Category Archives: ANIMATION SPIN

Woody Woodpecker on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
September 30, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Woody Woodpecker on Records

A peek through the knothole at two record albums featuring classic Walter Lantz characters – Woody Woodpecker, Chilly Willy, Andy Panda – as well as the radiant Mrs. Lantz. WOODY…

Hanna-Barbera’s “Cinderella á Go-Go”
ANIMATION SPIN
September 16, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Hanna-Barbera’s “Cinderella á Go-Go”

Groovin’ through Paul Frees and June Foray’s steeped-in-the-‘60s spoof of the fairy tale that is, like, for non-squares, you know? PIXIE & DIXIE WITH MR. JINKS TELL THE STORY OF…

Meet “The Beagles” (1966)
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September 9, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Meet “The Beagles” (1966)

Today, a journey through the grooves of Saturday Morning rock and roll comedy. From Total TeleVision, makers of Underdog, Tennessee Tuxedo and Go-Go Gophers comes one of the most obscure…

“Raggedy Ann and Andy” (1977): A Mind-Boggling Adventure
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September 2, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

“Raggedy Ann and Andy” (1977): A Mind-Boggling Adventure

A peek at the soundtrack album to animation’s most expensive-yet-experimental, corporate-yet-independent and mainstream-yet-eccentric theatrical feature – ever! RAGGEDY ANN & ANDY: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Columbia Records…

Bugs Bunny Breaks a Sweat
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August 26, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Bugs Bunny Breaks a Sweat

In today’s column, we listen to a classic recording of Bugs Bunny’s race against Cecil Turtle, with Mel Blanc; on another LP, Bugs takes a cruise to Fort Lauderdale, without…

Hanna-Barbera’s First Movie Soundtrack
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August 19, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Hanna-Barbera’s First Movie Soundtrack

Fifty years ago, a top-flight Hollywood team of animation and music talents brought Yogi Bear and friends to the big screen and to a soundtrack album. HEY THERE, IT’S YOGI…

Something Fishy: Bedknobs and Limpets
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July 29, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Something Fishy: Bedknobs and Limpets

This week we listen to a cover version from the Disney studio’s follow up to Mary Poppins – and from the soundtrack of the big-screen swan song of the original…