Posts Tagged ‘Song’

Happy Birthday (my version)

October 5, 2017

Happy Birthday to You!

There was some scandal and a lawsuit declaring that the song, “Happy Birthday to You” was NOT in the public domain. Judge said it was. So for now it is.

But never mind, I’ve written a birthday song, and I’m putting it in to the PUBLIC DOMAIN.

Here are the lyrics plus the melody. I’ve written two versions. The first i a simple version, the second has more lyrics. Choose whichever you like or any lines you like.

The music is only 4 notes,, C,D,E,F. so it should be in anyone’s range. The chords are C, F, and G7 in that order.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY. Simple Version.
1.

Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday!
Happy Birthday to you!

Happy Birthday, Dear Dear (Your Name).
Happy Birthday to you!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY. Full Version.

1.
Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday!
May all your wishes come true.

Happy Birthday, Dear Dear (Your Name).
Happy Birthday to you!

2.
Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday!
Blow out the candles, do!

Happy Birthday, Dear Dear (Your Name).
Happy Birthday to you!

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