The Perfect Nanny (Song)

Last Updated on: May 25th, 2024

The Perfect Nanny disney song music“The Perfect Nanny” is a song from the 1964 Disney film “Mary Poppins“. It was composed by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, and sung by the character George Banks (played by actor David Tomlinson). In the song, George sings about the qualities he is looking for in a nanny for his children, including punctuality, firmness, and tidiness. The song is a playful and lighthearted introduction to the character of Mary Poppins, who eventually takes the job as the Banks family’s nanny despite not meeting all of George’s requirements.

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  • Song Written By: Sherman Brothers
  • Song Performed By: Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber
  • Year Released: 1968

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