Who Sang Happy Birthday 1975 (Rap)? Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell Mingus cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1979-6
Genre: Jazz Rock Folk, World, & Country
Style: Jazz-Rock/Pop Rock/Contemporary Jazz/Soft Rock
length: 0:58
mixer: Joni Mitchell, Henry Lewy and Steve Katz
recording engineer: Henry Lewy and Steve Katz
Lyrics

Man: "Ready?"
Sue: "Alright!"

Chorus: "Happy Birthday to Charles, Happy birthday to you, Happy birthday dear Charles..."
Sue: "Play that weird minor chord..."

Chorus: "Happy birthday to you..."
Sue: "Play that minor chord!"

Charles & Chorus: "How old are you, How old are you"
Charles: "Fifty-four, motherfucker"

Chorus: ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-
Sue: "Fifty-three"
Charles Singing: "How old are you?"
Sue: "Fifty-three Charles!"
Charles: "Fifty-four!"
Sue: "Fifty-three"
Swede: "How old are you now - tell me honestly..."
Sue: "Fifty-three! He was born in 1922"
Swede: "1922.."


Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Happy Birthday 1975 (Rap)
  • 2 God Must Be a Boogie Man
  • 3 Funeral (Rap)
  • 4 A Chair in the Sky
  • 5 The Wolf That Lives in Lindsey
  • 6 I's a Muggin' (Rap)
  • 7 Sweet Sucker Dance
  • 8 Coin in the Pocket (Rap)
  • 9 The Dry Cleaner From Des Moines
  • 10 Lucky (Rap)
  • 11 Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

  • Release information
    label: Asylum Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin