Portobello Road (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Portobello Road disney song music“Portobello Road” is a song from the Disney musical film “Bedknobs and Broomsticks“. The song is featured in the movie’s opening sequence, and is sung by the street vendor and magician Mr. Swinburne as he introduces the audience to the colorful and bustling market street of Portobello Road in London.

The song “Portobello Road” is a lively and upbeat musical number that captures the energy and excitement of the market street. The lyrics describe the various sights and sounds of Portobello Road, including the street vendors, performers, and colorful merchandise that can be found there. The music is cheerful and catchy, with a bouncy and playful melody that encourages the audience to join in the fun.

The song “Portobello Road” has become a beloved part of “Bedknobs and Broomsticks”, and is often remembered as one of the film’s most memorable musical numbers. It is a testament to the power of Disney’s music and storytelling, and remains a popular and beloved part of the Disney canon.

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Additional Details

  • Song Written By: Sherman Brothers
  • Song Performed By: David Tomlinson
  • Year Released: 1971

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