Star Wars Theme / Cantina Band
by Meco

Album: Star Wars and Other Galactic Funk (1977)
Charted: 7 1
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  • I'm glad you're home
    Now did you really miss me?
    I guess you did by the look in your eye
    (Look in your eye, look in your eye)
    Well lay back and relax
    While I put away the dishes (put away the dishes)
    Then you and me can rock a bell

    You can ring my bell, ring my bell
    You can ring my bell, ring my bell
    You can ring my bell, ring my bell
    You can ring my bell, ring my bell

    The night is young
    And full of possibilities
    Well, come on and let yourself be free, yeah
    My love for you (love for you, love for you)
    So long I've been savin'
    Tonight was made for me and you

    You can ring my bell, ring my bell
    (Ring my bell, ding-dong-ding)
    You can ring my bell, ring my bell
    (Ring my bell, ring-a-ring-a-ring)
    You can ring my bell, ring my bell
    (Ring my bell, ding-dong-ding)
    You can ring my bell, ring my bell
    (Ring my bell, ring-a-ring-a-ring)

    You can ring my bell
    You can ring my bell
    (Ding, dong, ding, ah-ah, ring it)
    You can ring my bell, anytime, anywhere
    (Ring it, ring it, ring it, ring it, ow)

    You can ring my bell, you can ring my bell
    (Ding, dong, ding, ah-ah, ring it)
    You can ring my bell, anytime, anywhere
    (Ring it, ring it, ring it, ring it, ow)

    Bell, ring my bell
    (Ring my bell, ding-dong-ding)
    You can ring my bell, ring my bell
    (Ring my bell, ring-a-ring-a-ring)
    You can ring my bell, ring my bell
    (Ring my bell, ding-dong-ding)
    You can ring my bell, ring my bell

Comments: 3

  • George Pope from Vancouver BcI'm curious how they made R2D2's little beeps -- manually operated slide whistle, or electronic synth of some kind?
  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenIf you listen to this with headphones, you can hear dropouts in the left channel that occur at 1:37 and 2:18. I always wondered what happened and how they got overlooked (or ignored).
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 1st 1978, "Theme from Close Encounters" by Meco entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #61; and six weeks later on February 12th, 1978 it peaked at #25 {for 2 weeks} and spent 10 weeks on the Top 100...
    The week it peaked at #25 the original version of the song by John Williams was at #14 on the Top 100, it would peak at #13...
    Meco would have six records make the Top 100 chart; his biggest hit was "Star War Theme/Cantina Band". it would peak at #1 {for 2 weeks} on September 25th, 1977...
    Meco, born Domenico Monardo, celebrated his 75th birthday thirty-four days ago on November 29th {2014}.
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