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"The Journey" is the opening song from the 1977 animated feature, The Rescuers.


It is played when Penny sends her message in a bottle out to sea, where it eventually lands in New York. The full opening credits play all over the illustrated song sequence by the visual development artist, Mel Shaw.

Most of the song is instrumental with a chorus.


[Song starts with an instrumental interlude]

Female (Shelby Flint Singing): Who will rescue me?

Instrumental and Chorus bridge

Female (With Chorus vocalizing): Who will rescue me?

Who will rescue me?

[Instrumental and Chorus bridge]

Female: I'm lost at sea without a friend,

[Chorus interlude]

This journey, will it ever end?

Who will rescue me?
Rescue me?
Rescue me?
Rescue me?

v - e - d
The rescuers logo

Films and Television: The Rescuers | The Rescuers Down Under | House of Mouse | Video
Music: Soundtrack
Books: Classic Storybook | Disney's Wonderful World of Reading | Little Golden Book


Bernard | Miss Bianca | Chairmouse | Louis (deleted) | Rufus | Penny | Madame Medusa | Mr. Snoops | Cruella De Vil (deleted) | Orville | Brutus and Nero | Ellie Mae | Luke | Evinrude | Deadeye | Digger | Gramps | Deacon Owl | Bats | The Orphans | Penny's Adoptive Parents | Jake | Cody | Cody's Mother | Faloo | Nelson | Marahute | Percival McLeach | Joanna | Sparky | Francois | Wilbur | Dr. Mouse | Frank | Krebbs | Red | Baitmouse | The Razorback | Twister | Crocodiles


Penny's Teddy Bear | Devil's Eye | McLeach's Bushwacker


Devil's Bayou | New York | Morningside Orphanage | Medusa's Pawn Shop | Australia | Australian Outback | Abandoned Opal Mine | Rescue Aid Society


The Journey | Rescue Aid Society | Tomorrow is Another Day | Someone's Waiting For You

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