Australian singles charts:
A Song of Joy entered the Kent charts on 17 August 1970 and was a #1 hit. The song was #4 on the Top 100 of 1970.
The song is on A Song of Joy which entered the Kent album charts on 18 January 1971 and peaked at #36.
Orbe (Spanish lyrics), Ross Parker (English lyrics), Waldo de los Rios (musical adaptation), Ludwig van Beethoven
Record label of Australian release:
A Song of Joy (Himno de la alegría) is the title of a popular rock song by the Spanish singer and actor Miguel Ríos Campaña. The orchestra and chorus was conducted by Waldo De Los Rios.
The recording is set to the tune of the Ninth Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven, as arranged by Waldo de los Rios, who specialised in arranging classical music to contemporary rhythms. The same melody is used in the well-known Christian hymn, Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Song_of_Joy
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