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Laugh and Be Happy
by Randy Newman



I know what's going on here
Ain't no great mystery
You'll lost faith in yourselves
Clear as it can be
You can whine all you want to
Drown in your misery
Or you can listen to me
Listen to me

Laugh and be happy
Don't you ever wear a frown
Don't let the bastards ground you down
Laugh and be happy
A simple thing to do
Live in your dream
And your dream will come true

Be a red sun shining
In a sky so blue
Blackbirds singing in the trees
Be a real silver lining
Up there for me and you
Listen to me
Listen to me

Now the country that we're living
To be the good old U.S.A.
That's right
It's never been about keeping you out
It's about letting you in
And letting you play

So let them be happy
Smile right in their face
Pretty soon you're going to taking their place

Come wackin', wackin', wackin'
Like old man trouble
Wackin' on their front door
Going to send you packin'
All in double
You ain't going away no more

Laugh and be happy
Don't you ever wear a frown
Get right back on your feet
Whenever they knock you down
Laugh and be happy
Believe me when I say
Everything is going to go your way
You've been on top of the world
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written by NEWMAN, RANDY
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