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Song: Happy Birthday

Running Time: 2:24

Year: 1982

Album: "Weird Al" Yankovic

Style Parody: Tonio K. (Funky Western Civilization)

Genre: New wave

Guitar tuning: E standard

Lyrics: Lyrics

Video: None

Forum: Forum Discussion Page

Alternate Versions: Happy Birthday (Placebo EP version)


  • Tonio K. is one of Yankovic's favorite artists.
  • The Elvis Presley song "In the Ghetto" may be referred here, When Al sings "There's a Mother in the Ghetto with another mouth to feed"
  • This song is referenced on the album's cover with a birthday hat.