Retro Records: Let’s “Hear” It For Robin Hood (1974)

Welcome back to another edition of Retro Records, where we would normally share the likes of various Power Records and other storybook and record offerings. This time though we’ve got something a little bit different in 1974’s Let’s “Hear” It For Robin Hood featuring Louis Prima with Sam Butera and the Witnesses.

While the story of Walt Disney’s 1973 animated classic gets told…more or less…this wonderful LP also features the rare tale of how King Louie (Prima) from the Jungle Book and Robin Hood used to pal around!

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This track entitled Robin Hood pretty much tells you what you need to know about the movie itself…though King Louie can’t help but make an appearance there at the end.

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There are also covers by Louie Prima of some of the more popular songs from the film like The Phony King of England.

[Via] Nahuel Meza

This is actually the first I’ve heard of this album but I’ve already hit Amazon and ordered a copy for my library. I’ll try not to keep the neighbors up with my dancing to Robin Hood.


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