Disney Classics

Classic Disney: 60 Years of Musical Magic

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I finally got a copy of Disney‘s Classics.  A 5 box CD set with soundtracks spanning 60 years of Disney songs.  Some of the songs I’ve only heard a few times during my childhood in Disney’s sing-along videos.  Others are more familiar like soundtracks from full-length 2D animated movies of my generation – Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, etc…

Music brings back old memories of being transported into a world of magic and imagination, singing lines from theme musics, falling in love with the dashing and courageous hero, admiring the wit and beauty of the heroine, getting a kick from the comic relief from the funny antics of sidekicks and minions, the intellectual verbal repertoire of the characters, and being one with the protagonists in the quest of truth, honor, justice, peace, and love (so Bohemian of me).

Fall in love again with the Beauty and the Beast by Angela Lansbury.   Soar high on a magic carpet with Brad Kane and Lea Salonga in A Whole New World. Laugh out loud with Les Poissons and Monkey’s Uncle. Have A Spoonful of Sugar with Mary Poppins, value the wonder of nature with Circle of Life from the Lion King, and remember your bestest friend with You’ve Got A Friend in Me from Toy Story.  Go The Distance with Hercules, and get Out There with the Hunchback of Notre Dame.  And, like Disneyland tradition, say to yoursel “It’s a Small World (After All)” but we should always keep moving forward.

I’ve posted below the track titles of these 5 CDs for your reference taken from wikipedia.

