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Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band

Band, US

Classically-trained pianist and former advertising jingle writer, whose disco single "A Fifth Of Beethoven" topped the US Hot Hundred in 1976 and was subsequently featured on the best-selling soundtrack to "Saturday Night Fever". The Big Apple Band didn't actually exist, but the record company (Private Stock) decided the record would sell better if it were credited to a group - and apparently it worked.

PortraitWalter Murphy
key *1952 US
PortraitJim Buffington
frh *1922 GB

Title Artist Year Type
A fifth of BeethovenWalter Murphy & The Big Apple Band1976Single
Quinta De BeethovenWalter Murphy & The Big Apple Band1976Single
Flight 76Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band1976Single
A Fifth Of BeethovenWalter Murphy & The Big Apple Band1976Album
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