You’ve probably heard the song Don’t Worry, Be Happy before, but did you know that it’s the first accapella song (a song without musical instruments, only singing) to reach number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts? It held that position for two weeks!
If you listen to the song, you’ll notice there are no instruments that play, it is only Bobby Bobby McFerrinMcFerrin singing the lyrics, and a separate vocal track that accompanies the lyrics.
Listen to the song three times and do the listening tasks. If you’re Warren’s student, do the particular listening tasks that have been assigned to you.
First Listening Task: Listen to the song. What advice does McFerrin offer? Do you think this song offers good advice? Continue reading