During the Sherman Brothers’ 13-year career at Disney (1960-73), they received four Academy Award nominations for more than 200 songs they wrote for 27 films and two dozen television productions. They also wrote music for a number of theme-park attractions, including the Enchanted Tiki Room and It’s a Small World at Disneyland.

Robert Bernard Sherman was born in December 18, 1925, in New York City. His parents, Rosa and Al Sherman paid Robert’s hospital delivery costs with a royalty check which had arrived that day. The title of the song which covered the hospital bill was Save Your Sorrow.

Born in Manhattan, Al Sherman was a Tin Pan Alley songwriter who penned such Depression-era songs as Potatoes Are Cheaper, Tomatoes Are Cheaper, Now’s the Time to Fall in Love, which became one of comedian Eddie Cantor’s signature tunes. […]

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