Just Say, 'Yes I Can'

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"Just Say, 'Yes I Can'" is a song from the Welcome to Pooh Corner Cable TV series which premiered in 1983 on the Disney Channel (which was also that channel's inaugural season). The song was written by the Academy Award winning songwriting duo of Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. The Sherman Brothers also wrote the majority of famous Winnie the Pooh songs including songs like, "The Wonderful Thing about Tiggers" and "Heffalumps and Woozles" from the 1960s. In 2000, the Sherman Brothers also famously wrote the score to The Tigger Movie.

Song Placement[edit]

New episodes played from 1983-1986 in the first run. Reruns continued to air until 1997. The Sherman Brothers wrote five songs, one for each of the major characters to sing, repeatedly each week. A storyline would "belong" to one character and at the end of an episode, the appropriate character would sing his "lesson song".

About the song[edit]

"Just Say, 'Yes I Can'" is sung by Eeyore as his personal "theme song" specifically for this show. In it Eeyore explains his philosophy of life: No matter what the obstacle may be, it's important to have a positive attitude toward the task at hand.