Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah James Baskett (1904–1948) was an American actor known for his portrayal of Uncle Remus, singing the song "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" in the 1946 Disney feature film Song of the South. In recognition of his warm portrayal of the famous black storyteller he was given an Honorary Academy Award, making him the very first male performer of African descent to receive an Oscar.

Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah was my favorite song as a child. James Baskett was an American actor known for his portrayal of Uncle Remus, singing the song "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" in the 1946 Disney feature film Song of the South.

Song of the South - the one Disney movie that Americans will NEVER see. I own it on DVD though. :D

Pin for Later: 25 Disney Songs We Will Never Stop Singing "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah," Song of the South One of the oldest yet possibly still one of the most recognisable songs on this list — though its source film is one of Disney's most controversial.

♪ Mr. Bluebird's on my shoulder ♪.. love this!!!

Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah--It is sung by Uncle Remus in the movie "Song of the South".

Reminds me of my little sis @rebeccastickley who used to say doo da doo da when zipping up her coat :)

"Zippity-do-dah, zippity-ay, my oh my what a wonderful day" frame. Song from the movie "Song of the South"

As is “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah” — a song from Disney’s 1946 movie “Song of the South” performed by James Baskett. Description from rapgenius.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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Zippity doo dah!

Uncle Remus in Song of the South singing Zip a Dee Doo Dah performed by James Baskett

Uncle Remus and Br'er Rabbit in Disney's Song of the South!  I absolutely loved this story, and it will always be a very fond childhood memory... still sing "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah!!!"

Uncle Remus and Br'er Rabbit in Disney's Song of the South! I absolutely loved this story, and it will always be a very fond childhood memory. still sing "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah!

I remember seeing this in the theater when I was very little.  My girls grew up singing Zippity Doo Dah.

Song of the South. One of my most favourite movies of all time

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