℗ 1976 © Private Stock Records
Released October 31, 1976
Duration 36m 02s
Record Label Private Stock Records
Genre R&B
 

A Fifth of Beethoven

The Walter Murphy Band

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1.1
Flight 76 (Flight of the Bumble Bee)
The Walter Murphy Band
3:29
1.2
(You've Got To) Be Your Own Best Friend
The Walter Murphy Band
3:27
1.3
California Strut
The Walter Murphy Band
3:33
1.4
A Fifth of Beethoven
The Walter Murphy Band
3:03
1.5
Night Fall (Chopin's Prelude No. 4 in E Minor)
The Walter Murphy Band
4:43
1.6
Russian Dressing (Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1)
The Walter Murphy Band
3:27
1.7
Suite Love Symphony
The Walter Murphy Band
2:55
1.8
Midnight Express
The Walter Murphy Band
3:06
1.9
Get a Little Lovin'
The Walter Murphy Band
3:56
1.10
Just a Love Song
The Walter Murphy Band
4:23
Billboard Hot 100 - #1, 1976 - A Fifth of Beethoven Billboard Hot 100 - #44, 1976 - Flight 76 (Flight of the Bumble Bee) Walter Murphy's disco version of Beethoven's most familiar symphony became an icon of the 1970s, peaking at number one, selling over two million singles and propelling this album to sales exceeding 750,000 copies. The remarkable success of the song led to its inclusion a year later on the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack.
44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Private Stock Records Studio Masters

This album is a high-resolution digital transfer of material originating from an analogue master source. It may contain noise, distortion or other artifacts, and may also contain audio which is limited in bandwidth or dynamic range, due to the technology used at the time of its original creation. As such, it is offered as a high-resolution documentation of a historical release. Tracks 1 - 10 – contains material which has been processed by a perceptual audio coding algorithm
Track titlePeak (dB FS)RMS (dB FS)DR
Album average
Range of values
-1.10
-1.25 to -0.16
-16.59
-18.46 to -14.92
9
9 to 10
1
Flight 76 (Flight of the Bumble Bee)
-0.16-16.2110
2
(You've Got To) Be Your Own Best Friend
-1.18-16.089
3
California Strut
-1.25-16.049
4
A Fifth of Beethoven
-1.18-16.569
5
Night Fall (Chopin's Prelude No. 4 in E Minor)
-1.18-18.0110
6
Russian Dressing (Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1)
-1.18-15.419
7
Suite Love Symphony
-1.21-14.929
8
Midnight Express
-1.21-18.4610
9
Get a Little Lovin'
-1.21-15.8410
10
Just a Love Song
-1.21-18.379

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