Dispatch from Radio Free Disneyland is a series of curated music playlists, pertaining mostly to the culture, stories, and environments presented in Disney Films and Theme Parks. It is not associated with The Walt Disney Company. And while the Playcasts, including the imbedded, watermarked music, are downloadable, their presence is intended to promote the included artists, and encourage ownership of their work through Amazon Music and other venues.
Where The Cars Go By Fast
Artist: Jim Lauderdale Album: Time Flies
A perfect description of Carsland.
Artist: Sara Watkins Album: Born To Uke
Sara Watkins (of I’m With Her and Nickel Creek), is among the artists contributing tracks to Born to Uke, an album featuring ukulele-based versions of all the songs from Bruce Springsteen’s Born to Run album released on Jan. 18.
All proceeds from Born to Uke will benefit Little Kids Rock, which funds music education in underprivileged public schools.
McQueen And Sally
Artist: Randy Newman Album: Cars Original Soundtrack
Artist: Radney Foster Album: This One’s For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark
A cover of one of Guy Clark’s best known songs. Clark released more than twenty albums, and his songs have been recorded by other artists including Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Buffett, Lyle Lovett, Ricky Skaggs, Steve Wariner, and Rodney Crowell. Wikipedia
Many an Angelino has uttered the prayer-like refrain, “without getting killed or caught'” when leaving a celebratory gathering.
Guy Clark walked this earth from November 6, 1941 – May 17, 2016
Another Day of Sun (with Radios)
Artist: La La Land Cast Album: La La Land Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Just a bit off the back end of this cut that really sounds like one of those summer afternoon drives in Los Angeles. You can almost taste the Smog.
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Goofy – Motor Mania
Motor Mania is a cartoon made by Walt Disney Productions in 1950. In this madcap motoring movie, Goofy (during his “Everyman” period) transforms into a Mr. Hyde-type split personality, when he gets behind the wheel and provides the lowdown on how to not drive safely. Enjoy!
Artist: Chuck Berry Album: The Great Twenty-Eight
Hold on! This highway jaunt really gets going.
The Lonesome Road
Artist: Don Shirley Album: Green Book Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
A cut from the Academy Award winner for Best Picture that features the real life protagonist: jazz pianist Dr. Don Shirley. (Affected to mimic old school car radio.)
Artist: Jade Jackson Album: Gilded
This cut is from Jackson’s highly recommended debut disc Gilded. Her sophomore release Wilderness – is now available on ANTI- Records.