Walt Disney Records, who has brought us some of the most iconic and beloved songs of all time, is turning 60 this year. And in proper Disney fashion, there’s going to be lots of celebration to commemorate the big milestone!
Golden Globe Award, Academy Award, and Grammy Award-winner Alan Menken will be part of the event “An Evening with Alan Menken” at the Grammy Museum on June 1st. Alan Menken composed songs in numerous Disney classics known for their Broadway-style songs, such as “The Little Mermaid“, “Beauty and the Beast“, “Aladdin”, “Hercules”, and “Tangled”, to name a few.
Later on, there will also be 60 titles from Walt Disney Records on Sale at Apple Music, Amazon, and Google Play from movies, theme park rides, and television show. You will also be able to find a special playlist on Spotify highlighting some of the record label’s classics.
Also to commemorate the anniversary, the Disney Music Emporium will have a special 10″ Mickey Mouse Club vinyl picture disc, that will be able to be found at DisneyMusicEmporium.com
Walt Disney Records has been a huge part of the Disney legacy, not only releasing countless hits and unforgettable songs, but has worked to preserve, restore, and re-master classic Disney soundtracks.