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P resented here, for your enjoyment, is a magical and musical virtual Audio tour of the Happiest Place on Earth, both past and present. From this comprehensive collection of rare Audio recordings, the stay at home listener is granted their very own 'E' Ticket to adventures that recreate the ambiance and simulate the you-are-there sensation of an actual trip to the park. Just close your eyes and let your mind run free. It won't be hard to imagine you are really inside the Magic Kingdom for an exciting day at Disneyland, the place where dreams really do come true... 10 - MASCOT - 185

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1 - Bear Country Promotional Announcement  01:44

 

In the former home of the Indian Village, at the northwestern corner of the park, construction began on Disneyland's seventh themed land in 1971. One year and eight million dollars later, Bear Country welcomed its first "human" guests. This four acre pinewood village included three attractions, two eating locations and two gift shops.
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2 - Bear Country Attraction Preview - Jack Wagner  02:14

 

Disneyland announcer Jack Wagner welcomes us to Bear Country to meet the comical cast of the Country Bear Jamboree. After the Bears premiered in Walt Disney World, this quiet settlement, snuggled within a shady northern pine forest, would replace the Native American Village in 1972 to become a new second home to the Country Bear Jamboree.
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3 - A Day at Disneyland - Bear Country  01:56

 

In 1980 Walt Disney Home Entertainment released a 30 minute video souvenir of The Happiest Place on Earth. This was sold at retail locations throughout Disneyland and available for home rental at video stores nationwide. It included a look at the forested acreage of Bear Country and an introduction to the cast of Country Bear Jamboree.
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4 - Bear Country Entrance - Rufus the Snoring Bear  01:22

 

Resonating from a cave, high atop the hill at the Bear Country entrance, passing guests heard the sleepy moans, growls and grunts of the perpetually hibernating Rufus the bear. When he was evicted from his lair, as this area transformed into the new home of Splash Mountain, Rufus found a new career as a stage hand at the Country Bear Playhouse.
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5 - Bear Country - Area Background Music  00:00

 

The distinctive area music in Bear Country helped set the proper tone for this rustic little pine village, mixing traditional bluegrass with a contemporary beat. This rockabilly soundtrack provided the musical ambiance for the Wilderness Outpost, Mile Long Bar, Teddi Barra's Swingin' Arcade, and the lobby area inside the Country Bear theater.
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6 - Mile Long Bar - Area Background Music  13:33

 

The Mile Long Bar was so named for its strategic positioning of opposing mirrors on either end of the room. Upon reflection, this created the mind-boggling optical illusion of infinity, making it the longest little bar in the whole frontier. However, it really was less of a bar and more of a snack counter, serving fountain beverages and light refreshments.
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7 - Ursus H. Bear's Wilderness Outpost - Wurlitzer Player Piano  02:07

 

A few years after the Wurlitzer Music Store on Main Street closed, the antique player piano which had once been its predominant point of interest found a new home in Bear Country at Ursus H. Bear's Wilderness Outpost. In a back corner of this souvenir shop it would play the tune, "My Darling Clementine," on repeat for well over a decade.
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8 - Teddi Barra's Swingin' Arcade - Hoofin' Henry  01:28

 

One of the loveliest stars of the Country Bear Jamboree, Swingin' Teddi Barra, was also the proprietress of a small arcade located next door to the Mile Long Bar. Its games were of the pre-video, mechanical variety, and included a miniature tap dancing bear that was set into motion using pulleys and wires operated by pressing buttons on a control panel.
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9 - Teddi Barra's Swingin' Arcade - Johnny Rio Shooting Game  01:05

 

Another memorable game from the Bear Country arcade was added in the 1980's. Johnny Rio was a mechanical gunfighter who challenged those who passed his way to a draw, providing sarcastic insults to anyone unable to match his straight shooting abilities. The score was tabulated by reading a laser beam emitted from a toy pistol.
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10 - Teddi Barra's Swingin' Arcade - Mad Dog McCree  00:00

