Bobby McFerrin (b. 1950) is a jazz musician best known for the song "Don't Worry, Be Happy." He employs a unique musical style, in which he performs all the vocal and instrumental parts on his recordings with his own voice.
Additionally, an edited version of McFerrin's song "Simple Pleasures", from his 1988 hit album of the same name, appeared in a Sesame Street film segment of a girl playing catch with a dog on the beach. (First: Episode 2876)
- Telly Monster's "Muppetbook" profile for the 40th season of Sesame Street stated that one of his favorite songs is McFerrin's "Don't Worry, Be Happy."