Friday, May 9, 2014

5 on Friday -- Set 222

Spinning Friday tunes since 2010...

For anyone who wants to join in, simply choose five pieces of music and post them for other bloggers to enjoy. Then check out the set posted by the other 5 on Friday blogger -- you can sign in over at Golch Central's Rambling Stuff.

Last week's Hit Maker track from Peggy Lee -- Why Don't You Do Right? -- led to He's a Tramp playing in my head ever since.

So this week, I'm going old school Disney for some of my favorite music from those childhood films, with one modern addition. 

1 - He's a Tramp -- Peggy Lee -- Lady and the Tramp -- 1955

2 - I'm Wishing / One Song -- Adriana Caselotti and Harry Stockwell -- Snow White and the Seven Dwarves -- 1937

3 - So This is Love -- Ilene Woods and  Mike Douglas -- Cinderella -- 1950

4 - Once Upon a Dream -- Mary Costa and Bill Shirley -- Sleeping Beauty -- 1959

The melody for this song is based on one of the main musical themes in Tchaikovsky's 1889 score for The Sleeping Beauty ballet. How could I not love this one? 

5 - The Circle of Life -- Lebo M. and Carmen B. Twillie -- The Lion King -- 1994

Although I will never fail to point out the Kimba the White Lion / Lion King controversy, due to my lifelong love of Kimba and the fact that Disney was always known to create adaptations of beloved children's stories, I pushed all of that aside to simply enjoy The Lion King when it came out.

The Circle of Life is such a powerful, primal song. I just love it for itself.


Mike Golch said...

the circle of Life is my Pick of this weeks tunes,but just barley.I enjoyed them all.

Susan Kane said...

Your choices are downright perfect for me this day. I think it is a Disney DVD day.

I would also add that Pocahontas movie, which is lost in my migraine file. Seeing her stand on the bluff with her hair blowing in the wind, and singing about the river and life.

Mike Golch said...

Great choises,I went with a movie theme songs as well.
"Bond-James Bond"