 

Another late addition to the Teddy Barra arcade was the very first live-action laser-disc video game available in commercial venues. The player assumed the first-person role in a series of scenes revolved around an old west town. The challenge was to shoot at your enemies before they shot at you, while carefully avoiding any innocent bystanders.
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11 - Cripple Creek  00:00

 

A small stream originating from a rocky waterfall flowed throughout Bear Country. Several bridges provided passageway over this trickling waterway, leading guests into the Golden Bear Lodge and Country Bear theater. It was named in honor of the original Cripple Creek in the state of Virginia, the subject of the classic Appalachian folk song
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12 - The Golden Bear Lodge - Area Background Music  00:00

 

A major loss to Frontierland when New Orleans Square was added to the park was the amazing view of The Rivers of America afforded by the waterfront patio at the former Plantation House Restaurant. This was soon amended when Bear Country opened, with the addition of the new Golden Bear Lodge, positioned right along the river's edge.
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13 - Hungry Bear Restaurant - Area Background Music  02:31

 

Originally called Golden Bear Lodge, today this establishment is known as The Hungry Bear Restaurant. Tucked in the northernmost corner of Disneyland, along the banks of the river, this is one of the most tranquil dining spots in the Magic Kingdom. A popular pastime for guests is feeding bread crumbs to the many ducks that congregate here.
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- Country Bear Jamboree - The Genesis -

 

Country Bear Jamboree came about as the result of a never realized project planned for Mineral King valley near central California's Sequoia National Park. As legal battles and environmental concerns placed the plans for this ill-fated ski lodge on indefinite hold, a proposed animatronic show planned for the resort, involving a comical cast of performing bears, would evolve into an opening day attraction at Walt Disney World.
 
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14 - Squaw Valley - 1960 Winter Olympic Games  00:00
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15 - Disney Adventures in Skiing  00:00
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16 - Mineral King Ski Lodge  00:00
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17 - Walt Disney's Last Laugh - Marc Davis  00:00
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18 - Bear Band Serenade - Original Demo Recording  02:55
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19 - Cuddlesome Bubblesome Bear  02:08
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20 - Country Bear Jamboree Behind the Scenes - Walt Disney World  00:00
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21 - Country Bear Jamboree Piano Medley  03:22

 

This ragtime medley includes several of the tunes featured in the original Country Bear Jamboree. With few exceptions, the soundtrack to Country Bear Jamboree consisted of previously written music, including the folk ballads and bluegrass of the Appalachian Mountains and the contemporary country & western sounds direct from Nashville.
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22 - Country Bear Jamboree - Pepsi & Frito Lay Sponsorship Intro  00:40

 

The practice of major corporations sponsoring Disneyland attractions was not new when the Country Bear Jamboree opened in 1972. Originally, Pepsi Cola and Frito Lay held dual sponsorship of the show. A few years later, after Wonder Bread took over the sponsorship position, the intro had to be slightly altered. Here is the original version.
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23 - The Country Bear Jamboree  15:30

 

Master of ceremonies Henry, Teddy Barra, Big Al, Liver Lips McGrowl, Bunny, Bubbles, Beulah, The Five Bear Rugs, Sammy the Raccoon, Max, Buff, Melvin and a cast of many other talented bear-atones tickle your funny bone as they present a foot-stompin', knee-slappin', hand-clappin' hoedown sure to bring a smile to even the most grizzly among us.
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24 - Bear Band Serenade - Instrumental  01:47

 

This introduction to the Five Bear Rugs is one of only two songs written originally for the Country Bear Jamboree. Henry first introduces us to each member of the band, then describes their individual musical prowess and somewhat unconventional instruments. Oscar, the band's unofficial 6th member, ends the number by tooting on his teddy bear.
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- Original Artists of the Country Bear Jamboree -

 

The Country Bear Jamboree soundtrack was chosen from a line up of contemporary country tunes, originally performed by a roster of well-known recording artists of the day, which would have been instantly familiar to any follower of country music back in 1971. Today, a majority likely know these songs strictly from their usage in the Disney show. To provide a little background, here are the original versions of all these songs.
 
