"If You Want To Be Happy" as written by and Traditional.
Hey kids
Let's play a game huh
Just follow along with me

If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands
If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands
If you're happy and you know it, and you really wanna show it
If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands

You got it
Okay, let's keep going

If you're happy and you know it, shout "Hurray!" (hurray!)
If you're happy and you know it, shout "Hurray!" (hurray!)
If you're happy and you know it, and you really wanna show it
If you're happy and you know it, shout "Hurray!" (hurray!)

If you're happy and you know it, turn around
If you're happy and you know it, turn around
If you're happy and you know it, and you really wanna show it
If you're happy and you know it, turn around

If you're happy and you know it, touch your toes
If you're happy and you know it, touch your toes
If you're happy and you know it, and you really wanna show it
If you're happy and you know it, touch your toes

Wait a minute Big Bird
That is not how that song goes

What do you mean Oscar?

Just watch and listen
Come on kids

If you're grouchy and you know it, just say yuck (yuck)
If you're grouchy and you know it, just say yuck (yuck)
If you're grouchy and you know it, and you really wanna show it
If you're grouchy and you know it, just say yuck (yuck)

That's more like it

If you're grouchy and you know it, stomp your feet
If you're grouchy and you know it, stomp your feet
If you're grouchy and you know it, and you really wanna show it
If you're grouchy and you know it, stomp your feet

That's not it Oscar

Hey let's get happy again kids (okay)

If you're happy and you know it, say "I am" (I am)
If you're grouchy and you know it, say "You're not" (I'm not)
If you're happy and you know it, and you really wanna show it
If you're happy and you know it, say "I am" (I am)

If you're grouchy and you know it, and you really wanna show it
If you're grouchy and you know it, just say yuck (yuck)

If you're happy you should show it
If you're grouchy let me know it
If you're happy and you know it, say "I am"

Say "I am" (I am)

Say "Yuck" (Yuck)

Say "I am" (I am)

Say "Yuck" (Yuck)

Say "I am"

Yuck

Say "I am"

Yuck

Yuck

I am


Lyrics submitted by Major Valor

"If You're Happy And You Know It" as written by Traditional

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    General CommentFunny, really.
    bjorton October 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentVery funny song, very much in the tradition of Frank Zappa; deliciously UN-PC. Not one for the women's liberation movement I would have thought.
    BarnabyHugheson October 23, 2015   Link

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