arr.) – Game Over, Name Entry – Sega – Genesis – 1989

ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron – John Baker – Funk Down Under – Johnson Voorsanger Productions/Sega – Genesis – 1994

Ganbare Goemon 2: Kiteretsu Shōgun Magginesu – Kazuhiko Uehara,Tomoya Tomita, Nobuyuki Akena – Tunnel Passage – Konami – Super Famicom – 1993

Star Fox – Hajime Hirasawa – Fortuna – Nintendo – SNES -1993

McDonald’s Treasure Land Adventure – Katsuhiko Suzuki,Satoshi Murata – Magical Town – Treasure/Sega – Genesis – 1993

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 – C. Cirocco Jones, Brad Buxer, Michael Jackson – Marble Garden Zone 1 – Sega – Genesis – 1994