29 December 2010

Episode 9: Disney

The hosts explore music in Disney games and present tracks from QuackShot, Castle Of Illusion, DuckTales, and more.  They also talk about the appeal of Chippendales shows.  Full track listing below.



Key: Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year*

*The year specified is the year the version that we played was released.  For example, as some music from the same game may vary between Japanese and North American versions, generally, we play the North American version, which may or may not have been released the same year it was released in Japan.

The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse - Mari Yamaguchi - Snowy Valley - Capcom - SNES - 1992

QuackShot - Kamiya Studio - Transylvania - Sega - Genesis - 1991

DuckTales - Hiroshige Tonomura - Transylvania - Capcom - NES - 1990

DuckTales - Hiroshige Tonomura - African Mines - Capcom - NES - 1990

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse - Tokuhiko Uwabo - Stage 1 - Sega - Genesis - 1990

Aladdin - Tommy Tallarico, Donald S. Griffin - Arab Rock 2 - Virgin Interactive - Genesis - 1993

Mickey Mania: The Timeless Adventures of Mickey Mouse - Matt Furniss - Mickey and the Beanstalk - Sony Imagesoft - SNES - 1994

DuckTales 2 - Minae Fujii - Glomgold's Ship - Capcom - Game Boy - 1993

Donald Duck Mahou No Boushi - Takahisa Hirano, Takeshi Miura - Race a Go Go! - Epoch - Super Famicom - 1995

Goof Troop - Yuki Satomura - Map - Capcom - SNES - 1993

Mickey Mousecapade - Takeaki Kunimoto - Fun House - Capcom - NES - 1988

Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers - Harumi Fujita - Zone F - Capcom - NES - 1990

Mickey no Tokyo Disneyland Daibouken - Shigenori Masuko, Yoko Suzuki, M. Kitaoka - Space Mountain - Tomy - Super Famicom - 1994

Goof Troop - Yuki Satomura - Staff Roll - Capcom - SNES - 1993

Mickey to Donald Magical Adventure 3 - Mari Yamaguchi - The Flying Skyship - Capcom - Super Famicom - 1995

Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers - Harumi Fujita - Zone J - Capcom - NES - 1990

DuckTales 2 - Minae Fujii - Bermuda - Capcom - NES - 1993

Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers - Harumi Fujita - Zone A - Capcom - NES - 1990

The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse - Mari Yamaguchi - Pete's Peak - Capcom - SNES - 1992

DuckTales - Hiroshige Tonomura - The Moon - Capcom - NES - 1990

22 December 2010

Episode 8: Mari Yamaguchi

Brent and Rob explore the work of composer Mari Yamaguchi in the 8th episode of The Legacy Music Hour.  They present music from Breath of Fire, U.N. Squadron, Super Ghouls n' Ghosts, and more.  They also welcome a call-in guest, Joe Schwebke, who provides further insight into Mari's unique style.  Full track listing below.



Key: Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year*

*The year specified is the year the version that we played was released.  For example, as some music from the same game may vary between Japanese and North American versions, generally, we play the North American version, which may or may not have been released the same year it was released in Japan.

Mega Man 5 - Mari Yamaguchi - Wily's Castle - Capcom - NES - 1992

The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse - Mari Yamaguchi - Dark Forest (Level 2) - Capcom - SNES - 1992

U.N. Squadron - Mari Yamaguchi - Canyon (Mission 8) - Capcom - SNES - 1991

Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts - Mari Yamaguchi - Ice Forest (Stage 5) - Capcom - SNES - 1991

Mickey to Donald Magical Adventure 3 - Mari Yamaguchi - The Sea With Shells - Capcom - Super Famicom - 1995

Breath of Fire - Mari Yamaguchi - Breath of Fire - Capcom - SNES - 1994

Mega Man 5 - Mari Yamaguchi - Password - Capcom - NES - 1992

Mega Man 5 - Mari Yamaguchi - Gravity Man - Capcom - NES - 1992

Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts - Mari Yamaguchi - Sea of Despair (Stage 2) - Capcom - SNES - 1991

