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This episode is called "Disneyland After Dark".
From the time Disneyland opened in 1955 until Walt Disney World opened in 1971, many of the top musicians appeared at Disneyland at one time or another. That, plus the fact that Disneyland always seemed to come alive after sunset made Disneyland the place to be at night during the summer. So, in 1962, Disney decided to dedicate an entire episode of it's series to Disneyland after dark. And boy did they get a list of performers for this one.
After we catch up with Walt Disney, who's tied up signing autographs throughout the program, we see the Dapper Dans perform their "gay 90s" number on Main Street, then we see Annette Funicello and Bobby Rydell sing songs on the Tomorrowland stage.
Then, after the usual fireworks spectacular in Fantasyland, it's the Royal Tahitians doing their thing in Adventureland, from dances to firewalking, and other ancient Tahitian customs. Later, we see the Osmonds (there were only four in 1962) and Tony Paris sing more songs, while the band leader also has the assembled dance to a number of tunes.
But the big headliner for this occasion was on the Mark Twain in Frontierland, as "The Young Men From New Orleans", who are anything but, and Monette Moore, who sang for the group on the Mark Twain on this occasion. But the big headliner was the appearance of the legendary Louis Armstrong, Satchmo himself, horn, trumpet and all, and Armstrong delights those on the Mark Twain, and probably everyone who has ever watched this episode of the Disney series, by performing as only he could.
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Extra credit for the songs used in the program go to the estates of the singers and the original and current rights holders.
If there are any others who I'm forgetting, please let me know so I can add them to the list of those to credit.
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