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June 22

June 22, 2004 – The Special Edition Soundtrack of The Cheetah Girls is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“I don’t wanna be like Cinderella, sitting in a dark, cold, dusty cellar.”

On June 22, 2004, the album The Cheetah Girls – Special Edition Soundtrack was released through Walt Disney Records. This album was an updated version of the original soundtrack, which was released nearly a year prior on August 12, 2003; the special edition features karaoke versions of the movie tracks, as well as remixes of “Cinderella” and “Girl Power.”

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June 7

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June 7, 2005 – The Compilation Album Disney Girlz Rock is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“Together we can shoot the moon, stop the rain, even ride a hurricane.”

On June 7, 2005, the compilation album Disney Girlz Rock was released through Walt Disney Records. It featured a variety of songs by female Disney artists, or female artists featured in Disney projects, including A*Teens, Lindsay Lohan, Raven-Symoné, The Cheetah Girls, Hilary and Haylie Duff, Caleigh Peters, Everlife, Aly & AJ, The Beu Sisters, Hayden Panettiere, Christy Carlson Romano, Christina Aguilera, and Myra. A second compilation was released in 2008.

May 20

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May 20, 2015 – The Legacy Collection: Disneyland is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“To all who come to this happy place, welcome. Disneyland is your land.”

On May 20, 2015, the eighth entry in the Legacy Collection series, entitled The Legacy Collection: Disneyland, was released exclusively at Disneyland Resort to celebrate the park’s 60th anniversary. The release featured three discs on music and audio featured at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure attractions, ranging from the likes of “Let’s Dance at Disneyland” to “Fantasmic!” The album also features a 24-page booklet with liner notes that provide the historical background about some of the park’s most beloved attractions. The album was generally released on August 21, 2015.

May 4

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May 4, 2018 – Remastered Star Wars Soundtracks are Released Through Walt Disney Records

“Since the release of the first Star Wars movie 40 years ago, the Star Wars saga has had a seismic impact on both cinema and culture, inspiring audiences around the world with its mythic storytelling, captivating characters, groundbreaking special effects and iconic musical scores composed by John Williams.”

On May 4, 2018, to honor the 40th anniversary of the Star Wars series of films, Walt Disney Records released remastered version of the soundtracks for the first six films. The score, composed by John Williams, has been awarded several Academy Award nominations, and won in 1977 for Best Original Score. Alongside the remastered score, the CDs released include new artwork and a mini-poster for collectors.

March 18

March 18, 2003 – The Soundtrack for Piglet’s Big Movie is Released Through Walt Disney Records

“Can I walk around my shadow once before it disappears into the sun?”

On March 18, 2003, the soundtrack for the animated film Piglet’s Big Movie was released through Watl Disney Records. It featured seven new songs by singer-songwriter Carly Simon, as well as her cover of the “Winnie the Pooh” theme song originally written by the Sherman Brothers. The soundtrack also featured demo versions of the songs Simon wrote for the film, as well as pieces of the score by Carl Johnson.

February 10

February 10, 2015 – Walt Disney Records Releases The Legacy Collection: Pinocchio

“I had strings but now I’m free, there are no strings on me!”

On February 10, 2015, the sixth entry into Walt Disney Records’ Legacy Collection, featuring the music of Pinocchio, was released. This two-disc edition, released to coincide with the animated feature film’s 75th anniversary, featured the film’s full soundtrack, as well as three recordings of songs cut from the film, and five songs sung by Cliff Edwards (playing Jiminy Cricket) featured in The Mickey Mouse Club television series.

January 3

January 3, 2015 – Walt Disney Records Releases The Legacy Collection: Fantasia

Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection: Fantasia celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the film.”

On January 3, 2015, to celebrate the film’s 75th anniversary, Walt Disney Records released the album compilation The Legacy Collection: Fantasia. This was a four-disc collectible edition features the original, remastered score from the animated feature film, conducted by Leopold Stokowski, as well as a digital re-recording by Irwin Kostal. Bonus features include the score for the deleted segment “Clair de Lune,” and readings of “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” and “Peter and the Wolf” by Sterling Holloway. The physical disc included a booklet with liner notes about the film, as well as lithographs of artwork to promote the release by Disney artist Lorelay Bove. The release of the legacy collection was the fifth release, and the first to kick off 2015.