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Mouse Music #9 – The Haunted Mansion

Welcome foolish mortals to episode 9 of Mouse Music, the podcast celebrating the music and history of the Walt Disney Company! Here at Sideshow HQ we don’t take our Halloween decorations down until December 1st at the earliest, so today we are finally going to talk about the greatest theme park attraction in all the land, The Haunted Mansion!

Joining ghost host Will Dodson and his macabre partner in crime Wicked Wendell Jones in the dimly lit and cobweb-strewn Sideshow Sound Studio is our lovely co-host from the west coast, resident voice actor, puppeteer and Muppet expertRachel Herrick, and making his Mouse Music debut, a very talented podcaster and good friend, Sideshow’s newest member, Terrifying Todd Horan! The team of podcasting ghosts take an objective look at one of the more divisive films in the Disney catalog, discussing their favourite moments from the 2003 Walt Disney Pictures’, ‘The Haunted Mansion‘.

Next up, in our insidious intermission, Wend and our resident Disney professor Creepy Chris Lyndon creak the crypt door open and head down to the Sideshow Vault for a spooktacular instalment of the Disney Music Archives. Chris chooses a spinechilling selection for today’s eerie episode, reminding us all of one of the top-selling Disneyland Records of all time, the 1964 bestseller, ‘Chilling, Thrilling Sounds of the Haunted House‘ narrated by Laura Olsher featuring sound effects compiled by Jimmy MacDonald.

Finishing on an absolute high, the ghoulish gang embark once more upon their doombuggies to chat about The Haunted Mansion! Starting with a little Disney history, they gush over their favourite section and characters in the ride, explore the differences between each iteration in the Disney parks, dive into the various renditions of ‘Grim Grinning Ghosts‘, and share their thoughts and experiences on the best attraction in history!

What did you make of The Haunted Mansion movie? We’d be so happy to hear your memories of The Haunted Mansion, as well as your thoughts on ‘Chilling, Thrilling Sounds of the Haunted House’! Contact us via email: sideshowsound@gmail.com Tweet us: @sideshowsound or chat with us on Facebook: SideshowSoundTheatre

Timestamps

2:28 – The Haunted Mansion

1:01:23 – Disney Music Archives – “Chilling, Thrilling Sounds of the Haunted House”

1:22:34 – In the Parks – The Haunted Mansion

Links from this episode:

Jiminy Crickets! A Podcast for the Disney Conscience

Tony Baxter Backstage at The Haunted Mansion

Foolish Mortals – A Haunted Mansion Documentary

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Mouse Music #8 – The Jungle Book

Please stand clear of the doors and welcome to episode 8 of Mouse Music, the podcast that always trys to imagine 6 impossible things before breakfast! We have a cracking show for you today! We’re jumping into the wayback machine to celebrate the newly-released Jon Favreau film by the same name the Walt Disney animation classic, ‘The Jungle Book‘!

For the first time in Mouse Music history we have a hostful! To discuss their favourite songs and moments from the 1967 animated musical, ‘The Jungle Book’, Will & Wend are joined in the virtual studio by voice actor, puppeteer, and creator of YouTube channels AdorkableRachel! and TheAdorkableVlog, Rachel Herrick, and curator of DisneyChris.com, host of the Jiminy Crickets podcast, our very own Disney legend, Chris Lyndon.

Next, our resident Disney historian Chris, sits down with Wend in our intermission segment, the Disney Music Archives, to present another musical treasure to tickle our eardrums. A piece which is known as the most famous song that was cut from a Disney film, ‘Never Smile at a Crocodile‘ by Frank Churchill, written for the film ‘Peter Pan‘.

Finishing on a high, the hostful return to chat about a day one attraction at Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland, the world famous Jungle Cruise! After providing all you lovely listeners with a little history, they gush over their favourite section of the ride, the differences between each iteration in the Disney parks and share their favourite puns and jokes from this must-do riverboat cruise!

This marks the 100th episode on the Sideshow Sound Radio Network so thank you everyone for your incredible support, we really appreciate it! Is The Jungle Book your favourite Disney classic, if not, which? We’d be so happy to hear your memories of riding the Jungle Cruise, as well as your thoughts on the new Jungle Book film and that catchy earworm ‘Never Smile at a Crocodile’! Contact us via email: sideshowsound@gmail.com Tweet us: @sideshowsound or chat with us on Facebook: SideshowSoundTheatre

Timestamps

3:04 – The Jungle Book

1:10:28 – Disney Music Archives – “Never Smile at a Crocodile”

1:21:34 – In the Parks – Jungle Cruise

Links from this episode:

Xander’s BatLabel Shirt

Foolish Mortals – A Haunted Mansion Documentary

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Mouse Music #3 – Beauty and the Beast

Welcome one and all to Mouse Music, a podcast celebrating the music and history of the Walt Disney Company. After last month’s discussion of The Little Mermaid, we dive in to the next two films in the Disney Renaissance in our third episode. Starting with The Rescuers Down Under with an amazing score by Bruce Broughton we then talk about what most consider the perfect Disney film Beauty and the Beast, and it’s award-winning soundtrack by Alan Menken and masterful lyricist Howard Ashman!

Back by popular demand, puppeteer, voice actor, creator of HowAdorkableTV on YouTube, and friend of the show, Rachel Herrick joins us once again to continue the Disney Renaissance conversation. We have a thoroughly enjoyable chat with her about the 30th film in the Walt Disney animated classics, Beauty and the Beast, and briefly look at the first animated theatrical film sequel produced by Disney, The Rescuers Down Under.