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25 - Don Robertson - Pianjo  01:56
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26 - Homer & Jethro - Fractured Folk Songs  07:20
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27 - Tex Ritter - My Woman Ain't Pretty, But She Don't Swear None  02:35
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28 - Wanda Jackson - Tears Will Be the Chaser for Your Wine  02:24
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29 - Grandpa Jones - Pretty Little Devilish Mary  02:09
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30 - Buck Owens - How Long Will My Baby Be Gone  02:13
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31 - The Stonemans - You Take a Left / The Guys that Turn Me On  04:30
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32 - Tommy Collins - If You Can't Bite Don't Growl  02:01
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33 - Tex Ritter - Blood on the Saddle  02:59
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34 - Jean Shepard - Heart, We Did All That We Could  02:37
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35 - Johnny Horton - Ole Slew Foot  02:21
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36 - The Best of The Stoneman Family  00:00

 

It is impossible to differentiate the soundtrack of The Country Bear Jamboree from the versatile talents of Donna, Roni, Patti, Jimmy and Van Stoneman. This musical family's unique bluegrass sound, full of old fashioned country twang with just a sprinkling of modern pop influence, became the signature sound of the original animatronic show.
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37 - The Best of Homer & Jethro  00:00

 

Homer and Jethro were the stage names of Henry Haynes and Kenneth Burns, a country singing comedy duo that hit it big in the mid 1960's.Two songs from their hit 1964 album "Fractured Folk Songs" were covered in the Country Bear Jamboree. Henry, the show's master of ceremonies, may have even acquired his name from the aforementioned.
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38 - Blood on the Saddle - Full Length Recording  02:48

 

The only piece of music in the Country Bear Jamboree that was not specifically recorded for the 1971 soundtrack was this 1966 recording of "Blood on the Saddle," by cowboy crooner Tex Ritter, heard here in its entirety. This was in fact the third time Ritter had recorded this song, first performing it on screen in the 1937 western, "Hittin' the Trail."
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39 - Come On In / Come Again  01:58

 

One of only two completely original songs written for the Country Bear Jamboree, this was used as the musical underscore for both entering and exiting the auditorium, thusly giving it two titles, "Come On In," and "Come Again." At the end of each show it was performed by three mounted animal heads on the theater wall, Max, Buff and Melvin.
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40 - Country Bear Jamboree Tribute - Disney on Parade 1973  00:00

 

Disney on Parade was an international traveling arena show inspired by Disneyland's annual holiday time procession, Fantasy on Parade, filled with imaginative costumes, lavish sets and big budget musical numbers. In 1973 a special segment was included featuring the characters from the new theme park attraction, Country Bear Jamboree.
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41 - The New Mickey Mouse Club - Country Bears  01:37

 

Another happy result of the Country Bear Jamboree were its many lovable walk-around characters, based on the show's cast of bears, that began making frequent appearances in the Disney parks. The New Mickey Mouse Club, formed in 1977, performed a special musical number with these friendly, furry friends for their syndicated television series.
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42 - Bear Country Tribute - Disneyland's 25th Anniversary  03:05

 

In 1980, Disneyland celebrated its 25th birthday with a special Family Reunion Parade. The parade was divided into seven sections, representing each of the park's seven themed lands. This naturally included the newest land, Bear Country. Several of the bears from the Country Bear Jamboree rode down Main Street USA in a horse-drawn hay wagon.
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43 - Fantasy Follies - The Country Bears  00:00

 

Gosh, those bears sure were popular with Disneyland guests back in the day. In fact, they even guest starred in the long running Plaza Gardens daytime musical revue, Fantasy Follies. Near the midpoint of the show, several of the bears came out to perform a medley of country songs rounded off by the popular Disney tune, "The Bare Necessities."
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44 - Country Bear Jamboree - Tokyo Disneyland  00:00

