8 best happy birthday songs! sharifa on November 16, 2013: HI. When i asked her if she knew it she rolled her eyes at me and said "duh, it's a classic." It may be completely unrelated, but the "hired a monkey to do my homework" thing sounds like a bit from. Go directly to shout page. Happy 20th birthday to me. Leave feedback. pretty little gleek on December 15, 2013: today is't my birthday again but im still back to still listen to these! Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Most kid-culture folk songs my son brings home are well-known to me from my childhood, but not this one. Happy Birthday to Me is a 1981 slasher film directed by J. Lee Thompson and starring Melissa Sue Anderson and Glenn Ford.Its plot revolves around six brutal murders occurring around a popular high school senior's birthday. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. He's 9 and we live in California. I just asked my niece: her three elementary-age kids (in Massachusetts) all know it, too, so it's apparently pretty wide-spread. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. What is the origin of this song, if it has an origin? Internet Explorer is no longer supported on Last.fm. A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Go directly to shout page. I have only a personal testimony that my daughter heard this one at school in Texas in 2010. When I was a kid we used to sing 'Happy Birthday to you, you're one hundred and two, you look like a monkey and you smell like one too', which bears significant similarities and may be the origin of the updated version you cite. I may have underestimated it. 9. Some of the popular birthday songs from this album are happy birthday to you, happy birthday, moon the sky, sunshine all the way, let’s hold dance, and the list goes on. Let us know what you think of the Last.fm website. Hmmm...my son has known it for a few years, but certainly not before 2006. Join 6,440 readers in helping fund MetaFilter. My daughter (Portland, OR) also knows this one. That’s all I ask from God on my 21st birthday. Download and listen to all happy birthday MP3 songs from the album happy birthday on Gaana.com. Scrobbling is when Last.fm tracks the music you listen to and automatically adds it to your music profile. Do you know any background info about this track? your the BEST!!!! I have never heard it before now though. See supported browsers. AM SHARIFA. Try the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Edge or Safari. Never heard that one. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Locklin was one of country music's early honky tonk singers. Happy birthday to me, I'm a hundred and three.... September 30, 2012 6:41 PM Subscribe My son, a first-grader, sings a song to the tune of "Happy Birthday" that goes: "Happy Birthday to me / I'm a hundred and three / I still go to preschool / and I miss my mommy / my mommy's at work / she fired a jerk / she hired a monkey to do my homework." It has a contemporary ring to it even if you disregard the mommy who can hire and fire. This was in the NW UK, and 1970s/1980s. was just singing this yesterday and I wondered the same thing. happy birthday granddad. Happy birthday to me For another milestone achieved, For a new song to be sung For new laughter and smile. Happy, happy birthday to me Happy birthday to me, and to you I'm feeling thankful for the small things today I'm feeling thankful for the small things today I said "I remember you, I crashed your wedding With some orange crepe paper and some Halloween candy." It's also a little ungainly to my ears, like it's not a classic and won't become one. Kid culture is an amazing phenomenon. I celebrate it with a lot of cheers in my heart For all the achievements so far. 8. The first reference to the Happy Birthday lyrics in print appeared in a 1901 article in the Inland Educator and Indiana School Journal, which stated: “A birthday among the little people is always a special occasion. Ask MetaFilter is a question and answer site that covers nearly any question on earth, where members help each other solve problems. Download All 2,344 “happy birthday” royalty free audio tracks unlimited times with a single Envato Elements subscription. If you search for those lines you will see that others have. Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. Happy birthday to me For always loving this beautiful life. i just want to tell you i love you so much. Ask MetaFilter is where thousands of life's little questions are answered. Watch the video for Happy Birthday to Me from Cracker's Cracker for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. We can't show you this lyrics snippet right now. Scrobbling is when Last.fm tracks the music you listen to and automatically adds it to your music profile. There is a version that starts HB to you, you're a 102, you're still in pre-K, and you miss your mommy... My five-year-old grandson (South Hadley, Mass.) In order to have the best experience, please upgrade to a more modern browser. Connect your Spotify account to your Last.fm account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. That last line is what makes it though. I just found a 2008 version on. #alreadylyingaboutage #21stbirthday; On my 21st birthday, I wish myself an abundance of the most precious possession on earth – true happiness. Start the wiki. We probably have it made already. Our site is great except that we don‘t support your browser. A Happy Birthday Song wants to wish everyone in the world Happy Birthday! Need a happy birthday song with name? Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Do you know any background info about this track? A new version of Last.fm is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. He first recorded for Royalty, a small label in northeast Texas, but soon moved to 4 St…, Lawrence Hankins 'Hank' Locklin (February 15, 1918 – March 8, 2009) was an American country music singer and songwriter. Filmed primarily in Canada and upstate New York, Happy Birthday to Me was distributed by Columbia Pictures, and released theatrically in North America on 15 May 1981. My son has been signing this for a year or two. Happy birthday, dear [NAME] Happy birthday to you. Start the wiki, Today has been my birthdayAnd tonight I should be gladBut you weren't here to share itAnd inside I've hurt so badI didn't want your…. Vancouver, BC, Canada. Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. I just sang this to my 12 year old. Watch the video for Happy Birthday to Me from Hank Locklin's RCA Country Legends for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. A member of the Grand Ole Opry for nearly 50 years, Lockli…, Lawrence Hankins 'Hank' Locklin (February 15, 1918 – March 8, 2009) was an American country music singer and songwriter. A member of the Grand Ole Opry for nearly 50 years, Locklin had a long recording career with RCA Victor,…. A member of the Grand Ole Opry for nearly 50 years, Locklin had a long recording career with RCA Victor, and scored big hits with "Please Help Me, I'm Falling", "Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On" and "Geisha Girl" from 1957-1960. I thought his friend made it up and so did his friend's mom. So either it has gone viral from Vancouver or it's been around for a while. There is nothing more in this world that I want than to walk with a heart full to the brim with happiness. Today would have been a very beautiful surprise If I didn’t know how precious, it means to me. How old is it? My son, a first-grader, sings a song to the tune of "Happy Birthday" that goes: "Happy Birthday to me / I'm a hundred and three / I still go to preschool / and I miss my mommy / my mommy's at work / she fired a jerk / she hired a monkey to do my homework." It's obviously derived from the "you look like a monkey and you smell like one too" version (he tacked that line on as well), but it's a variant that has spread like wildfire. Leave feedback, Lawrence Hankins 'Hank' Locklin (February 15, 1918 – March 8, 2009) was an American country music singer and songwriter. Happy birthday to you. All posts copyright their original authors. His singles charted from 1949-1971.