“Ichabod” is a song from the 1949 Disney animated film “The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad“. The song is performed by Bing Crosby, who narrates the film’s second half, which adapts the Washington Irving story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.
In the song, Crosby sings about the legendary schoolmaster Ichabod Crane and his quest for love with the beautiful Katrina Van Tassel, as well as his fateful encounter with the Headless Horseman. The song is characterized by its folksy and storytelling style, as well as Crosby’s smooth and mellow vocals.
“Ichabod” was composed by Oliver Wallace, with lyrics by Ted Sears. The song is notable for its humorous and lighthearted tone, as well as its contribution to the overall charm and whimsy of “The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad”. The song has since become a fan favorite and a nostalgic classic, and it remains one of the most memorable moments in the film.
Ichabod (Song) Details
- Related Disney Character(s): Headless Horseman (The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr Toad), Ichabod Crane (The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr Toad)
- Song Written By: Don Raye and Gene de Paul
- Song Performed By: Bing Crosby
- Year Released: 1949