"Don't Worry, Be Happy" as written by and Robert Mcferrin Jr.....
Here's a little song I wrote
You might want to sing it note for note
Don't worry, be happy
In every life we have some trouble
But when you worry you make it double
Don't worry, be happy
Don't worry, be happy now

(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) be happy
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry, be happy
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) be happy
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry, be happy

Ain't got no place to lay your head
Somebody came and took your bed
Don't worry, be happy
The landlord say your rent is late
He may have to litigate
Don't worry, be happy

(Look at me, I'm happy, don't worry, be happy)
Oh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh don't worry, be happy
Here I give you my phone number, when you worry, call me, I make you happy, don't worry, be happy)
Don't worry, be happy
Ain't got no cash, ain't got no style
Ain't got no gal to make you smile
Don't worry, be happy
'Cause when you worry your face will frown
And that will bring everybody down
So don't worry, be happy

Don't worry, be happy now
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) be happy
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry, be happy
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) be happy
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry, be happy

Now there, is this song I wrote
I hope you learned note for note
Like good little children, don't worry, be happy
Now listen to what I said, in your life expect some trouble
When you worry you make it double
But don't worry, be happy, be happy now

(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) be happy
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry, be happy

(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) be happy
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry, be happy

(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry, don't worry
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry, don't do it, be happy
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) put a smile in your face
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't bring everybody down like this

(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) it will soon pass, whatever it is
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) don't worry, be happy
(Ooh, ooh ooh ooh oo-ooh ooh oo-ooh) I'm not worried, I'm happy


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"Don't Worry, Be Happy" as written by Robert Mcferrin Jr.

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  • +6
    General Commentthis song makes me want to hug an elephant
    AKickZon March 20, 2003   Link
  • +4
    General Commenthaha

    this song is the theme song to my life... i love it
    mistermoldyon July 30, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General Commentthis song kicks so much ass. love the feeling and the lyrics to it. makes you actually feel good.
    River Wolfon November 10, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think this song is saying that you should don't worry and you should be happy
    katilekaon December 01, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment2 things:

    1st: This is a great song

    2nd: How can someone possibly transcribe the lyrics of a spoken song incorrectly? It's happened here...
    Dinguseson December 04, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think this song is saying that you should don't worry and you should be happy

    by Dinguses on 12-04-2004 @ 07:26:01 AM

    REALLY DINGUS?! REALLY?? IS THAT WHAT IT's ABOUT?!
    kanzenon January 11, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think the song means that even if there are many flaws and imperfections in life, doesn't mean that you should be sad. You should try and move on, and be happy.
    FossilRooon July 25, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentim listning to it RIGHT NOW because im kinda sad and this song always cheers me up. dont sweat the small stuff!
    zeppelinbeatle52on August 21, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentFossilRoo has a good point, and I like this song, (it's a good whistler), but the main message seems like it's saying when you have problems, instead of doing something about them, you should ignore them and be happy. If my landlord, is going to sue me I'd worry instead of being happy for no reason. I know this isn't the message of the song, it's just the impression i get.
    segouldon November 02, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentNothing positive comes from negativity.
    kmk_natashaon April 02, 2009   Link

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