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This American Folk Song has been around for a long time. It first became popular back on the 1820s, and remained so through the Civil War. Astute musicologists remember that Minnie Mouse was carrying the sheet music for “Turkey in the Straw” (along with her fiddle) in the movie Steamboat Willie. It’s been recorded by […]

On Nov. 18, 1928, Walt Disney released a short, black and white animated film that experts agree, forever changed the motion picture industry. In seven minutes and 23 seconds, the animated short, Steamboat Willie introduced the world to a mouse named Mickey, his girlfriend, Minnie and a revolutionary new way to view an animated film. […]