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I've Got No Strings is a song from Disney's 1940 animated feature film Pinocchio. It is sung by Pinocchio and the marionettes in Stromboli's show. It was performed by Pinocchio's voice actor, the late Dickie Jones, with the marionettes being performed by the late Patricia Page, the late Mae Questel, and the late Mel Blanc.

The song was later used in the 2000 live action television film retelling of the story Geppetto. This version only featured Pinocchio singing and was performed by his actor Seth Adkins.

LyricsEdit

I've got no strings
To hold me down
To make me fret, or make me frown
I had strings
But now I'm free
There are no strings on me

Hi-ho the merry-o
That's the only way to be
I want the world to know
Nothing ever worries me

Hi-ho the merry-o
I'm as happy as can be
I want the world to know
Nothing ever worries me

I've got no strings
So I have fun
I'm not tied up to anyone
They've got strings
But you can see
There are no strings on me

You have no strings
Your arms is free
To love me by the Zuyder Zee
Ja, ja, ja
If you would woo
I'd bust my strings for you

You've got no strings
Comme ci comme ça
Your savoir-faire is ooh la la!
I've got strings
But entre nous
I'd cut my strings for you

Down where the Volga flows
There's a Russian rendezvous
Where me and Ivan go
But I'd rather go with you

Hey!

Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!

Pinocchio: Hey!

There are no strings on me

Other AppearancesEdit

  • The song was released as a single by Victor Records as well as on the following albums:
    • Pinocchio (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
    • Disney's Greatest, Vol. 2
    • Children's Yesteryear Favorites
    • Walt Disney Records - The Legacy Collection: Pinocchio
    • Pure Children's Magic
  • The song was used in the 2015 Marvel film Avengers: Age of Ultron as well as its promotional material as a song sung by Ultron about him gaining his freedom over his creators. This was performed by Ultron's voice actor James Spader.
  • The song was featured in the "Pinocchio" segment of the Maze of Madness: The Nightmare Experiment Continues haunted attraction in Hong Kong Disneyland, with Pinocchio kidnapped and forced to perform by an evil clown.
  • The song was used in a commercial for Beats By Dre featuring cameos by many actors and artists such as Pharrell Williams, Amber Rose, Rebel Wilson, Nicki Minaj, and Steve Buscemi.
  • The original version of the song was used to open boy band NSYNC's No Strings Attached concert tour.
  • A snippet of the song is heard instrumentally in the Donald Duck short "Chef Donald" when Donald is covered in batter and dangles like a puppet.
  • The song was sampled in the song "Freedom of Speech" by rapper Immortal Technique.

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Animated Films
Hi-Diddle-Dee-DeeI've Got No StringsHi-Diddle-Dee-Dee (Reprise)The Coach to Pleasure IslandNight on Bald MountainHit the Big Boss (For a Raise)Pink Elephants on ParadeFee-Fi-Fo-FumHeadless HorsemanSing, Sweet NightingaleThe Walrus and the Carpenter'Twas BrilligPainting the Roses RedMarch of the CardsWho's Been Painting My Roses Red?A Pirate's Life (Is a Wonderful Life)The Elegant Captain HookThe Siamese Cat SongCruella De VilMad Madam MimI Wanna Be Like YouTrust in MeThe Phony King of EnglandHeffalumps and WoozlesThe World's Greatest Criminal MindGoodbye, So SoonPoor Unfortunate SoulsPoor Unfortunate Souls (Reprise)Home on the RangeGastonGaston (Reprise)The Mob SongPrince Ali (Reprise)Be PreparedThe Virginia CompanyThe Virginia Company (Reprise)Mine, Mine, MineSavages, Pt. 1Savages, Pt. 2The Bells of Notre DameOut ThereHellfireAnd He Shall Smite the WickedThe Gospel Truth IIThe Firebird SuiteYodel-Adle-Eedle-Idle-OoFriends on the Other SideFriends on the Other Side (Reprise)Healing IncantationMother Knows BestMother Knows Best (Reprise)Song of Mor'duThe Backson SongLove is an Open DoorShinyKnow Who You AreRemember MeMuch Needed AdviceLa Llorona

Animated Sequels
I'm Looking Out for MeYou're Only Second RateWelcome to the Forty ThievesAre You In or Out?Don't Fall in LoveThings Are Not What They AppearMy LullabyNot One of UsJunkyard Society RagPerfectly PerfectFeel Like a MillionJust One Mistake

Other Animated Films
Der Fuehrer's FaceIt's a "B" MovieCutting EdgeWorthlessKidnap the Sandy ClawsOogie Boogie's SongI, Ivan KrankPetey's King of FranceIt's Our House NowIf I Ruled the World

Live Action Films
We Won't Be Happy 'Till We Get It!Castle In SpainFidelity Fiduciary BankThe Happiest Home in These HillsPassamaquoddyEvery Little PieceBill of SaleSecret of SurvivalBravo, Stromboli!Come Little ChildrenI Put a Spell on YouShiver My TimbersA Professional PirateThe Legend of Davy JonesFabulousNorth Pole, North PoleHello, Little GirlAgonyStay with MeLast MidnightLet's Talk About MeI'm Number OneI'll Get You What You Want (Cockatoo in Malibu)Rotten to the CoreEvil Like MeEvilWays to Be WickedWhat's My Name?Chillin' Like a VillainIt's Goin' Down

Animated Series
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?The Best of EverythingFat Cat StompThe Lobster Mobster's MobMy TownOne Good ManYzmopolisCedric the GreatAll You DesireHelping HandA Kingdom of My OwnThis Fliegel Has LandedWendell's WayMy Evil DreamsMy Power Will Be Crystal ClearGet WickedOn Your/My OwnTonight We StrikeJackal StyleOutta the WayPanic and RunLions Over AllWe'll Make You a MealBring Back a LegendI Have A PlanBig Bad KengeWe're the SmartestReady As I'll Ever BeReady As I'll Ever BeI'm Gonna Run This DumpLi'l Ol' MeWeirdmageddon ThemeWe'll Meet AgainYou Can't Catch MeDon't Look NowThe Art of the StealWe've Got Dance PowerSky PiratesHurt Incantation"GlomTales" Theme Song

Deleted and Others Songs
Honest JohnRolling Along to Pleasure IslandMonstro the WhaleI'm OddBeware the JabberwockNever Smile at a CrocodileThe Mighty HuntersRunHow Much You Mean to Me/Court Me SlowlyAll Good Things Must EndWhy Me?Humiliate the BoyBe Prepared (Reprise)Snuff Out the LightGonna Get My WishShadow ManYou're YouIt's Gonna Get Weird

Parks
Hawaiian War ChatYo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)Grim Grinning Ghosts

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