 

The Oriental Land Company, Japanese investors in Tokyo Disneyland, insisted that their Disneyland be an American Disneyland. Therefore, the majority of the park's opening day offerings were based on attractions that originated in the U.S. parks. This included The Country Bear Jamboree, a near clone of the original, but performed in Japanese.
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45 - Country Bear Theater Medley  00:00

 

This upbeat medley includes several favorite tunes from The Country Bear Jamboree. The popularity of the original attraction in Florida necessitated that the follow up for Disneyland be constructed with two identical theaters in order to double the hourly capacity. It was presented in a rustic underground theater known as Grizzly Lodge.
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- Bear Country Hoedown -

 

Bear Country once had a large open area in the center of the village that was the perfect setting for an old fashioned hoedown. In fact, this became a frequent occurrence during the park's peak seasons. Dances were held near a temporary stage, decked out in bails of hay, cornstalks and wagon wheels, and featured the finest in country entertainment. The Kids of the Kingdom often opened the show with a down home musical number.
 
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46 - Bear Country Hoedown  03:51
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47 - The Country Ramblers  00:00
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48 - The Bluegrass Boys  02:43
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49 - Danny Davis & The Nashville Brass  34:20
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50 - Bluegrass Spectacular: Sonny Osborne & Sunny Mountain Boys  00:00
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51 - Earl Scruggs  00:00
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52 - Roy Clark & Buck Trent  00:00
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53 - Country Bear Vacation Hoedown - Press Kit Promotion  00:00

 

In the mid 1980's, Imagineers developed a new computer based system that allowed for the reprogramming and recording of multiple variations of an existing animatronic attraction. The first implementation of this new technology was 1984's Country Bear Christmas Special, followed in 1986 by the new Country Bear Vacation Hoedown.
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54 - Country Bear Vacation Hoedown  16:50

 

In 1986, the original Country Bear show was replaced with a brand-new musical revue celebrating the great outdoors. Highlights included Liver Lips doing an Elvis Presley impersonation, Wendell's vacation photo slide-show, Teddy Barra caught in a summer rainstorm, Big Al lost in a coal mine and a surfside Sun Bonnet Trio in polka-dot bikinis.
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55 - Country Bear Vacation Hoedown - Instrumental Score  00:00

 

Country Bear Vacation Hoedown celebrated the joys of summer and the great outdoors, blending original songs with popular country hits and golden oldies. The soundtrack was composed by George Wilkins, a one time protégé to legendary Disney composer Buddy Baker who later became the Director of Music for Walt Disney Imagineering.
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56 - Country Bear Vacation Hoedown - The Original Songs  00:00

 

The musical lineup of the Country Bear Vacation Hoedown included many recognizable pop tunes from a span of musical genres ranging from country, to easy listening and rock n' roll. Here are the original recordings of the songs featured in the show, as performed by Willie Nelson, The Beach Boys, John Denver, Vaughn Monroe, Cliff Edwards and more.
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57 - Country Bear Vacation Jamboree - Tokyo Disneyland  00:00

 

The Tokyo Disneyland version of the Country Bear Vacation Hoedown is known as the Country Bear Vacation Jamboree, which premiered in 1994. Unlike the U.S. parks, it is still presented seasonally in Japan during the summer months. The musical program includes songs from the original and additional songs exclusive to the Japanese version.
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58 - The Great Outdoors - Disney Sing-Along Songs  02:07

 

The catchy tune, that was once the theme song for the Country Bear Vacation Hoedown, was featured in a 1990 Disney home video release from the popular Sing-Along Songs series entitled "Disneyland Fun." As stated in the song, the video featured the great outdoors as the Country Bear cast and a gaggle of kids explored Tom Sawyer Island.
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59 - The Great Outdoors - You'll Find Me on Main Street  02:54

