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  • Adapted from the film Star Wars
  • Written by John Williams
  • Originally recorded by John Williams & London Symphony Orchestra (1977)
  • Keyboards: Meco
  • Produced by Meco
  • This is Meco’s only #1 single
  • Meco (real name Dominico Monardo) is from Johnsonburg PA
  • This is the biggest selling instrumental single in recorded history
  • Star Wars (Main Theme) also recorded by Don Ellis & Survival (1977), Top of the Pops (1977), John Rose (1977), Richard Groove Holmes (1977), David Matthews (1977), Bang Bang Robot (1977), Patrick Gleeson (1977), London Philharmonic Orchestra (1977), Neil Norman (1977), Los Valentinos (1977), Rico (1977), Cook County (1977), London Philharmonic Orchestra (1977), Biddu Orchestra (1978), Osamu Shoji (1978), Caravelli (1978), Ferrante & Teicher (1978), 2005 Stars Group (1978), Galactic Force Band (1978), Second Foundation (1979), Jonas Nordwall (1979), Now Sound Orchestra (1980), Stars on 45 (1981), Film Studio Orchestra (1982), Big Daddy (1983), M.B.4 (1983), Gino Marinello Orchestra (1988), Spectrum (1991), Brussels Concert Band (1994), Ray Conniff (1997), Trotter Trio (1997), Almighty Allstars (1999), New World Orchestra (1999), Hank Marvin (2000), Swinger Club (2001), Moonlight Orchestra (2003), Chris Walden Big Band (2005), Charades (2008), Vitamin String Quartet (2010), Galactic Empire (2017) and many others

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