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What is the catchiest retro vidya music in existence?
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https://youtu.be/AK7sMZK48O0
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHXPcBK7524
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Objectively? Super Mario World Athletic theme
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>>9136250
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbXLu1QeOuM
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tetris theme A
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>>9136250
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gz0fAz9n_Os
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3i2amF7dyE
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WKBjmJCBHw
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RIGHT ABOUT NOW IT'S TIME TO ROCK WITH THE BIGGITY BUCK BUMBLE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Q_dScgX6bk
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you know what, zoomer memes are full of Yoshi Island and Mario 64 OST
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Cyborg justice
https://youtu.be/0110kT30Gdg
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6JfsduyOZg
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>>9136976
It is really catchy
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>>9136430
Yeah. I think you're right. I think I could argue it is the most signature Mario song, yes, even more than the original SMB theme
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https://youtu.be/XnLigMLN6ao
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hV8RAeGv7_c
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RM2oRKfMq2w
The whole soundtrack is over-doing it with those orchestra hits, it's great
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Bare knuckle - Beatnik on the Ship by Yuzo Koshiro

By far my favorite video game track

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIGcB3QAJ-o
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>>9136990
>>9136475
>>9137042
brilliant, thanks
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiTR0Ea-4Is
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aP1hasWEG4&ab_channel=explod2A03
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>>9136250
all the NES metroid songs
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>>9136250
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2_l-T2DFLk
such a great game.
I love video game music, but this is one of the few songs i genuinely catch myself thinking about in my head at work its so damn catchy
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a28dx0WKlUY
This was originally placeholder music in the game's demo that the composer remixed because it he liked it *that* much
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMgKVLYuZmA

one of my favorite songs of all time
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>>9136430
>>9137034
But how does it stack up against Bob-Omb Battlefield?
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https://youtu.be/WR8Yx00TG9o
The first 90 seconds of this song is pure poetry. If it were looped and the battle theme of a JRPG, I would have simped for it so hard, no matter how shitty the actual game was.
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This is my jam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrc6o34u40k
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Almost a decade ago, I entered a /vr/ thread for VGMusic and someone showed me this banger that became my ringtone for about a decade.
https://youtu.be/JBwVsgLYP9Y
Thank you anon for reaching out to me back then. And now I will return the favor for someone else out there!
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEGM-vu51yM
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>>9136250
This:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZWgo2Ak9sE
The whole SF2 soundtrack is catchy as all hell with their easy-to-follow melodies. Yoko Shimomura and Isao Abe did a great job in that regard.
Another favorite of mine is the Space Harrier theme:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_Tam9lv1KQ
You just want to get out of bed and go for a jog at 3 in the morning to this.
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>>9136473
The Tengen release had the best soundtrack:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbWleUwTihc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3EB77C50lI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfjfenbUF7w
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6t-CxOhemUo
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>>9136250
Literally anything by Chris Huelsbeck.

Turrican is my fave.
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>>9137354
Bob-omb Battlefield is the correct answer
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>>9136250
Battletoads pause beat
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrstVp38GmQ
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Koopa Beach
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>>9137630
great picks.
whenever I see that space harrier title screen, I always think of the Master System version I grew up on, with this iconic ear shredding yet beautiful composition
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9Lx9WuhgA4
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>>9136250
Quartz Quadrant https://youtu.be/w5yQU3TUfow
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>>9137354
I'm a GenX fag who only played Mario 64 once during the summer of '96 and I have to admit that Bomb-Omb battlefield has a really catchy hook. Not sure I'd rate the whole thing as overall most catchy Mario track, though.

Anyway here are my nominations:

Coast to Coast from Rad Racer 2:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iUFZvaI3wE

Mega Man 2 Title Theme
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOQhuuG1rfs
Wily 1 is also great (a variation on the title theme).

