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Meco (born Domenico Monardo, November 29, 1939 in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.) is a record producer and musician.

He is perhaps best known for his 1977 disco version of the Star Wars Main Title from his album Star Wars and other Galactic Funk. With a career spanning three decades, he has released numerous albums and singles based on movie soundtracks and continues to do so.


Release History

Listed here are Meco's Star Wars inspired releases.


Star Wars And Other Galactic Funk (1977 LP, 1999 CD) by Meco

  • 1. Star Wars (15.49)
    • a. Title Theme
    • b. Imperial Attack
    • c. The Desert & The Robot Auction
    • d. The Princess Appears
    • e. The Land of the Sand People
    • f. Princess Leia's Theme
    • g. Cantina Band
    • h. The Last Battle
    • i. The Throne Room & End Title
  • 2. Other Galactic Funk (12.31)
  • 3. Star Wars Theme / Cantina Band - 7" Radio Edit (3.32)
  • 4. Star Wars Theme / Cantina Band - Promotional-Only DJ 12" Mix (7.34)

Meco Plays Music From Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back (1980 LP)

  • 1. Empire (Medley) Darth Vader/Yoda's Theme
  • 2. Battle In The Snow
  • 3. Force Theme
  • 4. Asteroid Field/Finale

Christmas In The Stars – Star Wars Christmas Album (November 1980 LP, 1996 CD)

This album features Anthony Daniels, lending his vocals as C-3PO as well as John Bongiovi (Jon Bon Jovi). The album cover is by Ralph McQuarrie.

  • 1. Christmas in the Stars (3:17)
  • 2. Bells, Bells, Bells (3:15)
  • 3. The Odds Against Christmas (3:04)
  • 4. What Can You Get a Wookiee for Christmas (When He Already Owns a Comb?) (3:24)
  • 5. R2-D2 We Wish You a Merry Christmas (3:16)
  • 6. Sleigh Ride (3:36)
  • 7. Merry, Merry Christmas (2:09)
  • 8. A Christmas Sighting ('Twas the Night Before Christmas) (3:43)
  • 9. The Meaning of Christmas (8:08)

Ewok Celebration (1983 12" LP Complete Album)

Released by Arista (Catalog#: AL 8-8098) & produced by Harold Wheeler, Lance Quinn, Meco Monardo & Tony Bongiovi. Album cover featured an ewok's hand triumphantly holding a champagne glass

  • A1. Ewok Celebration feat. Duke Bootee (5:41)
  • A2. Lapti Nek (5:10)
  • A3. Themes From "Star Wars" (8:00)
  • B1. Nights Are Forever (Twilight Zone The Movie) (3:43)
  • B2. Theme From Simon & Simon (3:00)
  • B3. Maniac feat. Kenny G on Saxophone (3:57)
  • B4. Love Theme From Superman III (3:10)
  • B5. Themes From "Wargames" (3:31)

Ewok Celebration (1983 12" LP Promo)

This was released by Arista (Catalog#: AD 1 9053) & included a "dub version" and a "club version" of the Ewok Celebration theme.

Produced by Lance Quinn, Meco Monardo & Tony Bongiovi, Ewok Celebration was remixed by John Morales & Sergio Munzibai

  • A. Ewok Celebration (Club Version) (6:57)
    • Features Duke Bootee rapping with ewokese lyrics by Ben Burtt & original English lyrics by Joseph Williams
  • B. Ewok Celebration (Dub Version) (4:38)

Ewok Celebration/Lapti Nek (1983 7" Single LP)

This was released by Arista (Catalog#: AS 1-9045) and produced by Lance Quinn, Meco Monardo & Tony Bongiovi. The single cover featured a photo of ewok footprints in mud.

  • A. Ewok Celebration (7" Edit) (3:23)
    • Features Duke Bootee rapping with ewokese lyrics by Ben Burtt & English vocals sung by Joseph Williams
  • B. Lapti Nek (7" Edit) (3:00)
    • Features Huttese lyrics by Annie M. Arbogast

The Complete Star Wars Collection (March, 2000 CD)

Star Wars Party/Music Inspired By Star Wars (2005 CD)

External links

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