 

The popularity of the Vacation Hoedown theme song, "The Great Outdoors," has far outlived its time in Disneyland, and with its inclusion in multiple Disney theme park compilation albums, it has achieved somewhat of a cult following. It should come as no surprise then that it was recently covered by Tammy Tuckey for her 2018 Disney album.
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60 - The Critter Country 500  00:00

 

Before it was decided to replace the Country Bear Playhouse with a Winnie the Pooh dark ride, there was an earlier concept that would have repurposed the animatronic cast from the original attraction. Guests would have participated in an Indy 500 style road race featuring wacky cars driven by the famous bears, and Henry serving as announcer.
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61 - The Country Bears - Motion Picture Musical Highlights  00:00

 

In 2002, Walt Disney Pictures released a musical fantasy-adventure based on the Disney theme park attraction The Country Bear Jamboree.The original score was written by film and television composer Christopher Young, and contained songs written by Brian Setzer, John Hiatt, Jimmy Tittle, Krystal Harris, Bela Fleck and Sir Elton John.
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62 - A Tribute to Disney Bears  26:35

 

The Walt Disney Company has had a long fascination with bears, dating as far back as its earliest silent shorts produced in the 1920's. The roster of animated and live-action bears in the Disney canon is vast. Over the decades, many songs have been written about said Disney bears. Here is a collection of several tunes celebrating these cuddly friends.
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- Walt Disney's Song of the South -

 

Disneyland's log flume adventure, Splash Mountain,was inspired by the Academy Award winning 1946 Walt Disney motion picture, "Song of the South." Based on a series of books by author Joel Chandler Harris, the picture is set during the reconstructionist period in the old south. It stars James Baskett as the kindly Uncle Remus, who shares his whimsical tales of Brer Fox, Brer Bear and Brer Rabbit to teach valuable life lessons.
 
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63 - Song of the South - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack  32:23
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64 - Disneyland - A Tribute to Joel Chandler Harris  00:00
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65 - Song of the South - Theatrical Trailers  00:00
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66 - Song of the South - Radio Program  00:00
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67 - Song of the South - Earning a Dollar a Minute  00:00
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68 - Song of the South - The Tar Baby  00:00
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69 - Song of the South - The Laughing Place  00:00
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- Song of the South on Records -

 

The stories of Uncle Remus, as featured in Walt Disney's 1946 motion picture, "Song of the South," were a popular subject for many records produced from the 1940's through the 1970's. A 1947 album produced by Capital Records featured popular singer Johnny Mercer and the Pied Pipers who struck gold with their hit parade version of Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah. Over the years, Disneyland Records also released several story time albums.
 
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70 - Capitol Records - Tales of Uncle Remus  00:00
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71 - Golden Records - Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah  00:00
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72 - Disneyland Records - Stories of Uncle Remus  00:00
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73 - Disneyland Records - Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby  00:00
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74 - Mickey Mouse Revue - Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox & Brer Bear  01:00

 

In the Walt Disney World opening day attraction, "The Mickey Mouse Revue," there was a brief appearance by Brer Fox, Brer Bear and Brer Rabbit singing, "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah." These were in fact the very first animatronic representations of these characters, predating the animatronic figures created for Splash Mountain by eighteen years.
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75 - America Sings - The Old South  03:11

 

All of the supporting players inside Splash Mountain originated from Tomorrowland's former animatronic carousel show, "America Sings." When the show closed in 1988, a good 90% of the figures were moved to Critter Country. Imagineer Tony Baxter came up with the Splash Mountain concept as a way to preserve these Marc Davis creations.
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76 - Character Training - Brer Fox and Brer Bear  06:25

 

Those lovable rascals, Brer Fox and Brer Bear, were first introduced to Disneyland as walk-around characters in the late 1960's, and have been a park staple ever since. They made their early appearances in New Orleans Square as a tie in to its old southern theme, but stuck around long enough to find a long-lasting home in nearby Critter Country.
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77 - Splash Mountain Imagineering  00:00

