Category Archives: NEEDLE DROP NOTES

Gulliver Travels at 78
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February 11, 2018 posted by James Parten

Gulliver Travels at 78

The bands that got to record covers for Fleischer Gulliver’s Travels songs ranged from the established swing groups, through the new sensations, and hopeful up-and-comers.

The Song of “Ferdinand the Bull” (1939)
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February 4, 2018 posted by James Parten

The Song of “Ferdinand the Bull” (1939)

“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.

Snow White goes Spanish
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
January 21, 2018 posted by James Parten

Snow White goes Spanish

If you were asked to name a country in continental Europe where Snow White might not run its appointed course, you wouldn’t necessarily think of Spain.

Snow White Travels
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January 14, 2018 posted by James Parten

Snow White Travels

“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” conquered the rest of the world, and the Disney crew had their boots laced and were ready to go! And, where the film went – so did the song score.