Category Archives: Soundtracks

Walt Disney’s Mary Poppins Original Cast Soundtrack

I love finding an old Disney soundtrack! The fun thing about collecting long-play records is the cover art. Sometimes it has photographic stills from the film but other times it may contain original artwork, such as with the example I’m … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Zorro 78 RPM Record

The Zorro television series only lasted for two seasons but made almost as much of a sensation as did the Davy Crocket series before it. But not quite! Based on the Zorro¬†character created by Johnston McCulley, the series premiered on … Continue reading

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Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite: Disney’s Fantasia LP

This post may contain material that could be deemed culturally insensitive by today’s standards. Any such material is presented in its original context and form and is intended to preserve a piece of history so we can hopefully learn from … Continue reading

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1957 FANTASIA Soundtrack LP

And this is why I still own a record player. Every once in a while I stumble across something truly special. Although Fantasia (released in 1940) was a critical success it was a box office disappointment for Walt Disney. His … Continue reading

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MICKEY MOUSE CLUB Song Hits LP RECORD

As Disney fans we are all Mouseketeers at heart! Even though most of us were not around in the early 1950’s to see The Mickey Mouse Club in its original broadcast run, we might remember seeing episodes in syndication or … Continue reading

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Why Disney’s LET IT GO Is a Bad Song

A Disney song has always been there to move the story along. It can define a character or delve into their motivation, or further the plot. Of course, it’s also designed to stick in your head so that you will … Continue reading

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Original RADIO Broadcast LPs Too

Back in April of this year I posted a selection of old LP’s that contained some of the best old radio programs from the early days of the medium. It was entitled Original Radio Broadcast LPs and I’m sure that … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Stories from THE MOUSE FACTORY LP

A long title for a short entry in the catalogue of Disneyland Records. These story records are indeed short on content but perfect for little ones with short attention spans. This offering even has eleven storybook pages to help focus … Continue reading

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TUBBY the TUBA LP – Narrated by Annette

Who is Tubby the Tuba you ask? Well, if you were into collecting very obscure Disneyland Records releases in 1963, you’d recognize this character as a one-off musical instrument used to teach children about, what else: music. But I’m guessing … Continue reading

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Disney’s Read-Along Books and Records: 1970’s

Welcome to more of my record/book collection! This post will feature releases from 1973 and 1977. Robin Hood This is the only version I have from 1973. It now carries the tag line “Walt Disney Productions’ Story of” instead of … Continue reading

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