Saturday, July 07, 2012

Record #0044: Don’t Worry Be Happy / Simple Pleasures – BOBBY McFERRIN

EMI 50146 (original) USA, 1988
Words & Music by:  Bobby McFerrin
Bobby McFerrin (all vocals)
Recording sessions:
Highest chart positions:  US #7, US R&B #11, UK #2

Don’t Worry Be Happy” was the first a cappella song to hit #1 in US pop charts. This has also been the only #1 hit for McFerrin … at least so far. 

Simple Pleasures” was also the title of the album, which contained both sides of this single.

List price:  Not listed in Goldmine Price Guide. This goes for $2-$4 in ebay.

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