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"I Put a Spell on You" is a 1956 song by the late Jalacy "Screamin' Jay" Hawkins. The song was later used in the 1993 Disney fantasy comedy film Hocus Pocus, featuring the witches Mary, Sarah, and Winifred "Winnie" Sanderson as they perform it to hypnotize a group of people.

The Hocus Pocus version was performed by Winifred's actress Bette Midler, Mary's actress Kathy Najimy, and Sarah's actress Sarah Jessica Parker.

LyricsEdit

I put a spell on you
Because you're mine
You better stop the things you do
I tell ya I ain't lyin'

I ain't lyin'
You know I can't stand it
You're runnin' around
You know better daddy
I can't stand it 'cause you put me down
Oh no

I put a spell on you
Because you're mine

You know I love you
I love you
I love you
I love you anyhow
And I don't care if you don't want me
I'm yours right now

I put a spell on you
Because you're mine

You know I can't stand it
Your running around
You know baby daddy
I can't stand it
'Cause you put me down

Ooh, I put a spell on you
Because you're mine
Because you're mine

Because you're mine
Oh yeah

I put a spell on you
And now you're mine
You can't stop the things I do
I ain't lyin'

It's been three hundred years
Right down to the day
Now the witch is back
And there's hell to pay

I put a spell on you
And now you're mine!

[Hello, Salem!
My name's Winifred!
What's yours?]

I put a spell on you
And now you're gone
(Gone gone gone, so long!)
My whammy fell on you
And it was strong
(So strong, so strong, so strong!)

Your wretched little lives
Have all been cursed
'Cause of all the witches working
I'm the worst

I put a spell on you
And now you're mine

(Watch out! Watch out! Watch out! Watch out!)

If you don't believe
You better get superstitious
Ask my sisters
"Ooh, she's vicious!"

I put a spell on you...
I put a spell on you...
Sisters!

Ah say ento pi alpha mabi upendi
(Ah say ento pi alpha mabi upendi)
In comma coriyama
(In comma coriyama)

Hey, hey, high, high
Say bye-bye!
Bye bye!

Other AppearancesEdit

  • The original version by Screamin' Jay Hawkins was featured on the album Cow Fingers and Mosquito Pie.
  • A pop version of the song can be heard during exit of the HalloWishes fireworks show during Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom.
  • The song is also sung by The Sanderson Sisters and various Disney Villains during the finale of the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular show in Disney Parks.
  • Bette Midler performed the song during her 2015 Divine Intervention Tour, wearing a costume similar to the one she wore in Hocus Pocus.

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Disney Animated Flims
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 SoulsLes PoissonsPoor 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 IIPerfect WorldThe Firebird SuiteYodel-Adle-Eedle-Idle-OoFriends on the Other SideFriends on the Other Side (Reprise)Healing IncantationMother Knows BestMother Knows Best (Reprise)The Backson SongLove is an Open DoorShinyKnow Who You Are

Pixar Films
Song of Mor'duRemember MeMuch Needed AdviceLa LloronaMidnight, The Stars And You

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
It'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 PirateLittle GirlsEasy StreetLittle Girls (Reprise)The Legend of Davy JonesFabulousNorth Pole, North PoleHello, Little GirlStay with MeAgonyLast MidnightMy Jolly Sailor BoldMermaidsLet'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' DownWhat a Shame

Animated Series & Shorts
The Skeleton DanceWho's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?Der Fuehrer's FaceThe Best of EverythingFat Cat StompThe Lobster Mobster's MobThe Beddy Bye BluesYou Wouldn't Want to Mess With Me (Part 1)You Wouldn't Want to Mess With Me (Part 2)Evil LullabyMy 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 Songs
Rolling Along to Pleasure IslandI'm OddBeware the JabberwockNever Smile at a CrocodileEvil - EvilThe Mighty HuntersHow Much You Mean to Me/Court Me SlowlySilence is GoldenAll Good Things Must EndArabian Nights (Reprise 1)Arabian Nights (Reprise 2)Why Me?Humiliate the BoyBe Prepared (Reprise)Snuff Out the LightPerfect World (Yzma)Gonna Get My WishYou're YouIt's Gonna Get Weird

Theatrical Songs
Chow DownThe Madness of King ScarMeMaison Des LunesDiamond in the RoughAnother PyramidLike Father Like SonThe Bottom LineThe Bottom Line (Reprise)Hans of the Southern IslesHans of the Southern Isles (Reprise)

Videogames
I Love FurPuppies, Oh, PuppiesThe Rat TangoRunVillains of a SortOne-Winged AngelCasino ClashA Filthy FinaleOrganization XIIIUrsula's Revenge

Promotional Songs
Honest JohnMonstro the WhaleShadow Man

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

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