Stay Awake: Various Interpretations of Music from Vintage Disney Films

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Stay Awake: Various Interpretations of Music from Vintage Disney Films
Compilation album by Various Artists
Released 1988
Genre Pop rock, experimental
Length 64:03
Label A&M
Producer Hal Willner
Hal Willner chronology
Lost In The Stars: The Music of Kurt Weill
(1985)
Stay Awake: Interpretations of Vintage Disney Films
(1988)
Weird Nightmare: Meditations on Mingus
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The New York Times (favorable)[2]

Stay Awake: Various Interpretations of Music from Vintage Disney Films is a 1988 tribute album recorded by various artists performing songs from Disney films. It was produced by Hal Willner, one of the many tribute albums he has done.

Track listing[edit]

# Song Name Time Performer
1. Opening Medley ("I'm Getting Wet and I Don't Care at All")
a) "Hi Diddle Dee Dee (An Actor's Life For Me)" from Pinocchio 1:59 Ken Nordine, with Bill Frisell and Wayne Horvitz
b) "Little April Shower" from Bambi 3:32 Natalie Merchant, Michael Stipe, with Mark Bingham and The Roches
c) "I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)" from The Jungle Book 3:39 Los Lobos
2. "Baby Mine" from Dumbo 3:21 Bonnie Raitt and Was (Not Was)
3. "Heigh Ho (The Dwarf's Marching Song)" from Snow White and The Seven Dwarves 3:30 Tom Waits
4. Medley Two ("The Darkness Sheds Its Veil")
a) "Stay Awake" from Mary Poppins 1:48 Suzanne Vega
b) "Little Wooden Head" from Pinocchio 2:10 Bill Frisell and Wayne Horvitz
c) "Blue Shadows on the Trail" from Melody Time 3:50 Syd Straw
5. Medley Three ("Three Inches Is Such a Wretched Height")
a) "Castle in Spain" from Babes in Toyland 2:37 Buster Poindexter and The Banshees of Blue
b) "I Wonder" from Sleeping Beauty 3:22 Yma Sumac
6. "Mickey Mouse March" from The Mickey Mouse Club 2:13 Aaron Neville
7. Medley Four ("All Innocent Children Had Better Beware")
a) "Feed the Birds" from Mary Poppins 4:17 Garth Hudson
b) "Whistle While You Work" from Snow White and The Seven Dwarves 2:22 NRBQ
c) "I'm Wishing" from Snow White and The Seven Dwarves 4:20 Betty Carter
d) "Cruella De Ville" from 101 Dalmatians 2:15 The Replacements
e) "Dumbo And Timothy" from Dumbo 2:04 Bill Frisell and Wayne Horvitz
8. "Some Day My Prince Will Come" from Snow White and The Seven Dwarves 1:08 Sinéad O'Connor
9. Medley Five ("Technicolor Pachyderms")
a) "Pink Elephants On Parade" from Dumbo 4:54 Sun Ra & His Arkestra
b) "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" from Song of the South 3:16 Harry Nilsson
10. "Second Star To The Right" from Peter Pan 4:02 James Taylor
11. Pinocchio Medley ("Do You See The Noses Growing")
a) "Desolation Theme" from Pinocchio 2:02 Ken Nordine, with Bill Frisell and Wayne Horvitz
b) "When You Wish upon a Star" from Pinocchio 3:46 Ringo Starr, with Herb Alpert

Personnel[edit]

Track Personnel
1a Ken Nordine — vocals
Bill Frisell — guitars
Wayne Horvitz — piano, synthesizers
1b Natalie Merchant — vocal
Michael Stipe — vocal
Mark Bingham — banjo
The Roches — vocals
Lenny Pickett — soprano sax, flute
Ralph Carney — clarinet, ocarina, wise spoken words
Michael Blair — marimba, percussion, drums
Rachel Van Voorhees — harp
Jackie Mullen — cello
1c César Rosas — lead vocal, cuatro
David Hidalgo — acoustic nylon string guitar, accordion<, background vocals
Conrad Lozano — bass
Louie Pérez — varrana
Steve Berlin — baritone sax
Alex Neciosup Acuña — on percussion
2 Bonnie Raitt — vocal, slide guitar solo
Sweet Pea Atkinson — background vocals
Arnold McCuller — background vocals
Luis Resto — keyboards
Paul Jackson Jr. — guitar
Steve Berlin — saxophone
Don Was — synthesizer
David Was — flute
John Patitucci — bass
Jim Keltner — drums

