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.
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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.
The shortest, least pretentious Disney animated feature was adapted into simple, straightforward Storyteller albums—but who does the voice of Timothy Mouse on them?
In the years after Decca Records was the first to premiere a Disney animated feature score (with soundtrack excerpts) on LP records, it took a roundabout journey to the Disney label.
The soundtrack to this animation/live action fantasy, directed by Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’s Grandpa Potts, features an eclectic score, two Doctor Who’s and two cartoon Beatle voices.