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Holly Jolly
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
May 21, 2019 posted by James Parten

Holly Jolly

Have an early merry Christmas this week as we look at perhaps the greatest song to emerge from an animated TV special.

A Dilly Dilly Hit
NEEDLE DROP NOTES
October 21, 2018 posted by James Parten

A Dilly Dilly Hit

The song–based upon an eighteenth-century English tune–was the biggest hit connected with a Disney production since “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” nearly two years previous.

Rankin/Bass “Rudolph” on Records
ANIMATION SPIN
December 9, 2014 posted by

Rankin/Bass “Rudolph” on Records

In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the landmark stop-motion animated TV musical, here is a look at the holiday soundtrack that’ll go down in history. Rankin/Bass Present RUDOLPH,…