Swing Discussion Boards > Disney Swing Songs?

Discussion in 'Swing Discussion Boards' started by Lyndee, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. Lyndee

    Lyndee New Member

    Has anyone else noticed how much swing music is in the classic Disney movies?

    What's your favorite Disney song to swing dance to?

    Mine is "He's a Tramp" from Lady and the Tramp (sung beautifully by Peggy Lee).

    What are your faves?
     
  2. bordertangoman

    bordertangoman Well-Known Member

    "I'm the King of The Swingers" King Louis in Jungle Book
     
  3. RickRS

    RickRS Member

    lyndee,

    Welcome to Dance Forums. I saw from your second post you do Lindy Hop. Not one I know yet (beginner WCS and had been introduced to Hustle).

    I haven't a Disney tune suggestion or favorite, but will be thinking about this next time I'm watching a Disney movie.
     
  4. Robin12

    Robin12 New Member

    "I Wanna Be Like You" from Jungle Book
    "Bear Necessities," from Jungle Book*
    "Friend Like Me" from Alladin

    *with Louis Prima and Phil Harris supplying voices, of course there'd be lots of swing songs
     
  5. laurelannlucy

    laurelannlucy New Member

    Disney swing!

    Oh yes, I have noticed :)
    In fact, I just DJed my local lindy jam for the first time and the Disney song was a big hit! I'd like to see if I can play one every time. Here are a few that I have in mind. Please let me know if you know of digital download sources for the rarer songs at the bottom!

    Covers:
    Dave Brubeck- When You Wish Upon a Star (from Dave Digs Disney)
    Louis Armstrong - basically all of his album Disney Songs the Satchmo Way
    Larry Clinton & His Orchestra - Whistle While You Work
    Harry Connick, Jr. - A Spoonful of Sugar
    Duke Ellington and His Orchestra - Sister Suffragette

    Disney Originals (from iTunesd or Amazon MP3):
    Lady and the Tramp: He's a Tramp
    The Jungle Book: Bear Necessities, I Wan'na Be Like You
    Toy Story: You've Got a Friend in Me (several great versions of this!)

    Hard to find: Let me know if you have any ideas for downloading these online. I've found the CDs for sale on Amazon, but that can be expensive.
    Dumbo: When I See an Elephant Fly
    The Aristocats: Thomas O'Malley Cat, Ev'rybody Wants to Be a Cat
    Song of the South: I have no idea what sort of treasure trove of music might be on a soundtrack of this movie, but I bet it's swingin!
     
  6. j_alexandra

    j_alexandra Well-Known Member

    That's surreal.
     
  7. Lyndee

    Lyndee New Member

    Well, the way I usually get hard-to-find songs is I try to find the song on YouTube, go to zamzar com, click on URL under step 1, paste the YouTube URL in, select mp3 in step 2, and have it e-mail the converted file to me, and then I just download it...it works really well!

    Hope that helps!
     
  8. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    I wonder what dnice would make of this.:rolleyes:

    But, back on topic. Do you get the Disney CD's? I forget what they're called. Disney Jams?
     
  9. sambanada

    sambanada Active Member

    Duck Tales!
     
  10. kmaitland

    kmaitland New Member

    For the not so classic Disney we have:

    Dig a Little Deeper (Princess and the Frog - Single Step Swing)
    When We're Human (PATF - Lindy Hop)
    True to your heart (Mulan - WCS)
     
  11. major swing

    major swing Member

    disney

    all tha cats join in benny goodman anybody???
     
  12. Terpsichorean Clod

    Terpsichorean Clod Moderator

    Nice! I just watched it for the first time. Thanks for sharing!

    And welcome to Dance Forums, major swing!
     

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