W hen Joaquin Phoenix starts collecting lifetime achievement awards at the end of his career, the image of him as John Callahan zooming down sidewalks in a motorized wheelchair with a Nicholson-esque smirk will surely make the highlight reel.
There are plenty of great moments, but they jump out amid a jumble of strangely flat scenes. Luckily this gimmick gets dropped for lengthy stretches. When Callahan was in his twenties he was already a drunk. The day that changes his life begins with a race to a liquor store to head-off the shakes. He ends up at a party, meets a motormouth Jack Black and they end up driving and boozing all over LA.
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Edit Cast Credited cast: Tristen Bankston Thug 1 Michael Plizga Thug 3 Trinity Woerz Girl in Trouble Maggie Larson Maggie Dakota Denton Edit Storyline After a tragic accident leaves him dead, Miles wakes up in a white room seated across from a mysterious doppelganger. The Indian mystic and sage Meher Baba — often used the expression "Don't worry, be happy" when cabling his followers in the West. In the s, the expression was printed up on inspirational cards and posters of the era. McFerrin explained his inspiration at the time:.
The "instruments" in the a cappella song are entirely overdubbed voice parts and other sounds made by McFerrin, using no instruments at all; McFerrin also sings with an affected accent. The comedic original music video for the song stars McFerrin, Robin Williams , and Bill Irwin ,  and is somewhat shorter than the album version. Originally released in conjunction with the film Cocktail in , the song originally peaked at No. The song also peaked at No.
In Canada, the song reached No. The song is the first a cappella song to reach the Billboard Hot chart and one critic noted it is a "formula for facing life's trials. The song is ranked No. Versions of "Don't Worry, Be Happy" have been recorded by several artists. The Katsimiha Brothers made a Greek cover of the song with original lyrics, and Montenegrin musician Rambo Amadeus made a parody titled "Don't Happy, Be Worry", as a critique to the optimism of the music scene in the former Yugoslavia in the face of war and economic depression.
Hermes House Band covered the song on their Rhythm of the Nineties album in Reggae artist Cas Haley covered the song as a hidden bonus track on his Favorites album together with former Jah Roots lead singer, Josh Heinrichs. Spanish Ska band The Locos covered this song in a similar style, ska. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the song by Bobby McFerrin. For other uses, see Don't Worry, Be Happy disambiguation. Reggae  jazz  a cappella. Retrieved June 9, Retrieved June 5, Manifestation, Inc.
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