Disc one
No. Title Writer(s) Performed by Length
1. A Whole New World Alan MenkenTim Rice Brad KaneLea Salonga 2:39
2. Circle of Life Elton John, Rice Carmen Twillie,Lebo M 3:56
3. Beauty and the Beast Menken, Howard Ashman Angela Lansbury 2:43
4. Under the Sea Menken, Ashman Samuel E. Wright 3:12
5. Hakuna Matata John, Rice Nathan Lane andErnie Sabella withJason Weaver andJoseph Williams 3:30
6. Kiss the Girl Menken, Ashman Wright 2:40
7. I Just Can’t Wait to Be King John, Rice Weaver with Rowan Atkinson and Laura Williams 2:49
8. Poor Unfortunate Souls Menken, Ashman Pat Carroll 4:49
9. Chim Chim Cher-ee Richard M. ShermanRobert B. Sherman Dick Van Dyke,Julie Andrews,Karen Dotrice,Matthew Garber 2:45
10. Jolly Holiday R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Van Dyke, Andrews 4:57
11. A Spoonful of Sugar R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Andrews 4:07
12. Let’s Get Together R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Hayley Mills 1:29
13. The Monkey’s Uncle R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Annette Funicellowith The Beach Boys 2:32
14. The Ugly Bug Ball R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Burl Ives 2:57
15. The Spectrum Song R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Paul Frees 1:36
16. Colonel Hathi’s March R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman J. Pat O’Malley with the Pachyderm Chorus 2:29
17. A Whale of a Tale Al HoffmanNorman Gimbel Kirk Douglas 2:07
18. You Can Fly! You Can Fly! You Can Fly! Sammy Cahn,Sammy Fain Bobby Driscoll,Kathryn Beaumont,Paul Collins, Tommy Luske 4:03
19. The Work Song Mack David, Hoffman, Jerry Livingston The Mouse Chorus 2:02
20. A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes David, Hoffman, Livingston Ilene Woods 3:43
21. Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Ray GilbertAllie Wrubel James Baskett 2:16
22. Dance of the Reed Flutes Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Leopold Stokowski 1:46
23. Love Is a Song Larry Morey, Frank Churchill Donald Novis 2:07
24. Some Day My Prince Will Come Morey, Churchill Adriana Caselotti 1:52
25. Minnie’s Yoo Hoo! Carl StallingWalt Disney 2:00
Disc two
No. Title Writer(s) Performed by Length
1. Be Our Guest Menken, Ashman Jerry Orbach, Lansbury 3:42
2. Can You Feel the Love Tonight John, Rice Williams andSally Dworskywith Lane and Sabella 2:56
3. Part of Your World Menken, Ashman Jodi Benson 3:11
4. One Jump Ahead Menken, Rice Kane 2:22
5. Gaston Menken, Ashman Richard White,Jesse Corti 3:37
6. “Something There” Menken, Ashman Paige O’Hara,Robby Benson 2:16
7. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Andrews, Van Dyke, The Pearlie Chorus 2:00
8. Candle on the Water Al KashaJoel Hirschhorn Helen Reddy 2:58
9. Main Street Electrical Parade Jean-Jacques Perrey,Gershon Kingsley,DorseyHilliard, Fain, David, Hoffman, Livingston,Fucik, Dorsey, Kasha, Hirschhorn 5:11
10. The Age of Not Believing R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Lansbury 3:15
11. The Bare Necessities Terry Gilkyson Phil Harris,Bruce Reitherman 4:49
12. Feed the Birds (Tuppence A Bag) R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Andrews 3:48
13. Best of Friends Stan Fidal, Richard Johnston Pearl Bailey 2:14
14. Let’s Go Fly a Kite R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman David Tomlinson, Van Dyke 1:48
15. It’s a Small World (After All) R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman The Disneyland Chorus 2:39
16. The Tiki, Tiki, Tiki Room R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Wally Boag,Fulton Burley,Thurl RavenscroftThe Mellomen 2:37
17. Mickey Mouse Club March Jimmie Dodd The Mouseketeers 2:38
18. “On the Front Porch” R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Ives 3:22
19. “The Second Star to the Right” Cahn, Fain The Jud Conlon Chorus 1:48
20. Ev’rybody Has a Laughing Place Wrubel, Gilbert Baskett, Jesse Cryor, Johnny Lee, Nicodemus Stewart 0:47
21. Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo Livingston, David, Hoffman Verna Felton,James Macdonald 3:35
22. “So This Is Love” Livingston, David, Hoffman Woods, Mike Douglas 1:30
23. When You Wish upon a Star Ned Washington,Leigh Harline Cliff Edwards 3:13
24. “Heigh-Ho” Morey, Churchill The Dwarfs Chorus 2:46
25. Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf Churchill, Ann Ronell Pinto Colvig,Mary Moder,Dorothy ComptonBilly Bletcher 2:43
Disc three
No. Title Writer(s) Performed by Length
1. Colors of the Wind Menken, Stephen Schwartz Judy Kuhn 3:32
2. You’ve Got a Friend in Me Randy Newman Newman 2:02
3. Be Prepared John, Rice Jeremy Irons withWhoopi Goldberg,Cheech Marin, andJim Cummings 3:37
4. Out There Menken, Schwartz Tony JayTom Hulce 4:22
5. “Family” Newman Original Cast 2:40
6. Les Poissons Menken, Ashman Rene Auberjonois 1:32
7. Mine, Mine, Mine Menken, Schwartz David Ogden Stiers,Mel Gibson 3:03
8. Jack’s Lament Danny Elfman Elfman 3:14
9. “My Name Is James” Newman Paul Terry, Drew Harrah 2:34
10. Heffalumps and Woozles R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Disney Chorus 2:02
11. “The Mob Song” Menken, Ashman Original Cast 3:27
12. Portobello Road R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Tomlinson, Lansbury 3:24
13. Stay Awake R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Andrews 1:42
14. I Wan’na Be Like You R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Louis Prima 4:01
