Advert: Sainsbury’s – Live Well For Less
Music: Phil Harris and Bruce Reitherman – The Bare Necessities (from The Jungle Book)
This ad, promoting living well for less than you thought at Sainsburys, features The Bare Necessities from the beloved soundtrack to Walt Disney’s 1967 film The Jungle Book. The song was performed by Phil Harris as Baloo the Bear, and also featured Bruce Reitherman as Mowgli. It was arranged by the great Van Dyke Parks, in his first paid job. Phil Harris was a jazz singer, actor and comedian, and he also played Little John in Disney’s Robin Hood.