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Robert Keith "Bobby" McFerrin, Jr. (born March 11, 1950) is an American vocalist and conductor. He is best known for his 1988 hit song "Don't Worry, Be Happy". He is a ten-time Grammy Award winner. He is known for his unique vocal techniques, including giving the illusion of polyphony by singing an accompaniment alongside the melody, making use of percussive effects and making large jumps in pitch; as well as improvising much of his performed music, including melody, chords and sounds in a form of scat singing. He is also known for having performed and recorded regularly as an unaccompanied solo vocal artist. He has frequently collaborated with other artists, from both the jazz and classical scenes.McFerrin was born in Manhattan, New York City, the son of operatic baritone Robert McFerrin and singer Sara Copper. He attended Cathedral High School (Los Angeles) and the California State University, Sacramento.McFerrin married Debbie Green in 1975. They have three children, Taylor, Jevon, and Madison. Madison sings in the band Cosmodrome, and joined Bobby McFerrin as a vocalist on his 2013 spirityouall tour.McFerrin's song "Don't Worry, Be Happy" was a No. 1 U.S. pop hit in 1988 and won Song of the Year and Record of the Year honors. McFerrin has also worked in collaboration with instrumentalists, including pianists Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Joe Zawinul, drummer Tony Williams, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Wikipedia

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rap Critic Reviews 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
P.O.V. 2014 TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Alive Inside 2014 Documentary performer: "Pentatonic Romp"
Gympl s (r)ucením omezeným 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Mark of Beauty TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Dancing with the Stars 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Act of Killing 2012 Documentary lyrics: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - as McFerrin / writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - as McFerrin
Rust and Bone 2012 performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" / writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy"
The Voice UK 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
No me la puc treure del cap TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
3satfestival 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance 2008-2011 TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Lemmy 2010 Documentary writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy"
The Simpsons TV Series 1 episode, 1997 performer - 1 episode, 2009
Três Irmãs 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
WALL·E 2008 performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" / writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy"
Battle in Seattle 2007 "Don't Worry Be Happy"
Forsthaus Falkenau 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Flushed Away 2006 writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy"
Barnyard 2006 performer: "Freedom Is a Voice" / writer: "Freedom Is a Voice"
Jarhead 2005 performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" / writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy"
Guess Who 2005 performer: "Turtle Shoes" 1985 - as Bobby Mcferrin / writer: "Turtle Shoes" 1985 - as Bobby Mcferrin
Dawn of the Dead 2004 writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy"
Futurama 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode
I Love the '80s 2002 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
That '70s Show 2001 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Kindergarten 2001 TV Mini-Series performer: "HUSH" / writer: "HUSH"
Hush! 2001 performer: "Hush Little Baby"
Private Dicks: Men Exposed 1999 TV Movie documentary performer: "Drive" / writer: "Drive"
Casper: A Spirited Beginning 1997 Video lyrics: "Don't Worry Be Happy" / music: "Don't Worry Be Happy" / performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy"
Welcome to Sarajevo 1997 performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy" / writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy"
Special Effects: Anything Can Happen 1996 Short documentary performer: "Minuet" from "String Quartet No. 1 in E Major"
Beavis and Butt-Head 1995 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sei hoi yut gar 1994 TV Series performer: "Don't Worry Be Happy" / writer: "Don't Worry Be Happy"
Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt 1990 Documentary performer: "Common Threads" / writer: "Common Threads"
Zeg 'ns Aaa 1989 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Twins 1988 performer: "TURTLE SHOES" / writer: "TURTLE SHOES"
Cocktail 1988 performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" / writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy"
Tommys Hollywood Report 1988 TV Movie performer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited / writer: "Don't Worry, Be Happy" - uncredited
'Round Midnight 1986 performer: "'Round Midnight", "What Is This Thing Called Love?", "Chan's Song" "Never Said"
The Cosby Show 1984 TV Series performer: "Kiss Me"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Speechless 2015/II Documentary completed
Circles 2006 Short music by
Lifecycles: A Story of AIDS in Malawi 2003 Documentary
Big Mama 2000 Short documentary
Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt 1990 Documentary
Knick Knack 1989 Short
The Bronx Zoo 1987 TV Series
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin and How the Camel Got His Hump 1987 TV Movie
Elephant's Child 1986 TV Movie

