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Alan honored with SCL Lifetime Achievement Award

The Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) honored Alan with the SCL’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

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Watch THE LITTLE MERMAID Live! on ABC tonight

Live musical performances by a star-studded cast is interwoven into the broadcast of the animated classic.

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Whoopi Goldberg to star in SISTER ACT stage musical

Returning to the role of Deloris Van Cartier for the 2020 London production next spring.

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Second Nation Tour of A BRONX TALE launches

The 2019–2020 North American tour of the Broadway musical A Bronx Tale launches today, featuring American Idol winner Nick Fradiani

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LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS opens off-Broadway

Jonathan Groff and Tammy Blanchard star in the Michael Mayer-helmed production at the Westside Theatre.

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HERCULES is Critic's Pick

The Public Works/Public Theatre's production of the new stage version of Hercules receives glowing reviews.

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ALADDIN opens worldwide

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Pocahontas

Animated Film Musical - 1995

Just Around the Riverbend
Alan's thoughts
There were so many fantastic opportunities that came from my involvement with “Pocahontas”. But, above all the others, I would say that collaborating with Stephen Schwartz was the most important one.

I had no idea how having a fellow-composer writing my song lyrics would work out. To say the least, it was fantastic. Our first song together was “Colors of the Wind”. Quite a first effort! We had fun. We sparked each other’s creativity. And our writing partnership has only grown since then; as evidenced by “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and “Enchanted”.

Songs
  • The Virginia Company
  • The Virginia Company (Reprise)
  • Steading as the Beating Drum
  • Steady as the Beating Drum (Reprise)
  • Just Around the Riverbend
  • Listen With Your Heart I
  • Mine, Mine, Mine
  • Listen With Your Heart II
  • Colors of the Wind
  • Savages (Part 1 and 2)
  • If I Never Knew You
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Behind the songs and music of Pocahontas

Image from the film

Image from the song "Just Around the Riverbend"

Image from the film
Image from the song "Just Around the Riverbend"