U.N. Squadron - Mari Yamaguchi - Introduction - Capcom - SNES - 1991

U.N. Squadron - Manami Matsumae, Mari Yamaguchi (arr.) - The Minks - Capcom - SNES - 1991

The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse - Mari Yamaguchi - Fire Grotto (Level 3) - Capcom - SNES - 1992

Final Fight 2 - Mari Yamaguchi, Yuki Iwai, Setsuo Yamamoto, Yuko Takehara - Flower Shower - Capcom - SNES - 1993

Breath of Fire - Mari Yamaguchi - Distant View - Capcom - SNES - 1994

Mega Man 5 - Mari Yamaguchi - Napalm Man - Capcom - NES - 1992

Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts - Mari Yamaguchi - Crucible of Flame (Stage 3) - Capcom - SNES - 1991

The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse - Mari Yamaguchi - Treetops (Level 1) - Capcom - SNES - 1992

The Great Circus Mystery Starring Mickey and Minnie - Mari Yamaguchi - The Jungle - Capcom - SNES - 1994

Breath of Fire - Mari Yamaguchi - Expedition - Capcom - SNES - 1994

15 December 2010

Episode 7: Elevator Music

Episode 7 focuses on the topic of "elevator music."  What exactly is meant by "elevator music?"  Take a listen to the episode and find out!  Rob and Brent also record possible greeting messages for the Legacy Music Hour phone line: (281)SONIC91.  Full track listing below.



Key: Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year*

*The year specified is the year the version that we played was released.  For example, as some music from the same game may vary between Japanese and North American versions, generally, we play the North American version, which may or may not have been released the same year it was released in Japan.

Pilotwings - Soyo Oka - Light Plane - Nintendo - SNES - 1991

Ys Book 1 - Yuzo Koshiro, Mieko Ishikawa, Ryo Yonemitsu (arr.) - Tower of the Shadow of Death - Nihon Falcom - TurboGrafx-CD - 1990

F-Zero - Yumiko Kanki - Silence - Nintendo - SNES - 1991

Who Framed Roger Rabbit - David Wise - Mountains/North of L.A. - LJN - NES - 1989

Star Fox - Hajime Hirasawa - Macbeth - Nintendo - SNES -1993

Phantasy Star II - Tokuhiko Uwabo - Restoration - Sega - Genesis - 1990

Out Run - Masayoshi Ishi - Step on Beat - Sega - Genesis - 1991

Out Run - Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Shinichiro Sato (arr.) - Passing Breeze - Sega - Game Gear - 1991

Super Mario Kart - Soyo Oka - Mario Circuit - Nintendo - SNES - 1992

Super Mario Bros. 3 - Koji Kondo - Water Land (World Map 3) - Nintendo - NES - 1990

The Legend of the Mystical Ninja - Kazuhiko Uehara, Harumi Ueko - Travel in Style - Konami - SNES - 1992

Ys Book 2 - Yuzo Koshiro, Mieko Ishikawa, Ryo Yonemitsu (arr.) - Stay With Me Forever - Nihon Falcom - TurboGrafx-CD - 1990

Pop'n TwinBee - Kazuhiko Uehara, Masahiro Ikariko, Tomoya Tomita, Nobuyuki Akena, Saiko Miki, Masae Nakashima, Harumi Ueko, Yukie Morimoto, Michiru Yamane - Ocean - Konami - Super Famicom - 1993

ToeJam and Earl - John Baker - ToeJam Slowjam - Sega - Genesis - 1991

Pilotwings - Soyo Oka - Rocketbelt - Nintendo - SNES - 1991

Ys III: Wanderers from Ys - Mieko Ishikawa - Redmont, the Street of Trading - Riot - Genesis - 1991

Tetris Attack - Masaya Kuzume - Water Stage - Nintendo - SNES - 1996

Phantasy Star II - Tokuhiko Uwabo - Phantasy - Sega - Genesis - 1990

Front Mission - Yoko Shimomura, Noriko Matsueda - Shop - Square - Super Famicom - 1995

ToeJam and Earl - John Baker - Big Earl Bump - Sega - Genesis - 1991

NBA Jam - Jon Hey - Main Menu - Midway - SNES - 1994

Pilotwings - Soyo Oka - Skydiving - Nintendo - SNES - 1991

07 December 2010

Episode 6: Flying and Shooting

In Episode 6, the hosts explore music in the flying-shooter category.  They present classic tracks from Technosoft, Konami, Hudson Soft and more.  Full track listing below.



