Happy People

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About Happy People

"Happy People" is a song by American R&B recording artist R. Kelly. Like Kelly's previous single, "Step in the Name of Love", the song is about the stepping dance. It was released on September 14, 2004 as the lead single from the 2004 double-album, Happy People/U Saved Me. The song went to number 19 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number seven on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. In some territories, it was released as a double A-side with "U Saved Me"; this issue peaked at number six in the United Kingdom.  


Year:
2004
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Ladies and gentlemen
This here is another one for the steppers
DJ Wayne Williams put the record on

Whoa oh whoa oh whoa oh whoa yeah
Whoa yeah
Whoa oh whoa oh whoa oh whoa yeah 
Whoa, whoa

Tell me what do we do
When the DJ's playing our favorite groove 
We step
To when
The whole night through 
And what do we do 
When we're all dressed up and in the mood 
We step
To what
A steppers groove 
Where do we go soon as the weekend gets here 
The club
Why
To party and have some fun
What is it that, 
Can come and take away all your stress, tell me 
Music 
No further questions, you have passed my test 

Happy people (yeah, yeah yeah, yeah) 
Keep the world turning, turning
Oh I believe that, happy people (yeah, yeah yeah, yeah) 
Keep us all dancing, dancing, dancing
Happy people (yeah, yeah yeah, yeah) 
Keep us all stepping, keep us stepping, stepping 
Happy people (yeah, yeah yeah, yeah) 
Keeps the music grooving, grooving

Tell me, now what do you do
When a feeling has come over you
You let go,
And what
Let it take control, let it
What do you say
When a gentleman asks you to dance, you
Say yes
And then
Get on the dance floor
Even when it seems, we're goin' through some hard times
What do we do
Keep smiling 'cause we know
We're gonna make it through
Now what is it that, 
Can come and take away all your stress, tell me 
Music 
No further questions, you have passed my test 

Happy people (yeah, yeah yeah, yeah) 
Keep the world turning, turning
Oh I believe that, happy people (yeah, yeah yeah, yeah) 
Keep us all dancing, dancing, dancing
Happy people (yeah, yeah yeah, yeah) 
Keep us all stepping, keep us stepping, stepping 
Happy people (yeah, yeah yeah, yeah) 
Keeps the music grooving, grooving

I just want to get dressed and go out yeah
(I wanna get dressed, I wanna go out, can you tell me where the spot is)
Well we're partying all night, and everybody is having a good time
(I wanna get nice, I wanna get live, can you tell me where the spot is)
Come on and take me to that place
Where there ain't nothing but happy, happy, happy, happy

Happy people (yeah, yeah yeah, yeah) 
They keep the world turning, turning, turning 
I'm talking about happy people (yeah, yeah yeah, yeah) 
They keep the world dancing, dancing, dancing 
Happy people (yeah, yeah yeah, yeah) 
Keep the world stepping, stepping, stepping 
Nothing but happy people (yeah, yeah yeah, yeah) 
Keeps the world grooving, grooving

Uh uh uh, alright, uh huh 
Now if you want to step
You gotta play it by the rules 
You gotta do what I do
When I do, what I do
If you want to step
You gotta play it by the rules 
You gotta do what I do
When I do, what I do
Now 

Step to the left, step to the right 
Spin around and bring it down tonight 
Bring it on up, move in close 
Let me see you and your partner stroll

Step to the left, step to the right 
Spin around and bring it down tonight 
Bring it on up, move in close 
Let me see you and your partner stroll

Step to the left, step to the right 
Spin around and bring it down tonight 
Bring it on up, move in close 
Let me see you and your partner stroll

Break it down y'all, break it down
All the way to the ground
Happy people baby, happy people
Happy people baby, happy people

Now bring it up, bring it up
Until you're all standing up
Happy people baby, happy people
Happy people baby, happy people

Wayne Williams keep the groove right there baby
We gon' have some fun
Chocolate Factory
My people
Now we all know no matter how much
I sing about happy people and love and all of those good things
There's still gonna be somebody out there with attitude, right? Right?
But that's OK because this album, we gon' change things with this album baby
Because I know, in my heart
That there's way more people out there lovin' than it is hatin'
Ain't that right, huh?
Well this is what we gon' do
I want all of the people out there with love in they hearts
That's positive that feels real good about themselves, loves themselves
I want y'all to repeat after me
And maybe those few haters, they'll tag along aight?
Y'all ready? Come on, one two three

Now first of all love god (love god)
Love myself (love myself)
Love on another (love one another)
No matter what the color (no matter what the color)
Respect that woman (respect that woman)
Respect that man (respect that man)
You see a person down (you see a person down)
Then give them a hand (then give them a hand)
Hit the health club (hit the health club)
Every now and then (every now and then)
Put a smile on your face (put a smile on your face)
And make a friend (and make a friend)
Stop that hatin (Stop that hatin')
And negativity (and negativity)
Love your neighbor (love your neighbor)
Said the powers that be (Said the powers that be)
You goin' through something (you goin' through something
Don't take it out one me (don't take it out on me)
Just ask God to fix it (Just ask God to fix it)
Now be happy (now be happy)

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R. Kelly

Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967), known by his stage name R. Kelly, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Often referred to as the King of R&B, Kelly is recognized as one of the most successful R&B artists of all-time. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Kelly began performing during the late 1980s and debuted in 1992 with the group Public Announcement. In 1993, Kelly went solo with the album 12 Play. He is known for a collection of major hit singles including "Bump n' Grind", "Your Body's Callin'", "I Believe I Can Fly", "Gotham City", "Ignition (Remix)", "If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time", "The World's Greatest", "I'm a Flirt", and the hip-hopera "Trapped in the Closet". In 1998, Kelly won three Grammy Awards for "I Bel… more »

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Written by: ROBERT S. KELLY

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