Though he was apprehensive about his new role, Atencio is responsible for Yo Ho Yo Ho (A Pirates Life For Me), Grim Grinning Ghosts, and The Bear Band Serenade. In addition to his wonderful whimsical songs, he is also wrote attraction scripts, did voice over work, and produced various visual elements as well. He is truly one of the most inspirational and positive old school Imagineers, with an amazing amount of work.
So lets celebrate X. Atencio today by listening to two of his most catchy songs! Neither songs attractions are still around today, but they remain a huge part of the lyrical Disney canon.
If You Had Wings.
El Rio Del Tiempo
Seriously though, how catchy are those songs? There is no way a person can listen to them and not feel better about their life! Thanks so much X. Atencio for breaking out of your comfort zone to bring us such wonderful melodic joy!