Bobby McFerrin

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Bobby McFerrin

Bobby McFerrin in 2007.
Background information
Birth name Robert McFerrin, Jr.
Born March 11, 1950 (1950-03-11) (age 64)
Manhattan, New York
Origin Long Beach, California,
United States
Genres Jazz, Reggae, World Music, Classical Music
Occupations Singer, songwriter, musician, conductor, producer
Instruments Vocals, piano, bass guitar, clarinet
Years active 1977–present
Labels Manhattan Records
Blue Note Records
Elektra Records
Sony Classical
Associated acts Chick Corea
Herbie Hancock
Website http://www.bobbymcferrin.com

Robert "Bobby" McFerrin, Jr. (born March 11, 1950 in Manhattan, New York) is an American singer and musician. He is probably best known for his 1988 hit song, "Don't Worry, Be Happy". In his musical career he has won 10 Grammy Awards.

Discography[change | change source]

Albums[change | change source]

Bobby McFerrin has made 19 studio albums during his career:

Year Single
1982 Bobby McFerrin
1984 The Voice
1987 Spontaneous Inventions
1987 Elephant's Child
1988 Simple Pleasures
1988 Don't Worry, Be Happy
1990 How the Rhino Got His Skin/How the Camel Got His Hump
1990 Medicine Music
1992 Play
1992 Hush
1991 Many Faces of Bird
1994 Sorrow Is Not Forever
1995 Paper Music
1996 Bang! Zoom
1996 The Mozart Sessions
1997 Circlesongs
2001 Mouth Music
2002 Beyond Words
2010 VOCAbuLarieS

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