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Songs to Invoke Happiness

Episode 3
Songs to Invoke Happiness

It is commonplace for us to seek the definition of our lives, to better understand the meaning of our destiny, and the depths of which fate baptizes us with.


Tracks

Happiness

"Happy" is a song written, produced and performed by American singer and producer Pharrell Williams, from the "Despicable Me 2" soundtrack album. It also served as the lead single from Williams' second studio album, "Girl" (2014).

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Happiness

Mambo Gozón is a song performed by Tito Puente and his orchestra.

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Happiness

"Rapper's Delight" is a hip-hop/rap song recorded and released in September 1979 by The Sugarhill Gang, and produced by Sylvia Robinson. Robinson also played the vibraphone on the track.

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Happiness

"Happy" is a track from the album "Betta Listen" by Laurneá. Prior to her debut solo project in 1997, Laurneá was a member of three groups: Voicestra, Loose Ends, and Arrested Development.

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Put on a Happy Face/I Want to Be Happy

Happiness

"Put on a Happy Face/I Want to Be Happy" is a track performed by Della Reese, from her live album "Della Reese at Basin Street East" (1964). The album was conducted by John Cotter. A recording also appears on the album "The Best Things of Me".

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Happiness

"Happy Days Are Here Again/Get Happy" is a duet performed by Billy Porter featuring Cyndi Lauper. Porter won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Lola in "Kinky Boots" at the 67th Tony Awards.

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Happiness

"Don't Worry, Be Happy" is a popular song by musician Bobby McFerrin. Released in September 1988, it became the first a cappella song to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, a position it held for two weeks.

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Happiness

"Smile" is a song based on an instrumental theme used in the soundtrack for the 1936 Charlie Chaplin movie Modern Times. Singer Michael Jackson recorded the song for his 1995 double album "HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I".

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Last Updated: July 16, 2021

About 'Shefik presents Invocation'

Aptly titled "Shefik presents Invocation", the nationally-syndicated radio show is a mesmerizing and thought-provoking journey through musical discovery and appreciation that spans the decades. The show is currently broadcast on 23 terrestrial radio stations and frequencies throughout the United States. Each one-hour episode, executive-produced and hosted by media personality Shefik, highlights one relatable focal point (chosen by Shefik), along with an accompanying playlist of songs (curated by Shefik), encompassing a unique thematic concept that invigorates the audience with creative impact. Top recording artists, actors, business executives, politicians, community leaders, and other special guests are invited to offer their own commentary on the weekly topic, as a supplement to Shefik's engaging mindset. The radio show's online hub at invocation.co serves as a conduit for discussion of the show, while featuring related videos and auxiliary content. The journey continues right here and everywhere.