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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Albums

6082 Walter Murphy - Untitled album art Nicholas Flagello* And Walter Murphy Nicholas Flagello* And Walter Murphy - Untitled(LP, Promo) Major Records (7) 6082 US 1974 Sell This Version
6084 Walter Murphy - Production Music album art Walter Murphy, Daniel Levine Walter Murphy, Daniel Levine - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6084 US 1974 Sell This Version
6085 Walter Murphy - Production Music album art 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 - Production Music album art Walter Murphy / Tom Manoff Walter Murphy / Tom Manoff - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6090 US 1975 Sell This Version
6091 Walter Murphy - Production Music album art Walter Murphy / Jane Mullaney* Walter Murphy / Jane Mullaney* - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6091 US 1975 Sell This Version
6089 Walter Murphy - Production Music album art Walter Murphy, Arlon Ober, Joanne Valentino Walter Murphy, Arlon Ober, Joanne Valentino - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6089 US 1975 Sell This Version
6088 Walter Murphy - Production Music album art Walter Murphy Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6088 US 1975 Sell This Version
6093 Walter Murphy - Production Music album art 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 art Walter Murphy Rhapsody In Blue (Album) Private Stock PS.2028 Australia 1977 Sell This Version
61287 Walter Murphy - Phantom Of The Opera album art Walter Murphy Phantom Of The Opera (Album) Private Stock 61287 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
BXL1-3506 Walter Murphy - Discosymphony album art Walter Murphy Discosymphony (Album) New York International Records BXL1-3506 South Africa 1979 Sell This Version
6117 Walter Murphy - Production Music album art 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 art 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 album art Walter Murphy Untitled(LP) Valentino Production Music Library 6134 US 1982 Sell This Version
6133 Walter Murphy - Untitled album art 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 - Untitled album art 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 album art Walter Murphy Untitled(LP) Valentino Production Music Library 6145 US 1983 Sell This Version
6144 Walter Murphy - Untitled album art Walter Murphy Untitled(LP) Thomas J. Valentino, Inc. 6144 US 1983 Sell This Version
6148 Walter Murphy Production Music Library(LP) Valentino Production Music Library 6148 US 1984 Sell This Version
6146 Walter Murphy - Untitled album art Walter Murphy Untitled(LP) Valentino Production Music Library 6146 US 1984 Sell This Version
6154 Walter Murphy - Contemporary album art Walter Murphy Contemporary (Album) Valentino Production Music Library 6154 US 1986 Sell This Version
Vol. #13 Walter Murphy - Classic Rock Bands album art Walter Murphy Classic Rock Bands(CDr, Album) Valentino Millennium Library Vol. #13 US 2001 Sell This Version
602537090211 Walter Murphy - Ted (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art Walter Murphy Ted (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Album) Universal Republic Records 602537090211 Europe 2012 Sell This Version
none Walter Murphy - Ted 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album art Walter Murphy Ted 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(15xFile, MP3, Album, 256) Universal Republic Records none UK 2015

Singles & EPs

2C.010-97626, 2C 010-97626 Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven album art Walter Murphy A Fifth Of Beethoven (Single) Private Stock, Private Stock 2C.010-97626, 2C 010-97626 France 1976 Sell This Version

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tranzyd

tranzyd

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

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