Key: Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year*

*The year specified is the year the version that we played was released.  For example, as some music from the same game may vary between Japanese and North American versions, generally, we play the North American version, which may or may not have been released the same year it was released in Japan.

Lightening Force: Quest for the Darkstar - Toshiharu Yamanishi - Metal Squad (Stage 8) - Technosoft - Genesis - 1992

Life Force - Miki Higashino, Hidenori Maezawa (arr.), Shinya Sakamoto (arr.), Satoe Terashima (arr.), Atsushi Fujio (arr.) - Organic Life Forms (Stage 4) - Konami - NES - 1988

Top Gun - Kyouhei Sada - Missle Select - Konami - NES - 1987

The Guardian Legend - Masatomo Miyamoto (Miyamo Shant) - Area 21 - Compile/Broderbund - NES - 1989

Blazing Lazers - Masatomo Miyamoto - Area 4 - Compile/Hudson Soft - TurboGrafx-16 - 1989

Legendary Wings - Tamayo Kawamoto, Manami Matsumae (arr.), Yoshihiro Sakaguchi (arr.) - Area 2 - Capcom - NES - 1988

Thunder Force III - Toshiharu Yamanishi - A War Without the End (Ending) - Technosoft - Genesis - 1990

Pop'n TwinBee - Kazuhiko Uehara, Masahiro Ikariko, Tomoya Tomita, Nobuyuki Akena, Saiko Miki, Masae Nakashima, Harumi Ueko, Yukie Morimoto, Michiru Yamane - Village Sky - Konami - Super Famicom - 1993

Herzog Zwei - Naosuke Arai, Tomomi Ohtani - Sleight of Hand - Technosoft - Genesis - 1990

Air Fortress - Hideki Kanazashi (Escaper Kanagushi) - Inside the Fortress - HAL Laboratory - NES - 1987

Blazing Lazers - Masatomo Miyamoto - Final Boss - Compile/Hudson Soft - TurboGrafx-16 - 1989

Star Fox - Hajime Hirasawa - Main Theme (End Credits) - Nintendo - SNES -1993
Darius Plus - Hisayoshi Ogura - Enter Your Initials - Taito - PC Engine - 1990

1943: The Battle of Midway - Kumi Yamaga (Jungle Kumi) - In-Game BGM 1 (Air Battle) - Capcom - arcade - 1987

Lightening Force: Quest for the Darkstar - Takeshi Yoshida - Stranger (Stage 5 Boss) - Technosoft - Genesis - 1992

Starship Hector - Takeaki Kunimoto - History 1 - Hudson Soft - NES - 1990

Lightening Force: Quest for the Darkstar - Takeshi Yoshida - Evil Destroyer (Stage 1 Boss) - Technosoft - Genesis - 1992

Life Force - Miki Higashino, Hidenori Maezawa (arr.), Shinya Sakamoto (arr.), Satoe Terashima (arr.), Atsushi Fujio (arr.) - Stars and LIght (Stage 6) - Konami - NES - 1988

Lightening Force: Quest for the Darkstar - Toshiharu Yamanishi - The Sky Line (Stage 3A) - Technosoft - Genesis - 1992

Gradius - Miki Higashino, Hidenori Maezawa (arr.) - Level 4 - Konami - NES - 1986

Lightening Force: Quest for the Darkstar - Toshiharu Yamanishi - Love Dream (Maniac Ending) - Technosoft - Genesis - 1992

Silver Surfer - Tim Follin, Geoff Follin - BGM II - Software Creations - NES -1990

Lightening Force: Quest for the Darkstar - Toshiharu Yamanishi - Fighting Back (Stage 1A) - Technosoft - Genesis - 1992