Merrily on our Way (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Merrily on our Way disney song music“Merrily on Our Way” is a song from the 1949 Disney animated film “The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad“. The film is comprised of two stories: “The Wind in the Willows,” which follows the misadventures of the eccentric Mr. Toad, and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” which tells the story of a schoolteacher who encounters a terrifying headless horseman.

The song “Merrily on Our Way” is featured during the end credits of the “The Wind in the Willows” segment. It is a cheerful and upbeat tune that celebrates the joy of living life to the fullest and embracing new adventures. The lyrics of the song go:

“Merrily, merrily on our way
Off to where the clouds are gray
Don’t turn back, just let us go
Happiness is sure to grow”

The song is performed by a chorus of voices, and its lively melody perfectly captures the spirit of Mr. Toad and his never-ending thirst for adventure. The song has become a classic piece of Disney music and is fondly remembered by many fans of the original film.

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