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Speechless 2015/II Documentary performer completed
Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt 1990 Documentary musician, along with Voicestra
How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin and How the Camel Got His Hump 1987 TV Movie musician
Elephant's Child 1986 TV Movie musician

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wizard of Oz on Ice 1996 TV Movie The Wizard of Oz / Host
Santabear's High Flying Adventure 1987 TV Short Santabear / Bullybear (voice)

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2014 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Jazz and the Philharmonic 2014 TV Movie Himself
Alive Inside 2014 Documentary Himself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2013 TV Series Himself - Musical guest
Masterclass 2013 TV Series Himself
Hamburg Journal 2012 TV Series Himself
TEDTalks 2011 TV Series Himself
Bach & Friends 2010 Documentary
Later with Jools Holland 2010 TV Series Himself (also Interview)
The Sing-Off 2009 TV Series
The Music Instinct 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
Na plovárne 2008 TV Series Himself
An Evening with Quincy Jones 2008 TV Movie Himself
Rendezvous in New York 2004 Video documentary Himself
Great Performances 1996-2003 TV Series Himself / Himself - Host-Performer
Classic Yo-Yo Ma 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
In My Life 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
Sessions at West 54th 1997 TV Series documentary Himself
The 38th Annual Grammy Awards 1996 TV Special Himself
Creating The Wizard of Oz on Ice 1995 Video Himself
For Our Children 1993 Video Himself
For Our Children: The Concert 1993 TV Movie documentary Himself
Son of the Pink Panther 1993 Himself (uncredited)
An American Reunion: The People's Inaugural Celebration 1993 TV Movie Himself
Square One TV 1990-1992 TV Series Himself
Sesame Street 1987-1992 TV Series Himself
The 34th Annual Grammy Awards 1992 TV Special Himself - Performer
Simply Mad About the Mouse 1991 Himself
Jon Hendricks: The Freddie Sessions 1990 Documentary short Himself
Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones 1990 Documentary Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1989-1990 TV Series Himself
The Ghost of Faffner Hall 1989 TV Series Himself
The Jim Henson Hour 1989 TV Series Himself
The 31st Annual Grammy Awards 1989 TV Special Himself
Family Feud 1989 TV Series Himself - Contestant
Saturday Night Live 1988 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Wired 1988 TV Series Himself - Performer
The Last Resort 1988 TV Series Himself - Performer
Opportunity 1987 Short Himself
The 29th Annual Grammy Awards 1987 TV Special Himself - Performer
Ebony/Jet Showcase 1987 TV Series Himself
Bobby McFerrin: Spontaneous Inventions 1987 TV Movie Himself
Cap d'any a TV3 1986 TV Movie Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1986 TV Series Himself
The 28th Annual Grammy Awards 1986 TV Special Himself
Reading Rainbow 1984 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
No me la puc treure del cap 2012 TV Series Himself
20 to 1 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
50 Most Awesomely Bad Songs... Ever 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
Sesame Street 1993 TV Series Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1997 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Cultural Music-Dance Program Great Performances (1971) · Peter Gelb, Pat Jaffe, Molly McBride, Laura Mitgang
1988 ACE CableACE Awards Performance in a Music Special Bobby McFerrin: Spontaneous Inventions (1987)


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#Fact
1 His composition "The 23rd Psalm (Dedicated to My Mother)" was adopted as a hymn by the Unitarian-Universalist Association, and appears in their supplemental hymnal "Singing the Journey" (Hymn # 1038).
2 Has guest conducted many orchestras and choirs across the country but had his first experience conducting a concert band in Stevens Point, Wisconsin where he conducted the Wind Ensembles from UW-Stevens Point and Stevens Point Area Senior High School.
3 His "Don't Worry, Be Happy" was the first "a capella" song to top the charts
4 His song, "Don't Worry Be Happy," went to #1 on the U.S. charts September of 1988. He then won the Grammy for "best Male Pop Vocalist," "Best Song," and "Record of the Year." To his dismay and without permission, "Don't Worry Be Happy" was used in George Bush's reelection campaign.
5 Son of opera singer Robert McFerrin .
6 Has a four-octave vocal range.


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#Trademark
1 Known for his vocal percussion and a cappella singing


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