Tag Archives: Disneyland Records

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┬áTreasure 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┬áthe 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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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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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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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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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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MICKEY MOUSE CLUB Song Hits LP RECORD

As Disney fans we are all Mouseketeers at heart! Even though most of us were not around in the early 1950’s to see The Mickey Mouse Club in its original broadcast run, we might remember seeing episodes in syndication or … Continue reading

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