Celebrating Song of the South’s 62nd Anniversary

On this day, 62 years ago, Song of the South made its worldwide debut at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, Georgia. As a special tribute, I have added several photographs from the worldwide premier to the Photo Archives section. These photos appear … Continue reading

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61st Anniversary of Song of the South

Today marks the 61st anniversary of Song of the South, which premiered at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, Georgia on November 12, 1946. For the 60th Anniversary last year, Song of the South Radio was launched as a special anniversary feature, with … Continue reading

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New Song of the South Petition Hits 20,000 Signatures

In just under a year, the new Song of the South Petition has doubled to over 20,000 signatures! The petition hit 10,000 signatures on September 30, 2006, so that’s an average of over 28 signatures a day! The new petition was … Continue reading

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AP Song of the South News Article Reaches The Nation

This past week, AP reporter Travis Reed’s Song of the South news article was distributed to newspapers and news web sites nationwide under various headlines. Some of the online editions available include CNN.com, USA Today, MSNBC, the Orlando Sentinel, and several more. The news article … Continue reading

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60th Anniversary Celebration: New Song of the South Radio!

Today is a very special one indeed: it marks Song of the South‘s diamond anniversary! 60 years ago today, Song of the South premiered at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, Georgia at 8:30PM. In celebration of Song of the South‘s 60th anniversary, a … Continue reading

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New Petition Hits 10,000 Signatures; SongoftheSouth.net Hits 750,000

In September 2006, the new Song of the South Petition reached a landmark: 10,000 signatures! With about a month and a half to go before Song of the South‘s much-anticipated 60th Anniversary, now is the time to send this petition to every … Continue reading

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New Song of the South Petition

The original Song of the South Petition, created by James McKimson over at UncleRemusPages.com, has collected over 65,000 names from its creation up until August 2004. Unfortunately, James has not been able to update the list in some time (although he … Continue reading

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SongoftheSouth.net Notable News

SongoftheSouth.net’s web counter recently hit 500,000 since I first began counting visitors in 2000. Alright! Also, I have spoken with James McKimson over at UncleRemusPages.com, home of the original Song of the South Petition. While James has not had the time to … Continue reading

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Song of the South Fan Art Contest Results

The results are in! The first-ever Song of the South Fan Art Contest turned out to be a great success, thanks to everyone who participated! There were a total of 11 submissions from 6 participants. The Grand Prize goes to Heather … Continue reading

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Happy 58th Birthday Song of the South! Fan Art Contest Announced

After a long pause in Song of the South news, it’s time to celebrate Song of the South‘s 58th birthday! Song of the South was first shown at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, Georgia on November 12, 1946. Here’s hoping we’re one year … Continue reading

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