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The Melodies Were Still Merrie
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September 17, 2019 posted by James Parten

The Melodies Were Still Merrie

During the 1931-32 film season the Warner Brothers cartoon unit started their second series of cartoons, titled “Merrie Melodies”. Here are the songs that inspired them.

Bosko Gets Busy
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July 30, 2019 posted by James Parten

Bosko Gets Busy

This time, we’ll discuss the other four early shorts released with the Warner shield and the Vitaphone pennant, again concentrating on musical highlights.

Sweepings From the Chimney
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July 2, 2019 posted by James Parten

Sweepings From the Chimney

In 1965, Poppins-mania was in the air – and there was evidently no end to performers and bands covering various songs from its hit soundtrack.

Holly Jolly
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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.