Happy Birthday Lyrics

Stevie Wonder


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Stevie Wonder
album: Track 10 in album Hotter Than July
release date: 1980
popularity : 3795 users have visited this page.
length: 5:57
arranger: Stevie Wonder
engineer: Gary Olazabal
assistant engineer: Bob Harlan
keyboard: Stevie Wonder
drums: Stevie Wonder
bass synthesizer: Stevie Wonder
mix: Gary Olazabal
producer: Stevie Wonder
composer: Stevie Wonder
lyricist: Stevie Wonder

You know it doesn't make much sense
There ought to be a law against
Anyone who takes offense
At a day in your celebration
'Cause we all know in our minds
That there ought to be a time
That we can set aside
To show just how much we love you
And I'm sure you would agree
What could fit more perfectly
Than to have a world party on the day you came to be

Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday

Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday

I just never understood
How a man who died for good
Could not have a day that would
Be set aside for his recognition
Because it should never be
Just because some cannot see
The dream as clear as he
That they should make it become an illusion
And we all know everything
That he stood for time will bring
For in peace our hearts will sing
Thanks to Martin Luther King

Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday

Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday

Why has there never been a holiday
Where peace is celebrated
All throughout the world

The time is overdue
For people like me and you
Who know the way to truth
Is love and unity to all God's children
It should never be a great event
And the whole day should be spent
In full remembrance
Of those who lived and died for the oneness of all people
So let us all begin
We know that love can win
Let it out don't hold it in
Sing it loud as you can

Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday

Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday

Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday

Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday

Happy birthday
Happy birthday
Happy birthday
Ooh yeah
Happy birthday...
We know the key to unify all people
Is in the dream that you had so long ago
That lives in all of the hearts of people
That believe in unity
We'll make the dream become a reality
I know we will
Because our hearts tell us so

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Track Listing

  • 1 Did I Hear You Say You Love Me
  • 2 All I Do
  • 3 Rocket Love
  • 4 I Ain't Gonna Stand for It
  • 5 As If You Read My Mind
  • 6 Master Blaster (Jammin')
  • 7 Do Like You
  • 8 Cash in Your Face
  • 9 Lately
  • 10 Happy Birthday