On this day in 1951, Disney’s most offbeat and unfathomable animated features premiered–but it took years for the story LP to appear on Disneyland Records.
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A long-overdue appreciation of the versatile animation and live-action actor/narrator, with a career spanning over half a century.
In this anniversary year of both Fantasia and Fantasia 2000, we take a Spin through a stack of recordings inspired by Mickey Mouse’s classic clash with bewitched brooms.
One of TV’s greatest cartoons became one of Golden Records’ best albums when June Foray, Paul Frees, Walter Tetley and Bill Scott brought their magical madness to vinyl.
Before e-cards, cardboard records festooned with favorite animated characters and laminated with specially produced voice and music recordings sent magical messages.
There was magic in the air after Mary Martin said, “I’d like to sing some Disney songs,” and Walt Disney said, “I can’t think of anyone I would rather hear sing them.”