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"You Can Fly" is a song from Walt Disney's Peter Pan. It is completely sung by the Jud Conlon Chorus and the Mellomen. It was sung during Peter, Wendy, John, Michael, and Tinker Bell's flight to Neverland.

The song is the titular song for the tape Disney Sing Along Songs: You Can Fly!, and was also featured on Disney Sing Along Songs: Collection of All Time Favorites: The Magic Years and Disney Sing Along Songs: From Hercules.

The song was also made into a music video on DTV, which aired on the Disney Channel, and set to footage of Disney animation, including not just Peter Pan, but also Pluto's Fledgling, It's Tough to Be a Bird, The Night Before Christmas, Santa's Workshop, The Plastics Inventor, The Flying Jalopy, The Mail Pilot, The Pelican and the Snipe, The Three Caballeros, Dumbo, The Flying Squirrel, and The Wind in the Willows segment of The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad.

The song was used as the main theme for the Magic Kingdom Club Gold Card: Update '95 video, with a slower instrumental version being used for the segments focusing on Disneyland and the Magic Kingdom.

In the House of Mouse episode "Donald Wants to Fly", Peter sings a version of the song with different lyrics to help Donald Duck learn to fly.

An instrumental version is played in Tinker Bell on the music box that Tinker Bell repairs and returns to Wendy.

Lyrics

Spoken:
Wendy: But, Peter, how do we get to Never Land?
Peter: Fly, of course!
Wendy: Fly?
Peter: It's easy! All you have to do is to...is to...is to--Ha! That's funny.
Wendy: What's the matter? Don't you know?
Peter: Oh sure, it's, it's just that I never thought about it before.
Say, that's it! You think of a wonderful thought!
John and Wendy: Any happy little thought?
Peter: Uh-huh.
Wendy: Like toys at Christmas?
John: Sleigh bells? Snow?
Peter: Yep! Watch me now--here I go!
It's easier than pie!

Wendy: He can fly!
John: He can fly!
Michael: He flew!
Peter: Now, you try
Wendy: I'll think of a mermaid lagoon
Oh--underneath a magic moon
John: I'll think I'm in a pirate's cave
Michael: I'll think I'll be an Injun brave
All: Now, everybody try--one, two, three!
Children: We can fly! We can fly! We can fly!
Peter: This won't do--what's the matter with you?
All it takes is faith and trust...oh!
And something I forgot--Dust!
Children: Dust?
Michael: Dust?
Peter: Yep! Just a little bit of pixie dust.

Now, think of the happiest things.
It's the same as having wings
Wendy: Let's all try it, just once more
John: Look! We're rising off the floor
Michael: Jiminy!
Wendy: Oh my! We can fly!
Peter: You can fly!
Children: We can fly!
Peter: Come on, everybody, here we go!
Off to Never Land!

Chorus:
Think of a wonderful thought,
Any merry little thought,
Think of Christmas, think of snow, think of sleigh bells,
Off you go, like reindeer in the sky!
You can fly, you can fly, you can fly!!!

Think of the happiest things,
It's the same as having wings,
Take a path that moonbeams make,
If the moon is still awake,
You'll see him wink his eye (ohh...)
You can fly, you can fly, you can fly!!!

Off you go with a Hi and Ho
With the stars beyond the blue
There's a Never Land waiting for you
Where all your happy dreams come true
Every dream that you dream will come true

Michael (spoken):
Come on, Nana!

When there's a smile in your heart
There's no better time to start
Think of all the joy you'll find
When you leave the world behind
And bid your fears good-bye
You can fly, you can fly, you can fly, you can fly, you can fly!

Peter (spoken):
There it is, Wendy, second star to the right, and straight on 'til morning.

When there's a smile in your heart
There's no better time to start
Think of all the joy you'll find
When you leave the world behind
And bid your fears good-bye
You can fly, you can fly, you can fly, you can fly, you can fly!
You can fly, you can fly, you can fly!

Think of the presents you brought,
Any merry little thought,
Think of Christmas, think of snow, think of sleigh bells,
Off you go, like reindeer in the sky
You can fly, you can fly, you can fly!!!

Think of the happiest things,
That's the way to get your wings.
Now you own a candy store,
Look - you're rising off the floor,
Don't wonder how or why
You can fly, you can fly, you can fly!!!

Soon, you'll zoom all around the room
All it takes is faith and trust
But the thing that's a positive must
Is a little bit of Pixie Dust
The Dust is a positive must

When there's a smile in your heart
There's no better time to start
It's a very simple plan
You can do what birdies can
At least, it's worth a try
You can fly, you can fly, you can fly!!!

Peter (spoken):
But don't be a chicken! You're a duck! If you wanna learn to fly, you're in luck. All you have to do is trust me. Okay, Tinkerbell! Pixie Dust me!

