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Walter Murphy
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    (December 19, 1952- )
    Founded 'Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band'
    Recorded 'A Fifth of Beethoven'
    Composed the theme for the TV sitcom cartoon 'Family Guy'
    He composed jingles for commercials.
    He is a one hit wonder.
    He took a classical masterpiece, Beethoven's 'Symphony No. 5 In 'C' Minor,' and turned it into a disco song.
    He had the stones to package up his other stuff that never cracked the Top 40 and put together 'The Best of Walter Murphy: A Fifth of Beethoven.'
    He was the music coordinator for the Sylvester Stallone & Dolly Parton critic and box office stinker 'Rhinestone (1984).'
    He is a classic pianist and studied jazz and piano at the Manhattan School of Music.
    He arranged music for Doc Severinsen and the Tonight Show orchestra.
    'A Fifth of Beethoven' reached #1 on the Billboard charts (October 1976).
    His song is on the 'Saturday Night Fever' album, the all time best selling movie soundtrack with over 15 million copies sold.
    He jumped at the chance when Seth MacFarlane asked him to be his musical composer for Family Guy.
    They won an Emmy together for their song 'You've Got a Lot To See' in the episode 'Brian Wallows and Peter's Swallows' (2002).

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