Happy Talk Song Lyrics

Ella Fitzgerald

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Happy talk, keep talkin' happy talk,
Talk about things you'd like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don't have a dream,
How you gonna have a dream come true?

Talk about the moon floatin' in the sky
Lookin' at a lily on the lake;
Talk about a bird learnin' how to fly.
Makin' all the music he can make.

Happy talk, keep talkin' happy talk,
Talk about things you'd like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don't have a dream,
Happy talk, keep talkin' happy talk,
Talk about things you'd like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don't have a dream,
How you gonna have a dream come true?

Talk about the moon floatin' in the sky
Lookin' at a lily on the lake;
Talk about a bird learnin' how to fly.
Makin' all the music he can make.

Happy talk, keep talkin' happy talk,
Talk about things you'd like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don't have a dream,
Happy talk, keep talkin' happy talk,
Talk about things you'd like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don't have a dream,
How you gonna have a dream come true?

Talk about the moon floatin' in the sky
Lookin' at a lily on the lake;
Talk about a bird learnin' how to fly.
Makin' all the music he can make.

Happy talk, keep talkin' happy talk,
Talk about things you'd like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don't have a dream,
Happy talk, keep talkin' happy talk,
Talk about things you'd like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don't have a dream,
How you gonna have a dream come true?

Talk about the moon floatin' in the sky
Lookin' at a lily on the lake;
Talk about a bird learnin' how to fly.
Makin' all the music he can make.

Happy talk, keep talkin' happy talk,
Talk about things you'd like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don't have a dream,
Happy talk, keep talkin' happy talk,
Talk about things you'd like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don't have a dream,
How you gonna have a dream come true?

Talk about the moon floatin' in the sky
Lookin' at a lily on the lake;
Talk about a bird learnin' how to fly.
Makin' all the music he can make.

Happy talk, keep talkin' happy talk,
Talk about things you'd like to do.
You got to have a dream,
If you don't have a dream,

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Manhattan
  • 2 Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
  • 3 A Fine Romance
  • 4 I've Got You Under My Skin
  • 5 With a Song in My Heart
  • 6 My Funny Valentine
  • 7 Let's Face the Music and Dance
  • 8 Night and Day
  • 9 There's a Small Hotel
  • 10 Isn't This a Lovely Day
  • 11 Puttin' on the Ritz
  • 12 Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)
  • 13 The Lady Is a Tramp
  • 14 In the Still of the Night
  • 15 All of You
  • 16 Blue Moon
  • 17 I Could Write a Book
  • 18 I'm Putting All My Eggs in One Basket
  • 19 The Song Is Ended
  • 20 It's a Lovely Day Today
    CD 2
  • 1 What Is This Thing Called Love?
  • 2 You Do Something to Me
  • 3 Buzzard Song
  • 4 What You Want Wid Bess?
  • 5 I Love Paris
  • 6 Let Yourself Go
  • 7 O Can't Give You Anything but Love
  • 8 Soon
  • 9 Someone to Watch Over Me
  • 10 Heat Wave
  • 11 It's De-Lovely
  • 12 Tenderly
  • 13 Always True to You in My Fashion
  • 14 Lazy
  • 15 Alexander's Ragtime Band
  • 16 But Not for Me
  • 17 Miss Otis Regrets
  • 18 Ace in the Hole
  • 19 All by Myself
  • 20 Reaching for the Moon
    CD 3
  • 1 Angel Eyes
  • 2 I've Got the World on a String
  • 3 I Wished on the Moon
  • 4 Taking a Chance on Love
  • 5 Dream a Little Dream of Me
  • 6 Happy Talk
  • 7 Black Coffee
  • 8 Moanin' Low
  • 9 On the Sunny Side of the Street
  • 10 How High the Moon
  • 11 You'll Have to Swing It (Mr. Paganini) (If You Can't Sing It)
  • 12 Crying
  • 13 Smooth Sailing
  • 14 My One and Only Love
  • 15 That Old Black Magic
  • 16 Lover Come Back to Me
  • 17 Old Devil Moon
  • 18 Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
  • 19 You'll Never Know
  • 20 I Can't Get Started
    CD 4
  • 1 I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
  • 2 Change Partners
  • 3 The Tender Trap (Love Is)
  • 4 An Empty Ballroom
  • 5 Walking by the River
  • 6 Mixed Emotions
  • 7 It Might as Well Be Spring
  • 8 Thanks for the Memory
  • 9 Looking for a Boy
  • 10 Maybe
  • 11 It's All Right With Me
  • 12 No Strings
  • 13 Russian Lullaby
  • 14 I Want to Stay Here (I Love You Porgy)
  • 15 From This Moment On
  • 16 I Used to Be Color Blind
  • 17 Suppertime
  • 18 They Cant't Take That Away From Me
  • 19 Anything Goes
  • 20 Begin the Beguine
    CD 5
  • 1 Summertime
  • 2 You're the Top
  • 3 This Can't Be Love
  • 4 It Never Entered Ma Mind
  • 5 Solitude
  • 6 Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • 7 Makin' Whoopee
  • 8 Lover
  • 9 Stardust
  • 10 People Will Say We're in Love
  • 11 Until the Real Thing Comes Along
  • 12 Please Be Kind
  • 13 Imagination
  • 14 Goody, Goody
  • 15 Where or When
  • 16 Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
  • 17 Easy to Love
  • 18 Blue Skies
  • 19 Body and Soul
  • 20 Oh! Lady Be Good


  • credits


    publisher: ©IMAGEM U.S. LLC
    writers: Oscar Ii Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers
    album: Track in album 100 Hits Legends
    release date: 2009-10-30
    popularity : 78 users have visited this page.
    genres: Jazz
    length: 2:28

    Album Information

    label: 100 Hits
    country(area): Germany
    format: CD
    script: Latin