Also, our very own Disney Legend Chris Lyndon returns with the best segment of the Disney Music Archives yet! Chris sits down with Wendell to present us with a forgotten Disney classic from the live-action musical Babes in Toyland (1961) called “Mother Goose Village and Lemonade”, adapted by George Bruns from a 1903 operetta by Victor Herbert.

Will and Wend end the show with their In the Parks segment. They guide you through Spaceship Earth, Epcot discussing the history of the attraction, it’s importance in Walt Disney World, their favourite version and the amazing music that accompanies the ride by Bruce Broughton.

If you love all that is Disney as much as us then please get in touch! We´d LOVE to hear your thoughts on The Rescuers Down Under, Beauty and the Beast AND Babes in Toyland, your preferred version of Spaceship Earth, as well as your favourite music by Bruce Broughton in the parks! Contact us via email: sideshowsound@gmail.com Tweet us: @sideshowsound or chat with us on Facebook: SideshowSoundTheatre

We hope you enjoy the show!

Timestamps

3:16 – The Rescuers Down Under

9:48 – Beauty and the Beast

36:32 – Disney Music Archives – “Mother Goose Village & Lemonade”

1:01:12 – In the Parks – Spaceship Earth

Links from this episode:

Alan Menken discusses Howard Ashman’s input on Beauty and the Beast during a time when he was very sick

Lou Mongello’s interview with Bruce Broughton on WDW Radio

Walt Disney World Official Album featuring Bruce Broughton’s music for Spaceship Earth

Rachel´s Vlog – a channel about her daily/dorky/nerdy/adorable life

Disney Chris´s Website – the most comprehensive collection of audio from the original Disneyland park found on the web

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Mouse Music #2 – The Little Mermaid

Welcome land-lovers to Mouse Music, a podcast celebrating the music and history of the Walt Disney Company. In our second episode, we discuss one of our favourite childhood films, The Little Mermaid, and the legendary collection of songs written for it by the amazing songwriting team of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman!

We have a boatload of fun discussing the 1989 animated film that launched what has now become known as the Disney Renaissance, with voice actor, puppeteer, creator of HowAdorkableTV on YouTube, Disney fan and friend of the show, Rachel Herrick.

Also, Wendell sits down with Chris Lyndon for the second installment of the Disney Music Archives. In keeping with the nautical theme, Chris presents us with a catchy and well-known song from another favourite of ours, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, titled “The Beautiful Briny“, written by the Disney Legends the Sherman Brothers.

Will and Wend finish off the show with their segment In the Parks. They guide you around New FantasylandWalt Disney World and discuss some of their favourite additions to this incredible expansion to the Magic Kingdom.

If you´re as big a Disney freak as us then please get in touch! We´d LOVE to hear your thoughts on The Little Mermaid, your magical experiences in New Fantasyland, as well as your favourite music by the Sherman Bros.! Contact us via email: sideshowsound@gmail.com Tweet us: @sideshowsound or chat with us on Facebook: SideshowSoundTheatre

Enjoy the show!

Timestamps

2:23 – The Little Mermaid

38:37 – Disney Music Archives – “The Beautiful Briny”

54:31 – In the Parks – New Fantasyland

Links from this episode:

Howard Ashman coaching Jodi Benson (voice of Ariel) as she records “Part of Your World

Pat Carroll (voice of Ursula) reads lines from The Haunted Mansion Ghost Host dialogue at Spooky Empire’s May-Hem convention in Orlando

Have yourself a Crab-E-Oke with the Walt Disney Records Legacy Collection release of The Little Mermaid

Ricky Brigante´s on-ride interview with Walt Disney Imagineer Ethan Reed in Ariel´s Undersea Adventure, Disneyland

Rachel´s Vlog – a channel about her daily/dorky/nerdy/adorable life

Disney Chris´s Website – the most comprehensive collection of audio from the original Disneyland park found on the web

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Mouse Music #1 – Star Wars

Happy New Year and welcome to the inaugural episode of Mouse Music, a podcast celebrating the music and history of the Walt Disney Company. In our first episode we combine two of our great loves, Star Wars and Disney!

We have a blast talking with our friends Richard and Sarah Woloski from Skywalking Through Neverland about the recent Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer and irresponsibly speculating about the new movie.

Also, Wendell chats with Chris Lyndon about his time working at the Disney parks and to debut their new ongoing segment, the Disney Music Archives. Keeping with the space-travel theme, Chris presents us with a comical song from a 1955 episode of the Disneyland anthology series titled “Man and the Moon”, composed by the musical legend George Bruns.

Finally, in celebration of the 28th Anniversary of Star Tours, we start another new segment In the Parks by diving in to the history of the attraction and exploring the incredible music created for it by Richard Bellis and Michael Giacchino.

We invite you to share with us your reactions to the new Star Wars teaser trailer, your experiences riding the Starspeeder 1000, as well as your favourite music by George Bruns! Contact us via email: sideshowsound@gmail.com or tweet us: @sideshowsound.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the show!

Timestamps

3:30 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer reaction

47:07 – Disney Music Archives – “Man and the Moon”

1:00:38 – In the Parks – Star Tours

Links from this episode:

Interview with RIchard Bellis on composing for Star Tours at Endor Express

Interview with Michael Giacchino on composing for Star Tours: The Adventures Continue at Endor Express

The Music of Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Disney Vlog

Skywalking Through Neverland – a Star Wars/Disney, fan-focused podcast

Disney Chris´s Website – the most comprehensive collection of audio from the original Disneyland park found on the web