Friday, July 25, 2008

The Sherman Brothers, songwriters

The Sherman Brothers are Academy Award-winning American songwriters who specialize in musical films. They are Robert B. Sherman (born December 19, 1925) and Richard M. Sherman (born June 12, 1928). The Sherman Brothers wrote more motion picture musical song scores than any other songwriting team in history, working for Walt Disney during the last six years of his life. Film scores of the Sherman Brothers include Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Jungle Book, The Aristocats and The Tigger Movie.


"Jolly Holiday"
Words and Music by Robert Sherman and Richard Sherman
Performed by Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews, & ensemble
From the film "Mary Poppins"



"I Wan'na Be Like You"
Words and Music by Robert Sherman and Richard Sherman
Performed by Louis Prima
From the film "The Jungle Book"



"It's a Small World"
Words and Music by Robert Sherman and Richard Sherman
Narrated by Walt Disney



"Let's Get Together"
Words and Music by Robert Sherman and Richard Sherman
Performed by Hayley Mills & Hayley Mills
From the film "The Parent Trap"



"On The Front Porch"
Words and Music by Robert Sherman and Richard Sherman
Performed by Burl Ives
From the film "Summer Magic"

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