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Walter Anthony Murphy, Jr. (Also Known as Uncle Louie) (born 19 December 1952) is a , , and who had a massive hit with the instrumental, "A Fifth of Beethoven", a disco adaptation of some passages of the first movement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, in 1976, when disco was at the height of its popularity.

Murphy was born in 1952, in New York City, New York, USA and grew up in Manhattan. He attended the Manhattan School of Music… read more

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  • I always liked a fifth of Beethoven in 1976 I was 12 going 13 years old then heard it on AM radio hear in the USA
  • A Fifth of Beethoven !!!!! [2]
  • I recently learned that Walter is going to be writing our music for our marching band shows. Dude what. :D
  • Artist of one song
  • best beginning to a song ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)
  • BOLEROO!!! Mostly Mozart! SICK!! love it!
  • that episode is on tonight!
  • YES!
  • Yeah!

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