Thirty years ago this month, Disney returned to its musical fairy tale roots (with a contemporary edge) and scaled heights far beyond some expectations. But we knew.
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Animation Spin celebrates Halloween with the cartoon creepies of the grocery store aisle and records fresh from their cereal boxes, followed by a detour to a dark house in Salem.
The web-slinger swings through the grooves in this trio of Marvel-ous musical vinyl and CD recordings that weave over a 40-year web of Spider-Man recorded history!
Few cartoon characters helped us learn more about safety, math, language, manners and plain common sense than Official Conscience Jiminy Cricket, with some help from his pals.
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.
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.