Category Archives: ANIMATION SPIN

Winky Dink, Howdy Doody, and You!
ANIMATION SPIN
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
ANIMATION SPIN
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!…

Donald Duck’s Quacked Records
ANIMATION SPIN
June 10, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Donald Duck’s Quacked Records

In honor of his 80th birthday, today we fill the Animation Spin bill with fowl material from three decades of Donald Duck discs. DISNEY’S GOIN’ QUACKERS Disneyland Records #2513 (12”33…

Snagglepuss – the Great and Powerful!
ANIMATION SPIN
June 3, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Snagglepuss – the Great and Powerful!

A classic Hanna-Barbera character gives a stellar performance in a surprisingly faithful retelling of Baum’s original Wizard of Oz. Hanna-Barbera Presents SNAGGLEPUSS TELLS THE STORY OF THE WIZARD OF OZ…

The Seven Dwarfs on Records
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May 27, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

The Seven Dwarfs on Records

Dopey and Sneezy starred on their own RCA records – and all seven headlined on an original Disneyland LP with two “lost” songs. WALT DISNEY’S SNOW WHITE AND SNEEZY RCA…

Waking “Sleeping Beauty” Records
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May 20, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Waking “Sleeping Beauty” Records

A Broadway legend makes magic and a Mouseketeer inspires mystery in recordings based on Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty. SONGS FROM WALT DISNEY’S SLEEPING BEAUTY Camarata Orchestra and Chorus with Solos…

Flintstone Bedtime Stories
ANIMATION SPIN
May 13, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Flintstone Bedtime Stories

The entire TV cast of The Flintstones made just a few Hanna-Barbera Cartoon Series albums together, but each was top of the line—superbly written, edited and voiced. THE FLINTSTONES: FLIP…

Alvin And The Chipmunks Sing The Beatles
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May 6, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Alvin And The Chipmunks Sing The Beatles

A celebration the 50th anniversary of The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show with a look at The Chipmunks album about which The Beatles themselves were supportive—plus a Chipette tribute…