Category Archives: ANIMATION SPIN

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…

“Felix the Cat” on Records
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April 29, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

“Felix the Cat” on Records

Warning: Watching Felix the Cat may not be for everyone. Side effects include laughing so much that your sides might ache and your heart may go pitter-pat. Ask your doctor…

Mister Magoo Soundtrack Albums
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April 22, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Mister Magoo Soundtrack Albums

Today’s long-awaited release of the Shout Factory DVD Mr. Magoo – The Theatrical Collection 1949-1959 calls to mind two soundtrack records featuring the master of myopic misadventures. 1001 ARABIAN NIGHTS…

“Gulliver’s Travels” on Records
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April 15, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

“Gulliver’s Travels” on Records

My, my… the Fleischer version of Gulliver’s Travels was a musical giant, resulting in popular hit parade tunes and several fascinating recordings that span over 50 years. GULLIVER’S TRAVELS The…

Tom & Jerry on Record
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April 8, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Tom & Jerry on Record

Tom and Jerry on Records? Tom and Jerry sure made a lot of records for cartoon characters that don’t (usually) speak! Nevertheless, MGM Records found a way and their records…

The Actual TV Voices? “April Fool!”
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April 1, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

The Actual TV Voices? “April Fool!”

It was the cruelest of “April Fool” tricks for cartoon-loving baby boomers: when you got a phonograph record featuring favorite characters, only to hear impostors doing the voices or singing…

Saving Mr. Flintstone
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March 18, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Saving Mr. Flintstone

Hanna-Barbera produced quite a few oddball vinyl records in the ‘60s, but look at this one-of-a-kind wonder—it has Disney songs and HB characters all in one! FRED FLINTSTONE AND BARNEY…

Muppet Babies Music
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March 11, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Muppet Babies Music

With a nod to the green of St. Pat’s day, we take a look at the two albums based on the Emmy-winning animated Saturday Morning series, Jim Henson’s Muppet Babies….