Walter Murphy

Real Name:
Walter Anthony Murphy, Jr.
Profile:
American composer, keyboardist, songwriter, and record producer.

Classically-trained pianist and former advertising jingle writer,
comes to fame with his Disco single "A Fifth Of Beethoven" , that topped the US Hot 100 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.
In a career spanning over five decades, Murphy has written music for numerous films and TV shows, including The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Looney Tunes, and Family Guy

Born: December 19, 1952 in New York City, New York.
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6082 Untitled — Walter Murphy Nicholas Flagello* And Walter Murphy Nicholas Flagello* And Walter Murphy - Untitled(LP) Major Records (7) 6082 US 1974 Sell This Version
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6084 Production Music — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy, Daniel Levine Walter Murphy, Daniel Levine - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6084 US 1974 Sell This Version
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6085 Production Music — Walter Murphy George Kleinsinger, Walter Murphy, Dan Levine George Kleinsinger, Walter Murphy, Dan Levine - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6085 US 1974 Sell This Version
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6090 Production Music — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy / Tom Manoff Walter Murphy / Tom Manoff - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6090 US 1975 Sell This Version
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6091 Production Music — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy / Jane Mullaney* Walter Murphy / Jane Mullaney* - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6091 US 1975 Sell This Version
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6089 Production Music — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy, Arlon Ober, Joanne Valentino Walter Murphy, Arlon Ober, Joanne Valentino - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6089 US 1975 Sell This Version
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6088 Production Music — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6088 US 1975 Sell This Version
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6093 Production Music — Walter Murphy J. Valentino* / Murphy* / J. Mullaney* J. Valentino* / Murphy* / J. Mullaney* - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6093 US 1976 Sell This Version
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PSTJ(L) 2005 Rhapsody In Blue — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy Rhapsody In Blue (Album) Private Stock PSTJ(L) 2005 South Africa 1977 Sell This Version
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6100 Production Music — Walter Murphy Jhon Christopher*, Walter Murphy, Domenico Savino, Bob Aquino Jhon Christopher*, Walter Murphy, Domenico Savino, Bob Aquino - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6100 US 1977 Sell This Version
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61287 Phantom Of The Opera — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy Phantom Of The Opera (Album) Private Stock 61287 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
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BXL1-3506 Discosymphony — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy Discosymphony (Album) New York International Records BXL1-3506 South Africa 1979 Sell This Version
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6117 Production Music — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy, N. Flagello*, Harold Selesky Walter Murphy, N. Flagello*, Harold Selesky - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6117 US 1980 Sell This Version
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6124 Untitled — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy, V. Szczepanski Walter Murphy, V. Szczepanski - Untitled(LP) Major Records (7) 6124 US 1981 Sell This Version
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MCA 6114 Themes From E.T. The Extra Terrestrial And More — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy Themes From E.T. The Extra Terrestrial And More (Album) MCA Records, MCA Records MCA 6114 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
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6134 Untitled — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy Untitled(LP) Valentino Production Music Library 6134 US 1982 Sell This Version
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6133 Untitled — Walter Murphy R.S. Hanneman / Walter Murphy R.S. Hanneman / Walter Murphy - Untitled(LP, Album) Valentino Production Music Library 6133 US 1982 Sell This Version
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6130 Untitled — Walter Murphy 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
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6143 Music Modules — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy Music Modules(LP) Thomas J. Valentino, Inc. 6143 US 1983 Sell This Version
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6142 Music Modules — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy Music Modules(LP) Thomas J. Valentino, Inc. 6142 US 1983 Sell This Version
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6142 Music Modules — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy Music Modules(LP) Valentino Production Music Library 6142 US 1983 Sell This Version
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6145 Untitled — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy Untitled(LP) Valentino Production Music Library 6145 US 1983 Sell This Version
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6144 Untitled — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy Untitled(LP) Thomas J. Valentino, Inc. 6144 US 1983 Sell This Version
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6147 Untitled — Walter Murphy Walter Murphy Untitled(LP) Valentino Production Music Library 6147 US 1984 Sell This Version
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6148 Walter Murphy Production Music Library(LP) Valentino Production Music Library 6148 US 1984 Sell This Version

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tranzyd

May 28, 2018
Unbelievable that still all these decades later virtually none of his albums are issued on CD

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