 

Hailed as what would be thee steepest, thee fastest and thee wettest log flume ride of all time, construction on Disneyland's Splash Mountain began in April of 1987. By then, the project budget had risen to well over $75 million, becoming the most expensive single theme park attraction ever produced by the designers at Walt Disney Imagineering.
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78 - Splash Mountain Promotional Package  00:00

 

Splash Mountain was the brain child of legendary Imagineers Tony Baxter and Bruce Gordon. A key role was also played by Dave Feiten, who had developed the animatronic reprogramming technology used for the Country Bears. These and other attraction developers made the usual rounds to promote the new attraction upon its premiere.
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79 - Splash Mountain Rap  00:00

 

The live 1988 TV special, "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," included a special prerecorded segment taped at Disneyland. Family Ties sitcom regular Scott Valentine introduced viewers to the soon to be opened attraction Splash Mountain. The segment culminated in a very unusual hip-hop variation of "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah."
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80 - Ernest Goes to Splash Mountain  21:38

 

To promote the grand opening of Disneyland's latest 'E' Ticket attraction, this half hour 1989 television special featured popular comedian Jim Varney in his signature role as Ernest P. Worrell, who was selected to be the very first person to ride Splash Mountain. The program was presented as a live news event, with comical on the spot reporters.
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81 - Splash Mountain Grand Opening  00:00

 

With much fanfare, Splash Mountain celebrated its grand opening on July 17th 1989. The press event included speeches by Michael Eisner and other creatives involved in the project, a choreographed musical number, the release of thousands of balloons and daytime fireworks. The new 'E' ticket became an immediate hit with park guests.
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82 - Splash Mountain Commercial  00:33

 

When Splash Mountain debuted in 1989, the Walt Disney Company launched a massive marketing campaign to excite the public about their new $75 million attraction. There were Splash Mountain themed McDonald's Happy Meals, AAA discount tie-ins, flashy magazine spreads, full page newspaper ads and national television commercials.
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83 - Welcome to Critter Country - Critter Chorus  01:40

 

When Splash Mountain added a new peak to Disneyland's ever-growing mountain range of thrill rides, sleepy old Bear Country was transformed into Critter Country, an all new land suitable for all critters to call home. As you wander through this gentle woodland today, you may hear some of these friendly, furry critters as they hum a happy tune.
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84 - Critter Country - Area Background Music  11:57

 

The background music heard out and about Critter Country is adapted from the Academy Award winning musical score from the 1946 Walt Disney motion picture, "Song of the South." Throughout this vicinity, one finds tucked away under the shady foliage, the tiny dwellings of many woodland residents who have settled into this pinewood paradise.
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85 - The Briar Patch  00:00

 

The oldest surviving structure in Critter Country dates back to the 1950's when this was once home to the former Indian Village. Within a small log cabin is an intimate gift shop selling Splash Mountain themed mementos. The name of this cozy little emporium is derived from its close proximity to the briar patch at the bottom of Chick-a-pin Hill.
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86 - Crocodile Mercantile  00:00

 

The largest gift shop in Bear Country survived the transition into Critter Country, but was renamed from the Ursus H. Bear Wilderness Outpost to the Crocodile Mercantile, in keeping with the animal motif of the newly themed land. The shop was well stocked with a steady supply of both Country Bear and Splash Mountain themed merchandise.
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87 - Splash Mountain Queue Area  04:10

 

Like most of Disneyland's ride-through experiences, the music of Splash Mountain can be heard throughout the entire attraction, including what has become to be known as its rather lengthy queue. These pleasant easy listening instrumentals all come from Walt Disney's, "Song of the South." Some songs are very recognizable, others more obscure.
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88 - Splash Mountain  16:58

 

