Richard Sherman On 'Song Travels'

Richard Sherman has composed some of Disney's most beloved songs. i i

Richard Sherman has composed some of Disney's most beloved songs. Getty Images hide caption

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Richard Sherman has composed some of Disney's most beloved songs.

Richard Sherman has composed some of Disney's most beloved songs.

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  • Ringo Starr, "You're Sixteen (excerpt)" (Sherman)
  • Michael Sherman (voice, piano), "Tall Paul" (Sherman, Roberts)
  • Sherman (voice, piano), "Let's Get Together" (Sherman)
  • Sherman (voice, piano), "Medley from Mary Poppins" (Sherman)
  • Julie Andrews, "Feed The Birds (excerpt)" from Mary Poppins (Sherman)
  • Sherman (voice, piano), "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" (Sherman)
  • Dick Van Dyke, "Hushabye Mountain (excerpt)" Sherman)
  • Sherman (voice, piano), "Chim Chim Cheree" (Sherman)
  • Louie Prima, Phil Harris, "I Wanna Be Like You (excerpt)" (Sherman)
  • Sherman (voice, piano), "Selections from Smash Flops" (Sherman, Larsen)
  • Patti Andrews, "Good Time Girl (excerpt)" (Sherman)
  • Sherman (voice, piano), Feinstein, "Small World" (Sherman)
  • Feinstein, Rosemary Clooney, "Ten Feet Off The Ground (excerpt)" (Sherman)
  • Charley Pride, "River Song (excerpt)" (Sherman)
  • Michael Feinstein (voice, piano), "The Eyes Of Love" (Sherman)

Composer Richard Sherman and his brother, the late Robert Sherman, formed one of Walt Disney's most renowned songwriting teams. The pair composed memorable songs for classic films including Mary Poppins, The Jungle Book, Parent Trap and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Their accolades include two Academy Awards, two Grammys, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

On this episode of Song Travels, Sherman joins host Michael Feinstein to discuss his experience writing for Disney and sits at the piano to share a few examples of his songwriting.

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