Stay Awake (Song)

Last Updated on: May 25th, 2024

Stay Awake disney song music“Stay Awake” is a song from the 1964 Disney musical film “Mary Poppins“. The song is performed by Julie Andrews, who plays the title character in the film.

In the song, Mary Poppins sings a lullaby to the Banks children, Jane and Michael, to help them fall asleep. The lyrics emphasize the importance of staying alert and aware of one’s surroundings, even when it may be tempting to close one’s eyes and drift off to sleep.

“Stay Awake” was written by the Sherman Brothers, who composed the music for “Mary Poppins” and many other classic Disney films. The song’s gentle melody and soothing lyrics have made it a favorite among fans of the film, and it has been covered by several other artists over the years.

“Stay Awake” is one of several memorable songs from “Mary Poppins”, which remains a beloved classic of the Disney film library. The film won five Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Julie Andrews, and its songs and characters have become iconic parts of Disney history.

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  • Song Written By: Sherman Brothers
  • Song Performed By: Julie Andrews
  • Year Released: 1968

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