Root Beer Rag

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Root Beer Rag
Composer Billy Joel
Released 1974-10-11
Length 2:59

Root Beer Rag is a ragtime-styled song composed by Billy Joel. It was used in Odyssey Software's NES game Blackjack.


Blackjack (NES)

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Blackjack (NES)
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Arranger Mike Smith
Programmer George Rucker
Released 1992-??-??
Length 3:45
BPM 225
Format NSF
Loops Yes

The song plays when the player first starts the game and they are brought to the American Video Entertainment logo. Surprisingly, this game contains the song in its entirety. The song plays at 225 BPM. Mike Smith arranged the song using his keyboard and created a MIDI file of it. It was then converted to Odyssey Software's sound driver.