Bare Necessities (Jungle Book) - Piano Notes & Tutorial

How many of you have watched The Jungle Book and loved its song, Bare Necessities? Even though such an old song, I love playing this number on Piano as well as Guitar. So here, I thought of sharing with you The Bare Necessities Piano Notes.

Some of the famous characters in this Disney video are Mowgli, Baloo, Bagheera, Shere Khan and few more. This movie as well as song was so much loved by the kids that it became a craze among them soon after its release. Here we have also included a video of the piano tutorial where you will also find Bare Necessities chords. These chords are not mentioned in the article below, just in the video.

Video Tutorial

Watch the above video before you begin practicing the lyrics and notes by yourself. Below are the Piano Notes along with lyrics of the song. Have fun and do share your view about this tutorial.

Look for the bare necessities
G- A- C   Eb E Eb E D C A-
The simple bare necessities
A- Db D C D C C D C A- A-
Forget about your worries and your strife
G-    C E Ab A G F E D

 

(Interlude)
F# A C+ E+ D+

 

I mean the bare necessities
F# G A G   A G A F# G E C
Are Mother Nature’s recipes
C Db D C D C C Eb Db D C
That bring the bare necessities of life
D C Eb E G Eb E G Eb E C A- G- C

 

Wherever I wander, wherever I roam
C Bb- B- A- A- G- Db D     D C D D E E G-
I couldn’t be fonder of my big home
Eb E D C D G-      C C D Eb E E
The bees are buzzin’ in the trees
E F G A A A G F Eb
To make some honey just for me
C Db D C C G G Eb E C D

 

When you look under the rocks and plants
C D Eb E A- A- A- Eb E A- A-
And take a glance at the fancy ants
A- A- F Eb E E D
Then maybe try a few
D C D Eb E G A-
The bare necessities of life will come to you
E F G A   F Eb E B- C
They’ll come to you!
C A- B- C

 

Look for the bare necessities
G- A- C   Eb E Eb E D C A-
The simple bare necessities
A- Db D C D C C D C A- A-
Forget about your worries and your strife
G-    C E Ab A G F E D
I mean the bare necessities
F# G A G   A G A F# G E C
That’s why a bear can rest at ease
C Db D C D C C Eb Db D C
With just the bare necessities of life
D C Eb E G Eb E G Eb E C A- G- C

 

Now when you pick a pawpaw
C Bb- B- A- A- G- Db D
Or a prickly pear
D C D D E E G-
And you prick a raw paw
Eb E D C D G-
Well, next time beware
C C D Eb E E
But you don’t need to use the claw
E F G A A A G F Eb
When you pick a pair of the big pawpaw
C Db D C C G G Eb E C D
The bare necessities of life will come to you
E F G A   F Eb E B- C
They’ll come to you!
C A- B- C

 

When you find out you can live without it
C D Eb E A- A- A- Eb E A- A-
And go along not thinkin’ about it
A- A- F Eb E E D
I’ll tell you something true
D C D Eb E G A A-
The bare necessities of life will come to you
E F G A   F Eb E B- C
They’ll come to you!
C A- B- C

 

Look for the bare necessities
G- A- C   Eb E Eb E D C A-
The simple bare necessities
A- Db D C D C C D C A- A-
Forget about your worries and your strife
G-    C E Ab A G F E D
I mean the bare necessities
F# G A G   A G A F# G E C
That’s why a bear can rest at ease
C Db D C D C C Eb Db D C
With just the bare necessities of life
D C Eb E G Eb E G Eb E C A- G- C
With just the bare necessities of life
E G Eb E G Eb E C A- G- C

Practice this song and let us know if you face any issues. This song was made keeping children in mind. So here as well, I am sure all the children would love to hear and play this number on their own keyboards. Give them a great party time with this amazing kids song.

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