Sooner or Later (Song)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Sooner or Later disney song music“Sooner or Later” is a song from the 1946 Disney live-action/animated film “Song of the South“. The song is performed by James Baskett, who plays the character of Uncle Remus in the film.

In the song, Uncle Remus sings to Johnny, the film’s young protagonist, about the importance of taking responsibility for one’s actions. The lyrics emphasize the idea that good things come to those who wait and work hard, and that success is often the result of perseverance and determination.

“Sooner or Later” was written by Ray Gilbert and Allie Wrubel, and it has become one of the most memorable and enduring songs from “Song of the South”. The song’s uplifting message and catchy melody have made it a favorite among fans of the film, and it has been covered by several other artists over the years.

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