Surprisingly, this is not the work of Meco, the guy who scored a #1 hit with his disco medley version of the Star Wars theme / “Cantina Band.” It’s from Walter Murphy, the guy who made a classic disco track out of Beethoven, as in “A Fifth of Beethoven.” Even more surprisingly is that this is a disco song that charted in 1982, and all the way up at #47. E.T. was just that popular. (Today, Walter Murphy is the house composer for all the allegedly funny songs on Family Guy.
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