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Progress City Radio – The Sherman Brothers Songbook

It’s hard to argue that any individual or individuals, aside from Walt himself, has had a greater effect on the musical history of the Walt Disney Company than Richard and Robert Sherman. Of course there have been many prominent and highly talented songwriters at the studio both before and after the brothers’ tenure there, and [...]

A Fair Price

We knew it was coming, but now it’s official. Album producer Randy Thornton posted today that the 5-disc compilation Walt Disney and the 1964 World’s Fair is officially targeted for release on March 24th. Previous release dates had been missed due to production errors, but the current batch checks out and will be in [...]

Delayed Gratification

Doh!

As 2009 finds new and fascinating ways to stick it to me, news has just emerged that the impending release of the 5-disc CD set, Walt Disney and the 1964 World’s Fair, has been delayed due to production issues. Print samples of the packaging proved unsatisfactory, and they’re having to scrap that work [...]

Woody’s Roundup 10-12-2008

I’ve been occupied with a bit of research lately, trying to cobble together something interesting as well as trying to ascertain what the current economic situation is going to mean for the tenuous future of many long hoped-for park enhancements. So I’ll let other writers do the heavy lifting, as I empty out my bookmarks [...]

A Trip To The World’s Fair

There’s been a big surprise for Disney music fans this week – without notice or warning there appeared on Amazon and other online retailers a listing for a 4-CD box set entitled Disneyland Goes to the World’s Fair. The collection is set for release on November 11th, 2008. Far from being unknown to Disney music [...]