Based on the tales of Uncle Remus and Walt Disney's 1946 motion picture, "Song of the South," this colorful, whimsical, magical and melodious journey through Brer Rabbit's Laughing Place, with a cast of dozens of animal friends, culminates with a hare-raising splash down Chick-a-pin Hill into a mighty satisfactual Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah finale.
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89 - Splash Mountain - Musical Score  05:04

 

Many fans of Disney theme park music would rate the soundtrack to Splash Mountain as their top favorite. Heard here are the studio released recordings of three songs from this much beloved musical score. These versions, which vary slightly from those in the actual attraction, were released on Walt Disney Records soon after the attraction premiered.
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90 - Splash Mountain Breakdown Spiel  01:29

 

At Disneyland, the number one rule is safety first, but to keep the theme going, on those rare occasion when a ride has an operational glitch the recorded safety instructions will often weave in character voices and scenarios that fit the context of the attraction's story, such as these well-themed safety announcements delivered by one Brer Frog.
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91 - Splash Mountain - Sooner or Later  02:30

 

In the pivotal scene just before the big climb to the climactic splash down, the matriarchs of both a rabbit family and a possum family appear, singing to their children a warning of the dangers to be found in the laughing place. The original music that was intended for this scene was the song, "Sooner or Later," from Song of the South, but was never used.
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92 - Professor Barnaby Owl Photography Studio  00:00

 

As guests race down Chick-a-pin hill, if they are not seeing their life flash before their eyes, they may notice a camera flash, as a hidden camera takes their picture. Near the end of the ride, a friendly animatronic owl invites everyone to visit his photography studio, located near the exit, to purchase a souvenir copy of their splashtacular photo.
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93 - The Sounds of Splash Mountain  00:00

 

Water splashing, birds singing, critters laughing, bees buzzing, thunder clapping, these and other unusual tonalities make up the distinctive soundscape for the magical world of Splash Mountain. Many of these specialized effects were borrowed from a vast library of sounds first developed by legendary Disney sound effects wizard Jimmy MacDonald.
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94 - Splash Mountain Medley  00:00

 

Three songs that originated from Walt Disney's 1946 motion-picture "Song of the South" make up the musical soundtrack to Splash Mountain. The first act is accompanied by the sing-songy tune "How Do You Do." For act two the song is "Everybody Has a Laughing Place." For the grand finale we hear the beloved Disney anthem "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah."
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95 - Splash Mountain Area Music - Walt Disney World  00:00

 

Splash Mountain's enormity of success made it an inevitable addition to Walt Disney World, and the Florida sequel premiered in October of 1992. Unlike its California cousin, this version was located in the center of Frontierland. Therefore, the music around and about the Splash Mountain area was less Dixie and more American West.
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96 - Splash Mountain - Walt Disney World  00:00

 

The Florida version of Splash Mountain differs from the Disneyland original in several ways. The most notable change was the soundtrack. Because this variation is now set in Frontierland, rather than on the outskirts of New Orleans Square, the style of music was adapted to fit the surrounding area, influenced by bluegrass twang and country rhythm.
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97 - Splash Mountain - Tokyo Disneyland  00:00

 

Splash Mountain in Tokyo opened in October 1992, just one day before its premiere in Walt Disney World. Tokyo's Splash is a nearly identical, mirror image of the Florida version. The soundtrack is also very similar to Florida, but is performed in Japanese. Like Disneyland, Tokyo located the attraction in a new land called Critter Country.
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98 - The Many Songs of Winnie the Pooh  16:41

 

The wealth of songs first penned by legendary Disney songwriters Richard and Robert Sherman, for Winnie the Pooh's many animated adventures are not just Disney classics, but they have become an integral part of every childhood. Here is a collection of the beloved little ear worms as they were first heard in their original theatrical releases.
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99 - Fantasy on Parade - Winnie the Pooh  01:01

 

