Category Archives: Music

Story and Songs from Peter Pan Long-Play Record

“OFF to Neverland!” Here we go with another wonderful soundtrack. This one is from 1969 by Disneyland Records and the Walt Disney Music of Canada production company. It contains an abridged version of the story along with the key songs … Continue reading

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Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln LP Record

According to the Disney Wiki: Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln is a stage show featuring an audio-animatronic version of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, best known for being presented at Disneyland since 1965. It was originally showcased as the prime feature of the State of Illinois Pavilion at the 1964 New … Continue reading

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“Everything is Satisfactual” Collector Plate

The Song of the South full-length film will never see the light of movie theaters again or even grace the small screens in our homes. But Disney does still seem to want to keep the animated portions of the movie, … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Mary Poppins Original Cast Soundtrack

I love finding an old Disney soundtrack! The fun thing about collecting long-play records is the cover art. Sometimes it has photographic stills from the film but other times it may contain original artwork, such as with the example I’m … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Playing Tennis Musical Figurine by Schmid

I’m just going to go right ahead and lob this post at you! Then the ball will be in your court and it will be up to you to volley in response. Tennis, anyone? If you got all that, then … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Zorro 78 RPM Record

The Zorro television series only lasted for two seasons but made almost as much of a sensation as did the Davy Crocket series before it. But not quite! Based on the Zorro character created by Johnston McCulley, the series premiered on … Continue reading

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Captain Hook Pirate Ship Snow Globe

Time to sail the Seven Seas and perhaps the Spanish Main as we board Captain Hook’s pirate ship (stuck in a snow globe). Will we arrive in Never Never Land or will we have to scuttle our vessel along the … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Acting Out the ABC’s LP Record

Disney is no stranger to exploiting the child market with various types of content. This is perhaps nowhere more truthful than with the many LP Record releases of Disneyland Records. Although I may not listen to such offerings, I do … Continue reading

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Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite: Disney’s Fantasia LP

This post about Fantasia may contain material that could be deemed culturally insensitive by today’s standards. Any such material is presented in its original context and form and is intended to preserve a piece of history so we can hopefully … Continue reading

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History 101: From Phonograph to Laser Disc in 100 Years

History has given us some interesting options when it comes to sound and video recordings. From the phonograph cylinder to shellac and then vinyl discs, read by means of stylus and eventually lasers, mankind has tried just about everything to … Continue reading

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