The Bear… eh Bare Necessities – 30 Days 30 Songs

 

Day 10 of my new blog challenge –

Share Your Music! 30 Days 30 Songs!

 

I think I can slowly detect a certain pattern for choosing my favourite songs for this challenge – most of them seem to be connected to a movie I love!

The song for today is no exception – in fact, it’s one of those songs that actually made the movie the hit it was and still is:

 

 

I watched The Jungle Book with my mum in the cinema and was instantly hooked – the music was just perfect, as were the character, the tale, the drawings…

I’ve even read The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling before I’ve watched the movie, and for once in my life wasn’t disappointed by the adaptation which can be so easily the case when a beloved book is made into a movie.

The Jungle Book actually still is the most successful Disney-movie ever to be played in German cinemas, actually it is the most successful movie!

It’s huge success is based on the excellent synchronization by Heinrich RiethmΓΌller, and to be honest, when I sing the songs of The Jungle Book – which happens occasionally πŸ˜‰ – I sing them in their German version.

From all those wonderful Walt Disney movies that I’ve watched since, this will always be my very favourite.

46 thoughts on “The Bear… eh Bare Necessities – 30 Days 30 Songs

    • You definitely should get the DVD from the library!! I’ve just enjoyed rewatching it a couple of weeks ago and still loved it so much! πŸ˜„

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  1. This is a revealing story, Sarah, about you and the German film audience. I never thought about this, though I’ve read articles about how literature fares in other countries in comparison to American readers. So interesting that national tastes are different, dependent on, I suspect, history and cultural impact.

    I did notice that you like musical selections from movies. I looked over my own music favorites list and realized almost none are from movies. Or at least were not chosen for their film connection. I tend to love music that reminds me of specific moments or people in my life, although I had about 120 choices for my favorite 30.

    Of course, I’ll be singing this song all day – thanks, Sarah. LOL

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  2. Oh I wish I had known before I sent out my Jungle book postcard! If I get a chance to stop by the exhibition gift shop again, I’ll be sure to pick another one up for you. Now I will relisten to this song. πŸ™‚

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