A Symposium on Popular Songs is a cartoon featurette made by the Walt Disney Company in 1962. It features songs by the Sherman Brothers. The Shermans also co-wrote the screenplay but are not credited for this. Host Ludwig Von Drake invites his audience into his mansion where he tells all about popular music through the years, introducing several songs illustrated with stop-motion photography. The film was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Cartoon Short Subject. The film was released on DVD in 2005 as part of the Walt Disney Treasures set "Disney Rarities".
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- "The Rutabaga Rag"
- "I'm Blue For You, Boo-Bo-Bo-Bo-Boo"
- "Charleston Charlie"
- "Although I Dropped $100,000" also known as "Although I Dropped a Hundred Thousand in the Market, Baby (I Found a Million Dollars in Your Smile)"
- "The Boogie Woogie Bakery Man"
- "Puppy Love is Here to Stay"
- "Rock, Rumble and Roar"