The "instruments" in the a cappella song are entirely overdubbed voice parts and other sounds made by McFerrin, using no instruments at all; McFerrin also sings with an affected accent. Lyrics to Don't Worry Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin from the Billboard Top Hits: 1988 album - including song video, artist biography, translations and more! View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1988 Vinyl release of Don't Worry, Be Happy on Discogs. Lyrics to 'Don't Worry, Be Happy' by Bob Marley: Here is a little song I wrote You might want to sing it note for note Don't worry be happy In every life we have some trouble When you worry you make it double Practise your English with this simple esl grammar gap fill quiz for English language students, featuring the song Don't Worry, Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin. Watch the video, sing along, and then type the words in the word box to complete the gaps in the lyrics.
So many people are sure it was Marley that it's being classed as a Mandela Effect. "Don't Worry Be Happy" was #2 for the second and third of those three weeks. "Orinoco Flow" was less successful in the US, where it only made #24.