Category Archives: Records

Riders in the Sky “Cowboy Jubilee” LP Record

Okay, hands up, who has heard of the Riders in the Sky? In fairness, this LP Record entitled ‘Cowboy Jubilee’ came out in 1981, which may be before some of my readers time! But I bet you do know at … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Pinocchio Picture Disc Record

Pinocchio was produced in 1940 by Walt Disney Productions and was based on the 1883 Italian children’s novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. It was the 2nd animated feature film to be released by Walt and his team. Initially, Pinocchio was not a box-office success. That’s not to … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Presents The Story of Robin Hood LP Record

When we think of Robin Hood, our minds automatically go to the Errol Flynn version from 1938. But this version, The Story of Robin Hood as presented by Walt Disney, is from 1952. This LP Record is from an even … Continue reading

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Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree Storybook Record

“Christopher Robin, like most small boys, has toy animals to play with. But though he loves them all his best friend is his teddy bear called Winnie-The-Pooh, or Pooh for short.” And so starts the story of Winnie the Pooh … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Presents ‘The Story of Treasure Island’ Record

“Ahoy, me hearties!” And with that salutation, we are off and running (away from pirates) with our look at Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island (1883). This adventure novel tells the tale of buccaneers and buried gold, friendship and betrayal. Its influence … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Presents ‘The Little Engine that Could’ Record

This endearing story began as an American folktale that became widely known in the United States after publication in 1930 by the Platt & Munk Company. The story is used to teach children the value of optimism and hard work. If … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Multiplication and Division Long Play Record

Walt Disney coined a phrase: Edutainment. It was a combination of ‘education’ and ‘entertainment’ that he hoped would draw young children to new thoughts or complex problems. To make this prospect more likely to succeed, he usually had well known … Continue reading

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