Don’t Worry Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin | Lyrics with Guitar Chords

Don’t Worry Be Happy byBobby McFerrin was actually inspired from the poster of Indian spiritual guru Meher Baba. In an interview with USA Weekend magazine, McFerrin explained that he saw a poster of Meher Baba with the phrase and thought it was “a pretty neat philosophy in four words.”

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Key of the Song: C major

The original song Don’t Worry Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin is in the key of C major.

Guitar Chords for Don’t Worry Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin

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Don’t Worry Be Happy – Lyrics with Chords

NOTE: Capo on the 4th fret

Intro

G Am C G   
G Am C G   

Verse 1

G
Here's a little song I wrote
Am
You might want to sing it note for note
         C        G
Don't worry, be happy.
    G
In every life we have some trouble
Am
But when you worry you make it double
         C        G
Don't worry, be happy.
   G             G
Don't worry, be happy now.

Chorus

G Am
            C         G
Don't worry, be happy. Don't worry, be happy.
G Am
            C         G
Don't worry, be happy. Don't worry, be happy.

Verse 2

G
Ain't got no place to lay your head
Am
Somebody came and took your bed
       C         G
Don't worry, be happy.
G
The landlord say your rent is late
Am
He may have to litigate
        C         G
Don't worry, be happy.
    G            G
Look at me -- I'm happy.

Chorus

G Am
            C          G
Don't worry, be happy.
G                   G                               G
Here I give you my phone number. When you worry, call me,
I make you happy.
G Am
            C         G
Don't worry, be happy.

Verse 3

G
Ain't got no cash, ain't got no style
Am
Ain't got no gal to make you smile
         C        G
Don't worry, be happy.
G
'Cause when you worry your face will frown
  Am
And that will bring everybody down
        C         G
Don't worry, be happy.
    G         G
Don't worry, be happy now.

Chorus

G Am
            C         G                 G
Don't worry, be happy. Don't worry, be happy.
G Am
            C         G                 G
Don't worry, be happy. Don't worry, be happy.

Chorus/Outro

G Am
                        C
Don't worry, don't worry, don't do it.
         G
Be happy. Put a smile on your face.
G                           Am
Don't bring everybody down.
            C                                   G
Don't worry. It will soon pass, whatever it is.
   G               G
Don't worry, be happy.                                
Am                 C             G 
   I'm not worried, I'm happy...