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The Hits of “Song of the South”
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June 24, 2018 posted by James Parten

The Hits of “Song of the South”

Both “Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah” and “Sooner Or Later” entered the “Cash Box” charts on November 11th, 1946 – a good month before Song Of The South’s official premiere.

Songs of the South
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June 17, 2018 posted by James Parten

Songs of the South

Not since Pinocchio had the Disney music department seen such interest in songs from one of their films. Even the smallest record companies got into the act.

Going (Brazil) Nuts
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April 29, 2018 posted by James Parten

Going (Brazil) Nuts

When Walt Disney first heard “Brazil” – the American title for “Aquarela do Brasil” – he knew he he had to have it for his first “Good Neighbor” production.