What's that Tune? - Sonic the Hedgehog (Master System): Bridge Zone

It's no secret that early video games borrowed heavily from other mediums and music is no exception. In 'What's that Tune?' we'll take a listen to an example of this early trend.

Love it or hate it, from it early days on the Sega Genesis to our current day, Sonic the Hedgehog has alway been a series known for it's music but the series has had more than its fair share of "inspirations". One such example may just be the theme of Bridge Zone from the Sega Master System's version of Sonic the Hedgehog, a theme that begins with what, to some of you, may be a very familiar tune.

Similarities begin at '0:45':