Bare Necessities

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Look for the bare necessities
The simple bare necessities
Forget about your worries and your strife
I mean the bare necessities
Old Mother Nature's recipes
That brings the bare necessities of life.

Wherever I wander, wherever I roam
I couldn't be fonder of my big home
The bees are buzzin' in the tree
To make some honey just for me
When you look under the rocks and plants
And take a glance at the fancy ants
Then maybe try a few.

The bare necessities of life will come to you
They'll come to you!

Look for the bare necessities
The simple bare necessities
Forget about your worries and your strife
I mean the bare necessities
That's why a bear can rest at ease
With just the bare necessities of life.

Now when you pick a pawpaw
Or a prickly pear
And you prick a raw paw
Next time beware
Don't pick the prickly pear by the paw
When you pick a pear
Try to use the claw
But you don't need to use the claw
When you pick a pear of the big pawpaw
Have I given you a clue ?

The bare necessities of life will come to you
They'll come to you!

So just try and relax, yeah cool it
Fall apart in my backyard
'Cause let me tell you something little britches
If you act like that bee acts, uh uh
You're working too hard.

And don't spend your time lookin' around
For something you want that can't be found
When you find out you can live without it
And go along not thinkin' about it
I'll tell you something true.

The bare necessities of life will come to you.

(Reprise)
Look for the bare necessities
The simple bare necessities
Forget about your worries and your strife
I mean the bare necessities
Old Mother Nature's recipes
With just the bare necessities of life.

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"The Bare Necessities" is a song from the 1967 animated Disney film Jungle Book and sung by Phil Harris as Baloo and Bruce Reitherman as Mowgli.

"The Bare Necessities" was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1967.

Louis Armstrong also recorded a version.

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Eddi, Syrian Arab Republic

18 July 2016 at 8:27am

It's a plasuere to find someone who can think so clearly

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Kk, Usa

5 April 2010 at 8:38pm

I love the Jungle book this song is my favorite form the movie! I think its great Just relax is how I take the song

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