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“The Story of Ferdnand” had proven to be a sleeper hit among children’s books – and it caught on with adults during the pacifist movement of the late 1930s. A Disney short and promotional songs would ensue.
In 1937, when Snow White was released, Disney had many more ways its songs could be promoted. It was now the much-revered “Big Band Era”.
The idea of the “original soundtrack album” had not occurred to anybody until Disney tried it with Snow White – and it proved to be a hit all over the world!