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"Whistle While You Work" is a song featured in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. In the film, upon discovering the Cottage of the Seven Dwarfs, Snow White decides to clean the house and its contents, thinking that its inhabitants will be grateful enough to let her stay. The Forest Animals help her as she sings.

Donald Duck and Goofy were heard whistling and humming the song in the cartoon Billposters.

The Kidsongs Kids and the Camp Counselors sing this song in the "A Day at Camp" video where they're doing preparations of the show.

It was included in Disney Sing Along Songs: Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah and Disney Sing Along Songs: Collection of All Time Favorites: The Early Years. It is also the first song featured in the Disney Sing-Along Songs video Disneyland Fun. Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald, Chip, Dale, and Roger Rabbit sing the song at the beginning of the video as they are getting Disneyland ready for its visitors.

The song is also used in the 1988 Touchstone Pictures TV film Splash Too.

In the first episode of DuckTales, Scrooge McDuck makes a reference to the song by chastising one of his employees, telling him "There'll be no whistling while you work!"

Lyrics

Just whistle while you work
And cheerfully together we can tidy up the place
So hum a merry tune
It won't take long when there's a song
To help you set the pace
And as you sweep the room
Imagine that the broom is someone that you love
And soon you'll find you're dancing to the tune
(Spoken: Oh, no, no, no, no! Put them in the tub.)
When hearts are high the time will fly
So whistle while you work

(instrumental)

So whistle while you work

Whistle while you work
Put on that grin and start right in to whistle loud and long
Just hum a merry tune
Just do your best and then take a rest and sing yourself a song
When there's too much to do
Don't let it bother you, forget your troubles
Try to be just like a cheerful chick-a-dee
And whistle while you work
Come on get smart, tune up and start
To whistle while you work

Snow White:
Just whistle while you work
Put on that grin and start right in to whistle loud and long
Just hum a merry tune
Just do your best and then take a rest and sing yourself a song
When there's too much to do
Don't let it bother you, forget your troubles
Try to be just like a cheerful chick-a-dee
And whistle while you work
Come on get smart, tune up and start
To whistle while you work

Chorus:
Whistle while you work,
whistle while you work
whistle, whistle, whistle while you work

Whistle while you work
Come on get smart, tune up and start
To whistle while you work

Videos


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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs logo
Media
Film: Snow White and the Seven DwarfsVideoThe Seven DwarfsRose RedLive-action remake

Television: A Poem Is...The 7D
Video games: Video gameKingdom Hearts Birth by SleepKingdom Hearts χKingdom Hearts Unchained χ/Union χ
Music: Soundtrack
Books: Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked QueenRoyal Weddings

Disney Parks
Cinderella Castle Mystery TourClub VillainDisney Animation BuildingFairy Tale ForestMickey Mouse RevueOnce Upon a Time AdventurePrincess PavilionSeven Dwarfs Mine TrainSnow White's AdventuresSnow White's Scary AdventuresSnow White GrottoStorybook Land Canal Boats

Entertainment: Cinderella's Surprise CelebrationCinderellabration: Lights of RomanceDisney's Dreams: An Enchanted ClassicDisney Pirate or Princess: Make Your ChoiceDream Along with MickeyFantasmic!Golden Fairytale FanfareMickey's Gift of DreamsMickey's Magical CelebrationOnce Upon a MouseOne Man's Dream II: The Magic Lives On!The PavilionRoyal Princess Music CelebrationSingin', Dancin', Heigh Ho!Snow White: An Enchanting MusicalThe Golden MickeysVillains Tonight!
Parades: Celebrate A Dream Come True ParadeDisney's Dreams On Parade: Moving OnDisney's Magical Moments ParadeDisney Carnivale ParadeDisney Friends Springtime ProcessionalDisney on ParadeDisney Stars on ParadeDisney Stars 'n' Cars... As Never Seen BeforeDreaming Up!Festival of Fantasy ParadeFlights of Fantasy ParadeHappiness is Here ParadeMain Street Electrical ParadeMickey's Soundsational ParadeMickey's Storybook ExpressMickey's WaterWorksSpectroMagicSnow White's Golden Anniversary CelebrationThe Wonderful World of Disney Parade
Fireworks: Fantasy in the SkyOnce Upon a TimeRemember... Dreams Come TrueWishesWonderful World of AnimationWorld of Color: Celebrate!
Halloween: Disney's Maleficious Halloween PartyHocus Pocus Villain SpelltacularInferno Dance PartyIt's Good to be Bad with the Disney VillainsJack Skellington’s Villainous GatheringKooky Spooky Halloween NightMickey's Boo-to-You Halloween ParadeRe-Villains! Halloween ParadeThe Villains WorldVillains GroveVillains Mix and MingleVillains Night Out!
Christmas: Disney Christmas StoriesMickey's Most Merriest Celebration

Characters
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Snow WhiteThe Evil QueenThe PrinceThe HuntsmanDocGrumpyHappyBashfulSleepySneezyDopeyForest AnimalsRavenVultures

Rose Red: Rose Red
Deleted: The First KingThe First Queen

Objects
Magic MirrorPoisoned AppleHeart Box
Locations
The Queen's CastleCottage of the Seven DwarfsDwarfs' MineForestThe Prince's Castle
Songs
Original: I'm WishingOne SongWith a Smile and a SongWhistle While You WorkHeigh HoBluddle-Uddle-Um-Dum (The Dwarfs' Washing Song)The Silly SongSomeday My Prince Will Come

Unused Songs: Music in Your SoupYou're Never Too Old
Other Songs: Will I Ever See Her Again?

See Also
Unused DwarfsMerchandiseLegacyMusicalDisney Sing Along Songs: Heigh-HoSnow White ReturnsOne Hour in WonderlandThe 7D
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