Relationships

lyricist and composer:Richard M. Sherman
Robert B. Sherman
publisher:Campbell Connelly & Co. Ltd.
Wonderland Music Company, Inc. (US work publisher, affiliated with BMI) (in 1966)
SecondHandSongs:http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/93297 [info]
Wikidata:Q1125620 [info]
referred to in medleys:The Jungle Book Groove
later translated versions:Apans sång
Etre un homme comme vous (Le Livre de La Jungle)
Ich wäre gern wie Du
Quiero ser como tú (I Wan'na Be Like You) (El libro de la selva, Spanish version of The Jungle Book soundtrack)
Voglio essere come te
君のようになりたい
part of:The Jungle Book (1967 Disney film soundtrack)

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
2003-05-15I Wanna Be Just Like You (Jungle Book Song)liveBig Bad Voodoo Daddy4:14
2013-01-28I Wan’na Be Like YouliveRichard Kind3:02
Bare Necessities Megamix (7″ radio version) (part of “The Non-Stop Party Album 2” DJ‐mix)medleyUK Mixmasters3:20
I Wan'na Be Like You (Self-released album version)coverthe Bridge City Sinners2:54
I Wan'na Be Like YoucoverLos Lobos3:39
I Wan'na Be Like YouSmash Mouth3:15
I Wan'na Be Like YouCraig Toungate & Robin Huston1:56
I Wan'na Be Like YouThe Jungle V.I.P.s?:??
I Wan'na Be Like YouRichard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman4:38
I Wan'na Be Like YoucoverTessa Violet2:51
I Wan'na Be Like Youcover and liveRobbie Williams3:21
I Wan'na Be Like YouRichard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman3:59
I Wan'na Be Like YouRichard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman4:03
I Wan'na Be Like You (The Jungle Book)Louis Prima, Phil Harris, & Bruce Reitherman3:08
I Wan'na Be Like You (The Jungle Book)Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman4:03
I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)coverTessa Violet2:29
I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)Smash Mouth3:16
I Wan'Na Be Like You (The Monkey Song) (The Jungle Book)[Disney]4:38
I Wan’na Be Like YouSmash Mouth3:17
I Wan’na Be Like You (The Jungle Book, 1967 film)Louis Prima, Phil Harris and Bruce Reitherman4:04
I Wan’na Be Like You (from “Storyteller” version of The Jungle Book, 1967 film)Louis Prima, Phil Harris and Bruce Reitherman?:??
I Wan’na Be Like YoucoverRobbie Williams feat. Olly Murs?:??
I Wan’na Be Like YoucoverRobbie Williams feat. Olly Murs3:31
I Wan’na Be Like You (2016)coverChristopher Walken3:02
I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song) (The Jungle Book, 1967 film)Louis Prima, Phil Harris and Bruce Reitherman4:40
I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)coverFall Out Boy3:19
I Wanna Be Just Like You (The Monkey Song)Big Bad Voodoo Daddy4:54
I Wanna Be Like YoucoverThe Brown Derbies2:55
I Wanna Be Like YoucoverPow woW3:10
I Wanna Be Like YoucoverGeoff Love & The Mike Sammes Singers2:31
I Wanna Be Like YoucoverRaphael Gualazzi3:54
I Wanna Be Like YoucoverDavid Essex3:30
I Wanna Be Like YoucoverTurnpike Cruisers2:50
I Wanna Be Like YouRichard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman4:07
I Wanna Be Like YoucoverThe Brown Derbies2:57
I Wanna Be Like YouBig Bad Voodoo Daddy3:41
I Wanna Be Like You (The Jungle Book, 1967 Disney film, stereo)Louis Prima4:08
I Wanna Be Like YouJonas Brothers2:45
I Wanna Be Like You (The Jungle Book)coverDimie Cat2:53
I Wanna Be Like You (Ukeleles version)coverDimie Cat2:11
ImprovisationcoverDe Straat4:05
Interview with the Sherman Brothers (interview for The Jungle Book, recorded 1990-01-05)partialRichard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman12:26
Monkey SongcoverGrandpa Candys2:54
The Bare Necessities / I Wanna Be Like Youcover and medleyThe Overtones3:48
The Jungle Book[Disney]12:50
Opening Medley (“I’m Getting Wet and I Don't Care at All”): Hi Diddle Dee Dee (An Actor’s Life For Me) / Little April Shower / I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)cover and medleyKen Nordine, Bill Frisell, Wayne Horvitz, Natalie Merchant, Michael Stipe, Mark Bingham, The Roches, and Los Lobos9:04