Disney Music Group Debuts New Podcast Series DISNEY- A RECORDED HISTORY

Disney – A Recorded History explores Disney music milestones such as Steamboat Willie, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and Mary Poppins.

By: Jun. 07, 2024
Disney Music Group Debuts New Podcast Series DISNEY- A RECORDED HISTORY
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Disney Music Group is thrilled to announce the launch of a new podcast series, Disney - A Recorded History.

Produced and hosted by Grammy Award®-winning Producer and Disney Music Historian, Randy Thornton, this series features rare and never-before-released recordings that have shaped Disney's musical legacy over the past 100 years. The series has 12 episodes, varying in length from 8 to 25 minutes. The first three episodes are available today on SpotifyApple MusicAmazon Music and other digital platforms. Additional episodes will be released on Thursdays beginning June 13.

Disney – A Recorded History explores Disney music milestones such as Steamboat Willie, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and Mary Poppins. The podcast series features archival audio of Walt Disney himself speaking about sound recordings and music in film and media, as well as insights from legendary animators Ward Kimball, Frank Thomas, and Ollie Johnston. It also includes contributions from acclaimed musician Henry Mancini and the legendary Sherman Brothers, Richard M. Sherman, and Robert B. Sherman, the songwriting duo behind some of Disney’s most beloved music.

Descriptions for the first three episodes follow:

1. Mickey Squeaks (14:09)

Walt Disney recounts the trials of recording the first cartoon with synchronized sound– Steamboat Willie.

2. Silly Skeletons (14:48)

Walt Disney recalls the first Silly Symphony – The Skeleton Dance and musician Carl Stalling

3. When Pigs Sing (7:23)

Walt Disney explains how Three Little Pigs’ “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf” became Disney’s first hit song.

About Disney Music Group

The Disney Music Group encompasses all aspects of the Company’s music commercialization and marketing, including recorded music (Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records), music publishing, and Disney concerts. DMG releases film, television, game, and attraction soundtracks from some of the largest franchises in the world – from Disney, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, Pixar, Searchlight Pictures, 20th Century Films, and Disney+, including the chart-topping albums “Encanto,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the Oscar® and Grammy®-winning “Frozen,” the Grammy®-winning “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the Emmy®-winning music from “WandaVision” and “The Mandalorian,” the Oscar® and Grammy®-winning “Soul” score, the Oscar®-winning “Black Panther,” “Coco” and “Moana” soundtracks, plus video game soundtracks for “Spider-Man 2” and the Grammy® winning “Star Wars Jedi: Survivor.” Recent titles include “Wish,” “Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 3,” “The Little Mermaid,” plus the television soundtracks “Ahsoka,” “Shōgun” and “Only Murders in the Building: Season 3.” Upcoming releases include “Inside Out 2,” “Star Wars: The Acolyte,” Deadpool and Wolverine” “Moana 2,” “Descendants: The Rise of Red,” and “Tiana’s Bayou Adventure.”



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