If You’re Happy and You Know It

Traditional




  1. If you're happy and you know it,
    clap your hands (clap, clap).
    If you're happy and you know it,
    clap your hands (clap, clap).
    If you're happy and you know it,
    then your face will surely show it.
    If you're happy and you know it,
    clap your hands (clap, clap).

  2. If you're happy and you know it,
    stomp your feet (stomp, stomp).
    If you're happy and you know it,
    stomp your feet (stomp, stomp).
    If you're happy and you know it,
    then your face will surely show it.
    If you're happy and you know it,
    stomp your feet (stomp, stomp).

  3. If you're happy and you know it,
    shout "Hooray!" ("Hooray!").
    If you're happy and you know it,
    shout "Hooray!" ("Hooray!").
    If you're happy and you know it,
    then your face will surely show it.
    If you're happy and you know it,
    shout "Hooray!" ("Hooray!").

  4. If you're happy and you know it,
    do all three (clap, clap, stomp, stomp, "Hooray!").
    If you're happy and you know it,
    do all three (clap, clap, stomp, stomp, "Hooray!").
    If you're happy and you know it,
    then your face will surely show it.
    If you're happy and you know it,
    do all three (clap, clap, stomp, stomp, "Hooray!").

Es existieren zahlreiche Varianten dieses Liedes.
Statt der Zeile "then your face will surely show it" gibt es u. a. Versionen mit "and you really want to show it" und "then you really ought to show it".
Die Aktionen können natürlich beliebig verändert und erweitert werden:
"... snap your fingers (snap, snap) ..."
"... honk your nose (honk, honk) ..."
"... nod your head (nod, nod) ..."
"... slap your knees (slap, slap) ..."
"... tap your toe (tap, tap) ..."
"... turn around (turn around) ..."
"... sing "Amen!" ("Amen!") ..."

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