Category Archives: ANIMATION SPIN

Hanna-Barbera’s First Movie Soundtrack
ANIMATION SPIN
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…

Top Cat’s Top Hits
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July 22, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Top Cat’s Top Hits

The indisputable leader of the gang plays the angles on two classic releases based on Hanna-Barbera’s second primetime TV series. ROBIN HOOD Starring TOP CAT Hanna-Barbera Records – Cartoon Series…

Time Travel with the Sherman Brothers
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July 15, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Time Travel with the Sherman Brothers

The creative range of the two-time Oscar winning songwriters shines in two superb (if little-known) albums featuring their unforgettable music and lyrics. Walt Disney Presents TINPANORAMA Buena Vista Records BV-3330…

Winky Dink, Howdy Doody, and You!
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July 8, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Winky Dink, Howdy Doody, and You!

A musical visit with TV’s first interactive cartoon star “Winky Dink” – with a little dash of Howdy Doody, too. • NEVER-NEVER LAND (Ooh-La) / WINKY DINK AND YOU •…

“The Archies” America on Records
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July 1, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

“The Archies” America on Records

American History and antiwar protest spark two unusual records from that ‘toon teen who has less than a month to live. THE U.S. OF ARCHIE Peter Pan Records #8154 (12”…

Popeye on Golden Records
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June 24, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Popeye on Golden Records

Jack Mercer and Mae Questel, and one of the most popular children’s labels of the baby boom era, combined for a perfect storm of cartoon spinnery: Popeye on Golden Records!…