Walter Murphy

Walter Murphy

Real Name:
Walter Anthony Murphy, Jr.
Profile:
Walter Murphy is a classically-trained pianist and former advertising jingle writer. His 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.

In an effort to stimulate sales, his record company credited some releases of the single to Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band or just The Walter Murphy Band.
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Walter Murphy Discography

Albums

6082 Nicholas Flagello* And Walter Murphy Nicholas Flagello* And Walter Murphy - Major Production Music(LP, Promo) Major Records (7) 6082 US 1974 Sell This Version
6084 Walter Murphy, Daniel Levine Walter Murphy, Daniel Levine - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6084 US 1974 Sell This Version
6085 George Kleinsinger, Walter Murphy, Dan Levine George Kleinsinger, Walter Murphy, Dan Levine - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6085 US 1974 Sell This Version
6090 Walter Murphy / Tom Manoff Walter Murphy / Tom Manoff - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6090 US 1975 Sell This Version
6091 Walter Murphy / Jane Mullaney* Walter Murphy / Jane Mullaney* - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6091 US 1975 Sell This Version
6088 Walter Murphy Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6088 US 1975 Sell This Version
6093 J. Valentino* / Murphy* / J. Mullaney* J. Valentino* / Murphy* / J. Mullaney* - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6093 US 1976 Sell This Version
PS.2028 Walter Murphy Rhapsody In Blue (Album) Private Stock PS.2028 Australia 1977 Sell This Version
PS 2028 Walter Murphy Rhapsody In Blue(LP, Album) Private Stock PS 2028 France 1977 Sell This Version
61287 Walter Murphy Phantom Of The Opera (Album) Private Stock 61287 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
BXL1-3506 Walter Murphy Discosymphony (Album) New York International Records BXL1-3506 US 1979 Sell This Version
6117 Walter Murphy, N. Flagello*, Harold Selesky Walter Murphy, N. Flagello*, Harold Selesky - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6117 US 1980 Sell This Version
MCA 6114 Walter Murphy Themes From E.T. The Extra Terrestrial And More (Album) MCA Records, MCA Records MCA 6114 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
6134 Walter Murphy Untitled(LP) Valentino Production Music Library 6134 US 1982 Sell This Version
6133 R.S. Hanneman / Walter Murphy R.S. Hanneman / Walter Murphy - Untitled(LP, Album) Valentino Production Music Library 6133 US 1982 Sell This Version
6130 Walter Murphy / Lora Lee Cliff / Reginald Fiore Walter Murphy / Lora Lee Cliff / Reginald Fiore - Untitled(LP, Album) Valentino Production Music Library 6130 US 1982 Sell This Version
6145 Walter Murphy Untitled(LP) Valentino Production Music Library 6145 US 1983 Sell This Version
6146 Walter Murphy Untitled(LP) Valentino Production Music Library 6146 US 1983 Sell This Version
6148 Walter Murphy Production Music Library(LP) Valentino Production Music Library 6148 US 1984 Sell This Version
6154 Walter Murphy Contemporary (Album) Valentino Production Music Library 6154 US 1986 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

2C 010-97626 Walter Murphy A Fifth Of Beethoven (Single) Private Stock 2C 010-97626 France 1976 Sell This Version
PS 45.123 The Walter Murphy Band* Flight '76 / Flight '76 (Pt. 2)(7", Single) Private Stock PS 45.123 US 1976 Sell This Version
PS 5100 Walter Murphy / Walter Murphy Band, The* Walter Murphy / Walter Murphy Band, The* - Rhapsody In Blue / A Fifth Of Beethoven / Midnight Express Private Stock PS 5100 US 1977 Sell This Version
4C006-98954 Walter Murphy Rhapsody In Blue / Fish Legs (Single) Private Stock 4C006-98954 Belgium 1977 Sell This Version
PS 45,166 Walter Murphy Uptown Serenade Private Stock PS 45,166 US 1977 Sell This Version