Sherman Brothers Part II : 10 Things that surprised me about the prolific career of the Sherman Brothers.

Thing 1: The Beach Boys performed The Sherman Brother’sThe Monkey’s Uncle along side Anette Funicello in the Disney movie of the same name.

Thing 2: The Sherman Brother’s in 1974 were the first American’s to win first prize at the Moscow Film Festival. They won for the screenplay for the Musical Tom Sawyer.

Thing 3: Jimmy Stewart’s final on screen role was in the family musical The Magic of Lassie. The Sherman Brothers wrote the songs and the screenplay fr this film.

Thing 4: Recipients of the National Medal of Arts in 2008. The same Year Marvel creator Stan Lee received the award.

Thing 5: Wrote over 15 songs for theme park attractions.

Thing 4: The best know of which is It’s A Small World which has been cited as the most performed song of all time.

Thing 3: Richard Sherman wrote Make Way for Tomorrow Today, which is used in the Iron Man 2 original score and also appears in Captain America: First Avenger.

Thing 2: won 2 Academey Awards for Mary Poppins and er nominated for 7 other awards from 1968 to 1978.’t

Thing 1: Sherman Brothers came to the attention of Walt Disney when their first top 10 hit, tall pall was recorded and then covered by different mouskeeteers from the Mickey Mouse Club.

One thought on “Sherman Brothers Part II : 10 Things that surprised me about the prolific career of the Sherman Brothers.

  1. How did it take me going through a sigh-up sheet for a blog hop to hear about these guys?!?
    You have broadened my horizons – and I thank you.
    Happy A-Z’ing!

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