The origin of the “Oriental Riff”, The Aladdin Quick Step.

Da da da da-da da-Dun dun dun... We've all heard it, from Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas, or Turning Japanes by The Vapors, to Passage to Bangkok by Rush. It was even a theme used in the 1989 video game Super Mario Land. I don't think it would surprise many to learn this little [...]