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October 1, 1977: Meco starts a two-week run at the top of the Hot 100 with a Disco version of the “Star Wars” theme song. Running at seven m

October 1, 1977: Meco starts a two-week run at the top of the Hot 100 with a Disco version of the “Star Wars” theme song. Running at seven minutes (though the album version was FIFTEEN minutes), the song is a mashup of the “Main Title Theme” and the “Cantina Theme” from the film, and includes snippets of characters—notably Chewbacca roaring and R2-D2 beeping—in time to the music.

Meco—“Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFBzRqdWN2w

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