15. Oo-De-Lally Roger Miller Miller 0:58
16. Are We Dancing R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman John Davidson,Lesley Ann Warren 3:24
17. Once Upon a Dream Fain, Jack Lawrence, Tchaikovsky Mary CostaBill Shirley 2:44
18. Bella Notte Peggy LeeSonny Burke George Givot, Bill Thompson 2:34
19. “Following the Leader” Winston HiblerTed SearsOliver Wallace Briscoll, Collins 1:34
20. Trust in Me R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Sterling Holloway 2:48
21. The Ballad of Davy Crockett Tom Blackburn,George Bruns The Wellingtons 1:40
22. “I’m Professor Ludwig Von Drake” R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Frees 2:00
23. Pink Elephants on Parade Washington, Wallace Disney Chorus 4:27
24. “Little April Shower” Morey, Churchill Disney Chorus 3:53
25. The Silly Song (Dwarfs’ Yodel Song) Morey, Churchill The Dwarf Chorus, Caselotti 4:35
Disc four
No. Title Writer(s) Performed by Length
1. One Last Hope Menken, David Zippel Danny DeVito 2:59
2. “A Guy Like You” Menken, Schwartz Jason Alexander,Charles Kimbrough,Mary Wickes, Mary Stout 2:53
3. On the Open Road Tom Snow, Jack Feldman Bill FarmerAaron Lohr, and Chorus 3:01
4. Just Around the Riverbend Menken, Schwartz Kuhn 2:28
5. Home Menken, Rice Susan Egan 3:48
6. Fantasmic! Bruce Healey 2:58
7. “Oogie Boogie’s Song” Elfman Ken Page with Ed Ivory 3:16
8. I Will Go Sailing No More Newman Newman 2:55
9. Substitutiary Locomotion R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Tomlinson, Lansbury, Roy Snart, Ian Weighill,Cindy O’Callaghan 1:43
10. “Stop, Look, and Listen/I’m No Fool” Bruns, Gil George, Dodd Edwards 2:57
11. Love Bruns, Floyd Huddleston Nancy Adams 1:48
12. Thomas O’Malley Cat Gilkyson Harris 2:22
13. That’s What Friends Are For R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Tim HudsonDigby Wolfe, O’Malley
14. Winnie the Pooh R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman The Disney Chorus 2:23
15. “Femininity” R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Mills, Deborah Walley, Wendy Turner 1:58
16. Ten Feet Off the Ground R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Buddy Ebsen, Warren, Janet Blair,Kurt Russell, Bobby Riha, Jon Walmsley, Smitty Wordes, Heidi Rook, Debbie Smith, Pamelyn Ferdin 4:00
17. “The Siamese Cat Song” P. Lee, Burke P. Lee 2:10
18. Enjoy It! R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Mills, Maurice Chevalier 2:06
19. Although I Dropped $100,000 (I Found a Million Dollars in Your Smile) R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Frees 1:47
20. Give a Little Whistle Harline, Washington Edwards, Dickie Jones 1:35
21. “Oh, Sing Sweet Nightingale” David, Hoffman, Livingston Woods, Rhoda Williams 2:07
22. “I Wonder” Bruns, Hibler, Sears Costa 1:19
23. “Looking for Romance (I Bring You a Song)” Morey, Churchill Novis and the Disney Chorus 2:07
24. Baby Mine Churchill, Washington Betty Noyes 2:05
25. I’m Wishing/One Song Churchill, Morey Caselotti, Harry Stockwell 3:06
Disc five
No. Title Writer(s) Performed by Length
1. I’ll Make a Man Out of You Matthew Wilder, Zippel Donny Osmond and Chorus 3:19
2. I Won’t Say (I’m In Love) Menken, Zippel Egan, Cheryl Freeman, LaChanze, Vaneese Thomas,Lillias White 2:19
3. “God Help the Outcasts” Menken, Schwartz Heidi Mollenhauerand Chorus 3:42
4. “If I Can’t Love Her” Menken, Rice Terrence Mann 4:03
5. “Steady As the Beating Drum” Menken, Schwartz The Disney Chorus 1:50
6. “Belle” Menken, Ashman O’Hara and Chorus including R. White 5:07
7. “Strange Things” Newman Newman 3:18
8. Cruella De Vil Mel Leven Dr. John 4:05
9. “Eating the Peach” Newman, Roald Dahl Terry, Harrah,Richard Dreyfuss,Jeff BennettSusan SarandonJane LeevesSimon CallowDavid ThewlisMiriam Margolyes, Sally Stevens 2:52
10. Seize the Day Menken, Feldman David Moscow and the Newsies 1:59
11. “What’s This?” Elfman Elfman 3:05
12. Lavender Blue (Dilly Dilly) Elliot Daniel, Morey Ives 2:29
13. The Rain Rain Rain Came Down Down Down R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman The Disney Chorus 1:37
14. A Step in the Right Direction R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Lansbury 2:22
15. Boo Bop Bopbop Bop (I Love You, Too) Kasha, Hirschhorn Sean Marshall,Charlie Callas 2:45
16. Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life for Me) Bruns, Xavier Atencio The Disney Chorus 4:44
17. My Own Home R. M. Sherman, R. B. Sherman Darleen Carr 3:29
18. “Ev’rybody Wants to Be a Cat” Al Rinker, Huddleston Harris, Scatman Crothers, Ravenscroft, Liz English 2:01
19. In a World of My Own Fain, Hilliard Beaumont and Chorus 1:20
20. You Belong to My Heart Agustín Lara, Gilbert Dora Luz 2:21
21. Humphrey Hop Bruns, Daws Butler The Disney Chorus 1:24
22. “He’s a Tramp” P. Lee, Burke P. Lee 2:00
23. “Song of the South” Arthur Johnston,Sam Coslow The Disney Chorus 1:57
24. “When I See an Elephant Fly” Wallace, Washington Edwards, Jim Carmichael, and theHall Johnson Choir 1:48
25. I’ve Got No Strings Harline, Washington Jones 2:21
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Posted on September 7, 2010, in Music and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. pa copy, when i get home in a couple of weeks :p

  2. It’s always nice when you can not only be informed, but also entertained! I’m sure you had fun writing this article.Excellent entry! I’m been looking for topics as interesting as this. Looking forward to your next post.

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