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Happy Birthday, Mr. Burns

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"Happy Birthday, Mr. Burns"
Happy Birthday, Mr. Burns.png
Song Information
Singers: Harry Shearer
The Ramones
Characters: Mr. Burns
Waylon Smithers
Length: 0:40
Writer(s): Orignal lyrics: Mildred J. Hill
Patty Hill
Parody lyrics: John Swartzwelder
Album: Go Simpsonic with The Simpsons
Appearance(s): "Rosebud"

"Happy Birthday, Mr. Burns" is a somewhat inappropriate punk rock version of "Happy Birthday to You" performed by the Ramones.


Here are several fine young men who I'm sure are gonna go far. Ladies and gentlemen, the Ramones.
(audience applauds)
Mr. Burns:
My, these minstrels will soothe my jangled nerves.
Joey Ramone:
I'd just like to say this gig sucks!
Johnny Ramone:
Hey, up yours, Springfield!
Joey Ramone:
One two three four!
The Ramones:
Happy birthday to you! (Happy birthday!)
Happy birthday TO YOU!! (Happy birthday!)
Happy birthday, Burnsie!
Happy birthday TO YOU!!!
(audience applauds)
C. J. Ramone:
Go to Hell, you old bastard!
Marky Ramone:
Hey, I think they liked us.
Mr. Burns:
Have the Rolling Stones killed.
Uh, sir, those aren't—
Mr. Burns:
Do as I say!

Behind the Laughter[edit]

The song is a parody of "Happy Birthday to You", written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty Hill. It is the thirteenth track on the album Go Simpsonic with The Simpsons.