StrongWriter On the Radio: (Episode 65) “Richard Sherman – Good Songwriters Have Got To Expect Curves”
“Richard Sherman – Good Songwriters Have Got To Expect Curves”
including the songs “The Palin For President Polka” & “The Fracking Song” from the Sherman & Larsen album SMASH FLOPS!
Featured Guest: Richard M. Sherman
Over the years, Richard M. Sherman and his late brother Robert B. Sherman, wrote more songs for motion pictures than any team in cinematic history. As the foremost composer-lyricists in family entertainment, they have written the soundtrack of our childhood, most prominently working for Walt Disney.
Richard’s achievements include: Two Academy Awards for Mary Poppins (score) and “Chim Chim Cher-ee” (song), nine Oscar nominations, three Grammy Awards, twenty-four Gold and Platinum albums, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, an honorary Doctorate from his alma mater, Bard College, and in 2008 at the White House, ‘National Medal of Arts’ the highest honor bestowed on American-born artists.
The Sherman Brothers wrote over 200 songs featured in Walt Disney’s films, TV shows and theme parks. Their 36 feature Disney film credits include: Mary Poppins, Jungle Book, The Parent Trap, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, The Happiest Millionaire, and the Winnie the Pooh series. They wrote Disney’s long-running TV theme song, “The Wonderful World Of Color,” and their many contributions to Disney theme parks include: “The Tiki Tiki Tiki Room,” “There’s a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow” (Carousel of Progress), and “One Little Spark” (EPCOT).
Richard Sherman Plays ''Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious'' at D23 Event
Special thanks to Richard M. Sherman for the use of his images and music.
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