Tuesday, September 11, 2012

1966 'Seven Dwarfs Diamond Mine' Storyteller Record DQ-1297 (Robie Lester)

Walt Disney's Story of the Seven Dwarfs and Their Diamond Mine, issued in 1966. Vinyl 12" 33⅓ LP. Disneyland Record label. Catalog no. DQ-1297. Narrated by Robie Lester. The album features a story with two songs integrated into it, one on each side--Music in Your Soup and You're Never Too Old To Be Young" (with the singing talents of Bill Lee, Bill Kanaday and Thurl Ravenscroft). Both were deleted from the final cut of the movie back in 1937.

Images courtesy of Walt's Music.

Side 1 runs 13:36 minutes in length. Side 2 is 10:49. Listen to the entire album online at Walt's Music. This record was repackaged and reissued in 1967 as catalog no. LLP 314 (see it in next post). Also check out the Robie Lester-narrated Snow White "read-along" no. LLP 310 (earlier post).