The Uptown Horns:
Crispin Cioe — baritone sax
Arno Hecht — tenor sax
Bob Funk — trombone
"Hollywood" Paul Litteral — trumpet

3 Tom Waits — vocal
Tchad Blakeoptigan programming
Mitchell Froom — chamberlain
Val Kuklowsky — sound effects
Marc Ribot — guitars
Larry Taylor — bass
4a Suzanne Vega — vocal
4b Bill Frisell — guitars, banjo
Wayne Horvitz — synthesizers
4c Syd Straw — vocal
Jaydee Mayness — steel guitar
Tommy Morgan — harmonica
John Jorgenson — guitars, mandolin
5a Buster Poindexter — vocal
Ivy Ray — vocal
Brain Koowin — guitar
Charles Giordano — piano
Tony Garnier — bass
Tony Machine — drums
Fred Walcott — percussion
Jimmy Bralower — drum programming

The Uptown Horns:
Crispin Cioe — baritone sax
Arno Hecht — tenor sax
Bob Funk — trombone
"Hollywood" Paul Litteral — trumpet

5b Yma Sumac — vocal
Orchestra: Lennie Niehaus — conductor
6 Aaron Neville — vocal
Dr. John (Mac Rebennack) — keyboards
7a Garth Hudson — keyboards, synthesiszers, accordions
Jorge Mirkin — harmonica
Jay Rubin — cymbals
Steve Deutch — macintosh sequencing/performer software
7b Terry Adams — keyboards, vocal
Joey Spampinato — bass, background vocal
Al Anderson — guitars
Tom Ardolino — drums, percussion
7c Betty Carter — vocal
Stephen Scott — piano
Donald Braden — saxophone
Ira Noel Coleman — bass
Troy Davis — drums
7d Paul Westerberg — guitar, vocals
Tommy Stinson — bass, background vocals
Slim Dunlap — guitar, background vocals
Chris Mars — drums
Slinkey Rutherford — "pianie"
8 Sinéad O'Connor — vocals
Andy Rourke — guitars
9a Sun Ra — piano
Art Jenkins, T.C. III — vocals
Bruce Edwards — guitar
Pat Patrick — bass
Tom Hunter — drums
Buster Smith — drums
Aveeayl Ra Amen — drums
Owen Brown Jr. — violin
Vincent Chaucey — French horn
John Gilmore — tenor sax
Elo Olmo — bass clarinet, alto sax
Marshall Allen — flute, alto sax
Kenny Williams — baritone sax
Fred Adams — trumpet
Michael Ray — trumpet
Martin Banks — trumpet
James Jackson — bassoon
9b Harry Nilsson — vocal
Tom "T-Bone" Wolk — accordion
Arto Lindsay — electric guitar
Fred Tackett — guitars
Dennis Budimir — guitars
Peter Scherer — synthesizer
Terry Adams — piano
Buell Neidlinger — bass
Jim Keltner — drums
Michael Blair — brushes, frame drum, tambourine, washboard

Orchestra: Lennie Niehaus — conductor

10 James Taylor — vocal, guitar, whistle
The Roches — vocals
Branford Marsalis — tenor sax
Don Grolnick — piano
Steve Swallow — bass
John Scofield — guitar
Mark Bingham — acoustic guitar, humming boy
Michael Blair — humming boy too!
11a Ken Nordine — voice
Bill Frisell — guitars
Wayne Horvitz — keyboards
11b Ringo Starr — vocal
Herb Alpert — trumpet solo
Bill Frisell — electric guitars
Fred Tackett — acoustic guitars
Dennis Budimir — acoustic guitars
Terry Adams — piano
Buell Neidlinger — bass
Jim Keltner — drums
Harry Nilsson — whistle

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