Category Archives: ANIMATION SPIN

Tom & Jerry on Record
ANIMATION SPIN
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….

Mr. Peabody on Record
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March 4, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Mr. Peabody on Record

Last time you remember, our heroes Rocky and Bullwinkle were cutting an original cast record! But little did they know that their composer had also made a record, and that…

Shirley Temple Does Disney
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February 18, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Shirley Temple Does Disney

This week we pay tribute to the greatest child actress of all time, Shirley Temple, who passed away last week, February 10th 2014, at age 85. During her vast and…

A Rankin-Bass Valentine
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February 11, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

A Rankin-Bass Valentine

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, this week’s Animation Spin celebrates our love of the Enchanted World of Rankin/Bass with two of their most outstanding soundtrack albums. THE DAYDREAMER The Original Sound…

Disney Songs The Satchmo Way
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February 4, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Disney Songs The Satchmo Way

Animation Spin salutes Black History Month with a classic Disney album by Louis Armstrong and a TV cartoon soundtrack album inspired by a groundbreaking comic strip. DISNEY SONGS THE SATCHMO…