"Heart of Fire" from Castlevania (NES)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5dICuwn3R0

Tecmo Super Bowl Season Over (NES)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YM6vI9cGo9o

"Silence" from F-Zero (SNES)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cB9K4E8KIBQ

Chocobo Theme from Final Fantasy IV (SNES)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VvFuzx-7Xk

Locke's Theme from Final Fantasy VI (SNES)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZCQOxeDRg4

Rainbow Road from Mario Kart 64 (N64)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G70QCb9Ox70

President's Shinra Parade March from Final Fantasy VII (PSX)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpjbSYvQ7zU

Tantalus Theme from Final Fantasy IX (PSX)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWCTy_FwPvU
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Not retro, but great nonetheless
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kh9Pgv-O4w0
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>>9136430
>>9138668
I think these are probably the two best video game songs of all time, Mario Athletic Theme and the Space Harrier Theme. I'll share a couple of my favorite catchy songs though.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ePLnld2aRQ
Vimana - Toshiaki Tomizawa - Space High

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nf29ShkoAiA
Comic Bakery - Martin Galway - Comic Bakery Loader

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nqir2tJLniw
Phantasy Star IV - Masaki Nakagaki - Dezolis Town 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIjrGae-Tzs
Traysia - Shinobu Ogawa, Minoru Yuasa - Battle Theme
I remade this one for fun to test out some new instruments a long time ago - https://vocaroo.com/1fV4Z8XkxAlf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWXecfsPuU4
Popful Mail - Atsushi Shirakawa - Volcanic Zone (Exploration)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxjXJ8YEJ4k
Sorcerian Utility Disk - Mieko Ishikawa - Nice to Meet You

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCvRJ75Ebjs
Selected Sorcerian Vol. 3 - Daisuke Takahashi - Serpent

I love old, extremely catchy video game music. Let me know if you like these and want me to post more!
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>>9140630
>Let me know if you like these and want me to post more!
sure
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>>9136250
https://youtu.be/LQDSa19Mec4
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Evolution of big blue from f-zero
FZero - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHhjnJP0VCo
FZero X - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZ_Uh0Xig-k
FZero X Guitar Arranged - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTM6argJt60
FZero GX - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2iUPJIppIc
FZero GX Chapter 4 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOq2pMvpbfg
FZero GP Legend - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nT82DRHjNSs
FZero Climax - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KubGv-6hEoM
Mario Kart 8 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OxS-6AHa5U
Super Smash Bros. Melee - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4X-L9C16S8
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTYHopsf5gM
I think i still like the guitar arranged one the best. The whole album is really good
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wr4VV4p8jRk&list=PLU_Xkza2XzrORlA0SQXF5HA2vRcheZ7Ks

Unrelated
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dl_YDIHjkvg
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>>9140763
When I was a kid, I sat in front of my TV and recorded this song on my tape recorder.

>>9140758
A few more. . .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJXgZOHtqh4
Night Striker - Zuntata - Burning Road

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVpkon8oOSA
Metal Masters - Alberto Jose Gonzalez - Metal Masters Theme Version 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6OKcRQTsaQ
Star Cruiser - Toshiya Yamanaka - Star Cruiser
The best version of this song is the x1Turbo version. I couldn't find a standalone version of it, but it is the first song that plays on this album. The whole album is extremely good. Broker, at 27:11, is another extremely catchy song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cc3EaxtjkVs
Bosconian X68000 - Yuzo Koshiro - Flash Flash Flash

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iUp8U6f2LE
Rayxanber - Yasuhito Saito - Stage 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1b8mo-4QV1g
Sorcerer's Kingdom - Koichi Shimamura, Mami Tanaka - Battle Theme

I will post more in the morning if anyone is interested!
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>>9136250
JACKIE CHAN
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIxplFo70MI
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>>9136250
I get this one stuck in my head all the time.

Trees in the Depths of the Earth from Kirby Super Star
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPXtY71vHH0
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>>9140972
Turbografx version is also catchy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49pfO0-LYLo
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>>9140778
i found an extended version of that extreme-g song
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIYzLDbhNPk
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsfhADiaP5E

You know it's true.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4N9jtYTb_Y
It's the Star Song. Enough said.
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All wrong answers so far

The correct answer is
https://youtu.be/Mnd1eN71q5U

Yes, there was "inspiration" from malmsteen but still the best intro in video games
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>>9136250
>catchiest retro vidya music
the entire Ragnarok Online soundtrack.
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>>9136250

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sxsQWO5SYA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KC-B3Q0cRrY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXuWEAQWtxE

