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    Bing "Katrina" on iTunes

    Bing Crosby's radio performance of "Katrina" (from "Ichabod and Mr. Toad") is now available on iTunes. A very nice cut. I still need to find his Decca single version oneday!
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    Tenor - Peace on Earth?

    Anyone know who performed the tenor vocal on "Peace on Earth" in "Lady and the Tramp"?
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    Walt Disney films screening in Santa Monica 7/11-15 American Cinematheque at the Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue at 14th Street in Santa Monica Wednesday, July 11 7:30 PM DAVY CROCKETT, KING OF THE WILD FRONTIER Thursday, July 12 7:30 PM THE ABSENT MINDED PROFESSOR & THE PARENT TRAP...
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    The End of Wonderland CDs?

    MousePlanet today (6/26/06) carries the tragic news that Wonderland CD's are being discontinued. >>Cast members tell us that the "Wonderland Music Experience," formerly known as the "CD on Demand" system, will be discontinued at...
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    Climb the Mountain - on vinyl?

    "Climb the Mountain" is the catchy little tune whistled by James MacArthur and Janet Munro in "Third Man on the Mountain" - - and was also performed (with lyrics) at the opening ceremonies for Disneyland's Matterhorn. Curiously for the era, I can find no mention of this tune as a...
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    Is time to nag about Spring Wonderland CDs yet?

    More coming soon? Just Wondering.
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    Darlene on CD

    A few more selections I hope make it to Wonderland CD are other contributions by the fabulous voice of Darlene Gillespie (the Alice record has long been a favorite of mine and I was so thrilled to get it on CD). Walt Disney's Most Beloved Songs (originally released as Mouseketeer Song Fest)...
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    For Lady Lovers...

    A two-disc CD import titled Peggy Lee: Classics and Collectibles contains all the Peggy Lee tracks from the hard-to-find-in-good-condition Decca Lady and the Tramp LP (1955), including some really great versions of Bella Notte and La La Lu that I had not found on CD before -- as well as the...
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    Back to Wonderland

    I love the Disneyland 6 CD set, it's amazing! But now that it has been completed, let's see some new titles on the Wonderland system, so the park doesn't get tired of hosting it! Song of the South Camarata: 33 Great Disney Motion Picture Melodies Camarata Interprets Snow White and the Seven...
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    Disney Bossa Nova

    Normally I would avoid any new recordings to come from Walt Disney Records (I adore those Disneyland/Buena Vista reissues, though - thanks, Randy!), but when I saw this new CD - - Disney Bossa Nova - - the atypically artful and attractive retro-modernist color and design on the package - with...
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    Camarata Dead at 91

    Posted on Mon, Apr. 18, 2005 Music arranger-composer Salvador "Tutti" Camarata dead at 91 Associated Press BURBANK, Calif. - Salvador "Tutti" Camarata, who worked with everyone from Bing Crosby to Billie Holiday to Disney teen heartthrob Annette Funicello in a long and distinguished...
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    Subjective Mary Poppins Edit

    While I love the lavish new Mary Poppins CD (thanks, Randy), there is an edit in "Fidelity Fiduciary Bank" (and previous CD versions of this soundtrack) that alters the meaning of a lyric/sequence. In the film, and the original Buena Vista soundtrack LP, just prior to the final stanza, there is...
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    New Wonderland yet?

    Does anyone know if Parent Trap, Lady and the other new titles got loaded onto the DL Wonderland system yet?
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    The Perfect CEO

    The Perfect CEO By Jane and Michael Banks We do so want to get on with the new CEO. That's why we wrote this advertisement. Wanted: CEO for a national institution: If you want this choice position, Have a cheery long-term vision. Invest in rides, Resorts, Cartoons, Not sports. Fund...
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    Letter of Support for Roy Disney

    >>Dear friends and collegues in the animation community; The time has come to support Roy Disney and Stanley Gold in their battle for the heart of the Walt Disney Company. We have crafted a letter of support from the animation community (see below), which is posted on Dave Pruiksma's website...