Category Archives: ANIMATION SPIN

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…

Disney Sequels with Sherman Brothers songs
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January 28, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Disney Sequels with Sherman Brothers songs

Long before home video, “sequels” of sorts to Disney animated films were commonplace in books, comics and records that often featured new works by Disney artists and songwriters. Today we…

“The Jetsons” on the Record
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January 21, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

“The Jetsons” on the Record

Two classic Jetsons LP records introduce Rosie, showcase Jet Screamer and take the family to the moon and more. THE JETSONS Original TV Soundtracks! Colpix Records CP-213 (12” LP /…

Walt Disney’s “Alice In Wonderland”
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January 14, 2014 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Walt Disney’s “Alice In Wonderland”

The much-heralded 1951 release of Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland became a collector’s bonanza that includes these RCA Victor records that were the closest thing to experiencing the movie in…

Barbie Sings for Christmas!
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December 24, 2013 posted by Greg Ehrbar

Barbie Sings for Christmas!

Outside of some recent CG video movies, Barbie really isn’t a cartoon star. But the Mattel fashion doll has been a fixture of Saturday morning and after school cartoon shows…

“The Hobbit” on Disneyland Records
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December 17, 2013 posted by Greg Ehrbar

“The Hobbit” on Disneyland Records

With Peter Jackson’s latest installment of The Hobbit breaking records at the box office, I thought it would be a good time to look back at the original “records” of…