Jim Cummings on Hakuna Matata and Be Prepared in The Lion King Most fans know t…

Jim Cummings on Hakuna Matata and Be Prepared in The Lion King

Most fans know that Jim Cummings did most of the vocal heavy lifting for Jeremy Irons during Be Prepared. Irons does the speak-singing part in the beginning with Jim Cummings doing the singing for the rest of the song. (One of the easiest ways to tell a true VO fan from a Wikipedia hound is if they try to sell you that "blew out his voice" story.)

But did you also know that he and Rob Paulsen recorded the original demo for Hakuna Matata? How I'd love to hear that clip if it ever emerges from the archives! http://buff.ly/1eWYOZ3


Jim Cummings on Hakuna Matata and Be Prepared
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Jim Cummings takes credit for the "fart" verse in Hakuna Matata! Also admits he sang the whole song Be Prepared in The Lion King. At the Calgary Comic & Ente…

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