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Tribute: Disney Songwriter Robert Sherman

posted by Nell Minow

We mourn the passing of Robert Sherman, who, with his brother Richard, wrote some of Disney’s most unforgettable songs, including the Oscar-winning “Mary Poppins” soundtrack and the “It’s a Small World”and “Tiki Room” songs from the theme park attractions.  The rocky relationship of the brothers is the subject of a documentary, The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story, made by their sons in part as an (unsuccessful) effort to get them to reconcile.

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This song was said to be Walt Disney’s favorite.  May his memory be a blessing.

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