Even The Beatles couldn’t beat “Sugar, Sugar” for the number one hit of 1969, when the Archies enjoyed a highly unique success – much imitated but never equaled.
Category Archives: ANIMATION SPIN
Charlie Brown and Snoopy were so part of the national zeitgeist, they were included in the Apollo project, and the fact and whimsy was captured on two very different 1969 records.
Sleeping Beauty Castle is the gateway to a Disney musical treasury, plus a renowned composer’s score to a film featuring surreal animation, both spinning on the Columbia label.
Paul Frees and Art Gilmore hawk a spaced-out feature, as we feature discs with animation ties that epitomize the baby boom era’s obsession with the space race.
In the late seventies, you never knew who was going to boogie next—Beethoven or Ethel Merman—so it was a matter of time before classic animated characters got into the beat.
Since Thursday is the 111th birthday of “The Man of a Thousand Voices,” let’s look at some of the later Looney Tunes recordings that Mel Blanc made especially for children.
Decades before the big-screen Aladdin and Tangled, there were six different Disneyland LP adaptations of these stories, some with ties to Willy Wonka, Doctor Who and The Incredibles.