The first in park appearances by Winnie the Pooh, Owl, Eeyore, Rabbit, Piglet, Kanga and Roo was in the 1965 premiere edition of Disneyland's holiday festival, Fantasy on Parade. This was likely the public's first introduction to these characters as well. The first Winnie the Pooh cartoon short would not hit theaters until the following February.
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100 - The Disneyland Band - Winnie the Pooh Medley  02:54

 

The undeniable catchiness of the many memorable songs from Winnie the Pooh made them an immediate addition to the regular repertoire of the world famous Disneyland Band, and this talented troupe of marching musical maestros has been performing these veritable ear worms all over the park nearly every day since as far back as the 1960's.
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101 - Character Training - Winnie the Pooh and Friends  06:46

 

Those huggable friends from the Hundred-Acre Wood first arrived as Disneyland walk-around characters during the 1965 Christmas season, and were featured in the holiday spectacle Fantasy on Parade, predating the first Winnie the Pooh theatrical release by several months. They have since become park regulars beloved by children of all ages.
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102 - Pooh for President  03:01

 

Disneyland celebrated the Pooh for President campaign in the election years of 1972 and 1976, running under the slogans, "Pooh in '72," and "A Honey of a Candidate." Mr. W.T. Pooh was treated to a ticker-tape parade down Main Street, and appeared in a special stage show where he promised honey in every pot and a smile on every face.
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103 - Flights of Fantasy Parade - Winnie the Pooh  01:15

 

When the new Fantasyland opened in Disneyland back in 1983, a special parade was a big part of the fun. Flights of Fantasy included scenes and characters from Walt Disney's beloved animated classics. Winnie the Pooh and his Hundred-Acre friends had a big presence in this parade, as well as a wacky gang of inflatable Heffalumps and Woozles.
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104 - Pooh's Thoughtful Spot - Rumbly In My Tumbly  01:33

 

Winnie the Pooh has become one of Disney's most popular characters of all time, so out of bear necessity, a designated meet and greet area opened in Critter Country, providing guests with a place they can always expect to find him and his friends from the Hundred Acre Wood at any time of the day, that is of course between Pooh's many honey breaks.
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105 - Pooh Corner - Area Background Music  21:04

 

The Country Bears performed their final jamboree in 2001, and two years later a new attraction based on Winnie the Pooh and friends became its permanent replacement. The music now heard in the area surrounding this attraction is based on the orchestrations composed by Buddy Baker for the original Winnie the Pooh series of theatrical shorts.
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106 - The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh - TV Ad  00:33

 

Winnie the Pooh has been a part of Disneyland since the 1960's, so his existence in the park is not anything new, but to spread the good news about Disneyland's all-new dark ride adventure featuring Winnie the Pooh and his friends, Disney launched a major advertising campaign in 2003, aimed at western U.S. media outlets and TV stations.
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107 - The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh  05:47

 

Winnie the Pooh's many adventures are brought to life in this beloved Critter Country dark ride. After breezing through a blustery day, and bouncing along with Tigger, guests encounter those frightfully bothersome Heffalumps and Woozles. The adventure ends happily with a Hip-Hip-Pooh-Ray celebration, reuniting Pooh with all his friends.
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Every Disney resort around the globe has been touched by Winnie the Pooh and his friends. Dark rides similar to "The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh" in Disneyland can be found in every Magic Kingdom style park throughout Asia. Shanghai's honey pot variation of the teacup ride is also inspired by the Pooh franchise, and Disneyland Paris has had an enormously popular live stage show featuring the Pooh characters.
 
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108 - Hundred Acre Wood: Tokyo Disneyland - Area Music  00:00
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109 - Pooh's Hunny Hunt: Bee Chorus - Tokyo Disneyland  00:00
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110 - Pooh's Hunny Hunt - Tokyo Disneyland  00:00
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111 - Winnie the Pooh and His Friends Too - Disneyland Paris  00:00
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112 - Winnie the Pooh Hunny Pot Spin - Shanghai Disneyland  01:38
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