The "Fifth" in the song's title is a pun, referencing a liquid measure approximately equal to one-fifth of a gallon (757 ml), a popular size for bottles containing hard liquor, as well as Beethov…, "A Fifth of Beethoven" is a disco instrumental recorded by Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band. Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. Leave feedback, "A Fifth of Beethoven" is a disco instrumental recorded by Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band. It was adapted by Murphy from the first movement of Beethoven's 5th Sympho…, Walter Anthony Murphy, Jr. (Also Known as Uncle Louie) (born 19 December 1952) is a. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Do you know the lyrics for this track? Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Go directly to shout page. https://www.last.fm/music/Walter+Murphy/_/A+Fifth+of+Beethoven The record was produced by noted production music and sound effects recording producer Thomas J. Valentino. It was adapted by Murphy from the first movement of Beethoven's 5th Symphony. A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. It was adapted by Murphy from the first mo…, "A Fifth of Beethoven" is a disco instrumental recorded by Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band. Scrobbling is when Last.fm tracks the music you listen to and automatically adds it to your music profile. Add lyrics on Musixmatch. Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. If I Can't Have You - From "Saturday Night Fever", Jive Talkin' - From "Saturday Night Fever" Soundtrack, How Deep Is Your Love - From "Saturday Night Fever" Soundtrack, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. It was one of the most popular and memorable pieces of music from the disco era.