On the 20th anniversary of The Jungle Book (1967), The Bare Necessities officially became a Disney's Sing-Along Songs title.


Songs are for sharing, and learning the words to your favorite Disney songs has never been so much fun! Just sing along to the on-screen lyrics as you enjoy classic Disney characters in their most memorable musical scenes! Explore the best in family fun in Volume Four of Disney's Sing-Along Songs with Baloo the Bear from The Jungle Book. You'll be singing happy Jungle hits like "The Bare Necessities", and "I Wanna Be Like You", plus songs from Disney's The Aristocats, Cinderella, and others.

VHS Supplements

Video Creation date
1 Red warning screens September 1984
2 Walt Disney Home Video logo August 1986
3 Disney's Sing-Along Songs: The Bare Necessities October 1987
4 Disney's Sing-Along Songs promo October 1987


  • The Bare Necessities (from The Jungle Book) (re-issued in theaters July 27, 1984 before this VHS)
  • You Are a Human Animal (from various clips of Disney films)
  • Cinderella Work Song (from Cinderella) (last re-issued in theaters November 20, 1987)
  • Old Yeller (from Old Yeller) (re-released on VHS in 1986 before this VHS)
  • Figaro and Cleo (from the 1943 cartoon short film of the same name)
  • Winnie the Pooh (from Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree) (released on VHS in 1984-1986 before this VHS)
  • I Wanna Be Like You (from The Jungle Book)
  • Look Out for Mr. Stork (from Dumbo) (re-released on VHS December 3, 1985 before this VHS)
  • Everybody Wants to Be a Cat (from The Aristocats) (last re-issued in theaters April 10, 1987 before this VHS)
  • The Ugly Bug Ball (from Summer Magic)
  • The Bare Necessities (reprise)

The reprise is actually the second half of the entire song.

In Other Countries

Country of origin Release date
UK October 1990
Japan July 21, 1994
USA (Spanish dub) April 14, 1995



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