Richard Morton Sherman born June 12, is an American songwriter who specialized in musical films with his brother Robert B. According to the official Walt Disney Company website and independent fact checkers, "the Sherman Brothers were responsible for more motion picture musical song scores than any other songwriting team in film history. Their most well known work, however, remains "It's a Small World After All " , composed for the theme park attraction of the same name. According to Time , it is the most performed song of all time. Following seven years of frequent cross-country moves, the Sherman family finally settled down in Beverly Hills, California in During Richard's years at Beverly Hills High School , he became fascinated with music and studied several instruments, including the flute , piccolo , and piano. Serving as musical conductor for both groups from until his honorable discharge in , he was stationed solely in the United States during his time in the service. During this time, his brother Robert worked with other songwriters.
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CD has 23 tracks. Music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Music supervised and conducted by Irwin Kostal. Broccoli teamed them with three of the musical stars the songwriting Sherman Brothers and actor-singer-dancer Dick Van Dyke who'd help make Mary Poppins one of the '60s' most successful screen musicals. The result often strayed from Fleming's original plot, and it was only a modest success at the time of its release in However, its charms have won over successive generations, largely by the Sherman Brothers' Gilbert-and-Sullivan-for-the-knee-sock-set sophistication. Based on Ian Fleming's original story, this children's musical classic about a nutty single dad inventor, his two kids, and their amazing flying car is MGM's most requested soundtrack. The arrangements are performed by a 90 piece orchestra who add the zany flourishes so perfect for the film.
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The Sherman Brothers were an American songwriting duo that specialized in musical films , made up of Robert B. Sherman December 19, — March 6,  and Richard M. Sherman born June 12, The Sherman Brothers wrote more motion-picture musical song scores than any other songwriting team in film history. The brothers wrote together and with different songwriting partners throughout the rest of the decade. They wrote the international hit " You're Sixteen ", first recorded in by rockabilly singer Johnny Burnette , and a chart success again in for Ringo Starr.
Limited edition of 1, copies. Track listing: Disc 1: 1. Main Title 2. You Two 3. Toot Sweets 4. Hushabye Mountain 5. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 7.