Ev'rybody's Gonna Be Happy

Album: released as a single (1965)
Charted: 17
Play Video
  • And I know, and I know
    And I know that ev'rybody
    And I know that ev'rybody be happy
    As happy as you and me
    'Cause I know, I know

    Come on baby, let me tell you
    All the things I wanna say
    Come on baby, let me tell you
    All the things I wanna say, and

    Ev'rybody's gonna be happy
    Which means you and me, my love
    Ev'rybody's gonna be happy
    Which means you and me, my love

    And I know and I know
    And when I see ya walking down the street
    Well, it makes me happy to see you walkin'
    It makes my life complete
    'Cause I know, I know

    Come on baby, let me tell you
    All the things I wanna say
    Come on baby, let me tell you
    All the things I wanna say, and

    Ev'rybody's gonna be happy
    Which means you and me, my love
    Ev'rybody's gonna be happy
    Which means you and me, my love

    And I know and I know
    And I know that you and me
    And I know that you and me be happy
    As happy as we can be
    'Cause I know, I know

    Come on baby, let me tell you
    All the things I wanna say
    Come on baby, let me tell you
    All the things I wanna say, and

    Ev'rybody's gonna be happy
    Which means you and me, my love
    Ev'rybody's gonna be happy
    Which means you and me, my love

    Ev'rybody's gonna be happy
    Which means you and me, my love
    Ev'rybody's gonna be happy
    Which means you and me, my love

    And I know and I know
    And I know and I know... Writer/s: RAY DAVIES
    Publisher: BROADWAY MUSIC CORPORATION, Kassner Associated Publishers Ltd
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1965 {April 16th} the Kinks performed "Ev'rybody's Gonna Be Happy" on the British ITV network television program, 'Ready Steady Go!'....
    At the time the song was at position #22 on the United Kingdom's Top 50 Singles chart, the following week it would peak at #17 {for 1 week} and it spent eight weeks on the Top 50...
    Between 1964 and 2007 the London-based quartet had twenty-nine records on the UK Singles chart, fourteen made the Top 10 with three* reaching #1, "You Really Got Me" {for 2 weeks in 1964}, "Tired of Waiting For You" {for 1 week in 1965}, and "Sunny Afternoon" {for 2 weeks in 1966}...
    They just missed having a total of six #1s when three of their records peaked at #2, "All Day and All of the Night" {for 2 weeks in 1964}, "Waterloo Sunset" {for 2 weeks in 1967}, and "Lola" {for 1 weeks in 1970}...
    Original bassist Peter Quaife passed away at the age of 66 on June 23rd, 2010...
    May he R.I.P
see more comments

Editor's Picks

Michelle Branch

Michelle BranchSongwriter Interviews

Michelle Branch talks about "Everywhere," "The Game Of Love," and her run-in with a Christian broadcasting network.

Jethro Tull

Jethro TullFact or Fiction

Stage urinals, flute devices, and the real Aqualung in this Fact or Fiction.

90210 to Buffy to Glee: How Songs Transformed TV

90210 to Buffy to Glee: How Songs Transformed TVSong Writing

Shows like Dawson's Creek, Grey's Anatomy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer changed the way songs were heard on TV, and produced some hits in the process.

Bands Named After Real People (Who Aren't In The Band)

Bands Named After Real People (Who Aren't In The Band)Song Writing

How a gym teacher, a janitor, and a junkie became part of some very famous band names.

Michael Sweet of Stryper

Michael Sweet of StryperSongwriter Interviews

Find out how God and glam metal go together from the Stryper frontman.

The Evolution of "Ophelia"

The Evolution of "Ophelia"Song Writing

How four songs portray Shakespeare's character Ophelia.