Category Archives: ANIMATION SPIN

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!…

Donald Duck’s Quacked Records
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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!
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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…