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Ray Charles Beautiful Mornin.jpg
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Date 1943
Source Oklahoma! (musical)
Publisher Williamson Music Co.
First Episode 1077

"Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'" is the opening number from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma!

Ray Charles performed the song on Sesame Street in 1977. The recording was later released on the album The Stars Come Out on Sesame Street, and the segment featured in The Greatest TV Moments: Sesame Street Music A-Z.


  • The Grouchytowners sing a homesick song in Episode 2538 of Sesame Street. Worby's verse ends with a brief musical reference to the song, noting how the "trash is as high as a screech monkey's eye."
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