South Wind - Rally Bike (ARC)

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South Wind
Composer Osamu Ohta
Released 1988-??-??
Title Origin Official
Loops Yes

South Wind is a song from Rally Bike (ARC).

The track name comes from the album Toaplan ARCADE SOUND DIGITAL COLLECTION Vol.6 and is track 4 on the CD.


Rally Bike (ARC)

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Rally Bike (ARC)
Output - OPL2.svg
Rally Bike - ARC - Stage 2.png
Arranger Osamu Ohta
Released 1988-??-??
Length 2:06
BPM 183
Format UNK

The arcade version of South Wind is the original version of the song. The song plays during Stage 2: Los Angeles.

The song was composed by Osamu Ohta using a sound driver by Masahiro Yuge in a custom MML for the YM3812 sound chip.

Rally Bike (NES)

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Rally Bike (NES)
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Rally Bike - NES - Stage 1.png
Arranger Unknown
Released 1990-06-15
Length 2:07
BPM 180
Format NSF

The song plays during Stage 1: San Francisco (SFO). Interestingly, the music for the first and second rounds, the music is swapped.

The song plays considerably faster than the original, and the length of the song has been virtually cut in half. Perhaps the arranger was not aware of the extended length of the arcade version of the song, as each part of the song sounds similar to each other.

Dash Yarou (X68)

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Dash Yarou (X68)
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Dash Yarou - X68 - Stage 2.png
Arranger Unknown
Released 1991-05-23
Format UNK

The song plays a whole-step flat in the key of F major.