Join me in wishing the great Nobuo Uematsu a happy 55th birthday! That's right folks, on this date back in 1959 one of the most influential video game composers and personal influence was born. His contribution are many and legendary, it's weird that in the past fifteen years I only covered two of his tracks for my "Famicom Memoria XXX" 30th NES anniversary album. (tracks from "Final Fantasy" and "Rad Racer"). This is definitely something I need to remedy in the future when time allows, but for now, here is one of my all time Nobuo-san favourites for you to reminisce :

Drop your favourite Uematsu-san track in the comments below!