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Google Moog Doodle Songs Showing Up on YouTube

    May 25, 2012
    Chris Richardson
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As you might expect, ever since the Bob Moog Google Doodle showed up–it’s still up on Google, ala, the Les Paul Doodle–folks have been uploading songs covered by the playable synthesizer. The results are about what you’d expect: digital songs that almost sound like the original song that’s being covered.

In fact, many of them sound like the kind of music you might hear on an 8 or 16-bit video game console. With that in mind, here’s a sample of the songs being uploaded, including a Daft Punk/”Aerodynamic” cover that’s the current winner in regards to YouTube views, netting almost half a million.

That particular cover gets us started:

Next up is a cover of the song Frazy:


The original version, which was made for Commodore 64 founder, Jack Tramiel:

The intro to Van Halen’s “Jump.” At least the melody is right:

The theme song from Tetris:

We’ll end this with Donna Summer’s “I Feel Love,” which is fitting considering the circumstances:


Got any Moog Doodle songs of your own that you’d like to share? Please do so in the comments.