Pretty much anything SOR work here.
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>>9143247
Also

https://youtu.be/ssvZolPmmu0

The best Gameboy theme.
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pretty sure its Muda Kingdom from Super Mario Land
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSSdWdJ8qQU

on a side note what the fuck is going on with mario OSTs on youtube. almost every single top video, it doesnt even matter which song, is some stupid meme remix. there isnt a bomb big enough to kill all of the people i hate
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i've had this stuck in my head for a couple days now.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmOm5KyreRk
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>>9143268
>on a side note what the fuck is going on with mario OSTs on youtube. almost every single top video, it doesnt even matter which song, is some stupid meme remix. there isnt a bomb big enough to kill all of the people i hate
blame the children on /v/ who took the stupid silviagunner meme too far
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>>9140973
i love this song
the ds version removed the microtones and that's the sole reason i will never play it
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https://youtu.be/cGufy1PAeTU
I love Zelda main theme. So damn good and iconic.
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>>9136250
First two songs that came to my mind.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jx-Sesf7cbs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBISfv-6hfo
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsG3sw51yYI
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>>9136250
https://youtu.be/LUnwRFMo6D0
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJucFwFMHao
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ljqe4Nj7nBA
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>>9142079
This man knows
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFgXGw_kXpc
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i never got into castlevania much but the music was good for the time
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKWJkiWGS8M
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7t5jAsTcuY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-RdjNFCYs8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78706bv98S8
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>>9136450
there's a bunch of remixes of the first cheetahmen theme on youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLegUJnUUKQ
original. A lot of people seem to like it, has 1.2m views
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZlYGN5W2Yg
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https://youtu.be/i5kiIW3ESl4
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https://youtu.be/7blJxKo5oRs
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no Journey To Silius love? i'm surprised
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNCrpIL2XlY
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MNAktk9ei8

;_;
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rGnJiBLmqA
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>>9136250
This is quite possibly the best track on the NES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EIojYPwE4U
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>>9140630
>>9140778
>>9140802
>>9143256
>>9147987
These are some real gems. Wonderful thread.
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You gotta check out this song from Tintin on the Moon
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>>9148607
https://youtu.be/Hz6KO0gnrS8
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67MPxnPHBNk
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Nothing beats good life (go straight)
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>>9136250
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFYzjU-C3mA
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>>9149815
Also the classic-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF32DRg9opA
...
Beard version-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nhy2aNEPshw
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>>9146821
Fucking classic.
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How is this not here?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_gObHt1uZA
Solstice is without a doubt one of the best and Tim Follin is a genious
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>>9136473
Truth.
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Catchy?
Creative Exercise - Mario Paint
The Sims - Buy mode 1
Kirby Super Star - Gourmet Race
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The Incredible Hulk for the SNES/MegaDrive has catchy, underrated as hell soundtrack:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p68nC8WBLE0
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>>9149317
Dreamland 3's soundtrack is a treasure.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26OM-hocvkc
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And I'm not biased because I didn't grow up with it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIpfi6djLw4
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>>9152923
> golden axe
aha fuuuck I forgot about that one. love how 80s that art is
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puyo 1 + 2 on the mega drive both had amazing tracks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVe1Y6TcARc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2bDFRi4Q-U
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIEd7ghIyJQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VHO5qmxMS0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2xgVCica_Q
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>>9136250
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoMqto8UtpA
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuMddH87HBo&list=PLOUk_Hj_EOTiO8uaodht_eX3YF6vyjVYL&index=68
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyIIEBMh_2k&list=PLOUk_Hj_EOTiO8uaodht_eX3YF6vyjVYL&index=3&t=6s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4isjdAc_Paw&list=PLOUk_Hj_EOTiO8uaodht_eX3YF6vyjVYL&index=20&t=26s
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this was one of the best intros, not sure about catchiest though
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJsn_C9rvIQ
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>>9139040
silence from fzero was awesome, love that game. Port Town was good also
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ise3eGYFWHA
this remix was pretty good too
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq4ycYu0P3w
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSM0j7fXeTU&t=133s
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SfK9xNXFr4
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>>9155885
Yeah port town is one of my favorites, too, that whole soundtrack is great.
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this comes to mind
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQQv5yDd1OE
>>9143256
this takes me back
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Streets of Simcity had a few catchy tunes.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Vk6hANjLeU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhyOY1NFPQg



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