Lack of Education (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Lack of Education disney song music“Lack of Education” is a song from the 1981 animated film “The Fox and the Hound” produced by Walt Disney Productions. The song is performed by the character of Big Mama, a wise old owl who acts as a mentor to the film’s protagonist, a young fox named Tod.

In the song, Big Mama sings about the importance of education and the need for young animals like Tod to learn about the world and the dangers they will face. The song is intended to be a lesson for Tod, and it emphasizes the value of knowledge and the benefits of listening to the advice of elders.

The song “Lack of Education” was written by Jim Stafford and Jamie Horton, and it was performed by the actress Pearl Bailey, who provided the voice for the character of Big Mama. The song is notable for its catchy melody and playful lyrics, as well as for the warm and comforting performance by Bailey.

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