Tag: richard sherman

Happy 4th of July – The Sherman Brothers’ Glorious Fourth 1976

Happy 4th of July – The Sherman Brothers’ Glorious Fourth 1976

| July 4, 2011 | Reply

In honor of America’s Independence Day, Jennifer Fickley-Baker of the DisneyParks blog posted a video of Epcot’s Voices of Liberty singing a patriotic tune.  We at the DIS Unplugged would also like to wish our readers a happy and safe 4th of July holiday, and share with you a rare version of the Sherman Brothers song “The [...]

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D23′s Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th – Day 2

D23′s Destination D: Walt Disney World 40th – Day 2

| May 17, 2011 | 3 Replies

D23′s Destination D was a two day event held at the Contemporary Resort this past weekend and celebrated all things Walt Disney World.   Day 1 featured several authors, historians and archivists talking about Disney World, Day 2 featured more of the men and women that were…and are still involved in the creation of Walt Disney [...]

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“the boys” Offers Intimate Look at Sherman Brothers Life in Song

“the boys” Offers Intimate Look at Sherman Brothers Life in Song

| December 8, 2010 | 5 Replies

An interview with filmmakers Gregg Sherman and Jeff Sherman I’ve had the privilege to interview Disney Legend and composer Richard Sherman who along with his brother, Robert Sherman, made up the prolific song-writing team responsible for over 1,000 songs across a 50 year career.  During their 13 years at Disney (1960-1973), the Sherman Brothers received four [...]

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Tony-Nominated John Tartaglia Performs at Disneyland

Tony-Nominated John Tartaglia Performs at Disneyland

| September 29, 2010 | 2 Replies

On September 24th and 25th, 2010, Disney’s official fan club, D23, celebrated the history of the original Disney theme park with an event in Anaheim called Destination D: Disneyland ’55.  Disneyland Correspondent Tom Bell was on hand to cover the event, and said one of the highlights of the first day was a concert called [...]

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D23′s Destination D: Disneyland ’55 – Day 1

D23′s Destination D: Disneyland ’55 – Day 1

| September 28, 2010 | 3 Replies

This weekend D23 held its first Destination D focusing on 55 years of Disneyland.  Destination D will alternate each year with the hugely successful D23 Expo and will focus on a new topic each time.  Plans are already in the works for an East Coast Destination D event focusing on 40 years of Walt Disney World to be held next spring in Orlando.   [...]

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Steven Clark talks D23

Steven Clark talks D23

| September 19, 2010 | 3 Replies

Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with Steven Clark, the Head of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club.   He discussed the origins of D23, gave me some insight about this month’s events and talked about the future of D23.  Read on for some highlights from the interview or scroll to the bottom for audio of the [...]

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D23 Announces Scavenger Hunt and Destination D Schedule

D23 Announces Scavenger Hunt and Destination D Schedule

| July 7, 2010 | 2 Replies

Disney’s official fan community, D23, will hold its fall event at the Disneyland Resort September 24-25th in Anaheim, CA.  Instead of the full scale D23 Expo held in September 2009, a slimmed down “Destination D” event will be offered to highlight the history of the 55th Anniversary of the original Disney theme park.  To cap [...]

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