The Three Caballeros was released by Disney in 1945 (1944 in Mexico). But it is the soundtrack of the movie that I am focusing on today in this week’s edition of Disney Music Monday hosted by me and my friend Mike from the My Dreams of Disney blog. We take some time out each Monday and focus on the music of Disney.
What makes the music from The Three Caballeros so interesting? The one piece of information that peaked my interest was the movie was released in 1945 (1944 in Mexico). The music was nominated for an Academy Award: Best Musical Score. It lost to Anchors Aweigh starring some little known singer named Frank Sinatra. 🙂 However, a soundtrack for the movie was not released until 2001 which was even 20 years after its last re-release in theaters.
In all of my research, I could not find a reason as to why it took over 60 years for Disney to release a soundtrack from one its earliest films.
The soundtrack features 14 songs most of which are uncredited works. The men behind the songs from the film were Edward Plumb, who also worked on the music for Bambi, Paul Smith, who won a Oscar for the music in Pinocchio, and Charles Wolcott, who worked on both Bambi and Pinocchio.
Here’s a song from the soundtrack: Mexico
Thanks for joining me on another Disney Music Monday. If you want to join the link-up, please click on the smiling frog at the bottom of the post.
We all know that Disney does an excellent job at theming all of its restaurants. However, some of the restaurants have a better view of the outside world than others. Today, we’re going to take a look at what restaurants have the best views and what restaurants aren’t the most scenic in the World. I’ve chosen two restaurants in the each category with one restaurant, each way, that earned a honorable mention. Unlike most of my lists, I tried to make this list a list that fits everybody tastes and not just mine. If I restricted the list to Disney World restaurants that I’ve eaten at, the list would look completely different.
Today marks the three-month anniversary for the Dad For Disney blog and wanted to thank everyone for taking the time to join the Facebook group, follow me on Twitter, and read the blog. Without your support, this blog would not be possible.
On to a bit of news. Disney announced, this week, that the EPCOT After Hours Wind Down has been extended until November 9th. This takes the event through the entire Food and Wine Festival. The event costs only $35 and provides guests the opportunity to enjoy snacks and beverages at one of four restaurant lounges: Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar in Italy, La Cava del Tequila in Mexico, Spice Road Table in Morocco, and Rose and Crown in the United Kingdom. I will be attending this event at the end of the month. I will be posting a review of this event on the blog when I return.
Swimming pools who doesn’t love a good swimming pool. Every Walt Disney World resort has a resort pool to go along with quiet pools. This article is only focusing on the resort pools. Quiet pools are all the same…square, boring, and quiet. A pool is a place to have fun. Go down the slide, off the diving board, making noise….having fun. Today, we’re going around the world and looking for the best pools at Walt Disney World because some pools are better than others and a lot of people will choose a resort solely for the pool. The pool is used for mid-afternoon enjoyment away from the parks. It’s the best and easiest way to stay cool!