Just think of a wonderful thought

Donald (spoken):
Any happy little thought?

Peter:
Like sailing on the ocean blue
or Daisy Duck in love with you
And in the blink of an eye

(spoken) You can fly!

Donald (spoken):
I can fly!

Lost Boys (spoken):
He can fly!

Peter (spoken):
You can fly!

Donald (spoken):
I can... (crashes into a pillar) Aw, nuts!

Peter: (spoken):
All right! Get off the floor! Let's try it once more!

Just lift you tail and your beak
Now you're aerodynamic
You can soar to dizzy heights
and finally see your name in lights

Captain Hook (spoken):
Hey, there's a duck in the sky!

Donald (spoken):
I can fly!

Goofy (spoken):
You can fly!

Donald (spoken):
I can fly!

Horace (spoken):
You can fly!

Donald (spoken):
I can fly!

All:
You can fly
You can fly
You can fly
You can fly
You can fly!

Video

Trivia


v - e - d
Peter Pan Logo
Media
Films: Peter PanReturn to Never LandTinkVideoPeter Pan (live-action film)

Shorts and Specials: The Walt Disney Christmas ShowReading Magic with Figment and Peter PanYou Can Fly!: The Making of Peter Pan
Video Games: Kingdom HeartsKingdom Hearts: Chain of MemoriesKingdom Hearts 358/2 DaysKingdom Hearts Birth by SleepPeter Pan: Adventures in Never LandPeter Pan: The Legend of Never LandDisney UniverseKinect Disneyland AdventuresEpic Mickey seriesDisney's Villains' RevengeDisney Sorcerer's Arena

Disney Parks
Fantasy SpringsAdventure IsleBack to Never LandDisney Animation BuildingIt's a Small WorldMickey's PhilharMagicPeter Pan's FlightStorybook Land Canal BoatsMidship Detective Agency

Entertainment: Cinderella's Surprise CelebrationDisney's BelieveDisney Dreams: An Enchanted ClassicDisney Classics: The Music & The MagicDream Along with MickeyFantasmic!Following the Leader with Peter PanIt's Party Time... with Mickey and FriendsMickey's Magical Music WorldMickey presents: “Happy Anniversary Disneyland Paris”Once Upon a MouseOne Man's Dream II: The Magic Lives On!Villains Tonight!
Restaurants: Captain Hook's Galley
Parades: Celebrate A Dream Come True ParadeDisney's Dreams On Parade: Moving OnDisney's FantillusionDisney's Magical Moments ParadeDisney's Party ExpressDisney Cinema ParadeDisney Magic on ParadeDisney Stars on ParadeDreaming Up!Festival of Fantasy ParadeJubilation!Magic HappensMain Street Electrical ParadeMickey's Soundsational ParadeMickey's Storybook ExpressPaint The Night ParadeSpectroMagicThe Wonderful World of Disney Parade
Fireworks: Disney Dreams!Disneyland ForeverFantasy in the SkyHappily Ever AfterMagic, Music and MayhemMagicalOnce Upon a TimeRemember... Dreams Come TrueWonderful World of Animation
Spring: Disney Color-Fest: A Street Party!Disney Pirate or Princess: Make Your Choice
Halloween: Disney's Maleficious Halloween PartyHappy HallowishesHocus Pocus Villain SpelltacularIt'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 Disney Villains Halloween ShowtimeThe Villains WorldVillains Dance PartyVillains Mix and MingleVillains Night Out!
Christmas: Mickey's Most Merriest Celebration

Characters
Peter Pan: Peter PanPeter Pan's ShadowTinker BellWendy DarlingJohn DarlingMichael DarlingGeorge DarlingMary DarlingNanaCaptain HookMr. SmeePirate CrewTick-Tock the CrocodileLost BoysIndian ChiefTiger LilyNeverland Indian TribeMermaids

Return to Never Land: EdwardJaneDannyNana IIOctopus

Locations
LondonBloomsburyNurseryBig BenNeverlandThe Jolly RogerMermaid LagoonSkull RockIndian CampHangman's Tree
Songs
Peter Pan: The Second Star to the RightYou Can FlyA Pirate's Life (Is a Wonderful Life)Following the LeaderWhat Made the Red Man Red?Your Mother and MineThe Elegant Captain HookNever Smile at a Crocodile

Deleted: The Pirate SongThe Boatswain Song
Return to Never Land: I'll TryHere We Go Another PlanSo to Be One of UsI'll Give You One Guess

Objects
Pixie DustAlarm ClockCaptain Hook's HooksBomb
See Also
Disney Sing Along Songs: You Can Fly!FairiesDisney FairiesJake and the Never Land Pirates
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