As a new generation is discovering Mister Rogers and his famed neighborhood, another generation of artists are celebrating his tremendous talent, career, and humanity in a newly released album project, Thank You, Mister Rogers: Music & Memories. A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood, starring Tom Hanks opens nation-wide in theaters November 22 and the album was released last month. Lee Greenwood joins an award-winning cast which includes Kellie Pickler, Rita Wilson, Jim Brickman, Jon Secada, Jaci Velasquez, Micky Dolenz, Sandi Patty, and many others on the album.
The rebirth of interest in Fred Rogers, which includes an upcoming Tom Hanks film, inspires a unique musical tribute that celebrates a special side of the man known as “America’s Favorite Neighbor.” A newly recorded collection of Fred’s songs, Thank You, Mister Rogers: Music & Memories, will be available wherever music is sold or streamed on October 25th.
For over thirty years, Fred Rogers, an unassuming minister, puppeteer, writer and producer was beamed daily into homes across America in his beloved television program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor?