“Whistle Stop” is a song from the 1973 Disney animated film “Robin Hood“. The song was written and performed by Roger Miller, a well-known country music singer and songwriter.
“Whistle Stop” is an upbeat, fast-paced song that serves as the opening credits music for the film. The song’s lyrics tell the story of Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men as they evade the Sheriff of Nottingham and “whistle stop” their way through the forest.
The song is famous for its catchy tune and clever wordplay, with Miller incorporating a variety of animal sounds and tongue-twisters into the lyrics. The song also features a unique blend of country and bluegrass music, with a banjo and fiddle providing the main instrumental accompaniment.
“Whistle Stop” became a hit on the charts, reaching number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1974. The song remains a popular and iconic part of the “Robin Hood” soundtrack, and is often cited as one of the most memorable and beloved Disney songs of all time.
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