Wednesday, March 7, 2012

R.I.P. Robert Sherman

While this site tends to focus on honoring my heroes in the world of Rock music; today we must honor songwriter Robert Sherman, who passed away yesterday at the age of 89. Mr. Sherman was co-writer (with his brother Richard) of many of the classic Disney songs, including tunes from two of my personal favorite movies; "Mary Poppins" and "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang".

Sherman's contribution to enriching the youth of countless children (mine included) cannot be overstated. On top of that, I would rank "Feed the Birds" from Mary Poppins as one of the greatest songs ever written.

Thanks for the memories Robert!!

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